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Court rejects request for a stop. The decisive vote of the shareholders next February 26
AirlinesJet Airways: 11 aircraft grounded by leasing companies
Preventive move to contain losses in case of bankruptcy
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The Group has capacity in three reference domains
HelicoptersRussia and China together to build a new heavy transport helicopter?
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Interdiction applies to the Dutch islands, Brazil and Colombia
AirlinesAir France: SNPL pilots accept the agreement with the carrier
It will guarantee equal treatment compared to Dutch employees
The pilots of Air France have approved with 85% of the votes in favor of the agreement signed with Benjamin Smith by the union SNPL, or the only one that had not found yet an agreement with the carrier.... more
AirlinesFlybmi: still a bankruptcy for a carrier
Two black years for airlines in Europe
After Air Berlin, Germania, Small Planet Airlines, Monarch, Primera a new failure for a carrier in Europe. This time it was closed by the British company Flybmi, which announced on Saturday that it had... more
IndustryFincantieri and Abu Dhabi Shipbuilding: future collaboration in the UAE
During the "Idex 2019" event
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HelicoptersThe Brazilian Navy orders three multi-role H-135 helicopters
The aircraft will be dedicated to a wide range of missions
The Brazilian Navy has ordered three H-135 light twin-engine helicopters to be operated by the 1st General Purpose Helicopter Squadron (HU-1). The aircraft will be dedicated to a wide range of missions... more
IndustrySaab expands ties with Indian firms for Gripen aircraft aerostructures
New MoUs have been signed with aerospace manufacturers
Saab has taken another important step forward to expand its footprint and aerospace ecosystem in India by signing new Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with three of the country’s aerospace manufacturers; D... more
HelicoptersConference with the Indian suppliers for the Ka-226T project
In addition signed the MoUs with different industries
Russian Helicopters Holding Company (a part of Rostec State Corporation) organized the conference of potential suppliers of components for Ka-226T helicopter made in India. The event took place within... more
SecurityIATA releases 2018 airline safety performance
An increase in accidents compared to 2017 -ATTACHMENT
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing safety improvements over the long term, but an increase... more
AerospaceNASA: criticism at SpaceX and Boeing for the problems emerging from...
Defects that could lengthen the time for their launch
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) would have asked the companies SpaceX and Boeing to make their utmost to solve all the problems that emerged during the test phase to the respective... more
IndustryAirbus inaugurates its Innovation Centre in China
Partnering with local forces to shape the future of flight
Airbus inaugurates its Innovation Centre in China at an office opening ceremony in Shenzhen, China, one of the world’s innovation hotspots.Airbus China Innovation Centre (ACIC) has been operating since e... more
Military aviationPhoto. Airbus certifies A-400M CHT refuelling unit
A new step towards the full certification of the aircraft as a tanker
Airbus has successfully completed the certification flight tests for the A-400M Cargo Hold Tanks (CHT) refuelling unit, taking a new step towards the full certification of the aircraft for air-to-air refuelling... more
AirlinesQantas: order of medium-range aircraft next year
A-320neo or B-737 MAX, but with the unknown factor of the new Boeing aircraft
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AirportsMilan-Linate Airport: many risks deriving from "Brexit"
Without agreement, no flights could be made to and from the UK
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DefenseEU Budget 2021-2027. EC: provisional agreement on the future European Defense...
Subject to formal approval by the European Parliament and Council
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The last six flights arriving today on Fiumicino will be moved to the "Pastine"
The "Giovanni Battista Pastine" airport of Rome-Ciampino was authorized by ENAC (Italian Civil Aviation Authority), in turn authorized by ASL, at the reopening of the Roman airport following confirmation... more
AirportsEtna volcano (2). Ash emission: closing of airspace
From 6pm; no flight takes off or lands at the airport
The management company of Catania airport, SAC, reports that due to the emission of volcanic ash into the atmosphere, the crisis unit has ordered the closure of the airspace from 6:00pm of today.No flight... more
Military aviationUAE. Renewal plan of the aircraft fleet for Air Force
Next purchase will be the Bombardier Challenger 650 in different versions
The United Arab Emirates Air Force should receive, in the next months, an aircraft for maritime surveillance, search and rescue and medical evacuation derived from the Bombardier Challenger 650. The Canadian... more
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It could be the new headache for the next CEO Guillaume Faury
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