Cologne, 11 March 2019
Cologne-based airline WDL Aviation received the first of four Embraer E190 aircraft on Wednesday.The twin-jet jet landed at Cologne/Bonn Airport in the afternoon and was received by the management.The machine came from the USA with the transfer number N914AZ. In Germany, the jet is flown with the registration D-ACJJ.
With the flotation of the E190 aircraft, the WDL is also creating new jobs. The company recruits captains, co-pilots and flight attendants. WDL, which belongs to the Berlin-based Zeitfracht Group and is based at Cologne/Bonn Airport, is aiming to expand its team in the coming months in order to keep pace with continuing growth.
Walter Böhnke, managing director of WDL, emphasizes: “We are pleased about the continuing growth of our company. We offer our employees attractive jobs and the opportunity to help shape the promising future of our company”.
WDL Aviation is one of Europe’s leading providers of aircraft leasing services for regional jets.The new E-190 aircraft complement the existing fleet of six BAe 146 jets. The company also offers partial services such as aircraft rental, crew, maintenance and various complete solutions.
The Embraer fleet is characterised by a modern design. The jets offer space for about 100 passengers. The aircraft are one of the best-selling regional jets in the world and are used by many established European airlines.
About WDL Aviation
WDL-Aviation was founded in 1974 and has been based at Cologne/Bonn Airport since 1987. The founder, Theodor Wüllenkemper, took over the operation of working and training flights in 1955 – immediately after Lufthansa and before LTU.Today, the company is a leading provider of aircraft leasing, commercial and private charter flights. WDL-Aviation was recently taken over by the Zeitfracht Group and is a member of the Federal Association of German Airlines (BDF) and the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (Barig).