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DC Aviation adapts successful Covid-19 testing strategy

Earlier this year DC Aviation introduced a pioneering programme of rapid Covid-19 pre-flight virus testing for all crew and flight support personnel. The measure was introduced to ensure that passengers have the knowledge that they can travel safely with DC Aviation. However, with travel restrictions and requirements changing on a weekly basis, DC Aviation has taken the strategy a step further by...

Collaboration agreement for new Bell 429 Law enforcement demonstrator in Germany

Bell announced a collaboration agreement with Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH (ESG) to install their Mission Management System in a Bell 429 as a law enforcement demonstrator. This new demonstrator will be used to showcase the aircraft’s capabilities to the police and military markets in Europe and across the globe. “With the Bell 429 certified to the latest certification...

Recaro CL3710 economy class seat takes flight on Gulf Air new A321neo

Recaro Aircraft Seating’s CL3710 economy class seat is taking flight on Gulf Air’s new A321neoLR aircraft. This is the first of 29 aircraft to be equipped with the CL3710 seat, which are slated for delivery over the next five years. The CL3710 combines lightweight material with ergonomic design, appealing to both airlines and long-haul passengers. “Gulf Air is a fantastic...

15 new summer destinations from Frankfurt in 2021 with Lufthansa

Lufthansa is consistently expanding its offering of flights to tourist and leisure destinations from Frankfurt.  During next year’s summer Season in 2021 15 new sunny destinations, which are highly attractive for holidaymakers, are now available for booking. The focus is on Greece (Corfu, Chania/Crete, Mykonos, Kos, Kavala/Thrace and Preveza/Peloponnese). Other attractive destinations i...

Be the First to fly with an Electric Air Taxi

At Greentech Festival in Berlin Volocopter announced that the world's first public sale for electrical air taxi flight reservations has started. Effective immediately, Volocopter fans world-wide can reserve their tickets online and be amongst the very first to take this new form of mobility. The VoloFirst ticket costs €300 and can be reserved with a 10% deposit. There are only 1...

Focus Open Silver Award goes to Recaro Aircraft Seating CL3710 seat

Recaro Aircraft Seating presented with a Focus Open Silver Award for the ergonomic design of the CL3710 economy class seat. The functionality and design of the seat maximize sleeping comfort for economy class passengers flying on long-haul flights, while remaining the lightest seat in its market segment.  “The CL3710 is in a class of its own, and...

General agreement: DC Aviation & AeroVisto Group

DC Aviation has signed a general agreement with AeroVisto Group. AeroVisto is specialized in the field of certified interior refurbishment and technology solutions for business and commercial aircraft. AeroVisto will supply all aircraft interior services required by DC Aviation. The works will include cabin refurbishment, repairs, cabin modifications and upgrades with latest cabin technologies.&nb...

When history has a future - Lufthansa Upcycling Collection 2.0

New Upcycling Collection by Lufthansa with exclusive lifestyle and design products from the oldest Airbus A320 A wall bar shelf made with the hull of an airplane or a bar in the cabin door creating a friendly atmosphere, does that remind you of anything? Last fall, the first Lufthansa Upcycling collection was launched, available exclusively at the Lufthansa WorldShop and sold out within a few w...

Recruitment of the 2021 training year begins

Despite the crisis: 151 training positions in aeronautical and industrial occupations After more than 200 young people from the 2020 training year began their career at Lufthansa Technik at the beginning of August, the company is now already starting recruitment for next year's apprenticeships. Despite the continuing crisis in the aviation industry, Lufthansa Technik thus continues to focus...

Lufthansa increases weekly flights on Frankfurt-Dubai route starting 3 September

Lufthansa announced that it will ramp up flight operations on its Frankfurt-Dubai route in September by 30 per cent, an increase of eight flights compared to the month of August. The addition of new flights follows the airline’s resumption of scheduled services from the UAE in early July in view of the steady growth in demand for intercontinental travel. There will be a total of fi...

Lufthansa Cargo welcomes its eighth Boeing 777F aircraft in Frankfurt

A brand-new Boeing 777F landed at Frankfurt Airport on Monday, 31 August, at 7:26 local time. The cargo aircraft with registration D-ALFH was in flight for 9 hours and 24 minutes as LH8145 after its take-off from Everett Airport in Washington State, USA. It is the eighth aircraft of this type in Lufthansa Cargo's freighter fleet.  "The investments in our f...

MHS Aviation grows its fleet with a Bombardier Challenger 604

A fully refurbished Bombardier Challenger 604 joined the fleet of Munich based operator MHS Aviation last week, bringing the total fleet size to 19 aircraft complemented by one Agusta Westland 109.  With a stunning anthracite exterior and a state of the art interior finish, the 4th Challenger in MHS Aviation’s fleet embodies luxury travel complemented by 21st century flair. With a...