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Building LAT Training Center Berlin

September 8, 2021

Lufthansa Aviation Training combines cockpit and cabin training at one Berlin location

  • Second-largest LAT location bundles aviation training under one roof in Berlin-Schönefeld
  • Ready for training: Safety training now possible in Schönefeld
  • Airline crews benefit from immediate proximity to Berlin-Brandenburg Airport

Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) bundles the training portfolio for cockpit and cabin crews at its second-largest location in Berlin-Schönefeld. The historically important location has been home to pilot training for more than 30 years. Since the beginning of September, safety training for crews has also been offered there. These training courses have been held in Berlin-Waltersdorf for the past 10 years.

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Cockpit Boeing 787

August 12, 2021

Lufthansa Aviation Training to Serve as Launch Customer for L3Harris Technologies Boeing 787 Flight Training Device

  • ​​​ Launches first Boeing 787 Flight Training Device (FTD) in the market
  • Order includes one Boeing 787 Full Flight Simulator (FFS)
  • Builds on L3Harris delivery of two A320 FTDs and 1 A350 to LAT in recent years 

Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) has become the launch customer for the new, state-of-the-art L3Harris Technologies Boeing 787 Flight Training Device (FTD) which along with an additional order for a Boeing 787 Full Flight Simulator (FFS) provides a best-in-class training solution in their Frankfurt pilot training facility.

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Lufthansa Aviation Training and Helvetic Airways expand partnership in Embraer E190-E2 training

May 10, 2021

LUFTHANSA AVIATION TRAINING AND HELVETIC AIRWAYS EXPAND PARTNERSHIP IN EMBRAER E190-E2 TRAINING

  • LAT prepares Helvetic Airways crews for flying the new Embraer E190-E2 type aircraft  
  • Certification of new E2 full-flight simulator completed at Zurich LAT training center
  • Bundling of Helvetic Airways crew training in Zurich

Following successful certification, Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) has put an Embraer E190-E2 full flight simulator into operation at its Zurich training location. This has created the best conditions for LAT to expand its partnership with Helvetic Airways and other customers with a complete on-site solution for the training of flight and cabin crews.

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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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