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Kevin Reiterer flying high - Diamond Aircraft as new sponsor of the jet ski ace

The Austrian aircraft manufacturer Diamond Aircraft is the new sponsor of multiple Jetski World Champion Kevin Reiterer. Headquartered in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, the aircraft manufacturer is one of the leading companies in the market of light aircraft made out of glas and carbon fibre. With the development of the world’s first serial aircraft powered by efficient common rail diesel tech...

Laudamotion Announces New 2019 Aircraft, New Livery, New Offices And Pay Rises Following Ryanair 75% Purchase

Laudamotion, Austria’s No. 1 low fare airline, announced that it would double its Airbus fleet from 9 to 18 aircraft in Summer 2019 following the completion of Ryanair’s purchase of 75% shareholding in Laudamotion GmbH from Niki Lauda in August. Laudamotion also announced a series of initiatives to support Laudamotion’s continued growth, which include: Confirmed del...

FACC to develop the future of inspection robots

EU RESEARCH PROJECT “SPIRIT” WITH A VALUE OF € 4 MILLION IN COOPERATION WITH PROFACTOR AND OTHER INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS FACC, one of the world’s leading aerospace companies specializing in the design, development and production of innovative aircraft components and systems, has been awarded a three-year research project in the field of robotics entitled “SPIRIT- A soft...

Diamond Aircraft Re-Launches the Lycoming Powered DA40 XLT with Garmin G1000 NXi

Diamond Aircraft is re-introducing the DA40 Lycoming IO360 aircraft with the new Garmin G1000 Nxi and having the aircraft on display at EAA Airventure 2018, booths 9-14 from July 23 – July 29th, 2018. The Lycoming version of the DA40 has been upgraded with the new Garmin G1000 NXi, Mid-Continent Standby Attitude Module, USB ports for pilot and co-pilot and available reclining front s...

AVIC CABIN SYSTEMS strengthens FACC's Interior division

Cabin Interiors is a key growth area in the aerospace industry. For this reason, AVIC bundles the competences of several companies of the AVIC Group and founds AVIC Cabin Systems Ltd. (Hong Kong) with a branch in London. With an integrated product portfolio, this new alliance is able to cover more or less 100 percent of the aircraft cabin. FACC is benefiting from various synergies and can further...

Introduction of new Rolls-Royce aircraft engines with FACC technology

Rolls-Royce’s new Pearl 15 aircraft engines with premium FACC technology: FACC supplies the bypass ducts for the turbofans, which will be installed in Bombardier’s latest very-long-range jets Global 5500 and Global 6500. For many years, FACC has been a technology partner of the world’s leading engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce. The latest product, the newly developed Pearl 15 en...

Austrian Airlines Restructures Route Network and Increases Frequencies

· Unprofitable flight connections to be removed from the airline’s offering · More flights to New York, Chicago, Beijing and other international destinations · AIRail’s high passenger growth Austrian Airlines is restructuring its route network. Beginning October 2018, Austrian Airlines will remove certain connections from its winter schedule, such as Hong Kong...

Summer in Style: Top Destinations in Europe Are Now Serviced by Scheduled Business Jet Flights

JetClass Celebrates Its First Birthday Weekend flights inside Europe are about to become even more attractive – JetClass, a tech enabled airline service, offering seats on business jets, introduces ten new flights connecting the hottest summer destinations to commemorate 1 year anniversary and bring some extra flair into the weekend getaways. The new schedule launches on July 7th and w...

FACC honors suppliers with “Supplier Excellence Awards”

As a leading technology partner of the aerospace industry, FACC relies on worldwide cooperations with strong premium partners: for the 13th time, the best suppliers were presented with the „Supplier Excellence Awards“ in gold, silver and bronze, as well as the „Special Performance Award“.  Every year, FACC distinguishes suppliers who offer outstanding performances i...

Jet Aviation receives EASA Part-145 approval for Bombardier Learjet 60 in Vienna

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna has recently received EASA Part-145 approval for the Bombardier Learjet 60 aircraft. The company began its first 120-month inspection on a Turkish-based Learjet 60 earlier this month. With this approval, Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna is authorized to support the Bombardier Learjet 60 with line and base maintenan...

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...