A contemporary framework, with a campus mannequin and ab-initio coaching shall be supplied for cockpit crews of Lufthansa Group Airways sooner or later
- Lufthansa realigning constructions, whereas sustaining the best high quality requirements
- In Germany, the Bremen web site shall be additional developed as a middle of excellence for theoretical coaching modules, whereas sensible coaching shall be consolidated in Rostock-Laage
- Campus mannequin might additionally allow present flight college students to enter careers inside Lufthansa Group Airways at a later stage
The worldwide aviation disaster attributable to the pandemic continues to have severe penalties for workers working within the airline trade. Because of this, pilot coaching has additionally been severely affected by the repercussions of the disaster, as the necessity for recruitment has decreased.
However, Lufthansa has determined to make use of the interruption attributable to the disaster to essentially modernize the prevailing coaching idea at its in-house flight colleges. The precept of ab-initio coaching will stay in place, because it has been confirmed to achieve success for many years. Nevertheless, sooner or later, a so-called “campus mannequin” framework will present fashionable, digital types of coaching together with new choice procedures. These will allow extra needs-based coaching for the varied airways of the Lufthansa Group and take note of the risky demand in air visitors.
The campus coaching shall be corresponding to a college research program with outlined qualification and coaching requirements leading to an institutionalized, internationally recognizable diploma. After finishing the coaching, graduates shall be recruited relying on the demand scenario of the respective flight operations of the varied airways of the Lufthansa Group.
Consequently, this provides the present era of pupil pilots one other perspective on a doable entry into cockpits at Lufthansa Group Airways in a while. In view of the present lack of prospects for pilot careers throughout the Lufthansa Group, final 12 months the Group’s coaching division, Lufthansa Aviation Coaching (LAT), supplied all flight college students the choice of ending their coaching with out incurring any prices or, alternatively, persevering with their coaching at one other flight college.
A part of the brand new coaching idea is to supply theoretical and sensible coaching, which is situated nearer to the client. Sooner or later, the theoretical half shall be concentrated on the conventional Bremen location, the place the digital modules for theoretical pilot coaching may even be developed. The sensible a part of the coaching, which is scheduled to happen in Germany, shall be consolidated at Rostock-Laage: LAT already operates a contemporary and acknowledged coaching facility at “RLG” airport, the positioning of its largest exterior buyer.
Dr. Detlef Kayser, COO Lufthansa Group, says: “Through the best disaster in world aviation, we have now to place every little thing on the Lufthansa Group to the check, together with our long-standing coaching idea for our pilots. Over the previous many years, this has enabled us to set the best and globally acknowledged high quality requirements within the choice and coaching for our cockpit crews. Whereas sustaining these high quality requirements, we now need to modernize this confirmed idea, make it extra environment friendly and dependable, and enter a brand new age with digital modules. Concurrently, we’re providing our present flight college students a serving to hand as the brand new standards will give them the prospect to discover a job as a pilot for our airways at a later date. The event of the brand new campus mannequin is a chief instance of how we’re modernizing Lufthansa through our company program ‘ReNew’, by streamlining and enhancing constructions to make them extra environment friendly.”