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ReportCovid-19 (2): Chile closes access by airplanes, by sea and by land
Lock the borders from Wednesday. Green light for incoming and outgoing goods
Chile is also following global measures and tightening its borders starting next Wednesday. To announce it in these hours the same president Sebastián Piñera, together with other provision such as the l... more
ReportCovid-19 aid. A-350 plane arrives from China with experts and material
The country returns our support in the name of global solidarity-VIDEO
As announced on TV last night by Minister Di Maio, a plane from China landed in Fiumicino with nine medical experts and epidemiologists and material to support doctors and the Italian population engaged... more
ReportTrial flight MH17 Malaysia: Moscow invokes the impartiality by the judges
"The accusations made against Russia about the shooting down of the plane are unfounded"
Regarding the ongoing trial near from Brussels-Schiphol airport, which sees three Russians and a Ukrainian pass judgment, accused of being responsible for the launch of the Buk missile that shot down on... more
ReportMalaysia plane flight MH-17: trial accused of shooting down
Three Russians and an Ukrainian separatist to the stand in Schiphol
According to the European press reports today, the trial has started in Amsterdam involving three Russians and an Ukrainian separatist, accused in competition of having shot down the airliner Boeing B-777/200ER... more
ReportCoronavirus (4). IATA requests global suspension of slot rules
Immediately and for the 2020 season
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is contacting aviation regulators worldwide to request that the rules governing use of airport slots be suspended immediately and for the 2020 season,... more
ReportCoronavirus (3). Lufthansa Group: frequencies to Italy, Seoul and Hong Kong reduced
It continues to suspend flights to China and Iran until April
The safety of its passengers and employees is the top priority of the Lufthansa Group. After a thorough assessment of all currently available information on the Coronavirus, the Group has decided to continue... more
ReportCoronavirus (2). Delta suspends Milan service
The last two flights today and tomorrow
Following elevated US State Department travel guidance, Delta is temporarily suspending its daily flight between New York-"John F. Kennedy International Airport" and Milan-Malpensa Airport. The airline’s l... more
ReportCoronavirus. Turkish Airlines: air links cancelled from/to Italy
And it will continue to monitor the latest developments on the situation
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Italy, the airline's flights to/from this country are cancelled starting from yesterday, on March 1st.As the carrier that always puts the travel security... more
ReportItaly-France Summit (2): the "pact of Naples" between Conte and Macron
The agreement Rome-Paris has been strengthened
During the Italy-France summit at the Royal Palace, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and French President Emmanuel Macron made "the pact of Naples", a precise and detailed list of areas in which Rome and... more
ReportAirplane transport. Coronavirus (10): new restrictions to and from Italy
Some countries impose total stop and quarantine
The restrictions on arrivals from Italy or the entry of Italians due to the coronavirus are continuing (see AVIONEWS). Bahrain and Israel have announced a total stop; Eritrea, Saint Lucia and Tajikistan... more
ReportCovid 19 (2). EU working on all fronts; EUR 232m aid package
For global efforts to tackle outbreak
The European Commission is working around the clock to support EU Member States and strengthen international efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. New EU aid packageTo boost global preparedness, prevention... more
ReportCoronavirus (2). Turkey and the UAE suspend flights with Iran
Emergency landing on suspected plane case, cancellation of connections
Today an aircraft with 132 passengers on board that took off from Tehran and headed for Istanbul made an emergency landing at the "Esenboga" airport in Ankara due to the presence of a suspected case of... more
ReportCoronavirus. Tunisia, UK, Bulgaria, Kuwait, Prague and Canary Islands: precautions with Italy
Suspension of air links, quarantine for over 1000 people
Tunisia could suspend some aircraft connections with Italy in view of the security measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Tourism Minister René Trabelsi announced this during a radio interview.... more
Report"Brexit": doors closed to "low-skilled people"
"Australian" point model
With "Brexit" the UK closes its doors to new "low-skilled" immigrants and not comfortable with the English language. The new rules include preferential lanes for scientists and talents. It's the "Australian"... more
ReportCoronavirus. ICAO issues new calls on COVID-19 response coordination
Advices to its Member States to review and implement standards and practices
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has conveyed new advice to its Member States urging them to review and implement applicable civil aviation standards and recommended practices relevant... more
ReportAfghanistan plane crash: bodies recovered
"Afghans treated them with dignity"
The bodies of the two soldiers killed in the plane crash in Ghazni, an area controlled by the Taliban, in Afghanistan, have been recovered (see AVIONEWS). According to the declarations by the US military,... more
ReportCoronavirus (2): US citizens left China
They will undergo meticulous screening before returning
The plane with the Americans evacuated from Wuhan, the city affected by the Chinese coronavirus, landed in Alaska, (see AVIONEWS). The 210 passengers, now in Anchorage, will undergo appropriate checks... more
ReportDeath of Kobe Bryant: difficult recovery of bodies
No black box on board
The news of the death of basketball champion Kobe Bryant and his daughter is enriched with details (see AVIONEWS). The photos circulating on social networks the day after the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter,... more
ReportCoronavirus. How long will you have to wait for Italian returns?
