Christoph Meyerrose (54), who has been the Managing Director of Lufthansa Technical Training in Hamburg for over ten years, is set to become the new Managing Director of Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) in Schönefeld, Berlin. The present Managing Director of LBAS, Andreas Kaden (55), who has held this position for thirteen years, will be taking over at the helm of Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT) in Hamburg.
Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services was founded in 1997 as a joint venture between Lufthansa Technik and Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace. Since then, Swiss ExecuJet Aviation Group AG has acquired a 20 percent share to become the third partner, along with Lufthansa Technik AG (51%) and Bombardier (29%), behind the successful 170-employee strong joint venture company. Based at Berlin Brandenburg airport, the company specializes in the maintenance of Bombardier business jets and also operates a station in Riga, Latvia.
Lufthansa Technical Training provides tailored solutions for companies and employees in the aviation industry, from selection and training to the placement of personnel. As one of the world's leading providers of basic and further training, LTT delivers basic technical training, type-specific advanced training and non-specialized further training for employees and management staff in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry for aircraft, engines and components in the commercial aviation sector.
The fully owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik was founded in 1994 and employs 550 worldwide. LTT operates training companies in Germany, England, Chile, China, Taiwan and the Philippines and has an equity stake in the time-share personnel provider, AviationPower GmbH.
The Lufthansa Technik Group, with more than 30 subsidiaries and associates and over 26,000 employees worldwide, is one of the leading manufacturer-independent providers of technical services for the aviation industry. Its portfolio encompasses the entire spectrum of services for commercial aircraft: maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and refit, engines and components.