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Deal is Sealed

The announced three weeks ago megadeal for the aviation and defense company Airbus is sealed: The Arabian airline Emirates had signed on Sunday in Abu Dhabi, the firm order of 20 planes of the world’s largest passenger jet A380, Airbus said on Sunday.

Niki Lauda gets his airline back

The insolvent Air Berlin subsidiary Niki is surprisingly sold back to its
 founder Niki Lauda. "From a transparent bidding process, Laudamotion GmbH 
emerged today as the best bidder in the early morning hours," the 
insolvency administrators announced in Vienna early Tuesday  morning. 
The creditors' committee unanimously voted in favor of the offer.

2017 A Very Safe Aviation Year

According to the Dutch Aviation Safety Network, fewer people than ever have died in aircraft accidents this year.

According to the preliminary results of the Aviation Safety Network, 2017 was the safest year in civil aviation history. Worldwide, the database registered nine deadly aircraft crashes with a total of 67 deaths by New Year’s Eve, fewer than ever before.

 

According to the Aircraft Accident Bureau, there are estimated to be more than 3.7 billion airline passengers worldwide each year. The new figures reflect a civil aviation trend that has been ongoing since 1997. The number of accidents continues to decline.

Lufthansa – New design after three decades

Lufthansa will create a new design after three decades. According to the news magazine ”Der Spiegel”, the Kranich logo, which was designed about 100 years ago, should also be slightly modified. The font of the brand name will be outdated, the hull of the machines will wear more blue.

A company spokesman confirmed plans for a new design. CEO Carsten Spohr have repeatedly announced that they want to further develop the brand image of Lufthansa.

According to ”Der Speigel” its not only the outer coating of the 320 machines change. Inside the cabin, there will be minor adjustments. The crane is displayed on hundreds of objects aboard the Lufthansa jets. Lufthansa’s industrial design is one of the best known in the world. Only for the third time after the reestablishment in 1955, the painting is said to fundamentally changed.

Frankfurt and its new low-budget carriers

Frankfurt.
New low-cost flights and strong growth in the main customer Lufthansa has given Frankfurt Airport a new passenger record last year. Growth was 6.1 percent higher at 64.5 million passengers than it has been since 2011. A new low-cost passenger gate is scheduled to open in 2021 and open the third terminal in 2023.

A year earlier, the MDax Group had recorded a decline in passenger numbers in Frankfurt and reacted to this with a stronger focus on low-cost carriers such as Ryanair. For the first time in 2017, the Irish entered Lufthansa’s home hub, and other low-cost airlines such as WOW and Wizz also included the Hessian city in the program.

Private company launches new search for MH370

KUALA LUMPUR. Almost four years after the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian passenger aircraft MH370 with 239 people aboard a private company to resume the search for the wreck. 
Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said they had accepted a bid from US-based research company Ocean Infintiy. A bonus is paid only in case of success. Ocean Infintiy plans to conduct its search with a modern research vessel in an area of ​​25,000 square kilometers near Australian waters. This area was determined by experts as the likely crash site of the aircraft, Lai said. The Boeing 777 was on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014 when it suddenly disappeared from the radar screens in the middle of the night.

Private company launches new search for MH370

KUALA LUMPUR. Almost four years after the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian passenger aircraft MH370 with 239 people aboard a private company to resume the search for the wreck. 
Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said they had accepted a bid from US-based research company Ocean Infintiy. A bonus is paid only in case of success. Ocean Infintiy plans to conduct its search with a modern research vessel in an area of ​​25,000 square kilometers near Australian waters. This area was determined by experts as the likely crash site of the aircraft, Lai said. The Boeing 777 was on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014 when it suddenly disappeared from the radar screens in the middle of the night.

New routes with Delta Airlines A350


https://www.forbes.com/sites/ericrosen/2017/10/18/delta-announces-new-routes-for-the-airbus-a350/#711ee15b4bf4

More International Flights from Houston

https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2017/10/12/houston-getting-more-flights-to-new-zealand.html

USB Stick with Heathrow Security Data found on Street

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/heathrow-secret-security-data-found-memory-stick-london-street-a8025516.html