(11 Mar 2022, 11:38 +07)
The Avion Group, a Dutch manufacturer of full
flight simulators, has confirmed that its newest training center
will be located in Koropi, an eastern suburb of Athens, Greece.
The facility in Koropi will be located within ten
minutes of Athens International Airport (ATH) and will feature an
Avion A320 Level D Full Flight Simulator, the only one of its kind
Avion A320 Full Flight Simulator
Construction work has already commenced and Avion
expects to start training pilots there from August, meaning Greek airlines and approved
training organizations no longer have to send their crew abroad
for Airbus A320 flight training.
The Avion A320 Full Flight Simulator features both
Airbus Standard 2.0 CEO and NEO configurations.
simulator will be EASA qualified, and with energy savings of up to
seventy percent, is one of the most sustainable
full flight simulators available worldwide.
In addition to the FFS, the state-of-the-art facility will house briefing
rooms, classrooms, and a crew lounge.
“Being able to train at your home base means huge
savings on travel expenses,” said Erik Varwijk, CEO of Avion
Group. “We are thrilled to open our Athens flight training center
this summer and feel warmed by the support we have received.”