Michael Bitzer

Rheinland Air Service GmbH is a 400-staff strong MRO in Germany. The company provides heavy maintenance and engineering services for business and regional airline aircraft.


Michael joined the company in 2021 to transform the operation into a more competitive data-driven service provider.  Prior to that, Michael lead Lumics, a specialist maintenance consulting joint-venture formed by McKinsey and Lufthansa Technik, and spent 13 years in Australia managing a special mission air operation with in-house maintenance capabilities.


Michael received a Fulbright Scholarship and graduated with a master’s degree in aerospace from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.