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Happy 40th anniversary - MTU Maintenance

Time to celebrate! 40th anniversary and 20,000th MTU Maintenance shop visit! The celebration was attended by local politicians including Stephan Weil, Minister President of Lower Saxony, MTU executives, employees present from the start and current apprentices. “This is a landmark occasion for MTU Maintenance,” says Reiner Winkler, Chief Executive Officer, MTU Aero E...

Faces of business aviation - meet Doug Stevens, Medical Director of FAI Air Ambulance

  During an unique event "Faces of Business Aviation", organized by European Business Aviation Association and hosted by Marian-Jean Marinescu, we had an opportunity to assist at some discoveries made by members of European Parliament. It is more than important to explain, what business aviation brings to each country economy, how many jobs, what variety of careers, connecti...

Dubai Airshow was rich on awards for FAI Aviation Group

Last week was rich on announcements in aviation industry due to Dubai Airshow. For FAI Aviation Group it became rich on Awards. The group was honored to receive Aviation Annual Achievement Award in the Anniversary Milestone category and The Recognition of its 10-year membership of MEBAA. FAI Founder and Chairman, Siegfried Axtmann, proudly accepted both of awards on behalf of the company. ...

Hahn Air joins IATA’s 25by2025 Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

Hahn Air supports the improvement of gender balance in the aviation industry by signing IATA’s industry-wide 25by2025 campaign. With 39% of its leadership positions occupied by women, the German airline and distribution specialist already surpasses the desired 25% gender ratio of the initiative. Representing Hahn Air at the signing ceremony during IATA’s Wings of Change conference in B...

Hahn Air issues first airline ticket on the blockchain

Hahn Air is the first airline that issued a real-world ticket enabled by blockchain technology on the open-source travel distribution platform Winding Tree. It is also the first airline to fly passengers holding blockchain-powered tickets on its scheduled flight from Dusseldorf to Luxemburg on November 18th, 2019. The first “blockchain passengers” were Maksim Izmaylov, Founder of...

Heavy-lift utility drone for agriculture

Drones are becoming the simple reality of our everyday life. There are so many ways we use them. Here is another one - drone for agriculture. The first large drone adapted for agricultural use is presented by John Deere and Volocopter. This first large agricultural drone is the result of a collaboration between John Deere, who bring knowledge of farmers’ needs, and the Urban Air Mo...

MTU Aero Engines develops and operates a unique engine assembly system

With the geared turbofan (GTF), Pratt & Whitney and MTU Aero  Engines are building the most eco-efficient propulsion system currently available in the marketplace. MTU not only contributes key turbine and compressor technologies to this highly advanced family of engines, the company is also responsible for final assembly of one third of the PW1100G-JM geared turbofans that power the...

First NH90 Sea Lion delivered to the German Armed Forces

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first NH90 Sea Lion naval multi-role helicopter to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), with a further two to be delivered by the end of the year. In total, 18 Sea Lions have been ordered for the German Navy, with deliveries expected to be completed in 2022. The selection of the Sea Lion as...

New MTU Aero Engines high-tech test center for engine parts in Munich

MTU Aero Engines has built a new test center for engine parts on its Munich premises, investing an amount of more than 25 million euros in a new building and the most advanced test equipment. After two years of construction, the test center is now operational. This afternoon, Judith Gerlach, Bavarian State Minister for Digital Affairs, and MTU’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Lars Wagner inau...

First Germany registered Embraer Praetor delivered

The first Embraer Praetor registered in Germany is delivered!  “Aircraft acceptance is an important and critical part at the very beginning of the aircraft management process. Therefore, experience and reliability are key when choosing a partner,” states Günter Geldhauser, Customer Representative. “Our aircraft was delivered according to schedule and we are pr...

Premium Urban Air Mobility Market - Porsche and Boeing sign MOU

Urban Air Mobility market' development speed is just outstanding! Two manufacturers had signed an MOU and are joining forces to o explore the premium urban air mobility market - Porsche and Boeing. They will work on the extension of of urban traffic into airspace. With this partnership, both companies will leverage their unique market strengths and insights to study the future o...

Lufthansa Aviation Training increases Diamond DA42-VI training fleet at Rostock Airport

Lufthansa Aviation Training invests in a further expansion of pilot schools under the European Flight Academy brand. Since Friday, 27 September 2019, two additional Diamond DA42-VI aircraft complement the flight training fleet at Rostock-Laage. In April 2018, five new efficient and state-of-the-art DA42-VI aircraft were added to the fleet, replacing ten-year-old Piper PA-44. Within the...