This is how the Russian air force wants to become independent

Frankfurt The plan is ambitious. By the end of 2030, the Russian aviation industry is expected to build 1,000 new passenger aircraft. The country’s deputy prime minister announced this at a cabinet meeting at the end of June. The clear objective: Western equipment from the factories of Airbus, Boeing or Embraer must be replaced by … Read more

How the country is fighting for its air force

Frankfurt The plan is ambitious. By the end of 2030, the Russian aviation industry is expected to build 1,000 new passenger aircraft. The country’s deputy prime minister announced this at a cabinet meeting at the end of June. The clear objective: Western equipment from the factories of Airbus, Boeing or Embraer must be replaced by … Read more

German companies are making ground

Jet of Lilium (illustration) The air taxi should eventually fly autonomously over cities like New York. (Photo: lilium) Munich Most inventions related to air taxis still come from the US. But German companies are rapidly gaining ground in this all-important future sector. This was the result of a special assessment by the German Patent and … Read more

These are your rights: fly away, suitcase away, trip gone?

Canceled flights, airport delays: some holidaymakers are worried about their summer trip – and not everyone will have the holiday they want. What then? Problems with airlines and airports – mainly due to staff shortages – ensure a tense travel summer. While Lufthansa has already sent a letter of apology to passengers, the head of … Read more

Holidays in Africa: Airlines offer many new flights to the south

HeyMosi-oa-Tunya responds to his name early this morning. Translated, it means “thunder smoke” – this is how the people of Cololo who live in Victoria Falls describe the spray that rises up to 300 meters in the sky and can also be seen from the air. At least if you’re lucky enough to board the … Read more

How the Russians are losing their jobs as Western companies move to Europe DW

Alexander worked part-time until mid-January (name changed) still in the factory and earned about 35,000 rubles (480 euros) a month with 12-hour night shifts. The 22-year-old student from the Saratov area actually wanted to become a pilot, but this was not possible due to health reasons. That’s why he decided to become a flight attendant. … Read more