Edelweiss cadet program

Edelweiss, part of the Lufthansa Group, offers an ab initio cadet program based in Zurich.


You are aviation enthusiast, always wanted to go high and discover the world in a responsible position? Then you are right with us!
We offer you an integrated training model for airline pilots with pre-financing and the best job opportunities in the cockpit.

After successfully passing the multi-stage assessment, you will be accepted into training at Lufthansa Aviation Training Switzerland.

  • 20-22 months training (ATPL) as a scheduled pilot
  • Training modules in Zurich, Grenchen (Switzerland) and Vero Beach (USA)
  • Subsequent assignment as First Officer on the Airbus aircraft from Edelweiss


  • Successfully completed, min.┬áthree-year basic training or examination-free admission for a university of applied sciences or a university
  • 18 to 32 years when submitting the application
  • Swiss citizen of the EU-27 / EFTA (Croatian only with settlement permit C)
  • Very good language skills in German (min. Level C1), English (level B2)
  • SPHAIR graduates are given preferential treatment
  • Men: Basic military service (Switzerland: recruit school) or civil service (Switzerland: “long assignment”) must be completed at the time of application.

Please follow this link to apply: https://career.be-lufthansa.com/index.php?ac=jobad&code=7St0CYeSfsMe7y/v%2BkccsdKiKcYOzRb9iyRJTOqPtcEnFv%2BXSpxdaA%3D%3D

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