Jens Flottau

Executive Editor, Commercial Aviation

Frankfurt, Germany

Summary

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens leads Aviation Week’s global commercial coverage. He covers program updates and developments at Airbus, and as a frequent long-haul traveler, he often writes in-depth airline profiles worldwide.

He started his journalism career in 1992 as a freelance writer for Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Germany’s largest daily national newspaper and soon specialised in air transport. Jens joined Aviation Week and Aviation Daily in 2000 as one of the European correspondents. Later his role was expanded to cover international air transport. In 2013 he was named Managing Editor Commercial.

Jens frequently appears on radio and TV to comment on industry matters. In 2003, he received the Hugo Junkers Award of the German aviation press for his coverage of Fairchild Dornier’s bankruptcy. He was named the country’s top travel and air transport writer by the Travel Industry Club three times. Jens graduated from the Munich School of Journalism.

Articles

LOT Parent Polish Airline Group To Take Over Condor

By Jens Flottau Jan 24, 2020
LOT Polish Airlines parent Polish Aviation Group (PGL) agreed to buy German leisure airline Condor Jan. 24 in a deal that creates one of the larger European airline groups and targets substantial growth in the coming years.
Air Transport

Suppliers, Customers Suffer As Boeing 737 MAX Return Slips

By Jens Flottau Jan 24, 2020
Boeing did not have the best year, and how many aircraft can and will be built will likely be open questions for years.
Air Transport

Ukrainian Airliner Downing Shows Conflict-Zone Issues Endure

By Jens Flottau Jan 24, 2020
Most in industry and government see high-level, multinational efforts as a pipe dream, leaving airlines to fend for themselves.
Air Transport

 

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