AirlinesAir France: SNPL pilots accept the agreement with the carrier
It will guarantee equal treatment compared to Dutch employees
AirlinesFlybmi: still a bankruptcy for a carrier
Two black years for airlines in Europe
CuriositiesRoscosmos. Two tourists on the ISS in 2021
It will allow to increase revenue for the Russian agency
IndustryLeonardo. Schisano: "By April the offer for the construction of the COMAC aircraft"
In case of victory, a plant will be built in China
IndustryAirbus: will be the A-400M aircraft the next "failure"?
It could be the new headache for the next CEO Guillaume Faury
AerospaceNASA. Bridenstine: "We will return to the Moon by 2028"
First step towards the exploration of Mars
Supported by President Donald Trump, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is accelerating plans to bring back an astronaut to the Moon, where man has been missing since December 1972... more
Finance and economyAirplanes-helicopters. Airbus (2) reports strong 2018 results
The highlights -ATTACHMENT
Airbus reports full-year 2018 results.The highlights are:Strong 2018 performance, guidance deliveredRevenues € 64 billion; EBIT Adjusted € 5.8 billion; Free Cash Flow Before M&A and Customer Financing € 2... more
CargoLufthansa Cargo: new B-777F airplane to Frankfurt
Fleet modernisation continues: two MD-11Fs to be phased out by the end of the year
A new B-777F airplane which is now part of the Lufthansa Cargo fleet landed at Frankfurt Airport at 8:10 am today. The new aircraft, registered as D-ALFF, arrived from Everett, Washington, USA, and was... more
AirlinesLatam: the Chilean carrier will buy the Brazilian shares
Process of rationalization possible after the change to the law on foreign ownership
The Chilean subsidiary of the Latam Airlines Group has asked to the Brazilian antitrust an opinion to permit the closing of the operation that will allow it to increase the shares of Latam Brazil to 51%.... more
AirlinesAir France-KLM: agreement at the last minute to "save" Elbers?
The knots will be dissolved today
The board of directors of Air France-KLM should meet today both to present the results of the Group in the past year and to decide the future of the President and CEO of the company Pieter Elbers, on... more
Fair and showsElettronica to equip the new Sprinter vehicle
With electronic monitoring and surveillance capabilities
Elt GmbH, homeland security center of competence of Elettronica Group, in the frame of "Idex Exhibition" (see AVIONEWS) has presented its excellence in bodybuilding of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter new generation.Elt... more
Fair and showsA MoU to enhance collaboration on advanced naval capabilities and s...
Signed between Leonardo ed Abu Dhabi Ship Building at the "Idex" event
Yesterday, at the "IDEX International Defence Exhibition" in Abu Dhabi (see AVIONEWS), Abu Dhabi Ship Building and Leonardo signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance their collaboration in... more
DefenseUAE. A new anti-aircraft missile defense system has been presented
It will be used initially in the United Arab Emirates
During the "IDEX 2019" fair in Abu Dhabi Lockheed Martin, Saab and Diehl Defense presented a new short-range anti-aircraft missile defense system that should replace the older systems currently used in... more
DiscussionsBOAC to the future as BA 747 plane landed yesterday at Heathrow; today...
Arrival coincides with the B-747 first flight anniversary
Large crowds gathered at Heathrow yesterday to watch the much-anticipated arrival of a British Airways B-747 painted in the design of its predecessor British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC).The aircraft... more
AirlinesSouthwest Airlines. FAA opens investigation for calculation errors in weight...
A potential danger for aircraft balancing
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would open -according to "The Wall Street Journal"- an investigation into the low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines, in order to shed light on the calculations made... more
AccidentsIndia: collision in flight between two BAE Systems Hawk
1 dead and 2 seriously injured
During the tests for the flight show at the next "Aero India 2019" two BAE Systems Hawk aircraft of the Indian Air Force collided. Pilot and copilot of one of the two British production plane were able... more
ReportHNA: is it for sale SR Technics aircraft maintenance company?
On the plate also Swissport International
The HNA Group, in an attempt to reduce its debts, would be evaluating -according to the Chinese press- the sale of the SR Technics aircraft maintenance company based in Switzerland. The idea of the Chinese... more
IndustryParamount Group: in the future aircraft factories in 4 African coun...
It will increase economic capacity and employment levels
The South African defense consortium Paramount Group would be targeting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to find new investments to improve the range of aircraft, military vehicles, weapon systems... more
AirlinesWill South African Airways be divided into three different carriers?
Last attempt to save the airline from bankruptcy
After the government of South Africa has repeatedly closed the possibility of launching a new bailout for the South African Airways carrier, it seems that -according to the local press- a solution has... more
AirlinesNorwegian Air: shares for sale at one third of the real value
Attempt to put cash in cash
In an attempt to increase economic income, the low-cost carrier Norwegian Air should place on the stock market a third of the real market value, so as to "fall" part of those finances "burned" by the decision... more
IndustryMC-21: production of the aircraft will be delayed of other one year
Problems due to the lack of composite materials
The director of the industrial consortium Rostec Serghiei Chemezov has confirmed today at "Interfax" the hypothesis that has been circulating since the United States understood the Russian company Aerocomposit... more
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HelicoptersIsrael: 7 AW-119 Leonardo helicopters ordered
Good omen for the tender in the United States?
After yesterday's rumors, today the Ministry of Defense of Israel -by "Twitter"- has formalized the initials of the order of 7 Leonardo AW-119 Koala helicopters from Italy in an agreement of about 350... more
AirlinesAir France-KLM. Meeting between Smith and exponents of the Dutch go...
The desire to protect KLM's interests and the role of Elbers has been reaffirmed
In an attempt to solve the new "crisis" in Air France-Klm this morning, the CEO of the Group, Benjamin Smith, met the Dutch finance and transport ministers in The Hague. The aim of the meeting was to find... more