Luiz Hamilton Lima Joins FlightSafety International as Airline Training Sales Manager for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

NEW YORK, NY (January 19, 2016) – FlightSafety International announces that Luiz Hamilton Lima has joined the company as airline training Sales Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

“Our current and prospective airline Customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa will benefit from Luiz’s knowledge, experience and commitment to provide the very best service and training solutions that meet their individual needs,” said Steve Gross, Vice President, Sales. “We are very pleased that Luiz has joined our team and look forward to his contributions.”

Luiz joins FlightSafety from Embraer after more than 35 years with the company. He held a number of positions of increasing responsibility including Program Manager for the Embraer E-170 E-Jet, Senior Manager of Technical Support, Vice President Sales & Marketing for Latin America, and Vice President Services & Support for Commercial Aviation. He most recently served as Vice President Services & Support for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering & Mechanics from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and completed the Engineering & Management Program at the University of California in Los Angeles, California.

FlightSafety currently serves a wide variety of airlines at 19 of its Learning Centers using a fleet of 85 full flight simulators and other advance training devices.

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.