FARNBOROUGH: Boeing and TUI Travel ink 787 training deal

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Boeing and TUI Travel have inked a five-year training agreement for the Boeing 787, which covers flight, maintenance and cabin safety training.

As part of the agreement, Boeing will place a second Boeing 787 full-flight simulator in TUI Travel's European training headquarters, located at London Gatwick airport.

Four of TUI Travel's six airlines have pending Boeing 787 orders: Thomson Airways in the UK, TUIFly Nordic in Sweden, Arkefly in the Netherlands and Jetairfly, based in Belgium.

TUI Travel is the launch customer for Boeing's GoldCare service package for the 787.