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Latest newsAir carrier Qantas revokes flight cancellations announced for tomorrow
Sydney, Australia - The strike of its engineers has in fact been rescinded
The airline Qantas Airways has recently reinstated the dozens of flights that it had canceled for Friday, May 13, due to the announcement of a strike by 1600 of its workers.
The Australian carrier had... more
Latest newsBoeing business Jets: BBJ 737/700 plane delivered to Beijing Airlines
Seattle, USA - Ceremony was hold in Boeing Delivery Center of Seattle
Boeing Business Jets unit announced today in a press release it has consigned, during a ceremony hold at Boeing Delivery Center in Seattle, a BBJ 737/700 airplane to Beijing Airlines, Air China's subsidiary.
Latest newsC-172 aircraft disappears at the gates of Rome: recovered, without prejudice to the occupants
Rome, Italy - Took-off from Sabaudia was scheduled to land at Rome Urbe airport
A Cessna C-172 aircraft, with German serial numbers, a quad single-engine high-wing touring and training plane, took-off this afternoon by Sabaudia direct to the airport of Roma-Urbe disappeared at the... more
Latest newsItaly: inconveniences for air travellers, further general strikes
Rome, Italy - Scheduled for 15 April and 6 May
New inconveniences are expected in Italy in the next weeks for sea, rail and air transport.
CUB and COBAS confederations have called a general strike for April 15, 2011, which will take place with different... more
Latest newsIvory Coast: captured ex-President Gbagbo. Yesterday helicopters have attacked his residence
Abidjan, Ivory Coast - Delivered to the Ouattara's men
The French special forces have captured the former Ivorian President, Laurent Gbagbo, and officialized consigned him to the forces of the legal President Alessane Ouattara; currently he would be at the... more
Latest newsGreek F-16 aircraft to escort B-757 in the Athens-warning bomb on board in 230
Athens, Greece - Immediately all the passengers disembarked
An aircraft, probably a B-757 of the company Thomson Airlines, due to a bomb threat on board was escorted by two military Greek destroyers F-16 and by a military Super Puma helicopter until the airport... more
Latest newsTrapani airport: Airgest register 300.000 euro of damage
Trapani, Italy - Who will refund the loss?
On the sidelines of his meeting with the Eanc,Civil Aviation Authority, AVIONEWS interviewed dell'Airgest direction, the management company of Trapani,which told us a few figures as the loss of € 70.000 p... more
Latest newsStrong quake in the border area between Myanmar, Thailand and Laos
Naypyidaw , Myanmar - The area is sparsely populated
A strong quake was felt in eastern Myanmar (Burma), in the area near the border with Thailand and Laos. As declared from the US Geological Survey its intensity the magnitude was 6.8.
The earthquake... more
Latest newsQuake of magnitude 6.1 in Japan
Tokyo, Japan - Continue the radiation emergency
This morning at 9:21 (Italian time) in Japan in the area near the north-eastern prefecture of Iwate, there was another shock. The magnitude of this earthquake occurred just off the coast at a depth of... more
Latest newsOther "Day of Rage" in Bahrain, manifestations even at the airport
Manama, Bahrein - 9 agitations planned for tomorrow
In Bahrain, where from mid-February is currently being the protest of the majority Shiite against the Sunni monarchy al-Khalifa, has been issued another "Day of Rage" with 9 events organized through Internet.... more
Latest newsThe secret base of Rabda could contain chemical weapons
Rabda, Libya - Too destructive to be used against the rebels
Admiral Mike Mullen, chief of the US, in an interview with "CBS" stated that Gaddafi's forces are in possession of chemical weapons stocked in Rabta, about 50 miles from Tripoli.
The site would preserve... more
Latest newsRAF aircraft in the base of Gioia del Colle
Gioia del Colle , Italy - British forces are totally autonomous
From yesterday in the airport of Gioia del Colle are based 10 Eurofighter Typhoons of the RAF (Royal Air Force). Three of these airplanes around 19:00 have made ??a tutorial, ensuring that any unauthorized... more
Latest newsThe "Maggio Fiorentino" will be repatriated by air Charter Alitalia
Florence, Italy - Within 48 hours the musicians will be at home
Matteo Renzi, the mayor of Florence, explained that given that the Italian government has not declared a state of emergency does not provide aircraft for the return of our countrymen.
Renzi which however... more
Latest newsNew alert in Japan
Tokyo, Japan - The world concerned about the radiation risk
Another shock hit Japan last night. Seismographs this time marked an event of magnitude 6.2. This morning an helicopter of the fire brigade had also announced a new tsunami warning, however, withdrawn... more
Latest newsOffers of aid and aircraft support to Japan
Tokyo, Japan - The world gets moving to intervene
There are many countries that have offered to provide aircraft support and help in recovery operations and rescue of Japanese citizens shocked by the powerful earthquake of today (AVIONEWS).
