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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...

Pilot Flight Academy orders two DA42 NG simulators from Diamond Aircraft

Pilot Flight Academy (PFA) based in Norway has ordered two new DA42 NG simulators from Diamond Aircraft in Austria in order to meet the growing demand for new airline pilots. CEO of PFA, Frode Granlund says: “These simulators are a part of our long-term strategy and expansion plan. We have invested highly in people and good administrative systems to be able to educate larger groups of fut...

Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 100 New Pilots

Austrian Airlines is looking for about 100 new pilots. The Austrian national carrier is now making a special offer to airberlin pilots to move to Austria and work at the airline’s flight hub in Vienna. The offer targets pilots who have been actively employed at airberlin over the last six months and have undergone revalidation of their licenses within the last twelve months i.e. the opera...

New venue and date announced for the Eighth Annual European Business Aviation Safety Conference

Industry Leading European Safety Conference for the Business Aviation Community changes location to accommodate increased levels of interest EBASCON, the industry’s key European Business Aviation Safety Conference is proud to announce that the 2018 conference is to take place in Vienna from February 20 to 21, 2018. Previous conferences have been held in Munich, the move to a new venue...

FACC signs major contract with Airbus

Contract value more than 500 mill. euros  FACC is technology partner in developing overhead stowage compartments and ceiling panels for new A320 “Airspace” cabin  Start of series production planned for late 2018 Airbus once again relies on high tech from FACC for its new “Airspace“ cabin in the A320 family: FACC AG has concluded a contract with Airbus...

European Flight Academy chooses Diamond Aircraft DA42-VI fleet

European Flight Academy, a brand of Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT), based in Rostock has signed a contract with Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH for the purchase of five DA42-VI multi-engine training aircraft with the option of adding five more DA42s. Deliveries will start in January 2018. Trainee pilots at Lufthansa Aviation Training’s base in Rostock have been learning their skills s...

Austrian Airlines Celebrates Two Million Embraer Passengers

Austrian Airlines integrated the first Embraer jet in its fleet in January 2016. In the meantime, 16 aircraft of this type are being deployed on European short- and medium-haul routes to more than 60 different airports. Austria’s red-white-red flag carrier celebrated its surpassing the threshold of two million Embraer passengers on today’s flight OS 335 from Vienna to Oslo. The passeng...

Diamond Aircraft discovered forest fires

The flight crews of the Austrian aircraft manufacturer Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH, based in Wiener Neustadt, have discovered a starting forest fire during a test flight with the DA42 MPP (Multipurpose Platform) remote sensing aircraft equipped with a new camera system that has been tested for disaster relief , After assessing the situation and assessing the situation, the crew immediately co...