8 April 2013
EDM has been selected by Garuda Indonesia Airlines to design and manufacture a range of cabin crew training equipment. EDM was selected by the airline as part of an international tender and will work in co-operation with Xi’an Feibao, its Chinese partner company, to deliver this substantial programme which includes:-
The B777-300ER Door Trainer will incorporate the usual EDM standard door trainer features and a single cabin attendant’s seat with harness. The CRJ 1000 Door Trainer will have an access staircase to the Door Trainer and will also have a single cabin attendant’s seat with harness.
The Cabin Service Trainer will feature a new premium class cabin product including:-
Tony Bermingham, EDM Limited’s Managing Director said:
“It is an exciting time for Garuda Indonesia as it is expanding rapidly with an ambitious fleet renewal programme and launching a new long-haul in-flight product on the new B777-300ER aircraft. EDM and Xi’an
Feibao are very pleased to have been selected to provide a comprehensive range of training equipment which are crucial in enabling Garuda Indonesia’s cabin crew to hone their safety skills and practice delivering a premium class in-flight service on the new aircraft product.”
All training devices will be installed at Garuda’s Training Centre in Jakarta, Indonesia, and delivery of the two door trainers is expected at the end of 2013, with the cabin service trainer following in the second quarter of 2014.