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Lufthansa expands A380 fleet in Munich

Starting in Summer 2020, Lufthansa will be taking off from Munich with two additional Airbus A380 aircraft. This will increase the Munich A380 fleet to a total of seven aircraft, with the remaining seven stationed in Frankfurt. Soon, Lufthansa passengers can experience the world’s largest commercial aircraft on five routes from Munich, including the addition of two new destinations served by...

One of the most modern observation aircraft delivered

State-of-the-art technology for Open Skies missions - he aircraft is intended to fly missions within the framework of confidence-building measures but can also be used for medical and conventional passenger transport. Where  the deadline and budget met.​ Lufthansa Technik AG handed over the converted Airbus A319CJ to the German armed forces in the presence of Dr. Ursula von der Leyen,...

Children's menus for Lufthansa by Alexander Hermann

Everyone flying with kids.... What you can say regarding the onboard menu? Do kids like what they are getting, do you thing some changes must be done? Lufthansa has made a progress in this case and provides young guests with fun and variety on the flight Rice pudding mouse, dragon feet and hen house - these and other imaginative dishes will be on offer to young passengers from 1 July on...

New logistics center of MTU Maintenance at Berlin-Brandenburg

MTU Maintenance inaugurated a new logistics center at its Ludwigsfelde site today. The company has invested 11.5 million euros in the new building, which totals 6,500 square metres of operating space across two levels and can house 105 employees. The relocation of all relevant departments to the new building is scheduled for completion in September this year. The expansion became necessary...

Lufthansa Technik SkyRetreat concept for the Airbus A220

Amazing thing to discover: Lufthansa Technik AG is ready to offer cabin completions for Airbus' smallest commercial aircraft family, the A220. The company has already developed a first VIP cabin interior concept, parts of which will be showcased for the first time on this year's EBACE in Geneva. The full concept will be unveiled during the Monaco Yacht Sh...

SafeDrone: Comprehensive contracts with drone manufacturers

SafeDrone by Lufthansa Technik has signed comprehensive contracts with drone manufacturers Matternet and SwissDrones. Both companies will use SafeDrone Health to improve the efficiency of their maintenance programs. SafeDrone Health helps to reduce maintenance efforts SafeDrone Health is a holistic and manufacturer-independent diagnostic solution especially for flight-critical components of...

Profitable growth of MTU Aero Engines in the first quarter of 2019

MTU Aero Engines reported increased revenues and earnings as well as that business prospects remain positive. In the first quarter of 2019, MTU Aero Engines AG saw its revenues  increase by 11 % from € 1,016.4 million to € 1,131.2 million. The group’s operating profit grew by 7 % to € 187.6 million (1-3/2018: € 175.1 million), resulting in an adjus...

Latest from Daher at AERO Friedrichshafen general aviation show

So, what are latest news and updates from daher participation atAERO Friedrichshafen general aviation show ths year? First of all, TBM 940 got a warm welcome for its public debut. And second great news - the sale of a TBM 910 very fast turboprop aircraft in the Model Year 2019 version to a European customer. Let's start by TBM 940! This ninth evolution of the TBM product line is...

Discover Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro at the Aero Friedrichshafen

For the 4th consecutive year, Sonaca Aircraft will be present at the Aero Friedrichshafen European general aviation exhibition (Germany) to present the glass cockpit version of the Sonaca 200: The "Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro". To ensure the security and longevity of its aircraft, Sonaca Aircraft has chosen to use proven technologies only from certified manufacturers: Rotax engine (Austria...

Lufthansa Aviation Training extends simulator fleet and expands training centers

Great news, seven new full flight simulators will upgrade Lufthansa Aviation Training fleet until 2020. Training centers in Munich and Vienna will be expanded. This will be the largest investment in pilot training in company's history - a total of   EUR 89 million in pilot training equipment and in the infrastructure of its own training locations. ​ Currently, Luftha...

Aviation Experts to Discuss Brexit Plans at Routes Europe 2019

As the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the EU continues, aviation experts prepare to meet in Germany to debate the issue in front of many of the sector's senior representatives. Brexit has serious implications for the aviation market, affecting air service agreements, aviation safety and security, border management and the envir...

FAI Aviation Group celebrates 30 years of operations

FAI Aviation Group will return to EBACE next month (Avinode Stand #B71) as itcelebrates 30 years of business jet operations.  Founded in 1987 as a private repatriation club flying helicopters, FAI moved into business jet flying two years later.  Over the past three decades, Nuremberg-based FAI has grown its fixed wing fleet from a single Citation 500 and two rescue...