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

Airframers Struggle To Define Sustainable Production Levels

By Jens Flottau Jul 22, 2020
Airframers strive for a balance between the maximum the market will accept and the minimum the supply chain and employees will endure.
A&D Week

Four U.S., European Airlines Urge Transatlantic Reopening, COVID-19 Testing

By Jens Flottau Jul 21, 2020
American Airlines, International Airlines Group (IAG), Lufthansa and United Airlines are urging the EU and the U.S. government to introduce a common COVID-19 testing program that would allow airlines to restore a more substantial transatlantic network. 
Airlines & Lessors

Boeing’s Long Road To Recovery

By Guy Norris Jul 21, 2020
A year may seem like a long time in politics, but for Boeing, two years in aerospace must seem an eternity.
Aerospace

 

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