A day at the dual university
David and Rosa are in their sixth semester of Applied Computer Science, a dual study program that ideally combines theory at university with practical training in the company.
My first days at Lufthansa Systems
On February 1st, I started my new career at Lufthansa Systems as an Airline Consultant for our Lufthansa Group customers. With this blogpost, I want to provide some insights about the onboarding process and what my individual motivation has been.
Product Delivery Manager and pole sport?
Our colleague Katalin Szabados works as Product Delivery Manager at Lufthansa Systems Hungária and, as a mother of 4 children, she has a special hobby, pole sport, in which she has achieved beautiful results. We interviewed her about her hobby.
From in-depth botanical observations to flying 1400 metre high
Paragliding stories with employee manager Veronika Horváth and shift manager András Tölgyesi (Lufthansa Systems Hungária)
IT professional and hobby pilot in one – Meet Viktor Szlanka
We, the people of Lufthansa Systems Hungária, are passionate and talented professionals with many different interests. Not only do we master the skills that are required for our jobs, but we also thrive in other hobbies and activities. Viktor Szlanka, Lead of Application Operations is a great example: he’s always been fascinated by aviation, so he applied to a pilot training course and began to fly small aeroplanes in his spare time.
Key Industry Challenges - how IT could shape the future of Airlines
As an integral part of the aviation ecosystem we as Lufthansa Systems would like to introduce this new blog to share our latest views on the current market environment and especially our insights on how innovative technologies could help airlines thrive in the new normal. In this first post, we will dive into the seven most pressing challenges, currently facing the airline industry from our point of view.
Our very personal experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic
The whole world was hit hard by COVID-19 but the impact has been enormous on the aviation industry. How are young talents at Lufthansa Systems Hungary dealing with the changes caused by Corona? We have spoken to some of them.
25 years and ready to solve new challenges!
The new decade started quite promising for Lufthansa Systems as we kicked off 2020 with our 25th anniversary. Unfortunately, within a few weeks the world has turned upside down and we are learning now how to deal with a completely new reality. Read about the experiences and challenges our colleague Andreas Medlhammer is currently facing.
With us from the start
It’s not an exaggeration to say that nobody knows Lufthansa Systems Hungária better than Levente Pátrovics, who joined the Budapest office of Lufthansa Systems in February 1996. We asked him about his experiences.
1 year and 2 brand awards later. The risks and side effects of a new brand image (I)
Rebranding is a complex task. In my two-part series, I'd like to give you an insight into how we at Lufthansa Systems began to change the image a year ago. One year later - time for a summary and to point out the risks and side effects of such a phase.
Always on the move
This year, Lufthansa Systems celebrates its 25th anniversary. Angela Buhl has been with us from the very beginning and looks back.
Santa Claus' Crew Management
The start of my new job
It takes a team to be successful!
As Manager Marketing & Communications at Lufthansa Systems, Layla Schwarz-McCray handles an impressive range of tasks, and she sees parallels between her job and her passion: basketball.
Face-to-Face: who stands behind?
Let us introduce our colleague Oliver Langner, a user interface designer based in Zurich. In his spare time, Oliver likes watching good films – preferably with his best buddy. Can you spot his buddy in the picture?
Using efficient body language to persuade others
Everyone talks about using new technologies to increase efficiency. But the success of any business undertaking actually depends on the quality of its management. In my job as a consultant, I’ve wondered how I can improve this. As an enthusiastic rider, I came up with the idea of using horses as effective coaches.
Something new every day
Diverse tasks and intensive cooperation: Nina and Nadine have been interns and part of the Corporate Marketing & Communications team for six months. Their internship at Lufthansa Systems is coming to its end. We asked them about their impressions and experiences.
Paddling with colleagues for the same goal
More teams than ever competed at this year's dragon boat race of Lufthansa Systems in Budapest. Barna Wichmann took part for the first time. What impressed him particularly?
Engineer with a sense of tact
Miklós Müller is a development engineer for the infrastructure in Budapest. In addition to the day-to-day business in the Operations Control team, Miklós supports various projects and has now joined the devSpace team. In his spare time, it is music that sets the pace for him.
