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Aeolus launch event

ESA’s Aeolus mission, which will use revolutionary laser technology to measure winds around the globe, is set for launch on 21 August from Europe’s Spaceport at Kourou in French Guiana. Media representatives are invited to the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany, to follow the launch of this latest Earth Explorer satellite. This… Read More ›

Bell 429 celebrates over 330,000 hours of operation

More than 325 Bell 429 aircraft in operation configured for various mission sets. Footprint Continues to Grow with New International Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is excited to announce that the Bell 429 global fleet has exceeded 330,000 hours of operation. With 325 aircraft in operation configured for various mission sets, the Bell… Read More ›

Royal Jordanian awards exclusive component pool contract to Spairliners for its Embraer fleet

Spairliners will supply Royal Jordanian’s fleet from its component pool and logistic hub in Paris, France, as well as its central spare parts warehouse in Munich, Germany. The contracted services include streamlined supply chain management, pool access, repair management and tailored logistics services for Line Replaceable Units of Royal Jordanian’s E175 and E195 fleet.  Royal… Read More ›

Next generation propulsion.

The turbo-jet gas turbine engine has been a feature of flight for long enough to be the normal experience of perhaps the majority of travellers. It has settled to a design concept that is reproduced by all the major manufacturers and made in substantial quantities. High by-pass ratio all jet engines power the great majority… Read More ›

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 ›

Qatar Airways and Qatar duty free celebrate Novak Djokovic’s second consecutive win of the Qatar 2017 ATP world tour

Golden Falcon trophy presented by sponsors Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free Novak Djokovic triumphed last night to take both the Qatar ExxonMobil Men’s Open 2017 title and the Golden Falcon trophy, a victory celebrated by both Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) the official sponsors of the event. The defending champion, Novak Djokovic… 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 ›

New look for the Premium Economy comfort kit!

Since January 2017, Air France has been offering its Premium Economy customers a brand new travel kit on board long-haul flights. This new model aims to reflect the image of the Premium Economy cabin, with a relaxed, chic and dynamic design. Available in a choice of two colours, the new comfort kit highlights the accent,… 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 ›

Turkish Airlines launches its updated mobile application.

“Europe’s Best Airline”* for the sixth consecutive years presents its new functions, now available in mobile applications. Turkish Airlines, the one and only airline flying to more countries and international destinations than any other, presents its new mobile application to its esteemed passengers. Designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly layout, with high quality visuals of destinations… Read More ›

Vietjet and Airbus to establish A320 Flight & Maintenance Training Services in Ho Chi Minh City.

– First Training by Airbus agreement in Vietnam. – Supporting Vietjet’s expansion whilst bringing the Airbus’ and EASA’s high standards into its training organization Airbus has signed an agreement to provide flight and maintenance training services to Vietjet in Ho Chi Minh City. With this agreement, Vietjet‘s flight training centre will host an Airbus A320… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters starts delivery of EC145 T2 with DRF Luftrettung.

Next-generation helicopter: quietest in its class with improved performance and lower operating costs. The handover of the first EC145 T2 to DRF Luftrettung marks yet another milestone for Airbus Helicopters in the successful program for the BK117/EC145 family. In spring 2014, the latest addition to the family received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency… 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 ›

ADAC Luftfahrt Technik and Airbus Helicopters sign parts-by-the-hour contract for EC145 T2 fleet.

Service agreement worth 25 million euros over ten years. oday, Airbus Helicopters and ADAC Luftfahrt Technik (ALT), the maintenance arm of ADAC Luftrettung, signed a parts-by-the-hour service contract for the air rescue organization’s EC145 T2 fleet. The ten-year service agreement with a volume of some 25 million euros covers a comprehensive range of services for… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce to strengthen research and development for future aero engines in Dahlewitz.

Rolls-Royce has today revealed plans to develop key aero-engine technologies at its Dahlewitz site in Germany. This follows the ground-breaking in March of a new test-bed for power gearboxes, which will support the development of the next generation of aero-engine designs. Research in Dahlewitz will create technologies delivering lower weight, lower cost, lower fuel consumption and… 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 ›

SAS launches new direct route between Stockholm and Hamburg.

  On April 22, SAS launches a new direct route between Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Hamburg Airport with two return flights every weekday and one return flight on Sundays. This strengthens SAS’s customer offering with another direct route to an attractive business destination and a popular weekend destination. Today, over 100,000 passengers fly between Stockholm… 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 ›

World freighter fleet to reach almost 3,000 aircraft in next 20 years.

Strong long-term traffic growth with the emerging countries set to outpace the growth of developed countries; Dedicated freighters will remain an essential part of world cargo – belly cargo proportion to remain unchanged; Mid-sized aircraft account for largest freighter segment, requiring almost 1,300 new aircraft by 2032; Airbus well positioned with A330-200F & A330-P2F. According… Read More ›

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