Alpha Aviation Academy UAE (AAA) has ordered an A320 FTD-2 from Dutch-based MPS. They will deliver the simulator to AAA's facility at Sharjah Airport in mid-2020.

The A320 FTD-2 will allow the Academy to provide additional capacity for the Type Rating and MPL training for pilots. This order comes in addition to the installed A320 FTD at Alpha Aviation Group in Clarke, Philippines.

"(the new simulator will) further enhance the overall training experience of our cadets," said AAA’s General Manager, Captain Nadhem AlHamad. "Ensuring that they are equipped with the latest flight training devices and technology that help foster an environment that is conducive to productive learning and training."

MPS’ Chief Executive Officer, Captain Philip Adrian said: “MPS is excited to expand its partnership with Alpha Aviation, one of our long-standing customers. Supplying our A320 FTD-2 to their new training center in Sharjah is the next step in our partnership."