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

Daily Memo: European Domestic Markets Bound To Change

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jul 07, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has shaken up the whole of the air transport industry—and for some of the major domestic markets in Europe, the changes in landscape could be permanent. 
Airlines & Lessors

Government Takes Control Of TAP Air Portugal

By Jens Flottau Jul 06, 2020
Portugal has become the latest European government to back its largest airline after increasing its existing stake in TAP Air Portugal from 50% to 72.5%.
Airlines & Lessors

Familiar Risks Evident In Pakistan A320 Accident Sequence

By Sean Broderick Jul 02, 2020
Unstable approach set up fatal accident as pilots did not act on multiple cues.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

 

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