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Jetex & Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport joint venture to develop World First Pure Green FBO

Jetex and Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport announce the signing of a Joint Venture Agreement whereby both parties will work towards the development of a world-class executive aviation terminal and fixed base operation at Berlin Neuhardenberg Airport (EDON).Berlin is one of the top ten private aviation markets in Europe with more than 20,000 annual executive jet movements. “FBO Berlin Neuhar...

Health, hygiene top list of flight preference criteria, survey by Wingie finds

The commercial aviation sector has experienced considerable turbulence since Covid-19 first emerged in early 2020 – a year that saw global air travel decline by a staggering 67 percent. In the two years since, the pandemic has had a profound impact on passenger trends and preferences, a new survey by Germany-based travel site Wingie has found. “Covid has dramatically changed the att...

Do328 Jet Simulator operational again in Europe through Simulator Training Solutions centre

As part of its continuing global support for the Dornier 328 fleet, Deutsche Aircraft GmbH announced that an EASA certified Dornier 328 Jet Full Flight Simulator Level D is now operational in Germany and available for training since 1st of December 2021. The simulator received its certification from the German Federal Aviation Office (Luftfahrt-Bundesamt – LBA) on November 25th 202...

Four additional Lufthansa Airbus A350s at Munich Airport

The decision announced by Lufthansa today to station four additional, state-of-the-art long-haul Airbus A350s at its Bavarian hub has been welcomed by Flughafen München GmbH (FMG). For the Bavarian Finance Minister and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of FMG, Albert Füracker, Lufthansa’s decision is a significant boon for Bavaria’s international links and mobility: "The...

First Airbus A321neoLR for the German Air Force arrived

The first of two Airbus A321neoLR for the German Air Force arrived at Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg. The aircraft bears the military registration 15+10. Its sister aircraft 15+11 will follow in the coming weeks. This marks the start of the cabin conversion of the two aircraft, carried out by the Original Equipment & Special Aircraft Services business unit, for various mission types such as...

The working world of tomorrow: German air navigation service provider moves into LAB 48 at Munich Airport

LabCampus, the new interdisciplinary innovation center at Munich Airport, has gained another prominent tenant. Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) has rented around 2,700 m² of space in LAB 48. As the first property on LabCampus, which will be ready for its new tenants from April of next year, the four-story office building lays the foundation for innovation and interdisciplinary cooperation. Here,...

Wingcopter receives Investment from Japan-based DRONE FUND

Wingcopter continues to fly high, announcing that it has received an investment from DRONE FUND. DRONE FUND is a Japan-based venture capital company specializing in drone- and air mobility-related startups. The investment is made out of DRONE FUND’s JPY 10 billion/USD 90 million strong third fund, called DRONE FUND III (officially DRONE FUND III Investment Limited Partnership), and...

Successful premiere of EUROPEAN ROTORS – exceeded expectations

The debut of EUROPEAN ROTORS, the new trade fair and conference for VTOL aircraft was a great success: More than 150 exhibitors, visitors from 36 nations, over 65 accredited journalists and several world and European premieres showed the high demand of the industry to meet again in person and to shape the restart after the global pandemic. • sold out show floor • visitors from 36 n...

Set to transform Frankfurt Airport - SITA biometric-enabled kiosks and baggage messaging services

SITA announced a large-scale technology deployment at Frankfurt Airport to enhance the passenger experience and increase the airport's operational efficiency. The deployment features the installation of 87 biometric-enabled SITA TS6 Kiosks and is expected to be completed later this year. SITA's versatile TS6 check-in kiosks allow passengers to check in quickly and obtain...

Sustainable aviation fuel in Arrius-powered helicopter fleet: Safran and ÖAMTC Air Rescue

Safran Helicopter Engines and ÖAMTC Air Rescue have agreed to cooperate in introducing sustainable aviation fuel. The engine manufacturer will support the Austrian HEMS operator in deploying SAF to its Arrius 2B2-powered Airbus H135 fleet. By summer 2022, the goal is that one HEMS helicopter will be ready to use 30 to 50% biofuel, in compliance with current Safran engines certification to use...

Public premiere - Fraundorfer Aeronautics TENSOR 600X at European Rotors

Fraundorfer Aeronautics is presenting its newly developed "TENSOR 600X" aircraft to the public for the first time at European Rotors in Cologne. The aircraft has a range of 600 kilometers and a maximum cruising speed of 200 km/h. The TENSOR 600X is intended for personal mobility: Medium-distance business trips, for example, can be completed much faster than with any other mode of tran...

Airbus Helicopters product & service solutions at the first European Rotors

European Rotors will enable Airbus Helicopters to reconnect with its customers, partners, suppliers, and other industry players in person. Showgoers will have the opportunity to stop by and learn all about the different initiatives launched by the Company to pioneer sustainable aerospace from the use of sustainable aviation fuel, to hybridisation and Urban Air Mobility. A scale model of the C...