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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...

First A321LR order of two aircraft for Airbus Corporate Jets

Airbus Corporate Jets has won the first A321LR order for two aircraft from Lufthansa Technik, highlighting the market appeal and versatility of the A320neo Family. The aircraft will be multi-role capable and can be equipped for various types of missions, such as troop transport, different MedEvac role setups (medical evacuation) and will be operated by the German Air Force. Lufthansa Technik has n...

Corona pandemic considerably impacted Lufthansa result

The collapse in demand for air travel due to the Corona pandemic led to an 80 percent drop in revenue for the Lufthansa Group in the second quarter to 1.9 billion euros (previous year: 9.6 billion euros). Most of the revenue (1.5 billion euros) was generated by Lufthansa Cargo and Lufthansa Technik. The Lufthansa Group Adjusted EBIT in the quarter under review amounted to minus 1.7 billion euro...

Eurowings extends flight programme by 26 new holiday destinations

The longer the corona crisis lasts, the more people's longing for a holiday from the crisis grows. Eurowings is serving the reawakening desire to travel from its main German airports with 26 additional holiday destinations, which are now being added to the range of the largest German holiday airline. The large Eurowings locations in Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Cologne/Bonn and Berlin...

Lady Liberty is a guest at Munich Airport

United Airlines promoted the resumption of its flights to Newark Airport with the Statue of Liberty, the iconic symbol of New York. An ultramodern Dreamliner (Boeing 787-9) departs the Bavarian capital for the US every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 12:30 p.m. Thorsten Lettnin, Managing Director Sales for Continental Europe and India at United Airlines, remarked: “We are delighted to be re...