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ReportCalled off today air traffic controllers' strike
Rome, Italy - Note released by Enav
ENAV (Italian Flight Assistance Society) released a note announcing the recall of the air traffic controller strike involving ACC (Area Control Center) of Brindisi and Milan expected for today (see AVIONEWS).
ReportIran: the 15 captured sailors confess
Tehran , Iran - According to the Iranian state radio
After the yesterday announcement about ongoing bilateral direct communication between Iran and United Kingdom, the news today released by the Iranian state radio seems to generate new tensions.
In fact,... more
ReportItalian local strike of air-traffic controllers next April 4th
Rome, Italy - Announcement by ENAV
ENAV (Italian Flight Assistance Society) announced a strike on next April 4th.
The demonstration will involve the air traffic controllers of ACC (Area Control Center) in Brindisi who are members of... more
ReportIran vs USA: violation of airspace
Tehran , Iran - New tensions
Yesterday, Tehran accused two US military jets to have violated its national airspace, according to the news broadcast by a local Arabian TV station.
The news was immediately denied by Washington, and,... more
ReportItalian Senate calls for a vote of confidence on Bersani proposal
Rome, Italy - No more misleading advertising on low-cost tickets price
Italian Senate today morning approved the legislative decree proposed by the Economic Development Minister Pierluigi Bersani, with 161 ayes and 153 nays.
This result, obtained without the participation... more
ReportBlair asks for British sailors immediate release
London, UK - No more negotiations
The case of the 15 British sailors captured last Friday risks to thickens again.
After the yesterday afternoon diplomatic rapprochement attempted by the British government (see AVIONEWS), the situation... more
ReportCampania region must regain the missed opportunities
Naples, Italy - Warning by Technapoli's President
Luigi Iavarone, Technapoli Consortium's President, the Naples and Caserta metropolitan area’s scientific and technological Park (PST), has warned Campania about the need of harmonising and systematically a... more
ReportNew attack against Italian soldiers in Afghanistan
Kabul , Afghanistan - Injured a Comsubin raider
This morning, at 10:30, Italian time, an Italian squad in reconnaissance mission in the Shindand area, 70 km from the Italian base in Herat, was attacked by a gunshot.
A Comsubin (Comando subacquei... more
ReportA video to show the captured British sailors
Tehran , Iran - Within tomorrow the liberation of the sole woman
The satellite TV "Al-Aram" broadcast yesterday a video that showed the British sailors captured by Iranian forces (see AVIONEWS).
This event aroused widespread indignation in London, inducing the British... more
ReportIranian drone shot down
Sana'a, Yemen - Still tensions between the two Asian countries
Last Tuesday, an Iranian Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) was shot down while flying over the Yemenite air space, above the Hadramawt, in the South of the Arab country.
The news was confirmed yesterday,... more
ReportTony Blair: immediate liberation or a "Different phase"
London, UK - Iranian sources: sailors are doing well
Still worries about the 15 British sailors captured last Friday by an Iranian ship.
The negotiations go on, but the dispute becomes always more heated, even if an Iranian source has notified the good... more
ReportItalian Air Force: two rescue operations in the week-end
Rome, Italy - Involved a 2-years old child
During the weekend, the Italian Air Force (AMI) has been responsible for two rescue operations.
The first one, performed with a helicopter, allowed to transport a woman affected by brain haemorrhage... more
ReportAirport of Manchester: arrested two men suspected of complicity in 2005 attempt
Manchester , UK - A third man found at a house in Beeston
Yesterday, the British anti-terrorism police arrested in the airport of Manchester two suspected terrorists ready to board on a plane bound to Pakistan.
Few hours later, a third man was arrested at... more
ReportIraq: UN's Ban shaken by blast on first visit to Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq - A visit "Toccata e fuga"
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was left shaken but unhurt on Thursday on his first visit to Baghdad after a Katyusha rocket landed just meters from a building where he was giving a news conference.
Report"50 years of Europe": the European astronauts in Rome
Rome, Italy - On occasion of the anniversary of the "Rome Treaties"
On March 26th , as part of the celebration for the 50th anniversary of the Rome Treaties, an event with ESA's astronauts will take place at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", and also the Italian Research... more
ReportMastrogiacomo finally at home
Rome, Italy - Emergency's mediator still arrested
Yesterday night, at 11:30 p.m., the Prime ministership's Falcon plane landed on the airport of Ciampino, with the most awaited Italian man on board, the reporter Daniele Mastrogiacomo.
