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European Commission approves €380 million loan to Condor
Rytis Beresnevicius
Civil Aviation
European Commission approves €380 million loan to Condor

A crucial loan to secure the former Thomas Cook subsidiary, Condor future has been approved by the European Commiss...


Airbus and Dassault urge their governments to act on the FCAS
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
Airbus and Dassault urge their governments to act on the FCAS

This year, the Paris Air Show saw the signing of the agreement that set the legal framework for the joint development of...


US F-16 fighter jet crashes during training near Trier, Germany
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
US F-16 fighter jet crashes during training near Trier, Germany

An F-16C fighter jet belonging to the United States Air Force crashed near Zemmer, close to the German border with Luxem...


Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet to replace the German Tornado?
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet to replace the German Tornado?

Since 2017, the German government has been actively looking to replace its aging fleet of Panavia Tornado aircraft. The...


Berlin-Brandenburg Airport targets 2020 opening
Rytis Beresnevicius
Civil Aviation
Berlin-Brandenburg Airport targets 2020 opening

The troubled airport in Berlin, which was supposed to open in 2011, might actually open in 2020. However, a lot of scept...


Condor to fly despite Thomas Cook bankruptcy
Clement Charpentreau
Civil Aviation
Condor to fly despite Thomas Cook bankruptcy

The German airline Condor, a subsidiary of the bankrupt British tour operator Thomas Cook, obtained a state loan guarant...


Germany grounds fleet of Airbus Tiger helicopters
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
Germany grounds fleet of Airbus Tiger helicopters

The Bundeswehr has grounded its fleet of Tiger attack helicopters following a safety warning issued by Airbus Helicopter...


German armed forces EC-135 helicopter crashes during training
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
German armed forces EC-135 helicopter crashes during training

An EC-135 helicopter belonging to the Bundeswehr, the German armed forces, crashed near Hameln, Lower Saxony, on July 1,...


Two German Eurofighter jets collide in training, one pilot dead
Clement Charpentreau
Defense
Two German Eurofighter jets collide in training, one pilot dead

Two Eurofighter EF-2000s of the Luftwaffe, the German Air Force, collided during a training mission. While both pilots m...


Dassault and Airbus present the Future Air Combat System
Paris Air Show
Events
Dassault and Airbus present the Future Air Combat System

A year after it was made official in ILA Berlin, the European fighter program unveiled itself a bit more during the Pari...