Top News on Frankfurt

  • Double-vision: Our Top 10 listing of A350 customers


    ​To accompany the release of our flight test report on the Airbus A350, our Top 10 feature looks at the leading airline customers to date for the XWB, by number of aircraft ordered. Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database records the European company as having so far secured firm commitments for a combined 780 of the big twin, the first example of which entered use in January 2015.


  • Other News for Frankfurt

  • PARIS: Qatar to display record five aircraft


    ​Qatar Airways is to showcase five aircraft at Paris – a record for one airline and two more than it had on display...


  • Double-vision: Our Top 10 listing of A350 customers


    ​To accompany the release of our flight test report on the Airbus A350, our Top 10 feature looks at the leading airline...


  • PICTURE: SIA reveals premium economy seats


    Singapore Airlines has unveiled its new premium economy class seat.


  • News Listings for Frankfurt

  • ANALYSIS: Motion modifiers make for better simulator training

    News | 23 Jul 2015 11:32 | David Learmount

    Simulation is an essential tool for improving flight safety through better pilot training, but it could be even more effective, according to some in the industry. Indeed, airlines such as Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific and Cargolux – as well as the US Air Force – have recently decided on simulator motion-system upgrades to enhance their training programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Motion-modifiers-make-for-better-simulator-training-414767/
  • ANALYSIS: How Heathrow is feeling the squeeze

    News | 08 Jul 2015 12:52 | Murdo Morrison

    Following the UK Airports Commission's recommendation for development of a third runway at London Heathrow to meet future airport capacity needs, analysis from Flightglobal’s Ascend consultancy highlights how lack of capacity at the UK’s biggest airport has seen it lose ground to other big hubs, in Europe and the Gulf. Airlines operating from Heathrow have also significantly changed their customer offering to adapt to the squeeze on slots.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-Heathrow-is-feeling-the-squeeze-414302/
  • ​Lufthansa set to divest Luxair stake

    News | 02 Jul 2015 11:06 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Group is planning to sell its 13% shareholding in Luxembourg’s flag carrier Luxair.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-set-to-divest-Luxair-stake-414249/
  • ANA to launch Tokyo-Brussels service in October

    News | 01 Jul 2015 03:21 | Firdaus Hashim

    All Nippon Airways (ANA) has firmed up the launch date of its Tokyo-Brussels service, which it first announced in June.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANA-to-launch-Tokyo-Brussels-service-in-October-414195/
  • PARIS: Qatar to display record five aircraft

    News | 09 Jun 2015 14:17 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Qatar Airways is to showcase five aircraft at Paris – a record for one airline and two more than it had on display at Farnborough last year, which was itself unprecedented.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Qatar-to-display-record-five-aircraft-413151/
  • IATA: Lufthansa ploughs on with premium strategy

    News | 07 Jun 2015 23:42 | Mark Pilling

    Lufthansa will not be diverted from its mission to regain its reputation as a premium quality carrier with a raft of product innovations, distribution system changes and the aim to be the “number one” in hub and point-point systems in Europe, says its chief executive Carsten Spohr.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Lufthansa-ploughs-on-with-premium-strategy-413199/