Who we are

About European Flight Academy

The Best Place for Anyone Who Dreams of Flying

The Flight Academy of Lufthansa Group

European Flight Academy has united Lufthansa Group’s flight academies under one roof. Today, the academy trains prospective pilots for all Lufthansa Group airlines on a fleet of more than 50 modern training aircraft stationed in Germany, Switzerland, and the USA. Our training courses follows one particular goal: to qualify excellent pilots, male and female, for the airlines’ cockpits.


The Lufthansa Group flight academies have successfully trained pilots since 1955. And much has changed since then – new technology has become part of our daily lives, and the pilot profession has changed, too. What remains is the fascination of flying.



Why European Flight Academy?

Your Advantages

At European Flight Academy, you receive pilot training adhering to the highest standards. Because European Flight Academy is the flight academy of Lufthansa Group, many of our coaches and instructors have considerably experience as airline pilots. Against this backdrop, there is a constant knowledge transfer from Lufthansa Group airlines – and the other way around. This means that you already get close to the airlines at an early stage.

6 Good Reasons

Facts and Figures

  • — Develops and operates all pilot training activities of Lufthansa Group

  • — More than 60 years of experience

  • — The training concept offers two paths to a professional pilot license 

  • — 7 training locations in Switzerland, Germany, and the US

  • — Training fleet of more than 50 modern aircraft

  • — Extensive fleet of full-flight simulators