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Clement Charpentreau

Airbus seeks government compromises to save jobs

Airbus unveiled its plan to cut 15,000 jobs among its workforce, including 5,000 in France and 5,100 in Germany. However, the manufacturer says that some of those positions could be saved through state-funded employment schemes....


Clement Charpentreau

Airbus to modernize German Eurofighter Typhoon simulators

The Pilot Synthetic Training System (PSTS) consortium under the industrial leadership of Airbus has been commissioned to modernize the German simulators of the Eurofighter Typhoon. The update follows an order for 90 Typhoons by the German government....


Clement Charpentreau

Berlin fails to convince main shareholder as Lufthansa leaves DAX

The aviation giant Lufthansa officially left the DAX index which regroups the biggest German companies on June 22, 2020. Meanwhile, the German government attempted to convince the reluctant main shareholder of Lufthansa to approve the €9 billion rescue plan that would see the airline partly nationalized. The meeting, however, proved fruitless....


Finishing touches for German governmental A350 XWB
Clement Charpentreau

Finishing touches for German governmental A350 XWB

The first A350 of the Luftwaffe, the German Air Force, flew from Toulouse, France to Hamburg, Germany, to receive a transitional cabin. The aircraft will be used for transportation by German officials, hopefully putting an end to the strike of mishaps involving the country’s governmental planes....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Lufthansa softens position on government aid?

Lufthansa officially announced that the airline group is in negotiations with the German government to grant them an aid package worth $9.7 billion (€9 billion). However, the strings that are attached previously irked Lufthansa's executives. Have they changed their stance?...


AeroTime Team

Germany pledges €550M lifeline to ailing Condor

Condor, a former subsidiary of the bankrupt Thomas Cook group, says the German government has pledged to give it another €294 million loan to keep it afloat. The governmental aid comes after the carrier found itself in trouble for the second time in half a year “through no fault of its own”, in Condor CEO’s words....


Clement Charpentreau

Germany picks Boeing F-18 to replace aging Tornado fleet

Germany has officially confirmed to the United States that it would acquire 45 F/A-18 Super Hornets from Boeing to replace part of the Panavia Tornado fleet.  ...


Clement Charpentreau

Brussels Airlines to receive state aid, chairman says

Brussels Airlines, a subsidiary of the German group Lufthansa, is expecting to receive aid from the Belgian state to alleviate the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic on the air transport industry, according to the company’s chairman. In parallel, the company still plans to close eight of its routes and downsize operations....


Clement Charpentreau

Germany considers Condor nationalization after Polish sale fails

The German government could be on the verge of nationalizing the Condor, a former subsidiary of the late Thomas Cook group. The airline was initially supposed to be acquired by the owner of LOT Polish Airlines, but the agreement reportedly fell through....


AeroTime Team

FedEx flight FX5092 reports emergency and diverts to Cologne

A FedEx flight from Liege (Belgium) to Dubai (UAE) was diverted to Cologne (Germany) after declaring an emergency....