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Introduction of new Rolls-Royce aircraft engines with FACC technology

Rolls-Royce’s new Pearl 15 aircraft engines with premium FACC technology: FACC supplies the bypass ducts for the turbofans, which will be installed in Bombardier’s latest very-long-range jets Global 5500 and Global 6500. For many years, FACC has been a technology partner of the world’s leading engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce. The latest product, the newly developed Pearl 15 en...

Austrian Airlines Restructures Route Network and Increases Frequencies

· Unprofitable flight connections to be removed from the airline’s offering · More flights to New York, Chicago, Beijing and other international destinations · AIRail’s high passenger growth Austrian Airlines is restructuring its route network. Beginning October 2018, Austrian Airlines will remove certain connections from its winter schedule, such as Hong Kong...

Summer in Style: Top Destinations in Europe Are Now Serviced by Scheduled Business Jet Flights

JetClass Celebrates Its First Birthday Weekend flights inside Europe are about to become even more attractive – JetClass, a tech enabled airline service, offering seats on business jets, introduces ten new flights connecting the hottest summer destinations to commemorate 1 year anniversary and bring some extra flair into the weekend getaways. The new schedule launches on July 7th and w...

FACC honors suppliers with “Supplier Excellence Awards”

As a leading technology partner of the aerospace industry, FACC relies on worldwide cooperations with strong premium partners: for the 13th time, the best suppliers were presented with the „Supplier Excellence Awards“ in gold, silver and bronze, as well as the „Special Performance Award“.  Every year, FACC distinguishes suppliers who offer outstanding performances i...

Jet Aviation receives EASA Part-145 approval for Bombardier Learjet 60 in Vienna

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna has recently received EASA Part-145 approval for the Bombardier Learjet 60 aircraft. The company began its first 120-month inspection on a Turkish-based Learjet 60 earlier this month. With this approval, Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna is authorized to support the Bombardier Learjet 60 with line and base maintenan...

First DA62 MPP sold to DEA UK

Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH has delivered the first DA62 MPP special mission aircraft. Launch customer for the latest MPP generation is DEA Specialised Airborne Operations based at Gamston Airport, UK, a full service provider of airborne sensing solutions including ISR, Aerial Survey and Flight Calibration. The Diamond DA62 MPP (Multi Purpose Platform) builds on the well proven and success...

Republic Airways Selects Diamond DA40 NG and DA42-VI Fleet

Republics Airways Holdings announced Thursday, May 31st it will open Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy in Indianapolis, selecting the AUSTRO ENGINE jet-fuel piston engine-powered Diamond Aircraft DA40 NG and DA42-VI as the flight school’s fleet, along with Diamond Flight Simulation Devices. The 50 aircraft order represents the largest order for piston training aircraft by a...

FACC achieves best result in the company's history

Sales increase of 6.4 % to EUR 750.7 million Significant increase in EBIT to EUR 63.8 million Extensive investment program implemented New orders amounting to EUR 750 million Order backlog increased to USD 5.9 billion Proposed dividend payment of EUR 0.11  Further growth forecast for the 2018/19 FY FACC AG was able to confirm its long-term growth trend in the 2017/18 fina...

Four DA40 NG Training Aircraft for the Austrian Armed Forces

On the 3rd of May 2018 Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH handed over two of in total four single engine DA40 NG for flight training to the Austrian Armed Forces. The acceptance ceremony took place at the airport Zeltweg (Austria), in the presence of the Austrian Federal Defence Minister Mr. Kunasek and the Austrian Federal Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology Mr Hofer. The aircr...

FACC receives international award for teamwork

The engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce recently honored its best and most qualified suppliers. FACC received the "Supplier Award" for exceptional teamwork and the highest standards of quality and performance in the category "Performance Through Our People".  The leading Austrian company FACC and the British company Rolls-Royce have been working together as partners for man...

FACC introduces Aftermarket Services as a new business area

The leading aerospace company FACC taps into new business areas. Particularly noteworthy are the aftermarket services and airline business. Together with Austrian Airlines, an important launch customer, FACC presents its latest product innovation, the “Passenger Luggage Space Upgrade”. This Interiors product as well as the new business segment Aftermarket Services were presented at thi...

FACC showcases its new brand image

Over the last three decades, FACC has been positioning itself as a leading technology partner of the global aerospace industry and, as of today, captivates with a new brand image. The complete overhaul of its corporate design stands for high-tech, innovation, sustainability and premium quality. FACC has developed into a technology partner of the global aerospace industry.  Since the curren...