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Flight Crew Training

Building on over 30 years of 747 experiences, we provide high-quality training using state of the art equipment.

Our Flight Training Center is located in Luxembourg, the heart of Europe, an exciting city with excellent connections to all major European hubs.

Counting EASA and Non-EASA airlines as well as individuals amongst our customers, we offer 747-400 type rating, 747-8 differences course and a multitude of classroom, CBT and hands-on programs. As an EASA Approved Training Organization (ATO) we have a Zero Flight Time Training (ZFTT) approval.

We offer competitive rates for our full flight simulators, procedure trainers, emergency and safety training equipment and classrooms.

All training can be tailored to the customer’s needs. We will be happy to use our expertise to train your pilot community to proficiency or help you develop your own training programs.

Why Cargolux?

  • We are the 747-400 and 747-8 training specialist.
  • Cargolux Airlines has been a 747 operator since 1979 and was the first airline to put the 747-400F into service as well as the first operator worldwide of the 747-8. We have built up extensive expertise in 747 training.
  • As a matter of fact, Cargolux was the first training department worldwide approved to teach the 747-8 training course.
  • Our Flight Training Center features state of the art training equipment.
  • All our instructors are highly experienced trainers and 747-400/-8 pilots with an average experience of 20 years line flying in the very complex Cargolux network.
  • We have dedicated instructors on site for the duration of the training.
  • We pledge to offer a reliable, flexible and customer-oriented service starting from the ground training to line training under supervision.