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PEGASUS Student Conference

The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for PEGASUS Students (i.e., students enrolled for a degree programme of PEGASUS institutions) and aerospace students of other European Universities to present technical papers in public competition for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes in the graduate (masters candidates only) category. The conference serves to… Read More ›

Ralf Kunkel named new VP Communications at airberlin

At the beginning of March Ralf Kunkel will become the new Vice President Communications at airberlin, reporting directly to CEO Thomas Winkelmann. “I would like to welcome Ralf to airberlin. We will be gaining an experienced communications professional, who brings his extensive knowledge and expertise as we embark on our restructuring and a new growth… Read More ›

airberlin to improve flight programme to Italy

airberlin will optimise its flight times to Italy this summer and increase the frequency and capacity for important city connections as part of its new network strategy. The changes aim to improve connections of airberlin’s flights at its two hubs of Berlin-Tegel and Dusseldorf. The strategically important connections from Berlin-Tegel and Dusseldorf to Rome and… Read More ›

KLM carried more than 30 million passengers in 2016

KLM has carried 30.4 million passengers last year – a new record. This is an increase of 6.4% compared to 2015. The increase was highest on European routes (7.8%), where we carried more than 20 million passengers for the first time. Load factor rose slightly by 0.8 of a percentage point compared to 2015. “The… Read More ›

Germany completes the integration of civil and military air traffic management in its airspace

As from today, air traffic controllers at EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) will be providing integrated civil and military air navigation services in the Hannover Upper Information Region (UIR) – the upper airspace (above 24,500 feet) of the north-west of Germany. The overarching objectives of the integration are to improve the air traffic… Read More ›

More flights to Sylt next summer with airberlin

New connection to Germany’s northernmost island from Zurich Next summer airberlin will once again provide a direct service for flight guests from various cities to the German island of Sylt. Germany’s second largest airline will expand the number of flights it offers to Sylt in order to give more holidaymakers fast and direct access to… Read More ›

Airberlin: the new Business Class is taking off

Since its launch two weeks ago, airberlin guests on short- and medium-haul routes have been able to enjoy Business Class, which has been very well received. Around 15,000 Business Class seats have already been reserved by airberlin passengers – and this number is trending upwards. ‘The current booking figures show that the decision to introduce… Read More ›

Helicopter Travel Munich signs for one H145 for offshore wind operations

Leading global helicopter offshore hoist operator Helicopter Travel Munich (HTM) has signed for one H145 today at Helitech International. The new aircraft – to be delivered in December 2017- will be operated from HTM’s bases at Emden, Norden, Borkum and Helgoland, serving offshore windfarms in the German Bight. The H145 joins HTM’s already-extensive inventory of… Read More ›

Last minute beach holiday with airberlin.

For all last minute travellers, who want to extend summer that little bit more, airberlin can offer a late summer special: From 31st July up until 3rd August 2014 tickets to Europe’s most popular swim destinations can be booked for the travel period from 1st September to 5th October 2014. airberlin’s extensive flight offers include… Read More ›

Norwegian launches new routes from London Gatwick.

Norwegian continues to expand its route network from London Gatwick by launching two new routes to Warsaw and Berlin. In addition it increases the number of daily departures to Copenhagen. There has been a great demand for high quality flights at a low fare from London Gatwick. The positive response from UK travellers means that… Read More ›

Air Malta Seat Sale Now On – 25% Discount Launched on Germany and Austria.

Air Malta has just launched a campaign offering a 25% discount on flights to/from Malta, to Germany and Austria.  The sale will be open up till Sunday 9th February and closes at 23:59hrs, Malta time. Tickets purchased through this offer are valid for travel till 31st March 2014. This offer is available on the airline’s… Read More ›

Lufthansa: Pioneer in aviation.

80th anniversary of trailblazing airmail flight across the South Atlantic. On 3 February 1934, the predecessor of today’s Lufthansa launched a scheduled transatlantic airmail service from Germany to South America – a pioneering achievement that received international acclaim. Lufthansa covered the distance of more than 13,000 km from Berlin to Buenos Aires in just six… Read More ›

Take off with airberlin and enjoy the spring.

Anyone wanting to turn their backs on the cold and dark winter will now have the choice of a million extra tickets to fly into the spring with airberlin. Return flights from 98 euros can be booked with Germany’s second largest airline until 28th January 2014. During the travel period from 15th February to 30th… Read More ›

New fares can be booked now – Firm transition dates for routes ex Hamburg, Berlin and Dusseldorf – New codeshare agreement between SWISS and Germanwings.

The “new Germanwings” is evolving very much faster than planned: It´s new “Best” and “Smart” fares will be available for booking at travel agencies for flights from early July from tomorrow (Friday), 12 April 2013. The lowest “Basic” fare is available in the online booking channels at Germanwings. Flights with the “new Germanwings” will be on… Read More ›

airberlin countdown: inaugural Berlin-Chicago flight takes off in 111 days.

Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel welcomes the first non-stop flight service to the German capital Flights to the Windy City now already available for booking On 23rd March 2013, the first airberlin flight from Berlin to Chicago will take place, making airberlin the only airline to connect the two major cities with a non-stop flight…. Read More ›

Germanwings continues to rely on Cyclean® Engine Wash.

Germanwings continues to rely on Lufthansa Technik‘s Cyclean® Engine Wash system: the contract between MRO specialist and airline has recently been extended. The engine washes for the Airbus A319 fleet of Germanwings will be carried out at the Cyclean® service stations in Stuttgart, Cologne, Hanover and Berlin. The fleet currently comprises 31 aircraft, with a further seven… Read More ›

Mehdorn demands immediate abolition of aviation tax.

airberlin’s CEO: Economic forecasts make compelling case for rethink. Hartmut Mehdorn, airberlin’s CEO, has demanded the immediate abolition of the aviation tax. “The tax distorts competition, it is damaging to the economy and it does not make any ecological sense either,” stated Mehdorn in Berlin today. “In view of the current economic forecasts published by… Read More ›

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