In the morning we visit the observation center at the end of runway 16, where the meteorologist use instruments and observation to prepare the aviation weather reports for the pilots and air traffic controllers.
After the observation center we visited the Ops Center where MeteoSuisse is working on the forecast and reports for the General Aviation of all Switzerland but also where you can find the positions where the Swiss pilots can prepare their flights.
Swiss International own 100% of Swiss Aviation Training and 98% of the pilots that are trained by them are going to become Swiss pilots, they also provide their state of art simulator where pilots can train all kind of situations to recreate the real world, of course everyone can use it and the customers are more than 200 from all over the world.
We had the opportunity to visit the simulator of an Airbus A321/320/319 family as well the brand new simulator of an Augusta A109 that will be especially used by REGA for their training. At the moment the Augusta simulator is not yet certified but it will be in the next weeks.