NLR, TUI fly and Lufthansa make test flights at Twente Airport

Weather permitting, NLR’s Cessna Citation, the PH-LAB, will operate 200 to 250 flights at Twente Airport between 28 September and 8 October. A Boeing 737 from TUI fly and an Airbus A319 from Lufthansa will also participate on 5 and 6 October, each with approximately ten flights. This concerns so-called approach flights: sometimes a touch-and-go […]

KLM Flight Academy unveils plan to purchase electric aircraft

From February 2022, future pilots will already be prepared for flying electric aircraft, De Vries further reported. From then on, a flying lesson on a regular aircraft will be replaced by two flights in a Pipistrel Velis Electro. To this end, the KLM Flight Academy is starting a collaboration with E-Flight Academy at Teuge Airport. […]

First Embraer E2 Series Commercial Flight to London City Airport

The Embraer 190-E2, the second largest version of the E2 series, was approved for use at London City Airport in early June. The London business airport has strict noise regulations, and a fairly steep approach is required to land there. London City has a runway length of 1,508 meters and has an approach procedure that […]

Philippine Airlines files for bankruptcy protection in US

The US bankruptcy judge in New York has yet to approve the plan, which provides for a $2 billion debt reduction. Under its majority shareholder’s plan, Philippine Airlines will receive $505 million in equity and debt financing, as well as $150 million in debt financing from new investors. The company reports that 90 percent of […]

The federal government pledges aid to twelve airports

Empty check-in counters at Düsseldorf Airport The federal government now wants to grant subsidies to the corona-stricken airports. (Photo: dpa) Berlin At German airports there is one thing above all in these difficult Corona times: empty. The number of passengers has collapsed almost unprecedented. The economic pressure on the airports has increased immensely, and the […]

Passengers should travel by bus: Lufthansa cancels flight Nuremberg-Munich | Regional

Munich / Nuremberg – Lufthansa is no longer taking on its controversial ultra-short flights between Nuremberg and the Munich hub. In the Corona crisis, the just 150 kilometers long inner Bavarian route was discontinued. ▶ ︎ Transfer passengers with destination or departure in Nuremberg will in future be referred to connections via the other Lufthansa […]

Free on board with American Airlines: half an hour of super-fast TikTok

“Faster WiFi allows us to offer more in-flight entertainment options and invest in innovative partnerships with platforms like TikTok,” explained Clarissa Sebastian, president of American Airlines’ Premium Customer Experience. “In this way, our passengers help us to better understand what they appreciate during their flight.” TikTok has approximately 732 million monthly users on the ground. […]

Sunweb does not have to take over Corendon, including Corendon Dutch Airlines

As a result of this ruling, Corendon Dutch Airlines will not change hands. The takeover also involved Corendon’s tour operator activities in the Netherlands and Belgium and the back office in Turkey. The other airlines of Corendon, such as the Turkish Corendon Airlines, would not be taken over by Sunweb. Corendon wanted to proceed with […]

Concentration on 15 larger airports

February 12, 2021 at 5:51 am Subsidies also for Düsseldorf : Federal government agrees on financial aid for important airports Düsseldorf Airport should also benefit from federal financial aid. Photo: dpa/Kevin Kurek Berlin The federal and state governments want to jointly relieve the German airports in the corona crisis. The federal government wants to concentrate […]

Boeing 777 blows away roof tiles in Limburg

Last Monday, nearly a hundred roof tiles were blown off a barn in Beek, when a Boeing 777 made a landing from the north. “No one was injured, but we are quite often where the roof tiles ended up,” resident Marjo Schoutrop told 1Limburg. Three weeks ago, roof tiles were blown away at the vacant […]