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Uber co-founder Garrett Camp’s Expa invests in drone delivery pioneer Wingcopter

Expa - a global network of startup founders supporting entrepreneurs through expertise, access, and funding - today announced a strategic investment in Wingcopter. Getting things to where they need to go isn’t always simple and, often, can be critically urgent. That’s where Wingcopter comes in. The leading German company not only develops and manufactures autonomous delivery...

Liebherr exclusive provider for Lineage 1000 landing gear overhaul

Liebherr-Aerospace recently struck up an exclusive partnership with Embraer covering the overhaul services for the landing gear systems of the Lineage 1000 until 2031. The agreement marks a significant step forward in Liebherr’s successful worldwide landing gear overhaul campaign.  “We are very honored and proud to count Embraer Executive Jet Services among our customers. This...

New building complex with inauguration event - Recaro Aircraft Seating

Recaro Aircraft Seating celebrated its new building complex with an exclusive inauguration eventon September 13. Nearly 150 VIP guests were the first to tour the new space, which includes a crash facility, flame lab, customer service production area and offices for more than 120 Recaro team members. “It has been an exciting day for Team Recaro,...

Wingcopter drones fly blood samples in Germany

26 kilometers (16 miles) between Greifswald and Wolgast – that is the distance over which Wingcopter drones recently transported blood samples in the Northeast German federal state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. The flights were carried out by Greifswald University Medical Center in cooperation with DRF Luftrettung and Wingcopter as part of the MV|LIFE|DRONE Challenge pro...

Over 170 destinations are being served nonstop again from Munich Airport

Airlines are gradually increasing the number of flights offered at Munich Airport, which had been reduced as a result of the Corona crisis.The number of destinations served regularly from Munich has now risen to over 170. This represents around 80 percent of the destinations that were on the flight schedule in 2019, the year before the crisis. Since this week, travelers from the Bavarian capita...

Improved travel experience - Airbus Single-Aisle Airspace cabin enters into service with Lufthansa Group

Lufthansa has started operations with its first A320 Family aircraft – an A321neo – featuring Airbus’ new Single-Aisle Airspace cabin. In doing so, the airline becomes the first operator in Europe to introduce the new Airspace cabin features for passengers on board A320 Family aircraft. In 2018 Lufthansa Group, a long-time A320 Family customer, chose to equip more than 80 of its...

RED aircraft showcases RED A03 Powered YAK-18T

RED aircraft has successfully test flown a YAK-18T fitted with its highly efficient RED A03 engine. The flight represents a significant milestone for the company as it has exceeded expectations concerning performance and efficiency.   In an unorthodox and proactive move, it was Raikhlin Aircraft Developments who initiated the conversion. In doing so, they have practically demonstrated sever...

Sleep well on board of Lufthansa flights to São Paulo, Los Angeles and Singapore

As of 2nd August, Lufthansa guests traveling in Economy Class on select long-haul flights will have the option of booking a Sleeper’s Row at the check-in or at the gate, before their flight. With this new attractive offer, passengers will receive an entire row of seats for themselves, consisting of three to four adjacent seats, for the entire duration of the flight. This offer comes with a c...

Recaro Aircraft Seating honored with Focus Open Special Mention Award for newest business class seat

Recaro Aircraft Seating (Recaro) has been honored with a Focus Open Special Mention Award for its newest business class seat. The CL6720 business class seat was first introduced to the market in 2019 and will be flying on several airlines as of 2022. The CL6720 maximizes comfort and space to optimize the experience for business passengers.&...

Deutsche Post DHL Group record quarterly earnings and once again corona bonus for employees

All divisions achieved a significant jump in earnings All divisions significantly exceeded the previous year's results. Network capacity utilization was constantly high in the second quarter 2021. B2C shipment volumes remained ahead of last year in all networks, while the recovery in the B2B businesses continued to gain momentum. At the same time the tight capacity situation both in Ocean a...

Volocopter secures production organisation approval

Volocopter has secured Production Organisation Approval (POA) in compliance with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA Part 21G). The company is acquiring its long-standing, trusted partner in innovation and production, DG Flugzeugbau, a global leader in composite aircraft production. Through this acquisition, Volocopter is now the first and only electric vertical take-off...

Germany signs on for five Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft

The German Ministry of Defense signed a letter of offer and acceptance for five Boeing (NYSE:BA) P-8A Poseidon aircraft under the U.S. government’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) process. With this order, Germany becomes the eighth customer of the multimission maritime surveillance aircraft, joining the United States, Australia, India, the United Kingdom, Norway, Korea and New Zealand....