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
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IndustryAirbus: the production line of the A-380 will close
A failure for the aircraft that was supposed to make the B-747 obsolete
AirlinesAlitalia: easyJet specifies that the negotiations will still be long
Participation and business plan still to be defined
AerospaceUnited States: open investigation on SpaceX vectors
Doubts of the Pentagon on the conformity of the USAF certifications
From the Department of Defense there are doubts about the certification given by the US Air Force (USAF) to the carrier rockets of SpaceX Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy, as this could have been given inappropriately.... more
IndustryIndia: agreement with Russia for 21 MiG-29 aircraft
Operational problems for Air Force - TECHNICAL SHEET
Due to the problems with some aircraft in the fleet that have reduced the operational capabilities of the aeronautics, India has asked Russia to purchase urgently 21 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 which should... more
Civil aviationAirplanes and transport. Ensuring basic connectivity in the case of no-deal "Brexit"
The EU Council defines its position
The EU is taking measures to mitigate the severe disruption to air connectivity for passengers and freight between the EU and the United Kingdom in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. Today,... more
AirlinesAircraft. Thomas Cook: 3 banks in charge of finding buyers
Lufthansa, easyJet and Ryanair are in the running
The Thomas Cook Group would -according to "Reuters"- contact three banks (Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Merrill Lynch) to entrusted these for the task of finding potential investors... more
UAS-DronesLeonardo unveils its enhanced AwHero Ruas helicopter
For surveillance and disaster relief missions and inaugurates new facility in Pisa
Leonardo opened today its new facility in Pisa (Italy) dedicated to the development and production of the AwHero Rotary Unmanned Air System (RUAS). During the official ceremony, also attended by national... more
DefenseChina: under consideration a sixth-generation aircraft?
It will be important to avoid technological gaps with the West
Also China is part of the race for the construction of the sixth-generation plane that should start replacing the fighter currently used in the aeronautics of the main countries in the world between 2030... more
HelicoptersRussian Helicopters begins certification of Mi-171A2 aircraft in Br...
In 2005 the first Mi-171A1 model was delivered to the South American Country
The Russian Helicopters holding company, part of State Corporation Rostec, and the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) have delivered technical and operational documentation for the Mi-171A2 helicopter... more
AirportsAvinor: air traffic control of two airports in Norway to Saerco
The Spanish company will commence operation from next year
Avinor’s board of directors has decided to award a 5-year contract for air traffic control services at Ålesund and Kristiansand airports to Spanish company Saerco. Four bidders took part in the competition, wh... more
CuriositiesKorean Air unveils special aircraft livery
To celebrate its 50th anniversary
Korean Air has announced that ten aircraft will display a special emblem and slogan to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year.The special aircraft livery will depict the number 50 with a plane flying... more
AirportsNew Istanbul Airport: the date of the fully functioning postponed
Underlying financial problems and the absence of security requirements
The date of the effective opening of the new Istanbul Airport could slip further, after the date of 3 March seems to be official after a series of postponements. The reasons -according to the local press-... more
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
AirlinesChina Airlines: 7 days of strike for the carrier
20,000 passengers at ground. Negotiations with the trade unions continue
Although a first agreement between China Airlines and the pilots was found, the strike by airline employees continued for a week, and so far forced the company to cancel more than 100 connections to China,... more
Military aviationIFTS: first two M-346 aircraft at the 61st Wing of Italian Air Force
They landed in recent days on the airport runway at the AMI base in Galatina
The first two new Leonardo’s M-346 aircraft, part of the International Flight Training School (IFTS) project, joined the other 18 Italian Air Force’s M-346s at 61st Wing’s base in Galatina (Lecce), in So... 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
IndustryFincantieri: dry dock works start in Ancona on "Silver Moon"
The second of three “Muse” series cruise ships for Silversea Cruises
The keel laying ceremony of “Silver Moon”, the second of three new ultra-luxury cruise ships that Fincantieri is building for Silversea Cruises took place yesterday at the Ancona yard. The vessel will ent... more
AerospaceVirgin Orbit. LauncherOne destined to revolutionize space exploration
In the future, the satellites will be put in orbit after 24 hours of the request
Virgin Group founder Richard Branson explained that his company (Virgin Orbit) could replace every type of satellite in orbit "within 24 hours, even if these were destroyed during a conflict". Phrases... more
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Civil aviationItalian Enav: regular flights next Friday 15 in Italy; strikes post...
The Flight Assistance Company communicates it in a brief note
Enav (Italian Flight Assistance Company) announces that all strikes called for next Friday, on February 15th, have been postponed to a later date. Therefore air navigation services will be regularly ensured.On... more
AccidentsKenya Airways: two ERJ-190 aircraft collide at ground
Serious damage to both aircraft that will remain long out of service - PHOTO GALLERY
Last Saturday, two Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft -registration 5Y-FFF and 5Y-KYR- of Kenya Airways collided at Nairobi airport suffering serious damage to external structures and the engine. To cause this singular... more