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Austrian MoD takes delivery of its first AW169M LUH helicopter

First of 18 helicopters was delivered in line with contractual obligations. The Austrian MoD’s AW169M LUH programme begins a new era in national defence and emergency response capabilities. Options for an additional 18 helicopters have been exercised in the framework of the Italy-Austria G2G initiative aimed at reinforcing the bilateral collaboration between the two countries and establishin...

QinetiQ receives second DA62 MPP special mission platform

QinetiQ GmbH, a provider of airborne special mission operations, based in Mönchengladbach, Germany, recently took delivery of their second brand-new DA62 MPP (Multi Purpose Platform) at Diamond Aircraft’s headquarters in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. Equipped with the newest technology, the DA62 MPP special mission aircraft will support QinetiQ’s delivery of training and reconnai...

Creating innovative sustainability solutions within the private aviation sector - GlobeAir signs MoU with Lilium

GlobeAir has signed a MoU with Lilium with the intention for GlobeAir to purchase 12 aircraft to operate in Northern Italy and the French Riviera. This MoU represents a significant milestone for GlobeAir as the two companies come together to advance sustainable air mobility. This MoU will kick off a mutually beneficial partnership to develop a long-term strategic collaboration...

Embraer showcases the C-390 Millennium at the Air Power in Austria

Embraer will showcase the C-390 Millennium multi-mission aircraft for the first time at the Austria's biggest airshow, the Air Power, to be held on September 2 and 3 in Zeltweg, Austria. During the event, Embraer will also promote its portfolio of products and innovative solutions for the defense and security markets, which are present in more than 60 countries. Jackson Schneider, President...

GlobeAir is building a maintenance hangar at Linz Airport

GlobeAir is well-known award-winning ad-hoc charter airline and market leader in the 'light jets' segment in Europe. Due to the ongoing pandemic and the associated restrictions in commercial aviation, the business with private charter flights is experiencing increased demand and is considered a guarantee of punctuality, flexibility and stress-free travel. With GlobeAir, 984 airports in Eur...

A cabin concept for next-generation aircraft - FACC

The future of flying will be more sustainable, connected and barrier-free: At the international aviation trade fair AIX in Hamburg, FACC presented a radically new aircraft cabin concept which focuses on the needs of passengers - and is made of renewable materials. The next generation of passenger aircraft will be setting new standards in terms of sustainability and passenger comfort. FACC AG ca...

New luxury lifestyle partnership - GlobeAir and Jacob & Co UK

New partnership to provide exclusive world-class mutual travel lifestyle benefits - GlobeAir and Jacob & Co UK. This partnership brings together two companies that share a passion for performance, efficiency and quality timekeeping. The new GlobeAir alliance will be aided by its commitment to maximising experiences with the luxury watch brand Jacob & Co, which always puts high qu...

Jet Aviation gained EASA approval for Gulfstream G650 maintenance in Vienna

Jet Aviation announced that its maintenance facility in Vienna has received approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency to perform line maintenance on Gulfstream G650 aircraft.  “We are delighted to expand our Gulfstream capabilities with this additional approval,” said Hakan Tin, managing director and accountable manager at Jet Aviation’s MRO and FBO facility...

Researching lightweight construction of the future: FACC joins international consortium

Aviation is facing major changes, which call for new materials that are both highly resilient and sustainable in production. By joining the international research network TPRC, FACC has taken an important step towards further strengthening its role as one of the world's leading aviation groups. In collaboration with leading international technology companies, FACC is conducting research int...

FACC develops composite components for Rolls-Royce Pearl 10X engine

FACC has been commissioned by Rolls-Royce with the development and manufacture of composite components for the new Pearl 10X engine, and is thus represented on the newly launched engine and aircraft platforms as a technology partner. FACC stands for high-tech in the aerospace industry - and will now be contributing its long-standing know-how of innovative lightweight engine solutions to the des...

Austrian Airlines: loan installments of 60 million euros repaid in 2021

After the early repayment of the first loan installment of 30 million euros in July 2021, Austrian Airlines repays another 30 million euros on 31 December 2021. By the end of 2021 the national carrier has repaid the first 60 million euros of the state-guaranteed loan with a total of 300 million. Despite the ongoing pandemic, the red-white-red airline is fulfilling its responsibility and meets the...

Take off with Sustainable Aviation Fuel - OMV and Austrian Airlines

Important step towards climate friendly flying - for the first time ever, OMV and Austrian Airlines are producing and using regional Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Austria. The two companies agreed on the production and fueling of 1,500 metric tons of SAF in the coming year 2022. The sustainable fuel is produced at the OMV Schwechat Refinery by co-processing Austrian used cooking oil...