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5G networks in aircraft maintenance

Lufthansa Technik is one of the first companies in Germany to use its own private wireless networks based on the latest standard 5G. In February, the first 5G private wireless networks have been put into operation for two innovation projects in the field of VIP completion and engine overhaul at Lufthansa Technik's Hamburg base. For testing the technology, Lufthansa Technik has set up two...

New multi year partnership - FAI Aviation Group & McLaren Racing

Business aviation and Formula 1, sounds tempting? In that case, here you have more details regarding a fresh partnership just signed between FAI Aviation Group and McLaren Racing! FAI will provide private aviation services to the Formula 1 team as part of a multi-year partnership which will commence at the start of the 2020 season. The partnership aligns two internationally rec...

Wingcopter wins at NTT DATA Open Innovation Contest

Wingcopter has been awarded the Sustainable Development Goals Spotlight prize at this year’s Open Innovation Contest of the global business and IT solutions provider NTT DATA. The category was open to companies that use innovative technology to help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Wingcopter was able to convince the jury of NTT DATA employees and exter...

NH90 HFTS pilot training centre adapts latest helicopter standard

The good cooperation conducted since 2004 between the German forces and the Helicopter Flight Training Services consortium for NH90 aircrew training will continue until 2028, thanks to the recent signing of the contract to modernize the four Full Mission Simulators on three sites. This contract complements the initial 14-year private finance agreement (PFI) signed in 2004. The HFTS consortium w...

First customer for Automated Line Maintenance Planning on AVIATAR - Wizz Air

Wizz Air has introduced Lufthansa Technik's digital Line Maintenance Planning Solution available on the AVIATAR platform as a launching customer. Being a partner of AVIATAR since its introduction in 2017, Wizz Air uses the new tool to improve productivity, maximize aircraft availability and to reduce the manual planning effort.   The integration of data from various different...

Around the World Challenge: Munich Airport and Generali Munich Marathon

​Relay teams comprised of four runners have the challenge of running a total of 41.195 kilometers: Every year, the relay teams that participate in the Munich Marathon train hard to cross the finish line. In 2020, with Munich Airport as the lead sponsor, the Munich Marathon is taking it a step further. In the "Around the World Challenge", we invite everyone to put together a team, lace up...

Get ready for many debuts at AERO 2020

On April 1 of this year, the 28th AERO will be lifting off with a total of 700 exhibitors from 38 countries and a range of products and services that is even more extensive than in previous years. Ultralight aircraft, motor gliders, touring planes, helicopters, and business jets will be on display in Friedrichshafen. In addition, civil drones and electric flying taxis are playing an increasingly g...

Gold German Design Awards goes to Recaro Aircraft Seating for CL3710 seat

Congratulations Recaro Aircraft Seating!  The Gold award from the German Design Awards goes to CL3710 economy class long-haul seat! CL3710 was honored in the “Excellent Product Design” category for its sleeping comfort features on long-haul flights.  A combined effort of Recaro engineers, des...

MTU Aero Engines presents its future technologies at Singapore Airshow 2020

The trend for Asia as an aviation market is set to continue, the region being one of the fastest-growing in the world. MTU Aero Engines, Germany's leading engine manufacturer and the world's largest independent provider of commercial engine maintenance services, cannot miss out to exhibit at this key industry event. With the slogan “Thrust for the future,” MTU offer exciting pr...

Munich Airport recognized for successful efforts to reduce CO2 emissions

The international climate protection organization CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) has again recognized Munich Airport (FMG) for its highly effective climate protection efforts. For the third consecutive year, Munich Airport has achieved "Leadership Level" and earned an "A-" rating in the "Climate Change" category.  CDP collects data on climate change measures...

Welcome New and Unique helicopter show in Cologne

If you are rotors – we got it! For the first time, the European Helicopter Association (EHA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) are joining forces to offer the international rotorcraft community a unique event format. The new show will be creating a global network platform for the helicopter industry from November 10th - 12th, 2020 at Koelnmesse, Germany. It will also in...

Frankfurt Airport Serves More than 70.5 Million Passengers in 2019

Frankfurt Airport served more than 70.5 million passengers in 2019 – achieving a new all-time record by exceeding the 70-million mark for the first time in a calendar year. Compared to the previous year, this represents a passenger increase of 1.5 percent. Following a positive trend in the first half of 2019 (up 3.0 percent), passenger volumes largely stagnated in the second half of the year...