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Well prepared for the start of EURO 2024 BER welcomes all guests

Dobro došli! Bienvenido al BER! Welcome to Berlin Brandenburg Airport! Football teams and numerous fans will be landing at BER on charter and scheduled flights over the next few days. The airport company is expecting a slight increase in the number of travellers during the UEFA EURO 2024. Ten charter flights, mainly from Spain and Croatia, with teams and fans are expected at BER on Friday a...

Munich Airport presents progress in construction work on the new pier of Terminal 1

The new pier at Terminal 1 of Munich Airport is progressing rapidly: after the exterior façade was completed last year, the interior fit-out is currently making great strides. Construction is scheduled for completion at the end of 2025. Extensive testing will still be carried out before commissioning. The new pier will bundle the non-Schengen traffic of Terminal 1 and will become the n...

Bombardier Defense & ADAC announced order of a new Challenger 650 aircraft for Medevac use

German ADAC has placed an order for a Bombardier Challenger 650 aircraft through its daughter company Aero-Dienst. The aircraft will be configured as a dedicated air ambulance for Aero-Dienst, ADAC’s main aircraft operator, and is scheduled for delivery in 2026. The aircraft will be used to provide medical transportation to ADAC customers around the world. With the signing of...

Deutsche Aircraft expands horizons at ILA 2024 Talent Hub

With a strong base in Oberpfaffenhofen, Munich, Deutsche Aircraft is now expanding its operations and creating new job opportunities in the Leipzig region. The establishment of the Final Assembly Line at Leipzig/Halle Airport, where the 40-seater sustainable turboprop, the D328eco, will be manufactured, will position Deutsche Aircraft as a prominent player in the aerospace sector and offer excitin...

MTU Aero Engines advances technological development of the Flying Fuel Cell

Zero emissions are the major goal of commercial aviation as well as the vision of MTU Aero Engines. With its Flying Fuel Cell Germany leading engine manufacturer is steadily advancing the complete electrification of the powertrain, leaping from one milestone to the next. A test campaign of the tank system was successfully completed at MT Aerospace, while in Munich test cells are being built for th...

RECARO Aircraft Seating debuts new seat naming concept at AIX 2024

RECARO Aircraft Seating is introducing a new seat naming strategy more closely aligned with the iconic RECARO brand. The new names, ranging from R1 to R7, reflect the various classes and complexities of the seating solutions. The booth will also feature the Crystal Cabin Award finalist, the R Sphere sustainable seat innovation, as well as a business class seat outfitted with smart technology and a...

Berliner Flughafen-Gesellschaft founded 100 years ago

Berliner Flughafen-Gesellschaft was founded 100 years ago on 19 May 1924. It initially operated Tempelhof Airport and subsequently Tegel Airport up until they were closed. BFG was lastly a wholly-owned subsidiary of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH and merged with FBB in 2021. To mark its 100th anniversary, FBB is commemorating the former operator of Berlin’s THF and TXL airp...

Innovative D328 UpLift Research Aircraft is ready for ILA 2024 in Berlin

The D328 UpLift flying testbed, a collaboration between Deutsche Aircraft and the German Aerospace Center, will showcase cross-industry German aerospace capabilities, setting the stage for groundbreaking advancements in the German aviation industry. Nico Neumann,Deutsche Aircraft Chief Operating Officer handed over the model UpLift aircraft to the Chairwoman of DLR Executive Board, Prof....

AIX 2024 to host over 40 first-time exhibitors

AIX gathers airlines, OEMs, suppliers, and designers from across the globe to discover and shape the cabin concepts of the future. The 2024 show will welcome returning faces alongside 40 suppliers exhibiting at the show for the first time to present their innovations to attendees and airline buyers, including ASE Aviation Services Europe GmbH, Sabena Technics, WeSky, and others.&nbs...

Daher celebrates 30 years of participation at AERO Friedrichshafen with its TBM 960 and Kodiak 100

In three-decades AERO Friedrichshafen has developed into Europe’ most important general aviation trade show. Daher and its predecessor companies were succesfuly exhibiting since its creation. 2024 edition is being marked by the presence of Daher two turboprop-powered aircraft families: the fast and efficient TBM; and the utility short takeoff and landing&nb...

Tecnam unveils the New P2006T NG

At the opening of the 30th edition of AERO Friederischafen Tecnam announced the launch of a new edition of the legendary P2006T. Tecnam Managing Director Giovanni Pascale Langer explained benefits of this new design. The first orders arrived on day 1, with Spanish Flying School Fly-By becoming the launch operator of the P2006T NG to expand their fleet operations and respond to incre...

Lilium starts production of high-performance battery packs for Lilium Jet

Lilium has started production of the advanced, aviation grade battery packs that will power the Lilium Jet on its first piloted flight, targeted for end of 2024. This latest milestone represents a landmark in the development of the Lilium Jet and follows extensive testing of battery pack subcomponents from&nb...