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First DA62 MPP sold to DEA UK

Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH has delivered the first DA62 MPP special mission aircraft. Launch customer for the latest MPP generation is DEA Specialised Airborne Operations based at Gamston Airport, UK, a full service provider of airborne sensing solutions including ISR, Aerial Survey and Flight Calibration. The Diamond DA62 MPP (Multi Purpose Platform) builds on the well proven and success...

Republic Airways Selects Diamond DA40 NG and DA42-VI Fleet

Republics Airways Holdings announced Thursday, May 31st it will open Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy in Indianapolis, selecting the AUSTRO ENGINE jet-fuel piston engine-powered Diamond Aircraft DA40 NG and DA42-VI as the flight school’s fleet, along with Diamond Flight Simulation Devices. The 50 aircraft order represents the largest order for piston training aircraft by a...

FACC achieves best result in the company's history

Sales increase of 6.4 % to EUR 750.7 million Significant increase in EBIT to EUR 63.8 million Extensive investment program implemented New orders amounting to EUR 750 million Order backlog increased to USD 5.9 billion Proposed dividend payment of EUR 0.11  Further growth forecast for the 2018/19 FY FACC AG was able to confirm its long-term growth trend in the 2017/18 fina...

Four DA40 NG Training Aircraft for the Austrian Armed Forces

On the 3rd of May 2018 Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH handed over two of in total four single engine DA40 NG for flight training to the Austrian Armed Forces. The acceptance ceremony took place at the airport Zeltweg (Austria), in the presence of the Austrian Federal Defence Minister Mr. Kunasek and the Austrian Federal Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology Mr Hofer. The aircr...

FACC receives international award for teamwork

The engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce recently honored its best and most qualified suppliers. FACC received the "Supplier Award" for exceptional teamwork and the highest standards of quality and performance in the category "Performance Through Our People".  The leading Austrian company FACC and the British company Rolls-Royce have been working together as partners for man...

FACC introduces Aftermarket Services as a new business area

The leading aerospace company FACC taps into new business areas. Particularly noteworthy are the aftermarket services and airline business. Together with Austrian Airlines, an important launch customer, FACC presents its latest product innovation, the “Passenger Luggage Space Upgrade”. This Interiors product as well as the new business segment Aftermarket Services were presented at thi...

FACC showcases its new brand image

Over the last three decades, FACC has been positioning itself as a leading technology partner of the global aerospace industry and, as of today, captivates with a new brand image. The complete overhaul of its corporate design stands for high-tech, innovation, sustainability and premium quality. FACC has developed into a technology partner of the global aerospace industry.  Since the curren...

Ryanair To Partner With Niki Lauda To Develop LaudaMotion Airline In Austria

Ryanair Holdings Plc today (20 Mar) announced that it has entered into a binding agreement with Mr Niki Lauda to support his plan to develop and grow LaudaMotion GmbH, an Austrian Airline based in Vienna. LaudaMotion is an Austrian AOC holder owned by Niki Lauda, which has recently acquired many of the assets, including A320 aircraft, of the former Niki Airline, and will shortly start a range o...

FACC subsidiary CoLT awarded ISO certification

CoLT Prüf und Test GmbH receives ISO certification for meeting the highest quality standards. The test laboratory’s professional quality management fully complies with the SO/IEC 17025 standards. CoLT Prüf und Test GmbH, a FACC subsidiary with headquarters in St. Martin im Innkreis/Austria, has successfully been audited according to ISO/IEC 17025 and was recently awarded...

EBASCON 2018 - Defining new levels of Safety in Business Aviation

Top-ranked international industry experts and visionaries to meet at Europe’s key Business Aviation Safety Conference in Vienna Now in its eighth year, the industry’s key European Business Aviation Safety Conference EBASCON is ready to open its doors in Vienna from February 20 to 21, 2018.  The annual conference is unique in Europe by addressing all possible aspects to optimize...

Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 600 New Employees

Growth planned in the long-haul segment following expansion of medium-haul fleet 2018: flight service to Japan and South Africa planned Austrian Airlines can look back at a successful year in 2017. Close to 12.9 million passengers flew with Austria’s red-white-red national carrier last year, comprising a rise of 12.8 percent compared to 2016. The airline plans another small expansi...

Diamond Aircraft Group acquired by Wanfeng Aviation Industry

Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH (Austria) and Wanfeng Aviation Industry Co., Ltd., are delighted to jointly announce the completion of the acquisition of Diamond Aircraft Group by Wanfeng Aviation Industry Co., Ltd. This acquisition assures the continued long term future of the Diamond brand, with plans to increase global sales volume, expansion of the distribution and support networks, and conti...