European Flight Academy ATPL Program

We are all experiencing first-hand the immense impact that the corona pandemic is having on the global aviation sector, presenting it with extraordinary challenges. After the three most successful years in its corporate history, the Lufthansa Group has fallen into this unique crisis through no fault of its own.

The corona pandemic has an immense impact on the pilot requirements of Lufthansa Group airlines.Taking this to account it is currently only possible to pre-register at the European Flight Academy.

For registration, please follow this link.

Once recruitment resumes, the following formal requirements will apply:

This is you:


This exciting and diverse training course awaits you:


After successfully graduating from the EFA training program after approx. 22-24 months, you will receive a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and an Instrument Rating (IR, frozen ATPL). This qualifies you to directly begin working at a Lufthansa Group airline such as Eurowings. You are thus cleared for takeoff.


Your dream job includes:

•    Great opportunities to get a job at one of the top airlines in Europe
•    Broad range of career prospects, even outside the cockpit
•    Allows you to personally experience cultures all around the world
•    Appreciation for your work in a highly reputable job
•    An office where the sun always shines


About European Flight Academy

European Flight Academy has united Lufthansa Group’s flight academies under one roof since 2017. Today, the 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. European Flight Academy is a brand of Lufthansa Aviation Training GmbH.

Want to find out more about pilot training and the current situation at the European Flight Academy?

Get all the details here.