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Personnel changes at LTT - Monday, February 8th, 2016

lhtt_64_yel_rgbLufthansa Technical Training advise: –

On 1st of January 2016, Mr Harald Schween will take over the responsibility as Head of Sales & Key Account Management at Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT). He succeeds Mr Thorsten Riekert who left the company mid of November to join Jettainer, a LH Cargo subsidiary.

Mr Schween and his team will work together to build-up and strengthen long-term partnerships with customers and to reposition Lufthansa Technical Training in the global aviation maintenance market.

Additionally, we would like to inform you that Mr Jochen Harms, General Manager of LTTS & LTTP has left the company on 3rd of December 2015 to pursue other opportunities outside the Lufthansa Group.

The responsibilities in LTTS and all sales activities in Asia will assume to Mr Mark Han, Head of Sales (Asia) with effect from 1st of January 2016.

Please see the details here: –

Introducing Harald Schween

Announcement of personnel changes at LTT

Lapland Vocational College - Friday, February 5th, 2016

lao1Lapland is Finland’s northernmost region. Competent professionals are well sought after in Finland. Each year, the Lapland Vocational College produces skilled professionals to operate in the Finnish economy.

Miikka Kivioja, the Training Manager for the college’s Aviation Maintenance Training department told the EAMTC, “Vocational education provides a good base for further studies, right up to university level. We have EASA Part 147 Approval for our Basic Training courses for the Category A and B Licences. This is part of our vocational training programme. Our graduates are well received both in Finland and further afield. Future occupational success often starts from the Lapland Vocational College.”

Link to the College’s You Tube video


New CEO for Lufthansa Technical Training - Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Screenshot from 2013-09-21 15:52:18Rubin Siddique to succeed Andreas Kaden

Rubin Siddique (45) is to be the new CEO of Lufthansa Technical Training GmbH (LTT). On 1 April, he will take over the reins from Andreas Kaden (59), who is retiring after leading the company for four years. As Chief Commercial Officer, Rubin Siddique has been a member of the Executive Board of LTT since 2013.

Antonio Schulthess, member of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Technik AG and responsible for the LTT holding, commented: “I am pleased that we could win Rubin Siddique for this position. His appointment stands for continuity in the leadership of the company, experience in the field of aviation training, and commercial competence. I am certain that he will lead the company and his staff into a strong and healthy future.”

Schulthess thanked the outgoing CEO, Andreas Kaden, saying, “I have great respect for Andreas Kaden, who has consistently and successfully focused the company on the future training needs of our customers in the digital age. I wish him only the very best for this new phase in his life, after thirty successful years in leading positions with the Lufthansa Group.”

Before moving to Lufthansa Technical Training in 2013, Rubin Siddique was CEO of Lufthansa Flight Training Berlin and of Lufthansa Flight Training CST, where he had filled various senior executive positions since 1996. He began his career in aviation in 1994 when he joined the Production Planning department of Deutsche Aerospace Airbus (DASA) in Hamburg. He was born in 1970 in Frankfurt am Main and studied electronics engineering and financial controlling at the Technical University of Darmstadt and the University of St. Gallen, graduating as an industrial engineer.

See the full article here

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KLM E&M Training – Management Change - Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Olof Hoftijzer 5684Olaf Hoftijzer

Director Training



With Aafke Joosten having moved to another area of the company, Olaf Hoftijzer was appointed to the position of Director Training (ad interim) at KLM E&M.

Olaf’s new post becomes permanent from 01st March. He has been in Engineering & Maintenance for the last two years and is a Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt.

Olaf has previously held multiple positions in KLM’s Commercial division, the last of which was as Commercial Director Italy at Air France-KLM based in Rome.

He has worked for KLM since February 1999.

AFI KLM E&M Training

Boeing announce courses at their London Gatwick Campus - Monday, February 1st, 2016

The following are the current courses available at our London Gatwick Campus.

  • 821         787 EASA Part 66 B1/B2 Avionics/Mechanical RR Engines

London Gatwick Campus

03/07/2016 – 04/22/2016

  • 404         Fundamentals of Instruction

London Gatwick Campus

05/10/2016 – 05/13/2016

  • 463         Structural Repair for Engineers – Part I

London Gatwick Campus

08/22/2016 – 09/02/2016

  • 464         Structural Repair for Engineers – Part II

London Gatwick Campus

09/12/2016 – 09/16/2016

  • 468         Repair of Advanced Composite Structures For Engineers

London Gatwick Campus

09/19/2016 – 09/23/2016

  • 472         Structural Repair for Engineers – Part III

London Gatwick Campus

09/26/2016 – 09/30/2016

  • 821         787 EASA Part 66 B1/B2 Avionics/Mechanical GE Engines

London Gatwick Campus

11/07/2016 – 12/21/2016

Office Hours: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm CST
For course details and enrolment, please visit  

SR Technics courses at their new Abu Dhabi facility - Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

SR Technics’ has opened their new facility in Abu Dhabi alongside the Abu Dhabi International Airport. Whilst all training areas are occupied SR Technics advises of places available on the following courses: –

  • A330 Trent B1/B2 Theory & Practical (location Dubai) dates 3rd April to 31st March 2016
  • GCAA Module 10 (location Abu Dhabi) dates 7-11th February

Contact the SR Technics Sales Team here


SR Technics – places available – A330 (GE CF6) from A320 (CFM56 or V2500) Cat. B1/B2 differences course - Tuesday, January 26th, 2016


SR Technics advise that there are “sit-in” places available on the following differences course:

A330 (GE CF6) from A320 (CFM56 or V2500) Cat. B1/B2

  • Theory course – from 1st until 26th February in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Practical course – from 29th March until 6th April 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland.

Please contact

Sales Director Asia & Eastern Europe

LTT – changes in Sales & Key Account Division & at LTT Philippines - Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

lhtt_64_yel_rgbLufthansa Technical Training advise of changes in their Sales and Key Account Management Division and at Lufthansa Technical Training Philippines.

Lufthansa Technical Training Philippines.

Mr. Harald Schween is the new Head of Sales & Key Account Management since January 1, 2016. Mr. Mark Han took over operations as Head of Sales Asia at the same time. Moreover, Mr. Florante Pena took over responsibility as General Manager for Lufthansa Technical Training Philippines on a transitional basis on December 1, 2015. Additional information in this regard can be found in their Newsletter_ “New on board”.

Sales & Key Account Management Division

LTT also advise of the restructuring of the Sales & Key Account Team. This new structure will allow you to quickly and simply find your personal contact any time for dealing with your individual queries and requests. An overview of your contacts can be seen here in the newsletter.

EC meeting 25 Jan - Monday, January 25th, 2016

Logo aThe EAMTC Executive Committee (EC) advise of an EC meeting on the evening of 25th January.

The meeting resume is in the Members area of this web site  (Executive Committee Meetings folder)

“Aviator” presents new customised Practical Training Tool (PTT) - Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Aviator-Logo11Training Center “Aviator” advises that they are pleased to present their recent development – already in service – a Practical Training Tool (PTT). This is an MSTD (following EASA NPA 2014-22).

Vladislav Berlev, “Aviator” Director says, “The PTT is great for basic as well as aircraft type training. The PTT offers a tailored solution that matches the customer’s needs.”

Please see here for more information

Visit “Aviator” at

Contacts: –

Vladislav BERLEV
Director, Training Center “Aviator”

Deputy Director, Development & International Projects