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Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport is a private airport in the Finkenwerder quarter of southwest Hamburg, Germany. It is an integral part of the Hamburg Finkenwerder plant of Airbus and is exclusively used by them for corporate, freight, test and delivery flights, including the large Airbus A380.
The Finkenwerder aircraft works and associated airfield were established in 1939 by the aircraft arm of manufacturer Blohm & Voss. They were substantially undamaged during World War II and when the company, revived as HFB, re-established itself there about 15 years later, the facilities began a long series of progressive expansions and modernizations. In 1964 both the HFB 320 Hansa Jet and the third prototype Transall C-160 made their first flights from the airport. Through a series of mergers and acquisitions, HFB and its Finkenwerder facility eventually became part of Airbus.
Between April 2006 and July 2007, the runway was extended at the southern end, increasing its length from 2,684 m to 3,183 m, in order to accommodate the planned freight version of the Airbus A380.
The Airbus site at Finkenwerder is the main operations centre for Airbus Operations GmbH and employs around 15,000 people.
The Hamburg factory manufactures and equips the forward and rear fuselage sections of the A330 and A350 XWB, as well as carrying out structural assembly and equipment fitting-out of the forward and complete rear fuselage sections for the A380. These sections are then shipped to France on a specially built ferry, for final assembly in Toulouse.
Final assembly is carried out for all models of the A320 family, and both the A320 and A380 are fitted with their cabin interiors and painted for final delivery.
Finished A380s for customers in Europe and the Middle East are returned to Finkenwerder for final acceptance and delivery.
A large global spares centre is also maintained, holding some 120,000 part, as well as A320 series maintenance training facilities.
The airport forms an integral part of these manufacturing operations.
The airport handles around 10 to 15 aircraft movements per day. Most are transfer, freight, and test flights for Airbus manufacturing. There is also a twice-daily corporate shuttle service with the Airbus plant in Toulouse.
In 1967 the pilot of a Spantax Convair 990 Coronado mistook the 1360 m long runway of Finkenwerder for the 3000 m long runway of Hamburg Airport in Fuhlsbüttel, and only just brought the aircraft to a stop before the end of the runway.

LOT Polish Airlines is the flag carrier of Poland. Based in Warsaw and established on 29 December 1928, it is one of the world's oldest airlines still in operation. With a fleet of 59 aircraft, LOT Polish Airlines operates a network to 90 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Asia.
Nonstop long haul flights are offered by LOT to New York City, Newark, Chicago, Los Angeles, Toronto, Seoul, Singapore, Beijing, and Tokyo. Most of the destinations originate from its hub, Warsaw Chopin Airport. Other long haul flights operate from Budapest to New York JFK and Chicago.
LOT is a member of the Star Alliance.
At the end of 2012, LOT Polish Airlines became the first European airline to take delivery of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
LOT Polish airlines offers three service classes on its flights: Economy, Premium Economy and Business class. LOT has also won numerous awards including "Best Airline in Eastern Europe" in 2008, 2009 and 2010 according to the magazine Global Traveler and has been hailed as one of the safest airlines in the world.

he E175 is a slightly stretched version of the E170 and first entered revenue service in July 2005. The E175 typically seats around 78 passengers in a typical single class configuration, 76 in a dual class configuration, and up to 88 in a high density configuration.
The E170 and E175 directly compete with the Bombardier CRJ700 and Bombardier CRJ900, respectively, and loosely compete with the turboprop Bombardier Q400. They also seek to replace the market segment occupied by earlier competing designs such as the BAe 146 and Fokker 70.
Like the E170, the E175 is also powered with General Electric CF34-8E engines of 14,200 pounds (62.28 kN) thrust each.
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