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For the support of AH Mk.1 Apache helicopters
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Necessary to maintain the security of air transport
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It could increase the capabilities of the Kiev armed forces
ReportAirports in Germany: today's strike will hit 220,000 passengers
Many planes will remain at the ground
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Long lines at security checks -VIDEO
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But freight falls and risks keep rising, according Aci Europe
European airport trade association ACI EUROPE today releases its traffic report for November 2018, during which average passenger traffic in geographical Europe grew by +6.4% compared with the same mont... more
ReportEU. Vestager: "Alitalia and Fincantieri-Stx dossiers are on my table"
The objective is to be able to close it before the end of the Juncker mandate
In an interview to "Il Sole 24 Ore", the European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager explained -10 months before the conclusion of the Juncker Commission mandate- what will be the hot topics... more
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At a meeting with investors at the NYSE -ATTACHMENT
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DefenseUSA: Trump will announce the new missile defense plan today
Possible funding for the development of space laser weapons
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AirlinesNorwegian Air: closure of some flights and hubs
Among the cuttings there is also that of the Rome-Fiumicino airport
Economic problems continue also for the low-cost carrier Norwegian Air, which is expected to cut some connections and bases in some European and US airports in the near future. A decision explained to... more
AirlinesJet Airways: a debt restructuring plan is being examined
It presented to creditors, with Etihad guarantee
From the Indian state bank they assured that the future of Jet Airways -even less in the short term- could be safe, because the carrier's creditors would be considering a corporate and financial restructuring... more
IndustryAirbus. Enders: "There will not be a hard Brexit"
Reassurance coming from the CEO of the European aerospace company
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the European aerospace company Airbus Tom Enders tried to reassure -speaking to the US press- who fear a Brexit without agreement. During a conference call to announce... more
AirlinesJet Airways: Etihad next to take over 49% of the carrier
First step towards the acquisition of the majority
Jet Airways would be dealing with its creditors so as to solve the problems related to the debt, also because Etihad Airways seem intent on increasing the shareholding to 49%. According to "CNBC-TV 18"... more
UAS-DronesUSA: problems with the many sales of Chinese drones
How to face a future of armed UAVs? -ATTACHED
In a report published by the Department of Defense, with title "Assessment on U.S. Defense Implications of China’s Expanding Global Access", what emerges is that Beijing is increasing in a drastic way t... more
DefenseDefense. Bulgaria: today the parliamentary vote on the purchase of F-16...
President Radev still criticizes the acquisition
Sofia parliament will vote today on the proposed acquisition of Lockheed Martin F-16 combat aircraft from the United States, at the end of a selection process that has been the subject of much criticism... more
DefenseRussia: will there be a new contract for 13 Su-57 aircraft?
Motor developments will continue for the future
The second contract to produce 13 new fifth-generation Sukhoi Su-57 fighter aircraft will be signed next year, so as to allow United Aircraft Corporation to continue working on the development of high-tech... more
AirlinesNon-stop from Hamburg Airport to Lake Constance
SUN-AIR celebrated inaugural flight for daily service to Friedrichshafen
The Danish airline, SUN-AIR, returned to Hamburg Airport this week with two daily flights to Friedrichshafen. SUN-AIR has been active in regional air transport for 40 years, and has been a British Airways... more
CargoLufthansa Cargo: other freighter aircraft to AeroLogic fleet
Four new B-777F airplanes in 2019
Lufthansa Cargo will take delivery of a fourth brand-new freighter in the current calendar year. The 777F freighter will be leased from Boeing and operated by AeroLogic (3S) at Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ).... more
Finance and economyDelta Air Lines announces December quarter and FY 2018
Delta Air Lines reported yesterday financial results for the December quarter and full year 2018. The highlights are:December quarter 2018 GAAP pre-tax income of $1.3 billion, net income of $1.0 billion... more
CuriositiesChang'e 4: sprouted cotton seeds on the Moon
Successful first part of the experiment
The Chinese probe Chang'e 4 -the first to land on the Moon's hidden face- successfully completed one of the experiments for which it was designed, succeeding in sprouting some cotton seeds on the lunar... more
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Etihad Airways should fire 50 pilots, by the end of January, due to the economic losses suffered by the carrier last year, which would have forced the management to take this decision in order to avoid... more
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