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All systems go for 151 trainees starting at Lufthansa Technik

Choice of 15 professions, study courses - 76 trainees starting in Hamburg

A total of 151 young people have begun either traditional or dual-study training programmes with the Lufthansa Technik Group and the 2018 “selection process”: http://www.be-lufthansa.com/technik is now underway, a press release said Monday (August 28 2017). Lufthansa Technik is training 569 young people in professions across technical aircraft services or aircraft logistics. Around 76 new trainees are beginning programmes in Hamburg, 44 in Frankfurt, 16 in Arnstadt, eleven in Alzey and four in Munich. Applicants chose between 15 different professions and courses of study.

Expanded programmes

In Hamburg, 15 trainees have joined the expanded programmes for electronics technicians for devices and systems and will work in specialized workshops later. Some 18 aircraft electronics specialists are being trained in Hamburg and Frankfurt for work on aircraft in hangars. Some 95 young people will begin training at Lufthansa Technik and another eleven will start at Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey specializing in overhauling smaller jet and propeller engines. Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey has increased trainee slots to 31 to ensure the company’s strong, long-term growth with motivated, expert specialists.

Lufthansa Technik Group

Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services (LTLS) has 25 young people training as warehouse logistics specialists – a future-orientated profession. Four trainees will specialise in forwarding and logistics services. The increased number of trainees comes in response to the rapid development of supply networks for customers all over the world. The 65 training slots mean Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services has the largest training programme in the Lufthansa Technik Group aside from its parent company.

The N3 Engine Overhaul Services, a 50:50 joint venture with Rolls Royce headquartered in Arnstadt in the state of Thuringia, has also increased the number of its training slots. There, a total of 15 young trainees will become aircraft mechanics for engine technology and one trainee will become a warehouse logistics specialist. A total of 51 trainees make N3 an important training location in the group.

Share of women in technology professions

Women account for 13 per cent of this year’s new trainees – an increase of 5 percentage points over 2016. The company will continue its efforts to interest women in the technology professions of the future.

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