Hahn Air Lines

About Us

We are a unique airline operating premium scheduled flights between Düsseldorf and Luxembourg using our fleet of modern business jets. In addition, under the umbrella of our newly established Connoisseur service, we offer executive charter flights featuring an array of exclusive services. We focus on quality and personal attention to customers, preparing each flight to the individual wishes of the passenger. On both our scheduled service and executive charter we ensure that our customers not only arrive at their desired destinations on-time, safely and comfortably but also so that they can experience a memorable and enjoyable journey with Hahn Air Lines.

Hubs

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS)

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS)in North Rhine-Westphalia is Hahn Air Lines’ main base of operations. It is the third largest airport in Germany after Frankfurt and Munich, with a strategic catchment area including the Rhine-Ruhr area, Germany's largest metropolitan area. Düsseldorf offers a wide range of connecting flights to the rest of Europe and beyond. Hahn Air Lines’ executive charter passengers benefit here from the comfort offered by the Jet Aviation executive terminal.

 

Frankfurt Egelsbach Airport (QEF)

In 2016, Hahn Air Lines opened a new base of operations at Frankfurt Egelsbach Airport (QEF), awarded as the best General Aviation Airport in Europe by Flieger Magazin in 2014. This airfield is a 15-minute drive from Frankfurt International Airport and 20-minute drive from downtown Frankfurt. Here, our customers can enjoy our exclusive Hahn Air Lines fixed-base operator (FBO) privileges, including a VIP lounge and private parking.

 

Safety

With a hand-picked and well-trained team of pilots and a modern, well-maintained fleet, Hahn Air Lines has been recognized as an airline which strives to achieve the highest level of safety.

Hahn Air Lines is the only executive bizjet airline in the world to be certified under the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the worldwide safety standard created by and for IATA member airlines.

Our luxurious and modern fleet of Cessna aircraft are maintained in Düsseldorf by Textron Aviation, the aircraft manufacturer.Our Citation CJ4s were purchased brand new and our Citation Sovereigns were completely refurbished by their manufacturer Textron Aviation in Wichita, Kansas, in 2015 and 2016, respectively.

Our experienced crews have accumulated thousands of hours of flight time and are also required to undergo extensive simulator trainings twice a year. Our senior pilots also hold management positions in various operational scopes.

Hahn Air Lines has a certified Safety Management System (SMS) which takes a proactive approach to safety. We strive to identify and manage potential issues before they can affect our operations.

 

Awards

EBASCON Safety Award 2015

We were the first to receive the EBASCON Safety Award in 2015. The EBASCON Safety Award awards companies or individuals who, through their achievements, show dedication to maintaining safe flight operations and strive to make the business aviation industry safer in the future. In winning this award, companies and individuals are recognized as having a high level of professionalism in business aircraft operations, as well as exceptional skills of a company’s management, maintenance, pilot and support personnel.

 

Top 10 European Business Aviation Leaders 2017

At the 2017 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Hahn Air Lines was named among the Top 10 Leaders of European Business Aviation. The ranking consists of “the movers and shakers, those who are helping create demand for business aviation through clever marketing and technical innovation, or who are influential in polishing business aviation’s image with the public and politicians alike.”

 

History

2016

Hahn Air intensifies its long-term partnership with Textron Aviation by accommodating a mobile service unit (MSU) at the Hahn Air hangar at Frankfurt Egelsbach Airport.

Hahn Air takes delivery of a second Cessna Citation Sovereign.

Hahn Air launches a new base of operations at Frankfurt Egelsbach Airport to better serve the Frankfurt area.
 

Acquisition of a Cessna Citation Sovereign business jet to develop the flight operations to medium and long-haul destinations.

2015

Acquisition of a Cessna Citation Sovereign business jet to develop the flight operations to medium and long-haul destinations.

2014

Delivery of the second Cessna Citation CJ4.

