A special visit to Hong Kong Airlines Training Academy (HKATA)
On 17th September 2022, Human Resource Department organized a special visit to Hong Kong Airlines Training Academy ( HKATA ) with 50 staff from all departments in SATS HK Limited and their families’ members.
The 11-storey HKA Training Academy is equipped with advanced training facilities, including 24 training classrooms, 12 aircraft simulator bays, an 8-meter-high multi-function training hall, and a 25-meter-long swimming pool, which are specially used for evacuation, safety, and service training for various aircraft types. It is the third facility of its kind on the airport island which combines advanced technology with a specially designed training programme to set new safety technology benchmarks for the industry.
We were given the opportunity to take part in the state-of-the-art training facilities that are currently in use:
- CAE 7000XR Series full-motion flight training simulators qualified by the Civil Aviation Department (CAD) and Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) have been installed for A330 and A350 aircraft.
- The Combined Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainer (CEET) with smoke chamber function is equipped with different functions to prepare the crew for their readiness of handling normal and emergency.