Pilot Training Network GmbH, a subsidiary of Lufthansa Flight Training GmbH, will train 100 young pilot cadets for Turkish Airlines.

In addition to 15 months of basic training, the package includes a type rating on the Airbus A320 or Boeing 737NG. This will take a further two months and will be conducted by Lufthansa Flight Training. The first training course will start in April.

Since the founding of Pilot Training Network GmbH in 2001, more than 800 trainee pilots have completed their ab initio training here. More than 200 cadets are currently undergoing training, which is conducted in Frankfurt, Vero Beach, Fla. and Rostock-Laage.

Lufthansa Flight Training GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, operates 39 cockpit simulators and numerous emergency training devices in Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, Essen, Vienna and Zurich.