CAE Goes Digital To Build 'Airside' Community

 - September 21, 2020, 9:44 AM

This story is part of AIN's continuing coverage of the impact of the coronavirus on aviation.

CAE, which this summer introduced the Airside digital platform to provide career and training resources for pilots during the Covid-19 pandemic, said the site has attracted more than 10,000 visitors since it went live in June. CAE developed Airside after surveying more than 3,000 pilots in April, after the pandemic had shut down many areas of the globe. The training provider sought to create a pilot community and engage with its customers during the pandemic and has continued to add features to the platform.

“CAE is building a strong pilot community on Airside and providing the information and tools required to get through these challenging times,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s group president of Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “With the Airside platform, CAE is reinforcing its commitment to safety and excellence with resources that will allow pilots to sharpen their skills, remain connected to the industry, and emerge better prepared to pursue their dreams of flying.”

Content surrounds training, career, and lifestyle sections with features such as a resume builder, proficiency information, and pilot myth-busting. “CAE’s digital team will continue to enhance Airside as we grow our digital-product portfolio and serve the civil aviation industry with outstanding pilot-training experience,” Leontidis added.