Switzerland-based Flight School to Set Up Second Training Base and Expand Fleet

31st Mar 2022

The partnership between the two well established organizations aims for a joined development of a training path for cadets willing to achieve the Airline Pilot Training License in a professional and efficient operational environment.

Under this negotiation, GEAC Cuneo Airport offers to Aero Locarno infrastructural support to the ATO satellite operation, including training / briefing rooms, hangar space and flight training device simulator bay.

Aero Locarno, through its new subsidiary “AeLo Italy”, is willing to base in Cuneo up to 12 airplanes including an additional flight simulator training device. The satellite operation will employ 20 qualified staff.

The partnership is a valid response to GEAC Cuneo Airport and Aero Locarno need to grow, willing to prepare the next generation of pilots for new market opportunities which are on the horizon.

“We are keen to build a cooperation with Aero Locarno” states Anna Milanese, General Manager at Cuneo Airport “this partnership matches our plan of development that aims to increase and diversify our business establishing new activities in our airport. A training center is a very important achievement that will bring benefit also to the economic induced of our catchment area”

GEAC Cuneo is the Airport chosen by Aero Locarno: “We constantly see how the training standards delivered by Aero Locarno are appreciated by the aviation market ” states Stefano Buratti, Chief Executive Officer at Aero Locarno “Having them combined with the infrastructure and the navigation equipment of Cuneo Airport will make our cadets excellent professionals and employable pilots, with unique competencies and training experience.”

Source: Aero Locarno Press Release

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