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Relaunched Diamond DA20-C1 with new instrument panel

The high demand for single engine training aircraft has led to the return to production of the Diamond DA20-C1, powered by a 125HP Continental IO-240 engine and equipped with new state-of-the-art G500TXi Avionics. With over 1,000 DA20’s already operating worldwide, the strong desire for lower cost new single engine aircraft in training environments continues. The DA20 is proven to be the...

EASA Certification granted to Diamond Aircraft DA50 RG

Diamond Aircraft announced EASA certification for its exciting new DA50 RG single engine piston with retractable gear. This achievement marks a significant milestone in Diamond’s history as well as for the General Aviation community and paves the way for initial EASA customer deliveries in Q1/2021. General Aviation’s new first class piston single impresses with retractab...

Successfully delivery of DA42 MPP GeoStar

Flycom Technologies took delivery of a DA42 MPP GeoStar Special Mission Aircraft.  On June 24th, 2020 Diamond’ Special Mission Division handed over the aircraft to Flycom and successfully completed the FAT at Diamond’s HQ in Wiener Neustadt. The aircraft is configured to carry various Riegl LIDAR sensors as well as Medium Format Camera payloads, all mounted in the dedica...

EHang drives forward UAM implementation in Europe

EHang announced the latest progress of implementing a trial UAM operation in Austria’s third largest city of Linz, the first of its kind in Europe, under its UAM pilot city partnership with Linz AG. At the recent global Urban Air Mobility Virtual Conference held by the Aviation Week Network, the Chief Marketing Officer of EHang Europe Andreas Perotti also shared the Company's U...

15 additional destinations: Austrian Airlines expands summer flight schedule

On Wednesday evening, the Austrian federal government announced that the landing bans for flights from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Montenegro, Egypt, Northern Macedonia, Romania, Serbia as well as Great Britain, Sweden and Ukraine will expire on July 31. This makes it possible to reintroduce these destinations into the flight program of Austrian Airlines. The new entry regul...

The prestigious A’Design Award goes to Diamond Aircraft DA42-VI

Diamond Aircraft received the Golden A’ Design Award 2020 in the category Aerospace and Aircraft Design for the twin-engine DA42-VI. A' Design Award and Competition is the world’s largest, most prestigious and influential design accolade, the highest achievement in design. A' Design Award Winner Logo, symbolizes exceptional design excellence in products, projects and servi...

To support the tourism industry after COVID-19 GlobeAir provides premium travel solutions

Private jet companies are partnering with Europe’s major travel agencies to provide safer travel solutions compared to airliners, which expose travellers to over 700 touchpoints on every journey. Europe’s most prominent travel agency groups like TUI and Dertour are knocking at business aviation’s doors to satisfy the growing need for high-end transport solutions for their cu...

New Landing Bans force Austrian Airlines to cancel flights

The Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection has massively expanded the list of landing bans for aircraft. Starting Thursday, 16 July 2020, no regular flights from the following countries, among others, will be permitted to land in Austria: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Egypt, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia. The landing...

Austrian Airlines increases offer to 40 percent until the end of October

Austrian Airlines has published the remaining summer flight schedule 2020, which will run until the end of October. By then, Austria's home carrier will double its offer from the current 20 percent to almost 40 percent compared to the previous year's schedule, subject to new official restrictions. Starting in August, Austrian Airlines will be flying to Shanghai again – initially once...

All-new Diamond Aircraft 5 Seat DA50 RG with retractable gear

The award-winning all carbon fiber DA50 RG with retractable gear, an extra-large luxurious cabin and excellent payload, powered by a 300hp Continental CD-300 jet fuel engine, will please private pilots and air charter companies alike. With one of the widest, most comfortable cabins in its class, the DA50 RG spoils both pilots and passengers with everything known from the twin-engine DA62: gen...

Innovation in aircraft interior equipment - LAV4ALL by FACC

The international aerospace group FACC pursues a clear strategy: using innovations to sustainably advance and design the mobility of the future. To this end, the technology leader has introduced “LAV4ALL”, a 100 percent barrier-free aircraft lavatory for retrofitting which offers more internal space while outside dimensions remain unchanged, and has thus set another important milestone...

Austrian Airlines - a quadruple capacity from July

Following the successful restart, the ramp-up of Austrian Airlines’ flight operations continues to proceed according to plan. Starting in July, Austria's home carrier will fly to over 50 destinations. These include various European capitals and major cities, Greek holiday islands and long-haul destinations. City and holiday destinations are particularly in demand. In order to give pas...