Boeing training subsidiary Alteon has opened a training facility in Morocco in a joint venture with Royal Air Maroc.

The CasaAero facility is at Casablanca’s Aeroport Casa Anfa and will act as a regional centre for commercial pilot training.

Alteon installed a new 737-600/700/800 Level D full flight simulator in the facility this year to join the 737-300/400/500 full flight simulator contributed by Royal Air Maroc. Both are certified by the Moroccan and French civil aviation authorities.

Earlier this year, Alteon, which operates more than 70 full flight simulators around the world, opened a Buenos Aires training centre in partnership with Aerolineas Argentinas. The CasaAero facility is the tenth Alteon location developed as a joint venture with a local airline.

“CasaAero supports training for Royal Air Maroc as well as airlines throughout the region and is another example of successful partnering to expand business for the Royal Air Maroc Group,” says Royal Air Maroc president Mohammed Berrada.

“CasaAero brings training solutions closer to operators around the globe,” says Alteon president Pat Gaines. “Airlines appreciate the convenience and cost savings realised from a local solution.”

Royal Air Maroc serves 67 destinations throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East and North America. It has codeshare agreements with Air France, Delta, Emirates and Gulf Air.

Source: Flight International