AirlinesJet Airways: will Tata board decides today if proceed to buy the carrier?
Indiscretions raise the value of the company's shares
Science and technologyHigh speed flight in the stratosphere
From Europe to Australia in three hours time
IndustrySaudi Gulf Airlines to purchase 10 A-320neo family aircraft
The agreement was announced at the "Bahrain Air show"
Report"Brexit": green light from the cabinet of ministers to the agreement
The situation for air transport will remain unchanged
Conferences"Geopolitica del Digitale": it is necessary a clear governance
The risk for the States is to "disappear" due to the lack of digitalization
Civil aviation"Brexit": the presentation of the agreement to the UK ministers today
If not ratified, there will be a sectoral understanding for air transport?
In the draft agreement for "Brexit" announced yesterday by the European Commission and the UK Government, which will be presented by Prime Minister Theresa May today to her ministers before parliamentary... more
AirlinesJet Airways: Does Tata "rescue" the carrier?
It would only acquire airplanes, slots and pilots
The Tata conglomerate would be in talks to buy Jet Airways, so as to save one of the major Indian carrier from bankruptcy since it has many debts accumulated in recent years after rising fuel costs. Tata... more
DefenseIsrael: joint air exercise to destroy the S-300 anti-aircraft systems
Training carried out with the Greek Armed Forces
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) and Greece Armed Forces trained -from the end of October to the past few days- in an aerial exercise aimed at identifying how Israeli aircraft can operate to hit and destroy... more
AirlinesChina Southern: problems for Cathay if will enter in Oneworld
The Hong Kong company could veto
The China Southern Airlines will leave the SkyTeam alliance next January 1 to join the Oneworld Group, where are present American Airlines, British Airways, Qantas and Cathay Pacific. An important opportunity... more
DefenseTurkey: the Pentagon asks Congress for an opinion on F-35 aircraft
The Turkish decision on the S-400 will be decisive
The United States Department of Defense (DoD) would deliver a detailed report to Congress on the implications and possible future scenarios in case Turkey were to receive the 100 F-35 aircraft ordered.... more
ReportLion Air incident: Boeing sued for murder
Lawsuit filled by the father of one of the 189 victims
An Indonesian man has sued the aerospace company Boeing, claiming that the crash of Lion Air's B-737 MAX 8 plane -where 189 people died- was caused by a design problem not communicated to the airlines.... more
AerospaceSpace debris: Italy (and Leonardo) in the front row to map them
Space Alliance will invest in the Canadian idea of putting 40 probes into orbit
To map the location of space debris, the Canadian company NorthStar has planned to create a constellation of 40 satellites to observe the Earth's orbit constantly. An idea that attracted the Space Alliance... more
AirlinesJetBlue: asked to increase competition at FAA and EASA
Alliances between airlines would monopolize the market
JetBlue's CEO Robin Hayes -speaking yesterday at an air transport event in New York- asked to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and to European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulatory agencies... more
DefenseChina: quantum radar to detect stealth aircraft
Technology that would give an abysmal advantage
Stealth aircraft in the future may have difficulty not being tracked as China is working on the construction of a new generation radar, capable of identifying the exact position of the aircraft in the... more
AirportsAlitalia-FS: mid-December high-speed trains to and from Fiumicino a...
Integration tests between air and rail transport
The first trial of an integration between airplane and rail transport will start for the mid of December, when four trains a day of high-speed Rome-Milan will arrive and leave Fiumicino airport avoiding... more
HelicoptersMi-171A2 and Ansat helicopters perfomed demonstration flights in Vi...
As part of the demonstration tour in Southeast Asia
As part of the demonstration tour in Southeast Asia, on November 16, Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) presented the Mi-171A2 and Ansat helicopters in Hanoi (Vietnam). Demonstration... more
IndustryFincantieri: contract for three ships to modernize in Palermo
Signed with Windstar for over EUR 200 million
Fincantieri has signed a contract with Windstar Cruises (part of the Xanterra Travel Collection), owners and one of the main operators in the field of high-end small ship cruises, for an impressive extension... more
AerospaceTAS and Telespazio announce an investment in NorthStar Earth and Space
The Canadian information services company will deploy a 40 satellites constellation
The Space Alliance formed by Telespazio (Leonardo 67%,Thales 33%) and Thales Alenia Space-TAS- (Thales 67%, Leonardo 33%) announced yesterday it has officially taken a stake in NorthStar Earth and Space... more
DefenseChina: J-20 will have a "stealth" refuelling probe
It will permit to use it in long-range operations
After the first flight with missiles aboard the Chengdu J-20 Chinese could soon also make its baptism for air refuelling, allowing the fifth-generation aircraft to reach targets further away from the take-off... more
AerospaceTelespazio celebrates 20 years of activity in Romania
With an event at the Italian embassy in Bucharest
Telespazio celebrated its first 20 years of activity in Romania, at the Italian Embassy in Bucharest. Actually, the industry has been operating in Romania since 1998 through Rartel, a company in which... more
AirlinesChina Southern: does the carrier leave the SkyTeam alliance?
It would serve to develop the company, but it hides high costs
The China Southern Airlines carrier will leave the international alliance SkyTeam (which also includes Alitalia), in a move that should allow the airline to develop more. At the same time the decision... more
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AirlinesAlitalia: the future of the carrier this week
Meeting between the leaders of Lufthansa and Siri that could reopen the game
The deadlines for the examination of the offers received by the three extraordinary commissioners of the Alitalia carrier (Luigi Gubitosi, Stefano Paleari and Enrico Laghi) are increasingly short, and... more
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Does the Government also want to change the leaders of Leonardo?
The main problems of the Italian aerospace and defense company Leonardo are linked both to the few important contracts signed in the last year, and to the Government political-industrial choices. On the... more