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IndustryBoeing (2): a warning light will alert pilots in case of an error
It will be installed on all B-737 MAX products
The news that Boeing will be introduced on its B-737 MAX aircraft not only software and specific training for all pilots, because an extra warning light will be installed in the cockpit to allert the crew... more
IndustryChina: first tests of a hybrid aircraft
It would have been better than expected
According to the Chinese press, COMAC (Commercial Aircraft Corp) would have completed a series of test flights with the Linggue H aircraft, which has the peculiarity of being powered by a hybrid engine.... more
IndustryStarlux Airlines orders 17 A-350XWB aircraft
They will be used on long-haul services
STARLUX Airlines of Taiwan has signed a firm order with Airbus for 17 widebody aircraft, comprising 12 A-350/1000s and five A-350/900s. The new carrier plans to deploy these aircraft on its premier long-haul... more
IndustryChina would like to exclude the B-737 MAX from the trade agreement
However, it could be a problem to reduce the surplus with the US
In negotiations to reach a trade agreement between the United States and China, Beijing emissaries would like to exclude Boeing B-737 MAX aircraft in the list of exports to be purchased in order to balance... more
IndustryFincantieri: works start in Ancona on the new ship for Viking
Delivery is scheduled in two years
The steel cutting ceremony of the seventh ship which Fincantieri is building for Viking, took place today at the shipyard in Ancona.The new unit, whose delivery is scheduled in 2021, will be placed in... more
IndustryRR to power 40 new Lufthansa aircraft
With Trent 1000 and Trent XWB engines
Rolls-Royce (RR) has been selected by Lufthansa Group to power 40 new aircraft. Its Trent 1000 engine will power 20 B-787 Dreamliners and its Trent XWB will power 20 A-350 XWBs. RR will also provide its... more
IndustryWill Boeing make the B-737 MAX software update available within 10 days?
New possibility coming from the United States
According to reports from various US sources, Boeing is expected to start making software updates for its B-737 MAX available within the next 10 days. An indiscretion that has made Boeing's title jump... more
IndustryBoeing B-737 MAX will remain grounded for at least a few weeks
However, production in the factories continues
The Boeing B-737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 aircraft will remain grounded for a few weeks or even months, because this measure depends on the technical time required by the US aerospace company to make the software... more
IndustryMSC confirms luxury ships order with Fincantieri
The four new vessels will be delivered between 2023 and 2026
MSC and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of four luxury cruise ships.Giuseppe Bono, Fincantieri’s Chief Executive Officer, commented: “Today’s announ... more
IndustryAirbus: is billionaire order coming from China?
It could be signed during Xi Jinping's visit
Speaking to the French press, a spokesman of President Emmanuel Macron said that a multi-billion Euro contract could be signed soon between France and China, which will also include supplies to Airbus'... more
IndustryFrance-Ethiopia: visit of Macron to "sponsor" Airbus planes
Behind the decision to analyze the data of the black boxes also political moves
France will not only extract and analyze the data contained in the black boxes of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing B-737 MAX 8 aircraft crashed last March 10 shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, but the... more
IndustryLufthansa orders 20 additional A-350/900 aircraft
This last agreement brings the total orders of the Group to 45
Lufthansa Group, a big Airbus operator, has signed an order for 20 additional A-350/900 widebody aircraft, following a decision by the company’s supervisory board. This latest agreement brings Lufthansa G... more
IndustryLeonardo. Profumo: "Big orders are a source of pride"
The CEO of the company hopes that "European Defense programs will converge"
In a long interview at "Il Sole 24 Ore" the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Leonardo Alessandro Profumo spoke about both the company budget (see AVIONEWS) and the possibilities of future growth, starting... more
IndustryBoeing. At risk orders of aircraft for 54 billion dollars?
