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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...

Diamond Aircraft introduces new Garmin G1000 NXi flight deck

Diamond Aircraft Industries introduces the next generation Garmin G1000 NXi integrated flight deck to its piston product line, including the twin-engine DA62 and DA42-VI/DA42 NG and the single-engine DA40 NG. “We are excited to present the all-new Garmin G1000 NXi to our state-of-the art piston aircraft. In 2001, we were the first OEM to commit to Garmin’s then top-secret fully inte...

Austro Engine AE300 celebrates one million flight hours

Austro Engine, a company of the Diamond Aircraft Group, is celebrating 1 million flight hours of the AE300 jet-fuel aviation engine. Since the start of serial production in 2008, more than 1,500 engines have been delivered into operation. Jürgen Heinrich, CEO Austro Engine and Managing Director Diamond Aircraft Austria: “Reaching the 1 Million flight hours mark provides factual evide...

Jet Aviation gains EASA approval to support Challenger 604/605/650 aircraft in Vienna

Jet Aviation has recently received approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to provide line maintenance to Bombardier Challenger 604/605/650 aircraft from its maintenance facility in Vienna, Austria. Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna is ready to fully support Bombardier aircraft owners and operators in the region. The Vienna-based maintenance operatio...

Austrian Airlines Again Looking to Hire 100 New Pilots in 2017

· A total of 145 new pilots were hired in 2016 – All of them have completed their training · In 2017 Austrian Airlines is again looking on the marketplace to recruit pilots without any flight experience – Training will take place in the “European Flight Academy”, the Lufthansa Group flight school  · Interested persons can submit applications at w...

Jet Aviation expands Bombardier capabilities in Vienna with recent EASA approvals

Jet Aviation Vienna recently received approvals from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to provide line maintenance to Bombardier Global 5000/6000, Global Express and Global Express XRS series aircraft; and base maintenance to the Challenger 350. As a key destination for business aviation traffic, Jet Aviation’s expanding maintenance capabilities in Vienna provide suppor...