Air Astana formed a partnership with Aerosim Technologies to establish a pilot training center in Almaty. It acquired Aerosim's Enhanced Virtual Procedures Trainer for training A320 pilots. It said the center will save it $400,000 a year in overseas training costs. An additional training device for 757/767 pilots is being installed and one for E-190 pilots will be added in 2011. The airline additionally launched a pilot instructor program in cooperation with Delta Air Lines. It said 13 ...

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