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DHL Express to Build New Gateway at Munich Airport

DHL Express Germany and Munich Airport have concluded an agreement for the construction of a new cargo building at Munich Airport. The new building will be built on the site currently occupied by the car parks P 80 and P 80 West and will have a gross floor area of more than 8,000 square meters. For the first time, the partners signed the contract digitally, reflecting the current restric...

Project Pearl Global Express refurbishment by FAI Technik

 FAI Technik has completed its latest refurbishment, “Project Pearl“, a pre-owned Bombardier Global Express – D-AFAL (MSN 9016). The multi-million-euro project represents one of the most extensive refurbishment projects for the type.The project, which took approximately 10,000 manhours to complete, includes 15/30/60, 120 and 240-month inspections.  The Global featu...

FAS Pilot Academy chooses Alsim

ALSIM ALX simulator goes to FAS Pilot Academy, in Athens, Greece. Captain Fanourakis, Owner of FAS, explains his choice: “The main reason why we chose to cooperate with ALSIM is the confidence that comes with their teams. ALSIM is an organization which shares the same philosophy with FAS regarding the flight training requirements and covers all the training needs. FAS main target i...

ILA Berlin 2020 goes digital with RED Aircraft

RED Aircraft confirms its participation in the ongoing ILA Berlin 2020 digital aerospace exibition. This is a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with a public airshow. It is held every even year at the Berlin ExpoCenter Airport near Schönefeld. Owing to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, however, the exhibition has gone digital this year. With this, ILA now be...

Lilium welcomes Baillie Gifford as new investor

Lilium welcomed respected investment management partnership, Baillie Gifford, as a new investor. Known for their track record of investing in high-impact technology companies such as Amazon, Tesla, Airbnb, Spotify and SpaceX, the partnership has invested $35m in the company, extending the current funding round to more than $275m, and total investment to date to more than $375m. The news co...

RED Aircraft moves forward its RED A03 Piston Engine towards STC Business

RED Aircraft GmbH is now focusing heavily on creating more STC partnership opportunities for the users of its cutting edge aviation piston engine RED A03. The most powerful piston engine on the market, RED A03 operates with aviation kerosene up to an operating altitude of FL500. The company is currently working on increasing the number of airframe types that use RED A03. Official sources reve...

Welcome the finalist in AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards - Wingcopter

Wingcopter has been named a finalist in the XCELLENCE Awards by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI). The Germany-based manufacturer of autonomous delivery drones was selected from a pool of accomplished applicants as one of six finalists for the Humanitarian category, sponsored by DJI. Winners will be announced during the keynote session on Thursday, Oct. 8 at AUVSI...

Business aviation insider - pioneering passenger and crew health standards: DC Aviation

We are keeping you informed regarding new measures commercial airlines are introducing in order to ensure maximum sanitary protection for passengers and crew. What is happening in business aviation in the area of hygiene and sanitary measures? DC Aviation has introduced a programme for rapid Covid-19 pre-flight virus testing for the crew and flight support personnel. The measure was i...

Economic Stabilization Fund approves Lufthansa stabilization package

Deutsche Lufthansa AG has been informed by the Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) of the Federal Republic of Germany that the WSF has approved the stabilization package for the company. The Executive Board also supports the package. The package provides for stabilization measures and loans of up to EUR 9 billion. The WSF will make silent participations of up to 5.7 billion euros in total in t...

Wingcopter - one of the winners of German Government €24 million COVID-19 hackathon

Wingcopter, developer of autonomous delivery drones for humanitarian and commercial applications, has been named one of nine winners of the #SmartDevelopmentHack. Through this global hackathon, the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) solicited innovative digital solutions to tackle the challenges caused by the coronavirus outbreak in low- and middle-income countries...

Getting ready for safe travel - Munich Airport

With an extensive package of measures to protect against infection, Munich Airport is preparing for a rebound in air traffic and increasing passenger figures. This will ensure travel remains safe at Munich Airport. Masks must be worn in Munich Airport terminal buildings effective immediately Extensive hygiene measures in terminal buildings Airport CEO Jost Lammers: "We offer the hig...

Safety, Innovation and Training - EUROPEAN ROTORS skilling the rotorcraft community

With the rotary wing sector gathering at EUROPEAN ROTORS (November 10 – 12, 2020 in Cologne, Germany), the aim of this high-level industry event is to set a new standard of networking, discussing and developing the skills of the rotorcraft community incorporating the challenges the industry is facing due to Covid-19. The concept of EUROPEAN ROTORS envisions a unique conference, training a...