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Pilot training at Lufthansa

Ever Thought about Becoming a Pilot?

Becoming a pilot is a dream career for many people. Don’t let it remain a dream! Lufthansa is looking for pilots. But how do you get into the cockpit of a Lufthansa aircraft? Via European Flight Academy, the pilot school of the Lufthansa Group. European Flight Academy trains pilots for Lufthansa and all other airlines of the group.

 

Lufthansa is the largest German airline and the flagship of Lufthansa Group. Lufthansa pilots and crews navigate a fleet of over 350 aircraft to more than 200 destinations in 74 countries. In the Frankfurt hub alone, over 120,000 passengers take off or land with Lufthansa–every day! As a pilot-to-be, you will benefit from the top training standards the size and security of a market leader. Why not take off immediately as part of Europe’s leading aviation family?

About European Flight Academy

THE BEST ADDRESS FOR PILOT TRAINING

European Flight 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 follow one particular goal: to bring excellent pilots into the airlines’ cockpits.

A Flight School

European Flight Academy is the pilot training school of the Lufthansa Group.

International Possibilities

Join the airlines of the Lufthansa Group after your training.

Get your license in two years

Step into a cockpit after 12 months, be ready for an airline in approx. 24 months.

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Everything about our Training Program

Into the Cockpit in Four Steps

Step 1

Application

Step 2

Selection

Step 3

Training

Step 4

Career

Events

Where You Can Meet Us

You’re looking to find out more about our pilot training? Take the chance and participate in one of our info events or online live chats where we provide all the information you need to know. We also showcase the pilot profession, application requirements, and our training programs.

Info events and live chats

17.01. / 21.01. / 25.01. / 07.02. / 15.02.
Frankfurt , Online, Munich, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt
At our regular information events and live chats, you will learn everything about training at the EFA.
Q&A

Still have questions?

How long does the pilot training take? How high are the fees? And do I actually need to be very athletic? Here you can find everything you need to know about the pilot training.

Where can I inquire about the status of my application?

We’re afraid it’s not possible to access your application once it has been sent to us. If you require information as to its status, please contact us by telephone or email.

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What is tested during the Basic Qualification?

You decided to apply for pilot training? Then the Basic Qualification is the first step in the selection procedure. To pass, you need to show that you have good knowledge of certain subjects, such as (approximately) the topics taught in years 8 to 11 in math and physics. The following aspects are all assessed during the Basic Qualification: Knowledge of technical and physical processes (electrical engineering, mechanical processes as well as heat, fluid, and wave dynamics), technical understanding of how simple systems and devices work, English-language skills (vocabulary and grammar), calculation and logical thinking, concentration and memory, speed of perception and spatial orientation, hand-eye coordination and other motor skills, ability to multitask in complex situations.

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When do I find out whether I have passed the Basic Qualification?

You will receive the results of your Basic Qualification in writing within a few days of having completed the test.

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