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Hamburg Aviation


Ulf Weber To Take Over Leadership Of Hamburg Aviation

New leadership is coming to the Hamburg Metropolitan Region’s aviation cluster. Ulf Weber is taking over from Dr Franz Josef Kirschfink as Managing...


Twenty-four ideas for a new experience of flying

Airlines, manufacturers, suppliers and universities from all over the world are in the final of the Crystal Cabin Award 2020


The future of flight: from luxurious to sustainable

Record number of submissions in the eight categories of the Crystal Cabin Awards, the industry’s most prestigious award


Hamburg Aviation honours young talent

Hamburg Aviation Young Talent Prize 2019 goes to TU Hamburg and RWTH Aachen // Awards presented at Hamburg Aviation Forum on Artificial Intelligence


Ideas for the aircraft cabin — get them in now!

Entry phase begins in eight categories for 2020’s renowned Crystal Cabin Awards.



Crystal Cabin Award: Airbus wins in Los Angeles

“Connected Experience” from Airbus wins the Crystal Cabin Award for the special category “Best Customer Journey Experience”


Transatlantic cooperation between ZAL and NRC

Hamburg’s ZAL Center for Applied Aeronautical Research and the National Research Council of Canada’s Aerospace Research Centre sign collaboration...


Presenting Hamburg at the Paris Air Show

Germany’s biggest centre of aviation has an extensive representation at the year’s biggest aerospace trade fair, the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget


European Aviation Network EACP turns 10

​​​​​​​10 years ago, the European Aerospace Cluster Partnership (EACP) was founded in Hamburg. Today, the initiative has 43 members from 17 nations


Crystal Cabin Award: the search is on for holistic solutions!

The Crystal Cabin Award is being presented in the special “Best Customer Journey Experience” category again. Online submissions possible until mid...


Study shows Hamburg Aviation Industry in Figures

Per capita value added of 126,000 Euros // Aviation impact of the region felt daily in over 100,000 flights around the world


Hamburg Expands Support for Urban Air Mobility

Next stage for successful “Windrove” network to support urban air mobility and drone activities in metropolitan regions


Video: Keynote Panel on Passenger Experience at the 2019 Crystal Cabin Awards

What do the customers think of passenger experience, what did they regard as milestones in the aircraft cabin, and what do they wish for the future?


Honoring 8 Top Innovations for Air Travel

The Crystal Cabin Awards for 2019 go to Airbus, Air New Zealand, Collins Aerospace (2x), Paperclip Design, Recaro, TU Delft and United Airlines.


AIX in Hamburg showcases on-board trends

It’s that time of year again! From 02 to 04 April, the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2019 is being held in Hamburg // Crystal Cabin Award ceremony on 2...


ZAL discusses the Future of Aircraft Production

The 2nd ZAL Innovation Days in Hamburg on 27 and 28 February will be all about robotics and automation: how advanced technologies are revolutionizing...


Here are the Top 24 Aircraft Innovations for 2019

Finalists for the Crystal Cabin Awards 2019 include airlines, manufacturers, suppliers and universities from all over the world


More than 100 ideas for how we could fly tomorrow

For the first time ever, more than 100 submissions in the eight categories of the Crystal Cabin Awards, the most famous prize in the industry



Canada Meets German Aviation Suppliers

Purchasers and multipliers from Canada to get to know aerospace companies on an information trip to northern Germany as part of the BMWi Market Entry...


1st Plastic Aviation Conference in Hamburg

The first international Plastic Aviation Conference, taking place on 14 and 15 November, is all about the opportunities for plastics in civil...


Hamburg welcomes the Airbus A380 "home"

A380 is coming home

With the Emirates service between Hamburg and Dubai becoming an Airbus A380 route, the super-jumbo is now coming back to its "birthplace" every day


Trends for the aircraft cabin: We want your ideas!

Entry phase begins in eight categories for 2019’s Crystal Cabin Awards.


Crystal Cabin Award: FLIO Wins Special Category

FLIO’s "Digital Airport Experience" is the first-ever winner of the special "Best Customer Journey Experience" category at the Crystal Cabin Awards.


CCA: The Finalists for Customer Journey Experience

Crystal Cabin Awards Trophäen

American Airlines, FLIO and Inflight VR with Airbus are the finalists of the new “Best Customer Journey Experience” category at the Crystal Cabin...


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Lukas Kaestner - cc-by Hamburg Aviation
Lukas Kaestner
Head of Marketing, PR & Events
Julia Grosser - cc-by Hamburg Aviation
Julia Grosser
Manager Marketing & PR