CAE opens 2020 CAE Women in Flight scholarship program

CAE (NYSE: CAE) (TSX: CAE) has announced the second edition of the CAE Women in Flight scholarship program, with Southwest Airlines, its first airline partner in this edition, the company said.

The objective of this annual scholarship program is to inspire a new generation of professional pilots among women, as well as to encourage diversity in aviation. One outstanding candidate will be selected and awarded the scholarship to train with CAE. Other airline partners will be announced in the upcoming months.

CAE is creating role models for the next generation of professional pilots by awarding scholarships every year to its ab-initio training programs across its global training network.

Upon successful completion of their ab-initio training program, the selected candidates will have the opportunity to begin building experience as flight instructors, with the intent to one day fly for Southwest Airlines, subject to certain conditions.

CAE´s Women in Flight scholarship program is a competitive program for female ambassadors who demonstrate leadership skills, perseverance and who are passionate about aviation.

CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defense and security, and healthcare markets.