#AirAustral set to open training centre on #Reunion


(Posted 29th September 2017)

Air Austral, Reunion’s home airline, will open a training school in October specializing in the training of cabin crew. With this new venture located at the headquarters of the company, in the airport area of Sainte Marie, Air Austral proposes to train local crews locally. It will enable residents of the Reunion Island to access PNC training directly from their island and obtain the CCA (Cabin Crew Attestation).

A modern structure, fully meeting European EASA standards, will equipped with all the necessary facilities for the training of hostesses and stewards

Air Austral has a modern structure which opened initially in 2008 on the initiative of the Directorate of Personnel Navigant Commercial of Air Austral. This training center initially aimed at maintaining the skills of Air Austral crews but will now be extended to all Reunion residents but also to the inhabitants of the Indian Ocean zone who wish to obtain the diploma of PNC. The centre is composed of 4 classrooms with a capacity of 70 persons, a mock up structure equipped with a 42-seat cabin for firefighting exercises and a technical section where the cabins of the three types of aircraft operated by Air Austral.

Training for the PNC trades will be provided by the Guyards Interline Center, which has been specializing in theoretical and practical training for many years and with the excellent CCA exam success rates (Cabin Crew Attestation). Specialized and experienced trainers from the Center des Guyards will travel to the island to conduct the courses.

Meanwhile are questions being asked about the slow pace of the proposed investment and partnership in Air Madagascar which was announced by the airline and government in Antananarivo but has shown little signs of real progress.

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