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Flybe opens £12m training centre in Exeter

Flybe Training Academy

A £12m airline training facility has been officially opened in Exeter.

The Flybe Training Academy, which boasts 26 classrooms and an aircraft simulator, was opened by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.

It is the first time the company has brought all of its training under one roof, with courses available to many of its staff, Flybe said.

It is to provide courses for pilots, cabin crew and engineers, as well as for third party customers.

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