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Stefan Hafenscher Appointed Head of Controlling

Stefan Hafenscher (35) has been appointed to serve as Head of Corporate Controlling of the Austrian Airlines Group in his position as Vice-President. Hafenscher succeeds Wolfgang Henle, who has been named to serve as the new Managing Director of Austrian Technik in Bratislava. Born in Vienna, Hafenscher has worked as a Group controller at Austrian […]

Zodiac Aerospace Acquires TriaGnoSys

TriaGnoSys is the expert in mobile communication, information and media, enabling communications and information transfer to and from air, land and sea Zodiac Aerospace has completed the acquisition of TriaGnoSys, the German based company specializing in inflight connectivity and wireless entertainment and cabin systems. TriaGnoSys will be part of Zodiac Inflight Innovations (ZII) providing integrated […]

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KSK Set to Fly Eurocopter’s Light Utility Helicopter

Germany’s Special Forces Command Set to Fly Eurocopter’s EC645 T2 Light Utility Helicopter Eurocopter and the German Federal Ministry of Defense today signed a contract for 15 EC645 T2 Light Utility Helicopters (LUH) to be used by Kommando Spezialkräfte (KSK), Germany’s Special Forces Command. With this order, the Bundeswehr has now joined the customer list […]

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Zodiac Aerospace to Purchase Engineering Department of Threesixty

Zodiac Aerospace to purchase the engineering department of Threesixty Aerospace company Zodiac Aerospace, through its subsidiary Zodiac Seats UK, has announced the acquisition of the engineering department of the company Threesixty Aerospace including about twenty people. Threesixty Aerospace is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Virgin Atlantic Airways engaged in the conception, design and manufacture of the seats […]

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IATA Securing Australia’s Aviation Future

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for urgent policy attention to infrastructure and taxation issues to ensure the continued development of aviation connectivity in Australia. “Aviation has always played a key role in Australia. It binds the continent together and connects the island to its major trading partners. Combined with tourism, aviation supports […]

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Boeing Gains FAA Approval to Fly Advanced Navigation Procedures on 787

Boeing Gains FAA Approval to Fly Advanced Navigation Procedures on 787 Boeing has received FAA approval to fly Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required (RNP AR) procedures on the 787 fleet. Operators that fly RNP AR procedures significantly reduce fuel burn, emissions and airport congestion by flying precisely along a predefined route using advanced on-board […]

Austrians Call for Abolishing the Airline Ticket Tax

Austrians Call for Abolishing the Airline Ticket Tax – 58 percent of Austrians support abolishing the airline ticket tax A clear majority or 58 percent of the Austrians interviewed said they supported abolishing the airline ticket tax. This was the conclusion of a representative survey of 1,000 Austrians carried out by the market research company GfK. […]

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EADS Brings the WOW Factor to Le Bourget

Imagining The Future – EADS Brings the WOW Factor to Le Bourget All week long visitors to the Paris Air Show have been showing off their creative skills by imagining the future on a dedicated graffiti wall near the EADS Pavilion. In order to highlight that EADS is recruiting 5,000 people this year the overall message of ‘Join Us’ was […]

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French President visits EADS Pavilion at Paris Air Show

French President visits EADS Pavilion at Paris Air Show EADS Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders welcomed French President François Hollande who flew into Le Bourget on board an Airbus Military A400M military transport aircraft. Also pictured is EADS Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer Marwan Lahoud. France will be the first country to take delivery of an A400M. About […]

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Cessna Turbo Skylane JT-A™ Arrives in UK for European Debut

Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, today announced their new Turbo Skylane 182 JT-A will be available for viewing at UK AeroExpo 2013. The event will be held at the Sywell Aerodrome from 31 May to 2 June in Northampton, England. More: Have you booked your tickets for Walt Disney World? The Turbo Skylane […]