Mission IT Security
Simon Kohl studies Applied Computer Science at Lufthansa Systems. One of his practical phases led him to the CERT of the Lufthansa Group – the Computer Emergency Response Team. It fights invisible enemies such as hackers, malware and computer viruses. Simon tells us about his impressions and experiences in this interview.
Experience trainings with our expert Manuela, who knows the perspective of being a customer
From Zero to Crew Satisfaction Hero
In a growing aviation industry with a strong forecasted crew shortage, crew satisfaction is becoming more and more important. My colleague Stefan Hartmann and I from Lufthansa Systems Airline Consulting spoke about how to increase crew satisfaction at the AGIFORS Crew Management 2019 in Mexico.
On the move with curiosity
As Product Owner Inflight Entertainment Frontends at BoardConnect Lukas Bohrmann is always in the search for innovations for the entertainment of passengers on board. Most recently he introduced a quiz game on the Lufthansa FlyingLab from Frankfurt to Austin.
There is no way too far to help
Dr. Bernd Jurisch is Head of Flight & Navigation Solutions at Lufthansa Systems and thus responsible for the Lido product family. His love for bicycles gave him the idea of collecting kilometers for the help alliance, the relief organization of Lufthansa.
Prepared for everything – in the office and the mountains
János Bendes is Senior System Engineer in the Application Operations team (AO) in Budapest. He's responsible for the products NetLine/Ops Classic and NetLine/Ops ++.
Lufthansa Systems and LMT presenting their vision of a UTM platform
At the end of February, Lufthansa Systems had the opportunity to take part in Mobile World Congress presenting an innovative UTM system which will be tested this year together with mobile operator from Latvia – LMT. The main purpose is to approve or deny unmanned operations based on terrain, airspace and current weather conditions.
Why a human touch during times of digitalization is never wrong
Digitalization is omnipresent. Everyday we talk about it and the influences it has on us. However, yet we can hardly imagine a future without human interaction. And we do not want that either. Find out why a human touch during times of digitalization can be the best for a company’s strategy.
On the road to everywhere
As Competence Lead for Quality Assurance and Senior Test Automation Engineer in Budapest, Daniel Berecz is responsible for a wide variety of tasks. Variety and the search for new things are also important to him in his free time. Daniel has set himself the goal of visiting every country in the world.
The fascination earth and airspace
Michael (or Michi for short) Sauter is Senior Product Owner for Aeronautical Data. He is responsible for shaping the future of the aeronautical data product portfolio within our Lido Domain. In his spare time, Michi likes to be outdoors – typical for geographers –, and to play floorball in a club which he founded – not so typical for geographers.
Above the clouds and below the sea
Stephanie Piwon is team leader of the Customer Solutions Crew Rules team. She is responsible for the customer-specific development and adaptation of all rule-related requirements and optimization solutions for our NetLine/Crew solution. In her spare time, Stephanie is more interested in water than air, as she is a physical oceanographer.
Starting a job dual study program
After leaving school, many young people think about what their career entry should look like. Theory at university or practical training in a company? But why choose either or? Our three former students, Jan-Niklas Vierheller, Yannick Rave and Christian Seifert report on how both can be combined with dual studies.
The flight route of Santa Claus
Ho ho ho! Since 2016, the experts from Lufthansa Systems are helping me with planning my flight. This article explains why my zigzag route around the world is not caused by too much mulled wine and why I am thinking about digitizing my reindeer sleigh.
Volunteering is hard for many to imagine these days. How can you reconcile family and job, leisure and voluntary work? A digital workplace helps, as Claudia Foreshaw proves. The HR team assistant from Raunheim is a licensed referee with the German Athletics Association.
Missed Connections – intercultural communication
We work in a fast-paced multi-cultural environment where communication styles vary considerably. At Lufthansa Systems we now offer special workshops for our employees to reduce misunderstandings, bad decisions and mistrust. I took part in one pilot workshop and want to share my experiences. Maybe it will be as inspiring to you as it was to me.
The OCC-“Allrounder” or the “eierlegende Wollmilchsau”
Often organizations are stuck in their old structures in times of fast growth, often manpower and resources are limited, sometimes a “we always did it like that” policy prevents required adjustments to changing environments. It is time for a change.