Jens Flottau

Jens
Flottau

Jens Flottau is Managing Editor, Commercial Aviation, for ATW's sister publication, Aviation Week & Space Technology.

Articles
Rendering of CS100 and CS300
Bombardier increases CSeries range from restricted airports 
Bombardier said it has managed to increase range of both the CS100 and CS300 from restricted airports.
A380 flyover at the Farnborough Airshow
Airbus to cut A380 production rate in 2018
Airbus will more than halve production of the A380 as the manufacturer continues to struggle to secure additional sales for its largest aircraft.
Hong Kong lessor & investor sign for 60 Chinese COMAC ARJ21s
Hong Kong lessor China Aircraft Leasing Corp. (CALC) and Hong Kong aviation investor Friedmann Pacific Investment (FPI) signed a preliminary order with Chinese manufacturer COMAC for 60 ARJ21-700 regional jets.
Airbus sees A350 stretch decision by end of year
Airbus plans to make a decision before the end the year whether or not to launch a further stretch of the Airbus A350 XWB.
Survey: Airlines want a middle-market aircraft
Airlines are eager to see a new middle-of-the-market aircraft developed, according to a new survey.
Podcast: Strong Words Beneath The Surface At The IATA AGM
At this year’s IATA annual general meeting in Dublin, the Middle East carriers once again dominated the news. While the CEOs of Delta and Emirates refused to engage in a public spat over open dkies, Qatar Airways was considerably less restrained. Aircraft tracking was also high on the agenda, but no consensus was reached on how to resolve the issue. Listen in as our editors discuss all this and the latest on Qatar Airways refusing its first A320neo.
Finnair wants local ownership limitations removed 
Finnair president and CEO Pekka Vauramo continues to lobby for ownership restrictions to be removed so that his company can participate in European airline consolidation.
Leahy expects stable oil prices; calls current levels ‘good for everyone’  2
Airbus COO-customers John Leahy says an oil price of around $50-$60 is likely here to stay for a number of years, a level he believes would be “good for everyone” in the industry.
Leahy urges quick resolution of Iran banking issues 
Airbus COO-customers John Leahy has warned that delays in setting up a secure system of money transfer into and out of Iran could jeopardize orders from the country.
Airbus’ Leahy: Boeing ‘Mad MAX’ concept of no concern 
Airbus COO, customers, John Leahy is not concerned about considerations that Boeing reportedly is giving to stretch the 737 MAX further using higher-thrust CFM International LEAP-1A engines that have been developed for the Airbus A320neo.
Family members of EgyptAir A320 passengers are transported by bus
EgyptAir Airbus A320 lost from radar over Mediterranean Sea 
An Egyptair Airbus A320 has disappeared early on May 19, near the end of a scheduled flight from Paris to Cairo.
Airbus’ Leahy flaunts A321neo success over MAX 9 
Airbus chief salesman John Leahy does not expect Boeing to react quickly with a new product to counter the Airbus A321neo, but sees a need for his competitor to act.
Aer Lingus A320
Aer Lingus eyes accelerated growth 
Despite strong competition from Ryanair, Aer Lingus has hardly been a failing airline. It has registered decent profits using a niche strategy.
A320neo
Lufthansa, not Qatar, to be Airbus A320neo launch operator  1
Airbus is making a last-minute swap and now plans to deliver the first Airbus A320neo to Lufthansa, not to Qatar Airways.
Dubai Airports looks for new ways to increase capacity at DXB 
Dubai Airports is looking at new technology inside the terminals and airside measures to further increase capacity at Dubai International Airport (DXB).
Blogs & Commentary
Jul 29, 2016
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ANZ safety video: what you think

Last week I asked your opinion on the latest Air New Zealand safety video, which I thought lost the plot. In fact, I asked if this was the worst safety video ever produced?...More
Jul 22, 2016
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The big divide between airlines & Wall Street: PRASM

Sluggish PRASM performance is keeping US airline stock prices low....More
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