The man was enthusiastically... more
ReportATR-42 ditches off Bari
Bari, Italy - The unhappy memory of Tuninter incident
This morning at 10:15, 2 miles from Puglia coast between San Giorgio and Torre a Mare, sounded tha alarm for a ditching of an ATR-42 with 30 people on board. Providential the aids of Harbour Office, 118... more
ReportToday Daniele Mastrogiacomo expected to come back to Italy
Rome, Italy - Arrested the Emergency's mediator involved in the liberation
Daniele Mastrogiacomo, freed yesterday, is expected to come back to Italy within today, after having spent his first hours of freedom in the Emergency hospital in Lashkargah.
The man is travelling to... more
ReportSeaplanes in Gallipoli allowing flights to Greece and Albania
Gallipoli, Italy - Expected the implementation of permanent hydrosurfaces
A new and interesting achievement for Gallipoli, Puglia. The city will host the implementation of permanent hydrosurfaces aimed to allow the integrated development of the harbour area and the air transports... more
ReportMastrogiacomo is free and looks fine
Rome, Italy - "I was sure that you would not abandon me, and this was my force and my courage"
Carlo Garbagnati, Vice-president of Emergency, has announced the liberation of Daniele Mastrogiacomo.
The reporter of the Italian daily newspaper "La Repubblica" is finally free, this is the up-to-date... more
ReportKosovo Force (KFOR): a new school in Sferke
Sferke, Kosovo - Inaugurated by commandant of MNTS-W Attilio Borreca
The commandant of Multi National Task Force West (MNTS-W), Attilio Borreca, inaugurated today the "Emin Duraku" elementary school in Sferke village (Kosovo). Several representatives of Pristina Education... more
ReportMastrogiacomo (2): the participation of public and private sector
Rome, Italy - Over 90,000 signatures and tribute by the "Marathon of Rome"
Mastrogiacomo case has unified Italy, with public and private initiatives aimed to the reporter liberation.
Besides the reconciliation attempt promoted by Piero Fassino, Democrats of the Left Secretary,... more
ReportMastrogiacomo (1): negotiations go on
Rome, Italy - The extended ultimatum expires today
High tension for Daniele Mastrogiacomo, correspondent journalist in Afghanistan for the Italian daily newspaper "La Repubblica", kidnapped 15 days ago by Talibans (see AVIONEWS).
After the enthusiasm... more
ReportThe P-180 Avant II has two outstanding testimonial
Melbourne, Australia - Raikkonen e Massa sign for the aircraft "with the moustache" (Canard)
Piaggio Aero Industries has signed a new sponsorship agreement with Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen, both drivers of the Scuderia Ferrari F1 team. As part of the agreement the Piaggio Aero logo will be... more
ReportThe exchange of emission shares in Italy
Rome, Italy - Operative from April 2nd
The Ministry for the Environment and Land and Sea Protection and the Ministry of Economic Development have announced the opening of the Italian exchange of CO2 emission shares, established according to... more
ReportA failure in the information system of British Airways provokes delays on London flights
Rome, Italia - Localized in the central system called "World Wide"
Yesterday in Rome-Fumicino, long passengers queues in the check-in on the London flights of British Airways verified because of a failure to the information system.
The fault has localized in the central... more
ReportMission in Afghanistan: Forcieri in front of the Foreign and Defense commissions of Senate
Rome, Italy - Italian force participated to the fire only for autodefense's sake
Italian vice-minister of Defense Lorenzo Forcieri confirmed yesterday afternoon the event occurred to Italian force in Afghanistan, in front of the Foreign and Defense commissions of Senate: "Following... more
Report"Achilles" operation: baptism of fire for the Italian force
Kabul, Afghanistan - Also Spain involved
A few days ago, Italian force began the "Achilles"operation (see AVIONEWS), the great offensive against the Talibans that NATO troops (officially composed by British, American and Dutch divisions) are... more
ReportThe "Annunciazione" by Leonardo Da Vinci arrived in Japan
Tokyo, Japan - The masterpiece was transported by Alitalia, the airline always used for culture events
Yesterday afternoon at 2:00 pm, the Boeing 777 "Positano" (AZ784) took off from the Fiumicino airport and today is arrived in Japan with "Annunciazione"by Leonardo.
The precious wooden painting made... more
ReportPutin lands on Bari in occasion of Italo-Russian bilateral meeting
Bari, Italy - Decisive day for the Alenia Aeronautica-Sukhoi governmental agreement
Tha luxury presidential plane leaving from Rome with Vladimir Putin and the Russian delegation on board has landed on the airport of Bari-Palese. After yesterday meeting, the Russian president is going... more