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easyJet Europe now operational after award of Austrian AOC and licence

New airline “easyJet Europe” now operational First Austrian-registered aircraft flying from Luton to Vienna this morning Thomas Haagensen appointed Managing Director of easyJet Europe Remaining EU27 based aircraft to be re-registered by March 2019 easyJet can confirm that it has been awarded an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by Austro Control and an airline operating lice...

Qatar Aeronautical College selects Diamond Aircraft for Pilot Training

On the 6th of July 2017 Qatar Aeronautical College (QAC), in the presence of Qatar’s HE Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti and the CEO of QAC Sheik Jabor bin Hamad Al-Thani, signed a contract with Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH (DAI) for the purchase of 14 training aircraft and two simulators at their headquarters in Doha, Qatar. The state-of-the-art,...

Patria Flight School receives new Diamond training aircraft

In January 2017 Patria has purchased five training aircraft and two flight training devices from the Austrian manufacturer Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH. The purchase consists of four DA40 NG, one DA42-VI and two DA42-VI Flight Navigation and Procedures Trainers (FNPT II). Patria receives the four new Diamond single DA40 NG trainers in June. The DA42-VI will be delivered by the end of August 20...

Diamond Aircraft together with PIDSO developed an all-new antenna solution

Two Austrian high-tech companies, the aircraft manufacturer Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH and PIDSO-Propagation Ideas & Solutions GmbH, producer of antennas, jointly developed a brand-new antenna solution. For the first time reception of S-band and C-band frequencies has been combined in just one antenna, whereas until now two antennas were needed. Diamond Aircraft was in the need for su...

Diamond Aircraft’s DA62 MPP Special Mission Aircraft

The Diamond DA62 MPP (Multi Purpose Platform) builds on the well proven and successful multi-mission turnkey DA42 MPP, offering increased performance, space and capability. In operation since 2016, the fully composite DA62 MPP features the latest in tracking and sensor technology and sets the benchmark as the most cost-effective, powerful and versatile airborne platform in its class today....

Aero-Dienst Vienna Appointed Falcon Authorized Service Center

Dassault Aviation has approved Aero-Dienst’s Vienna, Austria facility as an Authorized Service Center (ASC), allowing it to perform line maintenance, AOG support and other services for Falcon 900EX, 900EX EASy, Falcon 2000EX and 2000EX EASy models. Approval for the Falcon 7X and 8X is coming soon. Located at Vienna International Airport, the 5,500 square-foot facility is equipped to provi...

Flight Calibration Services Ltd buys fourth DA62

At AERO Friedrichshafen 2017 Diamond Aircraft and Flight Calibration Services Ltd (FCSL), a UK based flight inspection service provider and flight inspection system manufacturer, signed a firm order for a fourth DA62. This order for a fourth Diamond DA62 in less than two years reflects the strong growth experienced by FCSL, both in the UK and overseas. International growth has been especially s...

Thirteenth Austrian Embraer OE-LWE Took Off on Maiden Flight

Austrian operates largest Embraer 195 fleet in Europe and second largest worldwide  Embraer Jets fly to more than 60 airports in Europe  Yesterday evening, another Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight OS 375 from Vienna to Amsterdam. The Embraer featuring the registration number OE-LWE is the thirteenth aircraft of this type in the Austrian fleet. As a result, t...

Austro Engine AE330 receives EASA certificate for 1,800 hour TBO

Austro Engine is proud to announce that the 180hp AE330’s TBO (Time between Overhaul) has been increased to 1,800 hours just after two years of its introduction to the market. Jürgen Heinrich, Managing Director of Austro Engine and Diamond Aircraft Austria: “Austro Engine products have proven their outstanding capabilities in versatile operation profiles all over the globe, gen...

Jet Aviation’s maintenance center in Vienna gains FAA Repair Station approval

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna has recently received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide line and base maintenance to N-registered aircraft. Close to 500 N-registered aircraft are currently based or operating in EMEA and Asia. With this approval, Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna is authorized to provide line and ba...

Jet Aviation appoints new managing director for its MRO and FBO facility in Vienna

Jet Aviation is pleased to announce the appointment of Hakan Tin as managing director of its Vienna operation, effective March 1, 2017. Tin has served as Sales Director in Vienna since September 2015.  In his new role with the company, Tin is responsible for overseeing the company’s operations in Vienna, and reports directly to Stefan Benz, Jet Aviation’s senior vice...

Austrian Embraer OE-LWC Took Off on Maiden Flight

Yesterday afternoon, another Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight OS 515 from Vienna to Milan. The Embraer featuring the registration number OE-LWC is already the eleventh of a total of 17 of this type of aircraft which Austrian Airlines will integrate into its fleet by the end of 2017, thus successively replacing 21 Fokker jets. The Embraer jet will be deployed on short- and m...