Hahn Air Lines renewes its IOSA certification for the third time and places an order for two Cessna CJ4s. The first is delivered in December 2013.

2013

Hahn Air Lines renewes its IOSA certification for the third time and places an order for two Cessna CJ4s. The first is delivered in December 2013.

2011

Hahn Air Lines renewes its IOSA certification.

With the start of the 2011/2012 winter schedule, the Düsseldorf – Luxembourg scheduled service becomes a codeshare with Luxair.

Hahn Air purchases a Cessna CJ4, the largest and newest member of the Cessna CJ family. Hahn Air's CJ4 is only the second aeroplane of its type certified for commercial operation in Europe.

Hahn Air Lines enhances its charter operation with a strategic partnership with Stuttgart-based E-Aviation. Hahn Air Lines expands charter services.

Commencing February 1st, Hahn Air Lines operates twice-weekly scheduled flights between Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS) and Luxembourg Findel Airport (LUX) twice weekly.

2010

Commencing February 1st, Hahn Air Lines operates twice-weekly scheduled flights between Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS) and Luxembourg Findel Airport (LUX) twice weekly.

2009

Hahn Air Lines renews its IOSA certification.

Hahn Air Lines receives IOSA certification for the first time.

2007

Hahn Air Lines receives IOSA certification for the first time.

2005

Hahn Air purchases its first business jet, a Cessna CJ2.

Hahn Air Lines starts charter services with a FD Merlin IIIA.

2004

Hahn Air Lines starts charter services with a FD Merlin IIIA.

2002

New connections from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) and Hamburg (HAM) are introduced.

Hahn Air Lines becomes an IATA member airline and moves its operational centre to Friedrichshafen (FDH). Hahn Air Lines starts to expand its GDS presence in Sabre, Galileo and Worldspan.

2001

Hahn Air Lines becomes an IATA member airline and moves its operational centre to Friedrichshafen (FDH). Hahn Air Lines starts to expand its GDS presence in Sabre, Galileo and Worldspan.

1999

Hahn Air Lines operates scheduled passenger flights primarily to the new German federal states with destinations such as Dresden (DRS) and Leipzig (LEJ). Flights are bookable in the Amadeus GDS.

Hahn Air Lines is founded as an independent regional carrier operating on domestic German routes. It was based at Hahn, the former US military airbase, better known today as Frankfurt Hahn Airport. It operates a fleet of Fairchild Dornier Metroliner II + III.

1994

Hahn Air Lines is founded as an independent regional carrier operating on domestic German routes. It was based at Hahn, the former US military airbase, better known today as Frankfurt Hahn Airport. It operates a fleet of Fairchild Dornier Metroliner II + III.

Memberships and Partner

IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the international trade association for airlines which supports various topics across the aviation industry and works to create policy on important industry topics.

Flight Safety Foundation

The Flight Safety Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit organization focusing on the area of safety in the airline industry.

NBAA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on General Aviation aircraft.

GBAA

The German Business Aviation Association (GBAA) represents corporate and non-scheduled commercial aviation within the General Aviation industry in Germany. 

ERA

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing the European aviation industry in various aviation areas.

BARIG

The Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (BARIG) is an organization made up of around 100 international airline members and represents the interests of airlines operating to and from Germany.

Textron Aviation

Since 2005, Hahn Air Lines has been a partner ofTextron Aviation,a US aviation company which manufactures Cessna and Beechcraft aircraft, and provides technical support for Hawker aircraft. We operate an exclusively Cessna fleetand also provide a base for a Textron Aviation Mobile Service Unit (MSU) in the Hahn Air hangar facility at Frankfurt Egelsbach Airport.

FL3XX

We utilise the FL3XX system in order to oversee an inticrate management system for our charter sales, scheduling, planning, handling, airports, permissions, crewing, reporting, etc.

E-Aviation

Our long-term partner, family-run business jet airline E-Aviation, based at Stuttgart Airport, helps us expand our charter sales and geographical reach beyond Germany.