Germany

December 11, 2006 - 5:26am

The Diamond DA42 MPP (multi-purpose platform) fitted with an UOMZ sensor pod attracted considerable interest when it was displayed at the Paris Air Show. Present studies could lead to the aircraft being offered as an optionally piloted or unmanned aerial vehicle, a development that could be available in about three year’s time.

November 21, 2006 - 6:12am

ExecuJet Europe next month is opening what it describes as the first dedicated executive aircraft FBO at Berlin Schoenefeld Airport. The new operation will expand the existing Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services maintenance facility, in which ExecuJet is a 20-percent shareholder. The round-the-clock FBO will phase in services over the next six months.

November 15, 2006 - 6:39am

Hartmut Mehdorn, chairman of German railway group Deutsche Bahn, has proposed that Berlin’s downtown Tempelhof Airport be redeveloped as a dedicated business aviation facility. Mehdorn, who until the mid-1990s was a senior executive with Airbus and Deutsche Aerospace, has offered to lead a private-sector consortium to implement the project.

October 10, 2006 - 7:32am

Heatcon Abaris Training International has partnered with Lufthansa Resource Technical Training to offer compositerepair training at Lufthansa’s Cwmbran, Wales facility. Heatcon will assumeresponsibility for composite training.

October 9, 2006 - 7:11am

Hartmut Mehdorn, chairman of German railway group Deutsche Bahn, has proposed that Berlin’s downtown Tempelhof Airport be redeveloped as a dedicated business aviation facility. Mehdorn has offered to lead a private-sector consortium to implement the project.

October 4, 2006 - 11:58am

The Lufthansa Private Jet service, which allows passengers to book NetJets Europe aircraft for connections with the German airline’s scheduled services, now includes Frankfurt Airport. When the program began at the end of March it served only Munich.

September 12, 2006 - 12:13pm

The new facilities are adjacent to the terminal’s arrivals entrance.

Both lounges offer complimentary Internet access, drinks and satellite television. Standard opening hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., but the premises can be available around the clock.

 
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