Two flight students: inside look at a training aircraft in a hangar at a location of the European Flight Academy.

Best flight conditions at our locations

THEORY OR PRACTICAL TRAINING PHASES – IDEAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AT OUR LOCATIONS

The locations of the European Flight Academy

LEARNING TO FLY IN GERMANY, SWITZERLAND AND THE USA

Bone up on theory? Prove your multi-tasking capabilities in the simulator? Push through the clouds with a training plane for the first time? You will experience all this and more together with other student pilots at the locations of the European Flight Academy. Find out here where you will be training. 

The locations in the course of training

EFA ANd Partner Locations

Lessons in theory: in Bremen or Zurich

The main phases of your pilot training generally take place at the European Flight Academy’s own locations.

 Several flight students are sitting at a table, in the foreground a flight student is working on a tablet.

Single-engine-piston flying phase:

Single-engine flying phase: at our partner flight school UAA (United Aviate Academy) in Goodyear, USA.

The student pilots in Switzerland complete preparatory simulator and flight training in Grenchen, Switzerland, and will continue with the single-engine runway phase for another 70 or so flying lessons over a 5-months practical period in Goodyear, USA.

A Cirrus SR20 training aircraft is parked on a runway in the middle of the Arizona desert.

Multi-Engine flying phase

Multi-engine flying phase: at our flight academy locations in Rostock, Germany, or Grenchen, Switzerland.

 The building of the flight school location of the European Flight Academy in Rostock

MCC Phase

MCC Phase takes place at our LAT training centers at the Berlin, Frankfurt/Main, Munich, Essen, Vienna, or Zurich locations.

 A student pilot: sitting in the cockpit of an A320 at the training location in Berlin

Bremen

Lufthansa Aviation Training Germany GmbH, Commercial Flight School, Post Office Box 28 61 36, 28361 Bremen, Germany

Grenchen

Lufthansa Aviation Training Switzerland AG, Regionalflugplatz Jura-Grenchen AG, Flughafenstrasse 117, 2540 Grenchen, Switzerland

Rostock-Laage

Lufthansa Aviation Training Pilot Academy GmbH, Flughafenstrasse 1, 18299 Laage, Germany

Zurich

Lufthansa Aviation Training Switzerland AG, Cherstrasse 1, 8152 Opfikon, Switzerland

Goodyear/USA

United Aviate Academy, 1658 S Litchfield Rd, Bldg. 104 Suite 1, Goodyear, AZ 85338 United States

United Aviate Academy

ABOUT OUR PARTNER LOCATION IN GOODYEAR, USA

Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) will conduct one of the practical training phases (single-engine phase) in cooperation with United Aviate Academy (UAA) at the tradition-rich flight-school campus in Goodyear (Arizona, USA). This training phase, as well, is oriented by the highest standards of quality, which is why state-of-the-art airplanes of the Cirrus SR20 type will be used. Additionally, the Upset Prevention and Recovery Training will take place at the Goodyear location and will be led by flight instructors who have been specifically trained for it.

The United Aviate Academy (UAA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Airlines that trains future pilots for United Airlines and that has been cooperating with LAT in the field of pilot training since the close of 2021.

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