Lufthansa

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.

October 17, 2007 - 6:20am

The turboprop derivative of the four-seat Grob 120 made its first flight on December 20 from Mindelheim-Mattsies (EDMN) Airport, Germany, where the company is also located. Although the flight lasted only about 20 minutes, another six hours were flown during January. Certification is now expected by the end of this year, according to Hans Doll, sales director. FAA approval would follow thereafter.

October 11, 2007 - 9:28am

The scheduled airlines, after years of seeing business-class travelers lured away by business aviation operators, are fighting back.

October 11, 2007 - 7:19am

Completions of corporate and VIP aircraft were worth $111 million in sales to Lufthansa Technik last year, an increase of 20 percent over the 2001 figure. “A big VIP aircraft completion represents between 100,000 and 200,000 working hours,” noted executive board chairman August Wilhelm Hennigsen. “Currently our capacity is fully utilized through most of the third quarter.” But the market is fierce.

 
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