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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...

Hahn Air achieves IATA Level 3 NDC certification

Hahn Air, was granted NDC Certification Level 3 status under the NDC (New Distribution Capability) Certification Program provided by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).  This status recognizes that Hahn Air uses Offer and Order management messages whose schemas are compliant with the standard NDC message schema, version 17.2.  “We are very proud to announ...

New connections to Ljubljana -Lufthansa Group Airlines

Starting in mid-October, the Lufthansa Group Airlines will be connecting the Zurich, Munich and Frankfurt hubs with the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. From its hub in Frankfurt, Lufthansa will operate twice a day offering 14 weekly connections to Ljubljana starting in the winter schedule on 27 October. The Lufthansa hub in Munich will follow by offering daily connections beginning on 1 November.&...

New Airbus A320 structure assembly line in Hamburg inaugurated

A highly automated fuselage structure assembly line for A320 Family aircraft in Hamburg is inaugurated!  It is showcasing an evolution in Airbus’ industrial production system. With a special focus on manufacturing longer sections for the A321LR, the new facility features 20 robots, a new logistics concept, automated positioning by laser measurement as well as a digital data acqu...

MTU key technology enables efficient 3D printing of extremely thin-walled aerospace parts

MTU Aero Engines has been developing and manufacturing brush seals for many years. Made up from thousands of wires – each just a fraction of a millimeter thick – these seals are a highly effective way of reducing leakage in aircraft engines as well as in steam and industrial gas turbines and other industrial applications. Thanks to their flexibility, they perfectly adapt to the mo...

East meets West: VIP aircraft cabin concept "Nature's Touch"

‘Nature's Touch' is a business jet cabin interior concept that combines the cultures of East and West by using traditional Chinese elements and smart technology to create a convenient and comfortable travel experience. ‘Nature's Touch' got  a prestigious Red Dot award in the category "Design Concept". The unique cabin concept brings a bra...

Take-off for the world’s largest Oktoberfest: Lufthansa

Are you ready for the Oktoberfest in Munich? Because  Lufthansa’s Trachten crew is ready for takeoff! This year, the world’s largest crew in folk costume will take off in Lufthansa’s flagship Airbus A380 for the first time. A total of 21 Lufthansa flight attendants will be trading their uniforms for traditional Bavarian garb. The first Lufthansa ‘Trac...

It happened in Stuttgart - first urban flight of Volocopter in Europe

All industry professionals are asking themselves, what is the future of urbain air mobility...The speed of innovation and industry development lets the imagination of yesterday become the reality of today... So just get ready to welcome some definitive changes in city life, city mobility.  It happened in Stuttgart - first urban flight of Volocopter in Europe! The Minister-President of t...

20 Years of DC Aviation success

Each story has the beginning... Beginning of a way, of a journey, of success, of everyday work.. Business story, the story of a company is rarely easy and without any difficulties. What matters - to follow the way, to do the best, learning and improving. DC Aviation wrote its 20-years success story with highest demands on safety and service performance. How the story began? DC Avia...

VoloCity to become first commercial Volocopter aircraft

Volocopter presented the design for its newest air taxi model: VoloCity. This will be the fourth-generation electrical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) by the German Urban Air Mobility developer. The VoloCity has been designed to meet the safety standards specified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (SC-VTOL category enhanced) and incorporates user feedback as well as test data from a...