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Dreaming of vacations - Luxury hotels reopen in Austria, Sardinia and Croatia

Private jet charter companies and selected luxury hotspots in Austria, Sardinia, Campania and Croatia are teaming up with their respective governments to enable leisure summer tourism for second-home owners and affluent travellers. As European governments are slowly easing their restrictions, those enduring the COVID-19 lockdown are weighing up the available options to travel safely in the mo...

Austrian Airlines converts passenger aircraft to freighters

Regular flight operations at Austrian Airlines are suspended since March 18, due to the Corona crisis. The Austrian national airline has parked roughly 70 aircraft at Vienna Airport since then. However, a large part of the long-haul fleet was given a new purpose: The aircraft now transport air cargo, primarily from China and Malaysia to Austria. For this purpose, Austrian Airlines has already used...

Business aviation Inside from Bernhard Fragner and his GlobeAir DreamTeam

During this challenging times, when a ot of people had question regarding the present and especially the future of industry. We had the opportunity to discuss how it was, is and how they think it could be with th CEA of GlobAir, Bernhard Fragner: Q..Simple question – your first reaction when you found out about all restriction and changes due to covid19?  A. That it will...

The plan for a new Austrian Airlines start after corona crisis presented

Flight operations of Austrian Airlines have been temporarily at a standstill since March 18, 2020 as a consequence of the coronavirus crisis. The employees of the country’s national airline continue to be on short-time work. At the present time, it is not yet possible to precisely forecast when the complete freedom to travel will be restored. This year Austria’s flag carrier predicts a...

GlobeAir is drawing up a recovery plan

Private jet charters on the front line to help the travel industry recover with flexible flight options. GlobeAir is drawing up a recovery plan to tackle the expected soaring demand for private jet flights  after European lockdown measures will start to be lifted around mid-May/June. GlobeAir has been operative during the entire COVID-19 crisis offering its private jet services...

Austrian Airlines prepares operations for time after Corona crisis

When what and how will happen in aviation and travel industries? How the crisis we are living now will change comapies, markets, trends? Here is some thoughts about the after Corona crisis from Austrian Airlines. Due to local and global travel restrictions, Austrian Airlines last week extended the suspension of regular flight operations until May 3, 2020. The approximately 7,000 employees are c...

Austrian Airlines Extends Temporary Cessation of Flight Operations until May 3

The worldwide entry bans imposed as a consequence of the coronavirus are expected to continue or will even be extended. For this reason, Austrian Airlines will also prolong the cessation of its regular scheduled flight operations by another two weeks, from April 19, 2020 to May 3, 2020. This decision was made today by the Management Board. Moreover, the launch of flight service to Boston, USA, ori...

Diamond Aircraft earns 2020 Aerokurier Innovation Award for best new aircraft

Diamond Aircraft is honored to have received the 2020 Aerokurier Innovation Award for our DA50 RG, as the best new aircraft. The Aerokurier Innovation Award is a coveted award for all general aviation manufacturers where readers vote for the best products in different categories. Liqun Zhang, CEO Diamond Aircraft Industries Austria: “We are proud that our DA50 RG has been voted best ne...

FACC confirms the results for FY 2019 and sets the course for the time after Corona

The previously reported results for the short fiscal year 2019 (1 March - 31 December) are unchanged after completion of the audit. New orders worth USD 800 million will help offset impending market corrections. The general economic situation resulting from the COVID 19 crisis cannot yet be assessed. FACC is therefore adopting a comprehensive package of measures to protect the workforce, safeguard...

Austrian Temporarily Terminates Regular Flight Operations as of Wednesday

Austrian Airlines decided to temporarily terminate all regular flight operations starting Wednesday night, March 18, 2020. This move is in response to entry bans being imposed across the globe and a rapid decline in demand for air travel. The last flight for the time being departing from Chicago with the flight number OS 066 will land in Vienna on March 19, 2020 in the morning hours. Up until then...

Coronavirus sees private jet operators register a 27% increase in bookings - GlobeAir

Actual situation all over the world due to COVID-19 outbreak puts forward so many questions about the aviation industry: what happens with airlines, how they will survive this crisis, what happens with business aviation? Panic over COVID-19 has caused European and international airliners to take restrictive measures and cut back flights to Italy and Israel. While the...

Six Diamond DA40 NG training aircraft for Nigerian College of Aviation Technology

As part of a re-fleeting program of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology that includes 20 Diamond airplanes over the upcoming years, the college will now receive the first batch of six DA40 NG. One DA42-VI was delivered in 2017. Under the patronage of Sen. Hadi Abubakar Sirika, Minister of Aviation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, NCAT accepted their six new airplanes at D...