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Wizz Air hires LAT Pilot Academy graduates

Frankfurt am Main, February 2, 2017
The recruiting activities of Lufthansa Aviation Training Pilot Academy (LAT PA, formerly PTN) are currently in full swing, with the popular Hungarian airline Wizz Air joining the ranks of LAT PA’s strategic partners. After a successful audit of the flight school, LAT PA graduates went through a selection process in mid-January 2017 at Wizz Air in Budapest. Two crews were selected and will begin their Airbus A320 type rating in April.

With over 500 routes and 27 airports, Wizz Air is one of the largest low-cost airlines active in Central and Eastern Europe. The company has over 3,000 employees. Wizz Air has a young Airbus fleet, with over 70 different A320-series aircraft currently in operation. In addition, the company has ordered 110 A321neo aircraft equipped with the latest technology.