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Freight United Airlines and Lufthansa launch Cargo Joint Venture

United Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo have launched their previously announced air cargo joint venture. 

Airlines Ryanair announces Düsseldorf base

Low-Cost carrier Ryanair has said, that it will open a new base in Düsseldorf, Germany. The carrier will offer flights to Spanish holiday destinations.

Industry Ultra Long Range A350 completes first flight

The Ultra Long Range version of the A350 XWB, MSN 216, has successfully completed its first flight.

Freight Swissport signs agreement for new cargo warehouse at Frankfurt Airport

Swissport International Ltd. signed a long-term lease agreement with airport operator Fraport AG for a new air cargo warehouse at Frankfurt Airport’s CargoCity South.


Industry Wheeltug signs slot agreement with German operator

Wheeltug has announced, that it has signed a slot agreement for Boeing and Airbus aircraft from a German operator.

Industry Aircraft Interiors Expo 2018 in Hamburg starts

The global aviation world will meet at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg in the next days.

Airlines WDL Aviation adds another BAe 146

Germany´s WDL Aviation adds another British Aerospace BAe 146-200 to its fleet.

Start-Ups VLM Airlines announces new routes

The Belgium regional carrier VLM Airlines has announced three new destinations in its network.

Airlines Ryanair informs about Laudamotion partnership

The Irish low cost carrier Ryanair has announced details of the partnership with Laudamotion.

Airports New airline offers domestic flights from Friedrichshafen

The Danish regional carrier Sun Air has announced it will connect the German regional airport Friedrichshafen with Düsseldorf Airport, beginning in June 2018.

Airlines LaudaMotion flies for Eurowings

Some days after LaudaMotion announced a cooperation with Ryanair, the new Austrian carrier confirmed it will operate eight aircraft for Lufthansa’s low cost subsidiary Eurowings.

General Aviation AirGo adds first Piaggio Avanti EVO

Germany charter operator AirGo Private Airline has added a new Piaggio Avanti EVO to its fleet.

Airlines Ryanair to give German Pilots full contracts

Irish Low-Cost airline Ryanair will hand out full contracts to German pilots. Ryanair is being criticized for social dumping.

Airlines Lufthansa to end Berlin-New York flights

According to German media, Lufthansa will stop operating flights from the former Air Berlin hub Berlin Tegel to New York JFK in the next weeks.

Industry Airbus A330-800 rolls out of the paintshop

The newest member of the A330neo Family, the A330-800, has rolled out of the paintshop, on track for its first flight in mid-2018.

Industry A321LR successfully completes maiden flight

Airbus’ first A321LR has has accomplished its maiden flight following a mission lasting 2 hours and 36 minutes. 

Freight Lufthansa Cargo increases number of flights to Japan

Lufthansa Cargo has announced, that it will increase freighter services to Japan.

Start-Ups Azur Air receives two Boeing 737-900ER

Azur Air will receive two Boeing 737-900ER until March. Both aircraft will be based in Düsseldorf, where the airline has its German operational base.

Airlines Germania retires Boeing fleet

Germania will retire its Boeing 737 fleet in the next 15 months.

Airlines Thomas Cook acquires Air Berlin Aviation GmbH

Thomas Cook has acquired Air Berlin Aviation GmbH, an affiliate of the former German carrier.

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