GB, USA and France are already ready to recover compatriots
50 Italians are stuck in Wuhan for the Chinese coronavirus and there is no news regarding a transfer. "The situation is fairly calm, we have constant contact with them, they are under understandable pressure",... more
ReportB-737 plane shot down: Iran asks for help from the USA and France
A support to decode information of the black boxes
Iran, after refusing to deliver the black boxes to Boeing (see AVIONEWS) regarding the Ukrainian plane crashed in Tehran (see AVIONEWS) hit by two missiles (see AVIONEWS) is now asking the United States... more
ReportChinese virus: infrared rays thermometers at airports
Meticulous checks on all travellers from Wuhan
Concerns continue about the mysterious Chinese virus that hit the city of Wuhan (see AVIONEWS). The contagions would have been linked to a fish and wildlife market in the area, which was immediately closed.... more
ReportIran: the black boxes remain with us
"We have no plans to ship them to other countries"
Iran has reiterated its intention not to deliver the black boxes of the Ukraine Airlines plane shot down in Tehran by two missiles (see AVIONEWS). An Iranian civil aviation official Hassan Rezaifar said:... more
ReportNew Chinese disease: "low" danger in the EU?
Three airports connected directly to the affected city
A mysterious disease has affected the city of Wuhan in China, and the concern that the virus reaches Europe as three airports are directly connected with the metropolis and there are also indirect connections... more
ReportB-737 plane shot down in Iran: was it hit by two missiles?
And the nuclear deal is increasingly at risk - VIDEO
The thriller of the Ukrainian plane shot down in Iran is complicated: a second video would show that the B-737 would have been hit by two missiles and then crashed causing the death of 176 people. Iran... more
ReportIran, B-737 plane shot down: first arrests
Rohani: "It was an unforgivable mistake"
The first people responsible for the plane crash near Tehran in which 176 people died were arrested in Iran this morning (see AVIONEWS). While Canada blames the tragedy for the escalation of violence that... more
ReportIran: "plane shot down by one of our missiles" and students protest in the square
Leaders' resignation requested. Protesters: "death to liars" - VIDEO
Iran has admitted: the Ukraine International Airlines B-737 plane crashed near Tehran (see AVIONEWS) was hit by a missile for a soldier's error. "After strongly rejecting the allegations of Canada... more
ReportIraq-Usa: phone call during the night to withdraw American troops
Baghdad: "rejection of any violation of sovereignty"
Adel Abdul-Mahdi, resigned Iraqi prime minister asked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to forward "US" delegation to Baghdad and discuss mechanisms for withdrawing foreign troops from Iraq following the... more
ReportB-737 plane crash. Canada: "shot down by missile", Iran: "big lie"
Tehran asks Washington to await the results of the investigation
The plot of the mystery surrounding the crash of the Ukraine Airlines B-737 plane in Tehran which killed 176 people thickens (see AVIONEWS). Iran strongly rejects statements by Canadian President Justin... more
ReportB-737 plane crash. Iran: "it was a technical problem"
An engine would have caught fire
According to the first results of the investigation launched by the Iranian Air Force on the Ukraine Airlines B-737 plane crashed on January 8 in Tehran (see AVIONEWS), the aircraft before falling was... more
ReportLibya: new air strikes at Mitiga airport
Tripoli awaits the truce requested by Russia and Turkey
New air raids in the night by General Khalifa Haftar at Mitiga airport, the only one operating in Tripoli. Yesterday Ahmed Al Mismari, spokesman for the self-styled Libyan national army (LNA) led by Haftar,... more