DFS Board of Managing Directors: Contracts extended until 2020

30.01.2015.- At a meeting on 22 January 2015, the Supervisory Board of DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH approved the extension of the contracts of two Managing Directors, Prof Klaus-Dieter Scheurle and Robert Schickling, beyond 2015 until 2020.

On 1 January 2013, Prof Scheurle took over the position of Chairman and CEO of DFS, while Robert Schickling was appointed as Managing Director Operations.

The contract of Dr Michael Hann, the third Managing Director of DFS and responsible for Human Resources, runs until 2017. That meant that this contract did not require consideration at this time.

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, the German air navigation service provider, is a State-owned company under private law with 5,881 employees as at 31 December 2014. DFS ensures the safe and punctual flow of air traffic over Germany. Around 2,000 air traffic controllers guide up to 10,000 flights in German airspace every day, and about three million movements every year. This makes Germany the country with the highest traffic volume in Europe. The company operates control centres in Langen, Bremen, Karlsruhe and Munich as well as 16 control towers at international airports in Germany. In addition, DFS is represented at the EUROCONTROL Control Centre in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Additional areas of activity include consulting, provided by the Aeronautical Solutions Division, and aeronautical data, grouped in the Aeronautical Information Management Division.