Lufthansa Technical Training, the Part-147 school LAS Training-MTO and SLOT signed a Memorandum of Understanding on July 31st in Lisbon, Portugal, to qualify aeronautical trainees. Over a period of six months (800 hours), 16 trainees will be educated as CAT A licensed personnel in a full course in Lisbon at the premises of the Part-147 facility. After their successful completion they will be able to gain practical experience in MRO companies in Europe. The recruitment of the 16 Portuguese trainees is carried out by SLOT, a company of the LAS Group. The pilot project will start in October 2019 and will soon be extended to other locations such as Athens, Greece. Nicole Domanski, Product Manager Basic Training of Lufthansa Technical Training, will play a key role in supporting and implementing the project.