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Matthias Spohr Geschäftsführer LAT

February 1, 2021

MATTHIAS SPOHR BECOMES MANAGING DIRECTOR OF LUFTHANSA AVIATION TRAINING GMBH

Matthias Spohr to lead LAT from February 1, 2021 together with Tiziana Heilig (CFO)

Change within the management of LAT: Matthias Spohr, previously Flight Operations Manager and Head of Flight Ops Standards and Engineering at Eurowings, will become the new Managing Director of Lufthansa Aviation Training in Munich. He succeeds Stephan Klar, who has rotated out of his role as Managing Director of Lufthansa Aviation Training on December 31, 2020, and has taken on a follow-on position within the Lufthansa Group. Matthias Spohr's move to LAT, whose fortunes he will steer together with Tiziana Heilig (CFO), will take place on February 1, 2021. A decision on Matthias Spohr's successor at Eurowings will be made soon. 

 

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Lilium partners with Lufthansa Aviation Training

December 9, 2020

LILIUM PARTNERS WITH LUFTHANSA AVIATION TRAINING TO SELECT AND TRAIN PILOTS FOR LILIUM JET

Lilium, the Munich-based aviation company developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) for regional air mobility, announces today an industry-first partnership with Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT, member of the Lufthansa Group). Together, Lilium and LAT will develop a tailor made Pilot Sourcing and Training programme to qualify pilots to fly the Lilium Jet. 

 

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Helicopter Simualtor H145/H135

August 31, 2020

NEW AIRBUS H145/135 HELICOPTER SIMULATOR JOINS TRAINING FLEET OF LUFTHANSA AVIATION TRAINING (LAT)

  • Full Flight Simulator Level D available from August 27, 2020 at LAT training center in Frankfurt 

  • Training further education for helicopter pilots with latest state-of-the-art simulator technology  

  • Entering new markets in the field of the helicopter training segment in close cooperation with the Academy of the HEMS operator DRF Luftrettung 

Ready for training: Lufthansa Aviation Training puts its first own helicopter simulator into service after receiving approval from the German Federal Aviation Authority. A new Level D full-flight simulator of the Airbus H145/135 type has joined the existing training fleet at the Frankfurt training location since August 27, 2020 and is available to customers for training. As a HEMS operator with decades of experience and the world's largest operator of the H145 in civil aviation, the DRF Luftrettung with its academy in Wet Training trains helicopter pilots.

 

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December 17, 2019

JOINT TRADE FAIR APPEARANCE OF LUFTHANSA AVIATION TRAINING (LAT) AND DRF LUFTRETTUNG

  • Training further education for helicopter pilots with latest state-of-the-art simulator technology
  • Full Flight Simulator Level D available from August 2020 at LAT’s training center in Frankfurt
  • Exhibition presence at the HAI Heli-Expo 2020, booth 1641, hall A

Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) and the Academy of the HEMS operator DRF Luftrettung will present their new pilot training and further training program at the HAI Heli-Expo from January 28 to 30, 2020 in Anaheim, California. From August 2020, a state-of-the-art full flight simulator level D will be available at Lufthansa Aviation Training’s training center in Frankfurt. The simulator is configurable both for the Airbus-helicopter types H135 and H145 and certified by EASA.

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