IndustryAircraft. Japan: will there be an "Asian Airbus"?
Discussions would be underway with Malaysia
AerospaceTaranto-Grottaglie Airport: agreement signed for sub-orbital flights
Virgin's first airplane should take off in the near future
Fair and showsDutch ANWB signed contract for six H-135 helicopters
The first batch of three units to be delivered in 2019 and 2020
IndustryEmbraer: a long-range executive plane will be launched on the market in 2019
The jv with Boeing will help compete with rivals
AirlinesRyanair: will there be new strikes in the Netherlands and Germany?
The unions criticize the choice to close two bases
Civil aviationEASA paves the way to enable safe air travel of urban mobility and air...
The proposal is open for comments until 15th November
On 15th October, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) opened a public consultation on its proposal of airworthiness standards which will enable the certification of small vertical take-off and landing... more
AirportsMilan-Linate airport closure: Italian ENAC "warns" companies
Anyone who has already purchased a ticket will be re-issued or reimbursed
Also the Italian Authority for the Civil Aviation (ENAC) intervened in the question concerning the possibility of purchasing air tickets for connections with the Milan-Linate airport, even when the airport... more
DefenseAircraft. Taiwan: F-35s are on the "shopping list"
Will it be a stable military commercial relationship with the United States?
Taiwan may continue to make purchases from the United States to try to contain any possible military action by China against the Formosa Island government. The Trump administration would also like to... more
AirportsHeathrow Airport: incentives for carrier that will use electric aircraft
It would permit to reduce environmental and acoustic pollution
Heathrow Airport is trying to become the global center for electric aircraft, proposing to the airlines financial incentives if these will use electric or hybrid aircraft in the flights to London. An ambitious... more
Defense"Clear Sky 2018". Poroshenko: "Ukraine ready to respond to air raids"
Joint exercise with NATO in anti-Russian key
During the "Clear Sky 2018" exercise in Ukraine the President Petro Poroshenko warned Russia, because this training activity carried out with some NATO countries (United States, Great Britain, Denmark,... more
IndustryDassault: increase in aircraft production over the next few years
Request for enhanced business aircraft
The French aerospace company Dassault Aviation should increase the production rate of some of its business aircraft in the coming years, including Falcon 8X and Falcon 2000, with the latter that will also... more
Fair and showsGerman HEMS operator to expand its H-145 helicopter fleet
Contract signed at "Helitech"
At "Helitech" (October 16-18 in Amsterdam), Airbus Helicopters and DRF Luftrettung have signed a contract about the delivery of three H-145s in 2019. This will bring the H-145 fleet of the German Helicopter... more
AirportsNarita Airport: enlargement works will be completed by 2030
In the future Tokyo will be an hub for 1 million aircraft a year
The expansion works of Tokyo-Narita Airport should be completed at least in 2030, through which new its facilities will be built to reach 500,000 aircraft movements per year, turning it into one of the... more
ReportAir Canada: liberalization of cannabis does not change company policy
Absolute ban for those working on flight operations and technicians
In Canada the use of cannabis for recreational purposes will become legal today, but the country's carriers have made it clear that there will be an absolute ban on use for employees involved in flight... more
AirlinesAlitalia: the Government looking for solutions
The only certainty is the need to involve a foreign company
Among the few certainties that for the relaunch of Alitalia is that it will serve an international partner -European or not- that guarantees an important economic investment of about 2 billion of euros,... more
DefenseAircraft. 80% of F-35 are operational again
Pressures to make repairs quickly
After the entire fleet of F-35 had been grounded last Thursday, today 80% of these aircraft will be able to fly again after the checks carried out on the fuel pipes. This was announced by the Pentagon,... more
AirlinesKuwait Airways new customer of the A-330neo airplane
Announcement marks important milestone renewal-expansion strategy of the fleet
Kuwait Airways, the national carrier of the State of Kuwait, has signed a Purchase Agreement (PA) for eight A-330/800 aircraft. The PA was signed by Yousef Al-Jassim, airline's Chairman and Christian Scherer,... more
AerospaceUS to acquire Thales ground segment technology
To respond to distress signals
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in United States, has chosen Thales to develop and build an operational ground station in the south-west part of the country, at Holloman Air... more
AirlinesPlanes. El Al: no flight will operate from January
Security issues that will be solved by Israeli ministries
It seems that the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced to airlines that it intends will not use more security personnel at airports in the world since 1 January 2019, because an agreement has... more
IndustryLeonardo: relations with Russian industry bases for the agreement with...
Will it be a momentum for the Italian aerospace industry?
There's a good chance that Leonardo will formalize an agreement for a collaboration with the Chinese aircraft company Comac to build structures and parts of the fuselage of the new passenger-transport... more
AirlinesPlanes. The president of Korean Air accused of embezzlement
New storm on a South Korean company
Between commitments made during the election campaign by South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in was to curb the enormous power of the Korean family-owned conglomerates, trying to improve their governance... more
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A technician started burst of cannon from other aircraft
An incredibile incident it happened yesterday afternoon at the Florennes Air Base, when during a maintenance on an F-16 aircraft of the Belgium Air Component a technician accidentally opened fire and hitting... more
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The Chinese CAIG WZ-10 attack helicopter would have carried out a test flight last week with extra protective armor provided on the side of the fuselage, in the vicinity of the cockpit -as can be seen... more