Lufthansa

November 28, 2007 - 12:14pm

Bombardier has decided to further increase production of its CRJ700 and CRJ900 regional jets to one aircraft every three days, the company announced today during a review of its third-quarter FY2008 financial results. In August Bombardier said it planned to boost the rate from this fiscal year’s 50 to 57 in FY09, but projections for further backlog growth have prompted the hike to 64 per year.

November 26, 2007 - 1:11pm

Adria Airways, the national airline of Slovenia, has overcome the trauma of Yugoslavia’s dissolution and has adapted to the new shape of the market. The company effected radical changes to its fleet, most notably with the addition of four 50-seat Canadair Regional Jets, and appears likely to board 900,000 passengers this year in primarily regional markets.

November 26, 2007 - 12:53pm

Short of cash after a financially strenuous year marked by a strong rise in fuel prices, the Austrian regional AirAlps has relinquished its exclusive code- sharing agreement with KLM and found new investors in Northern Italy.

November 26, 2007 - 12:27pm

“The Air France flight to Brussels is leaving from Platform Two,” could soon be a commonplace announcement following the French carrier’s partnership with railway operator Thalys International. Air France recognizes that the SNCF is its main rival in the French domestic market, but the airline also operates several routes in partnership with the French rail company.

November 26, 2007 - 8:06am

When Peter Campbell was managing the interior completion of a BBJ2 for a client, he became concerned about the expensive blended wood flooring and leather paneling inside the main cabin door. So he made a sketch of an awning attached to the top of the BBJ’s door and presented it to Lufthansa Technik Completion Center designers in Hamburg, Germany.

November 12, 2007 - 6:43am

Lufthansa Systems (LHS) is here introducing the electronic flight folder (EFF), a new feature in its Lido eFlightBag that allows crewmembers to download last-minute flight briefing documents as simply as airport charts.

November 11, 2007 - 7:19pm

Lufthansa Systems (LHS) is here introducing the electronic flight folder (EFF), a new feature in its Lido eFlightBag that allows crewmembers to download last-minute flight briefing documents as simply as airport charts.

November 6, 2007 - 6:38am

The variety of types and average size of business and private aircraft is changing here in the Middle East, with new customers increasingly willing to fly in medium-sized jets that would have seemed out of the question in this market a few years ago.

November 6, 2007 - 4:58am

In Boeing’s estimation, the Middle East will become the third largest market in the world for jumbo-sized airplanes over the next 20 years.

November 5, 2007 - 10:24am

Lufthansa Technik expects to complete construction of a $71.26 million 161,000-sq-ft production facility at its Hamburg location in early 2009.

 
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