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

Airbus CEO Faury Sees Huge Uncertainties In Market Recovery

By Jens Flottau Jul 14, 2020
Guillaume Faury is optimistic about a market recovery, but pace and timing are among many aspects impossible to predict.
Video Interviews

Air Taxi Startup Lilium Secures Toray Aerostructures Deal

By Jens Flottau Jul 13, 2020
German air taxi startup Lilium is in “detailed discussions” with major suppliers as it prepares the next stage in development and service-entry of its Lilium Jet after concluding an agreement with Toray Industries to deliver composites for the aircraft’s structure.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Is There Interest In A Larger Airbus A220-500?

By Jens Flottau Jul 10, 2020
Ask the Editors: The pause on the Airbus A220-500 development will be short-lived because of the growing demand for bigger narrowbodies.
Aircraft & Propulsion

 

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