Nicolas Mouté, CEO of SIMAERO, one of the largest independent provider of commercial pilot flight simulation training worldwide, has announced the appointment of Lina Rutkauskiene as a Director of Commercial Department, Marketing and Communication in SIMAERO France.  

03 NOV 2020, Paris, France

Lina has been part of SIMAERO management team from the opening of Paris Training Center back in 2011. With Master’s degree of Business Administration & Management and as the former CEO of BAA Training, part of Avia Solutions Group, she has more than 18 years of professional experience in aviation industry, including previous managerial experience in TNT and Lithuanian Airlines.

“Lina Rutkauskiene has greatly contributed to successful development of SIMAERO during the last 9 years. The experience and knowledge which Lina brings to our business will further strengthen our commercial capability and her expertise will be vital to the company as we continue our ambitious growth plans. I am happy that she accepted the challenge to drive and implement commercial strategy and objectives for SIMAERO France, during these very complicated times of global pandemic” – Nicolas Mouté explains.

With full responsibility of leading and developing sales & marketing activities in SIMAERO France, Lina will manage the commercial team, supervise negotiations and customer relationships, with a special focus to continuous improvement of customers’ experience. In coordination with SIMAERO South Africa, SIMAERO Engineering and SIMAERO China subsidiaries, her responsibilities include acceleration of turnover growth and implementation of a dynamic marketing & communication policy with the aim of raising company’s profile on its markets, strengthening its image and knowledge worldwide.

Commenting on her appointment, Lina Rutkauskiene underlined “I am very proud to continue my professional way with SIMAERO. It’s orientation to customer, expertise in the aviation simulation industry, high quality products and unique flexibility are the key elements for my motivation and engagement. My most important objective is to assure the growth of SIMAERO, firstly by exceeding our customers’ expectations. I am confident that together with a brilliant team here, we will succeed.”


SIMAERO is an independent provider of flight simulator capacity, flight crew training, simulator leasing services, engineering and consultancy to commercial airlines and simulator operators. With 20 simulators in operation across its international network in Paris, Dinard and Johannesburg, SIMAERO can provide a comprehensive range of training solutions for Airbus A320, A330, A340; Boeing 737, 757, 767; ATR 500, 600; ERJ 145; Beech 1900; Dash 8; MD80/82; Fokker 28, Fokker 100. SIMAERO Training Organization for pilots is certified by EASA and also reached successfully other civil aviation authorities qualifications including South Africa, China, Russia, UAE, Ukraine and many others.