The Inflight Training Center at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, a major hub for United Airlines, bolsters the airline’s training capabilities by offering a variety of classrooms and educational practice spaces. The pre-engineered metal building, which reflects a consistent look and feel with nearby hangars, was selected for its cost-effectiveness, speed of construction, and overall aesthetics.
Several of the classrooms are designed to accommodate large pieces of specialty equipment, including fuselages, cabin trainers, and door trainers to train cabin crew in a simulated environment. An aquatics center with an indoor swimming pool allows flight attendants to practice emergency situations, including landing wet ditching drills with inflatable rafts. The wet ditching training is one of only two training facilities available to United Airlines flight attendants. Training rooms are equipped with operable partitions for maximum flexibility, while highly integrated technology components create a start-of-the-art environment.