Lufthansa Flight Training

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Lufthansa Aviation Training
Lufthansa Flight Training Center at the Frankfurt airport

Lufthansa Aviation Training GmbH is a company owned by the airline group the Lufthansa Group, that trains Lufthansa pilots. The training locations are Bremen, Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich in Germany, Vienna in Austria, Zurich in Switzerland and a facility in Goodyear, Arizona, United States. The company has about 500 employees[1] and has been in business for around 50 years.[2] Lufthansa Aviation Training owns 9 subsidiaries: Lufthansa Aviation Training Crew Academy GmbH, Lufthansa Aviation Training Berlin GmbH, Lufthansa Aviation Training Operations Germany GmbH, Lufthansa Aviation Training Germany GmbH, Lufthansa Aviation Training Austria GmbH, Lufthansa Aviation Training USA Inc., Lufthansa Aviation Training Pilot Academy GmbH and Aviation Quality Services (AQS)


A flight training Piper Cheyenne in front of a historic Junkers 52

Lufthansa Aviation Training USA[edit]

The Aviation Training Center Arizona is a facility in Goodyear, Arizona, where future Lufthansa pilots conduct flight training with small aircraft. It is operated by the Lufthansa subsidiary Lufthansa Aviation Training. The base contains a building where the students live in their own apartments.


Lufthansa ordered various new planes for the Aviation Training. The Grob G120A are only used for training of the 3rd German Air Force Training Squadron, as well as UPRT (Upset Prevention and Recovery Training).

Aviation Quality Services GmbH[edit]

Aviation Quality Services (AQS) is a subsidiary of Lufthansa Flight Training[3], located in Frankfurt, Germany. The company is an IATA accredited IOSA Audit Organization (AO)[4] and an IATA accredited Endorsed Training Organization (ETO).[5] AQS conducts audits, and auditor, quality, and Safety Management Systems training.

In 2003, AQS was the first company to be accredited by IATA as an IOSA Audit Organization and Endorsed Training Organization. Two years later, the company became the world's leading IOSA Audit Organization.[6]

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