Civil aviationFrance: pilots threaten a strike for a week in May
Asked the government to revise the transport law
AirlinesAlitalia: will not expire the return of the bridge loan?
Norm contained in the draft of the "decreto legge Crescita"
AirlinesJet Airways: airport slots will be temporarily assigned
Move to avoid creating an unmanageable situation
HelicoptersItaly’s National Fire Corps receives first two AW-139 helicopters
The aircraft will carry out search and medical rescue, firefighting and disaster relief - TECHNICAL SHEET
Civil aviationUS carriers: open letter to President Trump on an Air Italy issue
Asked for an intervention to protect American workers -ATTACHMENT
AirlinesJet Airways: all the aircraft fleet grounded
Without an investor, soon the end of the company
Jet Airways aircraft will remain grounded from today until it will be found an investor to take over the majority of the shares of the Indian airline, capable also to inject new funds into the cash necessary... more
AirlinesJet Airways: proposal to suspend all operations
Block to intercontinental flights extended to Thursday
The management of Jet Airways during yesterday's board meeting -according to "ET Now"- proposed to suspend all operations of the air carrier until a buyer is found for the majority of the shares. Furthermore,... more
MiscellaneousAVIONEWS wishes a Happy Easter to everyone
The agency will reopen next Tuesday, on 23 April, regularly
AVIONEWS communicates to its subscribers, reporters and fans of social network that it will be closed next April 22nd, during the Easter Monday.The agency will regularly re-open on Tuesday 23 with the... more
Civil aviationMitsubishi: MRJ aircraft start the FAA certification process
More difficult process after the double disaster of the B-737 MAX
The Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft is beginning the certification process in the United States by making its first flights to Moses Lake, in Washington State. A first step that will be necessary... more
IndustryDefense. Profumo: "European products must have a single export license"
The line of Leonardo's CEO for the future of the industry
"If the German embargo on Saudi Arabia was to be maintained it could create fractures in anticipation of the emergence of an European defense system". Thus the managing director of Leonardo Alessandro... more
IndustryFincantieri: development power plants on an industrial scale
The non-binding agreement signed with Eni, CdP and Terna
The Chief Executive Officers of Cassa depositi e prestiti (CdP), Fabrizio Palermo, of Fincantieri, Giuseppe Bono, of Terna, Luigi Ferraris, and of Eni, Claudio Descalzi, signed a non-binding agreement... more
IndustryLeonardo: strong interest in the Piaggio Aero engine maintenance bu...
It would prevent the grounded of the MB-339 aircraft
The engine maintenance divsion of Piaggio Aerospace could be soon purchase by the Italian defense and aerospace company Leonardo, thus avoiding the closure of the structures and the consequent dismissal... more
UAS-DronesDrones crucial to extinguish the fire at Notre-Dame de Paris
It allowed firefighters to make the right decisions -VIDEO
In order to assess what decisions to take and how to act to extinguish the flames of the fire that broke out on Monday, April 15th in the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, the firefighters brigade use... more
AirlinesAir Italy answers to the "allegations" of Delta, United and AA carr...
"We are proud to serve the US market with a new brand and a new livery"
Air Italy replies to Delta, United and American Airlines, Delta and United allegations with this declaration that we receive and publish it:"American Airlines, Delta and United have waged a years’ long w... more
AirlinesAvianca Brasil: Azul will not present offers for the carrier
Despite the preliminary agreement signed in March
Speaking at a press conference yesterday, the managing director of Azul John Rodgerson said that the air carrier has decided not to present any offer for the purchase of certain assets of Avianca Brasil,... more
IndustryAir Mauritius receives its first A-330neo plane
Named Aapravasi Ghat in reference to Mauritius’ history - TECHNICAL SHEET
Air Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A-330/900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The national carrier of the Republic of Mauritius is one of the first A-330neo operators based... more
DefenseRohani: "Israel and the United States a threat to the Middle East"
The Iranian president asks the countries of the region to have trust in the Pasdarans
During the ceremonies for the Armed Forces Day, Iranian President Hassan Rohani declared -in a speech on national television- that "the guardians of the Islamic revolution are not a threat to Middle Eastern... more
Military aviationRussia: no problem for the delivery of Sukhoi Su-35 aircraft to Ind...
US sanctions will not slow down the program -DATASHEET
The possible sanctions that will be imposed by the United States should not influence the deliveries of Sukhoi Su-35 aircraft to Indonesia where 11 will be made operational in the coming years. An agreement... more
AerospaceISS. From Russia: risk of collision with debris from the satellite destroyed...
Warning that follows that of the director of NASA
The satellite debris destroyed by the Indian missile could endanger the security of the International Space Station (ISS). It was Roman Fattakhov, a senior assistant to the director of the Roscosmos Situational... more
IndustryHoneywell interested in the program for the new Boeing aircraft
Lewis (CFO) announces: "Between 3-4 years the first deliveries of the Comac C-919"
If Boeing decides to present and put into production a new medium-range long-haul aircraft, Honeywell will participate as a supplier of Auxiliary Power Unit (APU), avionics and flight management systems... more
IndustryOptimal start to operations for Manta Air
A GMA signed with ATR
Manta Air, the new domestic carrier of the Republic of Maldives, has signed a Global Maintenance Agreement (GMA) with ATR, the industry in the regional aviation market. This five-year contract covers the... more
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After a series of ground tests, the Stratolaunch Model 351 made its first flight over the week-end. The giant plane designed by the engineers of Stratolaunch Systems and Scaled Composites, the companies... more
AirlinesAsiana Airlines: will the Kumho Group sell a third of the shares?
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