Peter von Stamm
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Aerion to Develop World’s First Supersonic Business Jet

Aerion and Lockheed Martin, two leaders in supersonic technology, are planning to develop the world’s first supersonic business jet, the Aerion AS2. Over the next 12 months, the companies will work together to develop a framework on all phases of…

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German startup Volocopter writes aviation history with autonomous urban air taxi

A vision became reality: End of September 2017 Dubai’s government “Roads and Transport Authority” (RTA) announced the successful completion of the first-ever public flight of an autonomous urban air taxi, the Volocopter. Dubai plans to handle 25 % of all…

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Supersonic Air Travel: Japan Airlines invests in Boom

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Boom Supersonic announced a strategic partnership to bring commercial supersonic travel to passengers. While new and advanced technologies are changing our lives significantly, flight times for air travel have stayed relatively constant. Boom is developing a…

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$49.5 billion Deal: Airbus to sell 430 A320neo aircrafts to Indigo

Airbus and Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase by the four airlines of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft. The aircraft will be allocated among the ultra low-cost airlines Frontier Airlines (United States),…

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Qatar Airways announced acquisition of 9.61% of Cathay Pacific

Qatar Airways has announced today that it has acquired approximately 9.61 per cent stake in Cathay Pacific Airways. Both Cathay Pacific and Qatar Airways collaborate together as members of the oneworld alliance. Qatar Airways has entered into an agreement to…

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Emirates to receive 100th A380 aircraft

Emirates, the world’s largest A380 operator, is set to receive its milestone 100th A380 aircraft on 3rd November. Over 80 million passengers have flown on the superjumbo in the nine years since it first joined Emirates’ modern fleet. Today, Emirates…

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Air New Zealand named world’s top airline

Air New Zealand has been named Top Airline in the World by prestigious US magazine Condé Nast Traveler in its 30th annual Readers‘ Choice Awards. More than 300,000 readers submitted ratings and comments for the awards which rank the best…

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First Airbus A330neo completes maiden flight

The first of three A330neo Family development aircraft to fly – MSN1795, an A330-900 variant – has landed at Toulouse-Blagnac, France after successfully completing its first flight. The aircraft was powered by the latest technology Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 turbofans. Departing…

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Norwegian named ‚Airline of the Year‘

Norwegian was awarded ‚Airline of the Year‘ at the 2017 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence during the CAPA Global Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit in London. Norwegian was awarded ‚Airline of the Year‘ Norwegian was selected by the judging panel…

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