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  • Interview with Lawrence Ryan – Lufthansa Group

    Larry Ryan is Senior Director of Sales for Lufthansa Group in the US.  In this interview, we discuss the introduction of the A350, and how Lufthansa is changing the value proposition for premium-class customers. Related posts: Lufthansa’s new A350 – fast, green and quiet Lufthansa Confirms 777-9 and A350-900 Orders Will Lufthansa’s Engine Choice for...

  • Interview with Dr. Björn Becker – Lufthansa Group

    Dr. Björn Becker is Senior Director, Product Management, Ground and Digital Services for Lufthansa.  His responsibilities range from the design of new lounges to implementing new programs to enhance customer services using technologies.  In this interview, we discuss Lufthansa Group’s strategies to leverage technologies to improve customer service. Related posts: Will Lufthansa’s Engine Choice for...

  • Avegant Glyph – A Movie Theatre Experience in the Air

    In this interview with Barron Jeter, who heads Strategic Partnerships for Avegant, he describes their new “virtual reality” headset, the Glyph.  This device projects a widescreen image directly to the eyes, providing a wide-screen experience for those on an aircraft.  The Glyph retails for about $500.     Related posts: Lufthansa re-launches FlyNet Lufthansa’s FlyNet...

  • Avro RJ second life as a firefighting tanker

    As summer approaches in North America it means the inevitable coming of wildfires.  Some numbers provide a useful guide to what these fires mean.  The US National Interagency Fire Center wildfire firefighting statistics and costs for 2016 (2015 for comparison) show:- 67,595 wildfires (68,151); 5,503,538 acres burned (10,125,149 acres) US Forest Service suppression costs –...

  • E195-E2 First Flight

    Embraer announced overnight that ten months after the first flight of the E190-E2, the performed the inaugural flight of another member of the E2 family, ahead of schedule. This Wednesday, the E195-E2, the largest aircraft of the family–and the most efficient aircraft in the single-aisle jet market—took off for the first time. The flight, originally...