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Munich Airport's new satellite terminal almost completed

Comprehensive testing and intensive "dress re-hearsals" as the official opening approaches Munich Airport's new satellite terminal looks close to completion. Inside, however, crews are working full speed ahead to complete the interior. Before the building goes into full operation in April of the coming year, a series of tests and extensive trial operations are scheduled. With 4...

Small Planet Airlines GmbH teams with TUI Deutschland

Leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines GmbH is strengthening its positions in the German market flying from two new locations – Bremen and Paderborn. The company has revealed it started cooperating with Germany’s leading tour operator, and during the next holiday season it will fly to Rhodes, Heraklion, Kos, Menorca, Burgas. “Working with the most popular travel organizer is th...

Lufthansa Technik offers advanced Cyclean® engine wash

Lufthansa Technik is offering an advanced version of its Cyclean® engine wash system. Based on the large success of the first Cyclean® version Lufthansa Technik’s product engineering has further optimized the system. The temperature range has been significantly extended in which Cyclean® can be used. The advanced system is operational up to -10 degrees Ce...

Low emission ground services: „Green Gate“ at Frankfurt Airport opened

From „Airport to E-PORT“: The E-PORT AN initiative partners are driving electric mobility on the apron forward and making projects visible to passengers The E-PORT AN initiative partners; Fraport AG, Lufthansa Group, the State of Hesse and the Rhine-Main model electro-mobility region, opened the first "Green Gate" at Frankfurt Airport today. At Lufthansa Gate A15 passenger...

Lufthansa Technik: Launch of component support for new Airbus A350 XWB

With its customer Finnair launching operations of its first Airbus A350 XWB, Lufthansa Technik AG commenced the component support for the new aircraft type. The first European airline to operate the A350, Finnair, signed a twelve-year contract in May with the leading  provider of technical services for the aviation industry. As part of the exclusive Total Component Sup...

OHS Aviation Services completes 15th full vip refurbishment on Bombardier Global Express

OHS Aviation Services, the interior refurbishment specialist, headquatered in Berlin Schönefeld SXF, has just completed its 15th full vip refurbishment on a Bombardier Global cabin for an undisclosed private customer. "We are proud to have successfully performed another high quality cabin refurbishment in-house in less than eight weeks, says the ceo of OHS, Ornulf Hilar...

Lufthansa steps up service for premium passengers to Arabian Gulf

Lufthansa is stepping up its premium offering on flights to the Arabian Gulf as the region’s big three carriers raise the stakes in pampering passengers. The German flag carrier will introduce its “premium economy” class on all of its flights to the Gulf from October 25. It will also open a lounge at Dubai International Airport – Concourse D – the new terminal t...

Lufthansa Technik Delivers First of Three VVIP Boeing 747-8 Aircraft

Following a completion period that lasted more than two years, Lufthansa Technik's Completion Center in Hamburg has returned the first of three Boeing 747-8s currently being converted by the company back to an undisclosed customer. This project was one of the most complex undertaken by Lufthansa Technik in its long history of completions owing to a cabin size of some 440 square meters and the...

Bell Helicopter expands Service Facility network in Germany

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announces today that it is adding Agrarflug Helilift, located in Ahren, Germany, to its Bell Helicopter Authorized Customer Service Facility network. With thirty years of experience in the industry, Agrarflug Helilift is an established operator with over 40 helicopters in its fleet and offers charter services, aircraft maintenance and training ...

World's Fastest In-flight Broadband Coming to Lufthansa

For those who cherish escaping the constant deluge of emails that flying 35,000 feet above ground affords, peace and quiet might soon be shattered. British satellite company Inmarsat has partnered with Deutsche Telekom to bring super-fast Internet to fliers in Europe, enabling them to use their smartphones at same speed in the air as they do on the ground. The service will be the fastest on...

Small Planet Airlines GmbH is launching flights from Germany

Leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines GmbH made its first flight from Germany after signing an agreement with virtual airline and an air broker Involatus Carrier Consulting GmbH. The company will carry passengers from the following Germany and Switzerland airports: Bremen, Hanover, Hamburg, Munster, Dusseldorf, and Zurich. Passengers will fly to Canary Islands, Fuerteventura and La Palma. &ldqu...

MHS Aviation becomes first German G650 operator

MHS Aviation has taken delivery of Germany’s first Gulfstream G650. The aircraft, registered as D-AYSM (MSN 6146), arrived at Saarbrücken Airport on October 5. “We are proud to be the first operator in Germany to operate a new Gulfstream 650, an excellent aircraft with an outstanding performance and cutting edge technology.” Andreas Otto, CEO of MHS Aviatio...