Finance and economyBoeing reports 1Q results
The highlights and detailed information per segment
Civil aviationB-737 MAX aircraft: the new certification by May?
This is the expectation of Boeing -DATASHEET
AirlinesAeroflot: half of the aircraft in Russian-produced fleet from 2030
A goal that seems difficult to reach
Civil aviationB-737 MAX airplane: the new certification from April 29
EASA experts will also be present
AirlinesAsiana Airlines: will the carrier sold soon to creditors?
It is ready a $ 1.4 billion rescue plan
Civil aviationFrance: pilots threaten a strike for a week in May
Asked the government to revise the transport law
There is no peace for aircraft in France. After the strikes that characterized the first months of 2018 and which caused a series of difficulties and severe economic losses for the country's main carrier... more
AirlinesAlitalia: will not expire the return of the bridge loan?
Norm contained in the draft of the "decreto legge Crescita"
After three extensions granted to the Alitalia carrier for the return of the 900 million Euro bridge loan (plus interest) granted by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) following the commissioner,... more
MiscellaneousAVIONEWS closed tomorrow, on April 25
The agency will reopen regularly next Friday
AVIONEWS communicates to its subscribers, reporters and fans of social networks that it will be closed tomorrow, on April 25, in the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the liberation.The normal diffusion... more
HelicoptersFirst H-215 helicopter delivered in China
For utility missions
China’s State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC) has taken delivery of one heavy twin-engine H-215 helicopter –a member of the Super Puma family– becoming the launch customer for this model in the C... more
IndustryRoscosmos: pressure on Ilyushin to terminate the development of Il-96/500T aircraft
It will be used to transport materials and rocket carriers to the new Vostochny cosmodrome
In addition to space programs, Roscosmos has among its objectives to buy Ilyushin Il-96/500T planes which will have to be used to transport materials and equipment to the Vostochny cosmodrome, which should... more
DefenseUSA: maxi-exercise with two aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean
First time since 2016
For the first time since 2016, two US Navy aircraft carrier groups -the USS "Abraham Lincoln" and the USS "John C. Stennis"- have initiated a joint training maneuver in the Mediterranean, during which... more
ReportNorth Korea. Kim Jong-un arrived in Russia
Tomorrow the meeting with President Vladimir Putin
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived this morning in Vladivostok ahead of the meeting he will have tomorrow with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in what is Kim's first State visit since he came to... more
ReportTurkey-US. Erdogan announces: "Soon a meeting with Trump"
On the table the Syrian question and the acquisition of the S-400s from Russia
Speaking to the Turkish press, the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan explained that he could soon meet with Donald Trump, who would have invited him to the White House to talk about Syrian question and about... more
PeopleAirbus: new appointment as head of space systems
Jean-Marc Nasr will take over the role in June
Airbus has appointed Jean-Marc Nasr, 57, Executive Vice President Space Systems within the Airbus Defence and Space division (DS). He will assume his new duties on 1 June 2019 and succeeds Nicolas Chamussy,... more
IndustryBoeing: asked for the division of powers between president and CEO
Roles currently fulfill by Dennis Muilenburg
Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) asked Boeing shareholders to oppose the possible re-election of Dennis Muilenburg as President and Chief Executive Officer of the aerospace company. The... more
AirportsMoscow Airport: 30% of Sheremetyevo shares for sale?
Objective: to collect private funds to expand the facilities
In order to finance the expansion and modernization of Moscow's "Sheremetyevo" airport, the Ponomarenko family -which holds 65% of the shares- and Sheremetyevo Holding -which owns 35%- would be thinking... more
ReportPetroleum (2). From Iran: "The US move is a mistake"
Crude oil price rises to the maximum from 6 months
Iran's oil minister Bijan Zanganeh -speaking in Parliament- said that "America made a serious mistake in politicizing crude oil and turning it into a weapon in a very fragile market". According to Zanganeh... more
IndustryHK Airport: Leonardo secures contract for its BHS
In 2018 the Asian hub served over 74.7 million passengers as they visited 220 destinations
Leonardo’s sorting technology has been selected for the Terminal 1 Baggage Handling System (BHS) at Hong Kong (HK) International Airport. The airport’s ‘Primary Sorter Replacement’ programme will see Leo... more
Science and technologySeven teams for the 2019 "Fly Your Ideas" competition
They represent eleven countries and eight different universities
Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition "Fly Your Ideas" (FYI) which invites students from around the world to innovate in key areas for the industry: Electrification,... more
AirlinesJet Airways: withdrawn all expressions of interest for the carrier
Close negotiations with SBI and the government to decide the future
According to what has been declared in an interview at "ET Now" by the Chief Executive Officer of Jet Airways Vinay Dube, the management of the carrier is constantly negotiating with the government and... more
Civil aviationPetroleum. New price increases for consumers' pockets
Risk of a new season of failure for airlines?
Starting today, the cost of all kinds of aviation fuel -and not- has increased by about 2%, also due to the decision of US President Donald Trump to impose the total embargo on Iranian export oil. A move,... more
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IndustryDefense. Profumo: "European products must have a single export lice...
The line of Leonardo's CEO for the future of the industry
"If the German embargo on Saudi Arabia was to be maintained it could create fractures in anticipation of the emergence of an European defense system". Thus the managing director of Leonardo Alessandro... more
HelicoptersItaly’s National Fire Corps receives first two AW-139 helicopters
The aircraft will carry out search and medical rescue, firefighting and disaster relief - TECHNICAL SHEET
With the delivery of the first two AW-139 intermediate twin engine helicopters, Leonardo and the Italian National Fire Corps (Vigili del Fuoco, part of the Ministry of the Interior) announced a major step... more