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

Lufthansa Prepares Sweeping Changes To Long-Haul Fleet

By Jens Flottau Aug 11, 2020
With the return of demand for long-haul travel still unclear, Lufthansa is preparing fundamental cuts to the group’s long-haul fleet that are likely to see several types retired entirely.
Airlines & Lessors

Podcast: Behind the Curtain With Aerospace CEOs

Jul 23, 2020
Aviation Week editors provide their behind-the-scenes impressions from interviews with the CEOs of Airbus, Boeing, Lufthansa Technik and Raytheon Technologies.
Video Interviews

Should The A380 Fly With Fewer Passengers And More Cargo?

By Jens Flottau Jul 22, 2020
Ask the Editors: The A380’s competitive disadvantage is that airlines need a very high passenger load factor to make the economics work.
Aircraft & Propulsion

 

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