Tag: Germany

Strikes Expected at German Airports on Wednesday

Reading Time: < 1 minute Passengers should expect delays and cancellations at several airports in Germany on Wednesday due to planned strikes, including at the two largest airports in Frankfurt and Munich. Verdi, a large trade union, is encouraging employees at the airports in Frankfurt / Main, Munich, Dusseldorf, Cologne / Bonn, Dortmund and Hanover to start the strike at […]

Germany’s Fantastic New Flying Car Achieves Road Speeds in the Sky

Reading Time: < 1 minute A quadcopter-like contraption, but for humans, the “Volocopter” hopes to change urban transportation by transforming low altitudes into highways. A new vehicle, called the Volocopter, could make flying cars a reality for many people, as the design includes such ideas as creating virtual highways with speed limits for the vehicles. The designers say the aircraft […]

RWL German Flight Academy and FSC to Expand Flight Simulation Training in Germany

Reading Time: < 1 minute RWL GERMAN FLIGHT ACADEMY and FLIGHT SIMULATION COMPANY proudly announce their joint effort to expand flight simulation training in Germany. As of October 2016 FSC will have an EASA-certified level D A320 full flight simulator operational at RWL’s training center in Monchengladbach, conveniently located at twenty minutes by car from Düsseldorf Airport. This A320 simulator joins […]

Competitive Air Transport Sector to Drive Increased German Prosperity

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the German government to focus on improving the competitiveness of the German air transport sector in the development of its national aviation policy. Aviation supports the German economy by underpinning 1.12 million jobs and EUR77 billion in GDP. But these benefits are under pressure because of onerous […]

France’s BEA Makes Recommendations After Germanwings Crash Report

Reading Time: 3 minutes The French civil aviation safety agency Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses (BEA) has assigned several failures in the system for detecting and preventing mental illness to the cause of the March 24, 2015 crash of Germanwings A320 into the French Alps in its final accident report, issued Sunday. Along with a lack of “clear guidelines” in […]

Ryanair Pilots in Germany to Lose Their ‘Home Base’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair Pilots based in two German bases, Frankfurt-Hahn and Bremen, have been informed in the last week that aircraft reductions are planned at their bases for Summer 2016. It is expected that at least 1 aircraft will be removed from each base but the company has not indicated if there will be any further decreases. […]

Lufthansa Technik Provides Support For Eurowings Long-Haul Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lufthansa Technik AG is to provide comprehensive technical support for the new Eurowings long-haul fleet. The agreement was reached with SunExpress Germany, which operates intercontinental flights from Germany for the Lufthansa Group under the Eurowings brand. In the framework of a Total Technical Support TTS®, Lufthansa Technik will among other aspects handle component supply, aircraft […]

Etihad Appeals German Court Ruling Against Airberlin Codeshares

Reading Time: 2 minutes Etihad Airways has appealed a German court’s decision revoking the approval of 29 of its codeshare flights with Airberlin. The notice of appeal was filed Jan. 4 in the higher administrative court in Germany’s Lüneburg. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier said the German Ministry of Transport raised concerns on 29 of the codeshares last summer, based […]