The United... more
Latest newsJapan: the airport of Sendai is flooded (VIDEO)
Sendai, Japan - Problems even at the airports of Tokyo
The Japan airport of Sendai, the area closest to the epicenter of the earthquake of this morning (AVIONEWS) that produced the tsunami, is semi-destroyed. As reported by the local TV "NHK TV" its runways,... more
Latest newsViolent earthquake in Japan. Nuclear power plants, metro, trains and planes stopped as a precautionary measure
Tokyo, Japan - Tsunami alert in all the Pacific
A powerful earthquake struck in the morning, around 6:46 Italian time, in Japan. After two shocks, the first of 7.9-magnitude and the second of 8.9, the activities of nuclear power plants, airports, trains... more
Latest newsGunfight at Frankfurt airport, two dead
Frankfurt, Germany - And as many injured
According to reports recently made by the local airport police to "AFP", "Agence France Presse", and whose details have not yet been specified, there would have been a gunfight at the airport of Frankfurt,... more
Latest newsToday the editorial office of AVIONEWS will remain closed
Rome, Italy - Due to a suspension of electricity supply
Today, February 28, 2011, the editorial office of AVIONEWS will remain closed due to a temporary suspension of the electricity supply because of works in the area of Rome Urbe airport. Therefore, it won't... more
Latest newsFour planes from Moscow to evacuate 563 Russians in Libya
Moscow, Russia - Was also sent a ship
Today from Moscow-Domodedovo were sent two planes Il-76 and one Il-62 to allow the recovery of Russian citizens in Libya. The fourth aircraft, a Yak-42 took off this afternoon at 17:20 (Moscow time) from... more
Latest newsEarthquake in New Zealand, the number of victims rises
Christchurch , New Zealand - Many areas of Christchurch are in ruins
The consequences of the earthquake in New Zealand are terrible (AVIONEWS) where the confirmed death toll rose to 75 while that of the missing has increased to 300. The Mayor of Christchurch, stated that... more
Latest newsProblem in the depressurization system for aircraft landing at Treviso's airport
Treviso, Italy - Happy ending, after general alert
Fear and even scared, but the 100 passengers arriving from Charleroi, landed yesterday morning at 8:50am at “Canova” airport in Treviso completely safe and unharmed.
The depressurization system had... more
Latest newsRussia, Ministry of Defense grounds Mil Mi-28 helicopters
Moscow, Russia - Following Tuesday's crash in which the captain died and the other crew member was injured
As reported by Russian news agencies, the Ministry of Defence of the Country has decided to ground all Mil Mi-28 Night Hunter helicopters in its fleet.
The decision was taken, as routinely happens in... more
Latest newsAn airplane has crahed near Tegucigalpa, Honduras: at the time ten victims
Tegucigalpa, Honduras - About twenty people on board
A plane would be crashed about 15 miles from Tegucigalpa, in Honduras. At the time of we write would be of ten the number of victims including the union leader Israel Salinas. It seems the co-pilot survived.
Latest newsSince Saturday on helicopter to “Corno alle Scale”
Bologna, Italy - An alternative to spend at altitude any week-end you like
“Corno Fly” is the name of a project started last Saturday with an helicopter service between Vidiciatico and the summit of the mountain “Corno alle Scale”, near Bologna.
“Our main target is that a... more
Latest newsThe Italian Financial Police seized drugs at Milan-Malpensa airport
Miland, Italy - Controls get smarter and base on risk-indexes now
Yesterday at Milan-Malpensa airport 350 cocaine and 200 heroin grams were seized by the Italian Financial Police (GdF) in collaboration with customs officers.
They detected two couriers, i.e. two women... more
Latest newsNew kamikaze massacre in North-East Pakistan
Islamabad, Pakistan - Apparently finished the quiescence of Pakistani Taliban anti-American terrorism
Today in Pakistan in a recruitment centre in Mardan, 30 Km north-east of Peshavar, another kamikaze-attack occurred. It was the second biggest Taliban attack since last Christmas: it killed 27 people and... more
Latest newsMoscow-Domodedovo's attack (2): Medvedev orders increased security in all airports
Moscow, Russia - 31 people dead in the attempt, seems suicide
The Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev, has ordered a short time ago that the security has been increased in all airports and hubs of the transports in Russia, is read on "Ria Novosti", after the suicide... more
Latest newsEnav-Selex investigation, Berlusconi: proceeding against a national asset is a suicidal behaviour
Rome, Italy - That's what declared, on the spot, the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi
The Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has commented on the spur the news of the searches in the offices of "Enav", the Italian civil aviation authority, "Selex integrated systems" and "Techno Sky". Berlusconi... more
Latest newsFrom the sawdust the new biofuel for airplanes elaborated by the Russians?
Moscow, Russia - It would have been unveiled today the deputy transport minister, Valery Okulov
As reported by "Ria Novosti", today the Russian deputy transport Minister, Valery Okulov, during a press conference hosted by the same agency, stated that Russia might eventually use for the aircraft biofuel... more