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Dirk Mahns

Dirk Mahns - DFS Aviation Services GmbH

Since 1 January 2017, Dirk Mahns and Oliver P. Cristinetti have led DFS Aviation Services GmbH. Previously, Mahns was the Managing Director of The Tower Company GmbH (TTC). Mahns joined DFS in 2001. As a manager for the DFS Control Centre division, his responsibilities included international topics with a concentration on strategy, Single European Sky, SESAR Joint Undertaking, operational concepts, and airspace and procedures planning. He represented DFS in a number of international working groups. From 2008 until he joined TTC in 2011, he was the Head of Langen Control Centre where he provided support for the successful integration of the new runway at Frankfurt Airport.

Mahns was born in 1965 in Aachen, Germany. After completing a degree in electrical engineering, he undertook training to become an air traffic controller and subsequently worked in this capacity and as a project manager for Eurocontrol at the Maastricht Control Centre. He is married with three children.

Oliver P. Cristinetti

Cristinetti klein

Since 1 January 2017, Oliver P. Cristinetti and Dirk Mahns have led DFS Aviation Services GmbH. Previously, Cristinetti was the Head of the DFS division Aeronautical Solutions, having joined the company in 2015. Prior to joining DFS, Cristinetti held diverse international management positions at corporations and service companies in manufacturing, trade and the automotive industry over his 20-year career. His most recent post was as Member of the Board of TÜV SÜD where he was responsible for sales, marketing and strategy for the Mobility Division.

Cristinetti was born in 1968 in Weinheim, Germany. After completing a practical business-training programme, he studied international management at Reutlingen University and took part in the leadership programme at the St. Gallen Business School. He is married with three children.

  • Dirk Mahns

    Dirk Mahns - DFS Aviation Services GmbH

    Since 1 January 2017, Dirk Mahns and Oliver P. Cristinetti have led DFS Aviation Services GmbH. Previously, Mahns was the Managing Director of The Tower Company GmbH (TTC). Mahns joined DFS in 2001. As a manager for the DFS Control Centre division, his responsibilities included international topics with a concentration on strategy, Single European Sky, SESAR Joint Undertaking, operational concepts, and airspace and procedures planning. He represented DFS in a number of international working groups. From 2008 until he joined TTC in 2011, he was the Head of Langen Control Centre where he provided support for the successful integration of the new runway at Frankfurt Airport.

    Mahns was born in 1965 in Aachen, Germany. After completing a degree in electrical engineering, he undertook training to become an air traffic controller and subsequently worked in this capacity and as a project manager for Eurocontrol at the Maastricht Control Centre. He is married with three children.

  • Oliver P. Cristinetti

    Cristinetti klein

    Since 1 January 2017, Oliver P. Cristinetti and Dirk Mahns have led DFS Aviation Services GmbH. Previously, Cristinetti was the Head of the DFS division Aeronautical Solutions, having joined the company in 2015. Prior to joining DFS, Cristinetti held diverse international management positions at corporations and service companies in manufacturing, trade and the automotive industry over his 20-year career. His most recent post was as Member of the Board of TÜV SÜD where he was responsible for sales, marketing and strategy for the Mobility Division.

    Cristinetti was born in 1968 in Weinheim, Germany. After completing a practical business-training programme, he studied international management at Reutlingen University and took part in the leadership programme at the St. Gallen Business School. He is married with three children.