Alteon Training Announces its New Chief Operating Officer

Seattle, Washington, March 20, 2008 - Alteon Training has named Leonard Weber II to the position of chief operating officer. Dr. Weber succeeds Brad Thomann who assumed a similar position at Jeppesen.

In his new role, Weber will be responsible for Alteon business and financial performance throughout its global network of 22 training centers. Weber has responsibility for the company’s flight, maintenance and cabin crew training programs as well as the development and global deployment of our world class pilot and maintenance instructors and courseware.

“I am very pleased that Len is joining Alteon,” said Sherry Carbary, Alteon president. “His extensive background in operations and finance at Boeing, experience in the aviation business and unwavering commitment to business performance and customer satisfaction makes him an ideal addition to the Alteon family. I know Len will assist the company in its active pursuit of global solutions and enhance our leadership position in the marketplace.”

A 25-year Boeing veteran, Weber was most recently director, Boeing Support Systems in Ft. Walton and Jacksonville, Florida. Prior to that, Len held senior management positions in finance, program management and manufacturing in Boeing’s Philadelphia, St. Louis and Seattle operations.

Weber, a private pilot, holds a doctorate in management from Webster University Saint Louis Missouri, a master’s degree in business administration from Lindenwood University in Saint Louis and a bachelor of science in aviation management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Alteon Training is the world’s aviation training partner of choice and the industry leader in providing airline-focused aviation training solutions. The company provides its partners an expanding and integrated services portfolio that includes flight and maintenance training.

Alteon is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company within Boeing Commercial Airplanes' Commercial Aviation Services group. The training organization supports the world's aviation community utilizing more than 100 full flight simulators in over 20 locations on six continents.