Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Celebrates FlightSafety International Expansion at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

Leading Aviation Training Company Spreads Wings in Moonachie Facility

Trenton, NJ - Emphasizing New Jersey's commitment to retain and help businesses grow in the Garden State and create new jobs, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today joined officials from FlightSafety Inc. to celebrate the renovation and expansion of their Teterboro Learning Center in Moonachie.

“Last June we stood here to mark the groundbreaking for this new facility. One year later, we gather to celebrate the completion of this state-of-the-art training center, “ said Lt. Governor Guadagno. “FlightSafety is a great example of how businesses that already have a presence in New Jersey can continue to expand and grow.  The Christie Administration congratulates Flight Safety on their exciting new learning center and we look forward to their continued success.”

FlightSafety received state tax incentives that allowed the company to stay and expand in Moonachie retaining nearly 100 jobs. The expanded facility accommodates up to eight full flight simulators, and offers state-of-the-art facilities for flight crew emergency training that includes a pool and other specialized equipment. It also features advanced technology classrooms, aircraft cabin training facilities, and enhanced office areas.  The expansion and extensive renovations have increased the size of the Teterboro Learning Center by fifty percent.

“We thank Lt. Governor Guadagno and the State of New Jersey for supporting the expansion of our Teterboro Learning Center,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO, FlightSafety International. “FlightSafety is pleased and proud to be a member of New Jersey’s business community.”

FlightSafety International was founded in 1951 to offer aviation professionals state-of-the-art proficiency training. Today more than 75,000 aviation professionals train each year for commercial, business, military and private aviation.

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 154 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, South Africa, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Businesses considering a move or in need of assistance are encouraged to call New Jersey's Business Action Center at (866) 534-7789 or visit the State's Business Portal at www.newjerseybusiness.gov.

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