VietJet Aviation, Kenya Airways and Flyadeal expressed concerns
The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing B-737 MAX 8 plane crash could have serious repercussions for the order book of the US aerospace company. This is because some airlines are thinking of canceling the contracts... more
IndustryGermany: the cut of the A-380 could lead to losing 750 million euros
Airbus had undertaken not to close the program until 2028
Last week from Germany it was declared to be in talks with the aerospace company Airbus to obtain about 600 million euros loaned for the development of the A-380 aircraft (see AVIONEWS) which will be shut... more
IndustryFincantieri: works start in Marghera on the new ship for Holland America Line
The unit will be delivered in 2021
The steel cutting ceremony of the third ship which Fincantieri is building for Holland America Line, a brand under Carnival Corporation & plc, one of the world’s largest cruise operators, took place t... more
IndustryPlanes. Behind the European decisions the trade war between Airbus and Boeing?
It may not just be a security issue
Behind the decision of most of the European and Chinese civil aviation authorities to ground all the Boeing B-737 MAX 8 after the accident occurred to a model of this aircraft on Sunday 10 March shortly... more
IndustryFincantieri Infrastructure (2). Inauguration of the plant in the presence of the Italian premier and the minister
They also attended the steel cutting ceremony of the Genoa bridge
The inauguration ceremony of the Fincantieri Infrastructure production plant took place today in Valeggio sul Mincio (Verona) in the presence of the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and the Minister... more
IndustryUSA-China: will Boeing aircraft be included in the commercial agreement?
It is a concrete possibility
The aircraft produced by Boeing could be included in the next trade agreement between the United States and China (see AVIONEWS) that should be signed at the end of March. It will permit to close the dispute... more
IndustryAgreement between GIN and Fincantieri
Extension of the shareholding base
Minority stake to Fincantieri through capital increase aimed at providing financial support to the group more
IndustryLeonardo: turnover growing thanks to helicopters?
Only the United States market should generate 30% of the total
Next March 14, Leonardo will present the annual budget of 2018 and probably this will see a further increase in turnover generated in the United States which -according to "Il Sole 24 Ore"- could represent... more
IndustryFincantieri. Bono: "Alliance with France is strategic for the future"
Today the Cassa Depositi e Prestiti BoD decides on the appointment of the management
Yesterday the CEO of Fincantieri Giuseppe Bono was heard in audition by the Defense Committee of the Senate, where he explained that the alliance with the French is the result of "a work already done in... more
IndustryLeonardo-Rina: development of technical solutions in the critical infrastructure monitoring sector
A MoU signed to launch a cooperation in such sector
Leonardo and RINA, a world reference certification and services company for engineering support, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a partnership in the critical infrastructure monitoring... more
IndustryGermany tries to recive back 600 million euros from Airbus
Part of the loan for the development of the A-380 aircraft
Germany would be negotiating with Airbus to receive back some 600 million euros (a total of 942 million euros) lent from Berlin to the European company to develop the A-380 aircraft, which since 2021 will... more
IndustryRolls-Royce withdraws from the Turkish plane's program?
Divisions on some points with local companies
The British company Rolls-Royce would be thinking about cancelling the investments made with the Kale group to develop the engine of the new generation fighter plane produced entirely in Turkey. To make... more
IndustryFincantieri-STX. Le Maire: "We are in favor of the merger"
"Request to EU antitrust mandatory for European rules"
The French Minister of Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, speaks today at the Franco-Italian Economic Forum in Versailles, and he assured that "the merger between Stx and Fincantieri will take place",... more
IndustrySix SSJ-100 airplanes to be delivered to Thailand
SCAC signed today a contract with Kom Airlines
On February 28, 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) signed a contract with the Thai Kom Airlines Company Limited.The contract signed requires the delivery of six SSJ-100... more
IndustryRolls-Royce leaves the race for the engine of the new Boeing aircraft?
Decision necessary to avoid new problems
Rolls-Royce seems to have decided to abandon the tender for the propulsion of the new long-range aircraft in a narrow fuselage that will be developed by Boeing. The reason -according to the British press-... more
IndustryFincantieri. "Costa Venezia" come into service, the first ship designed for the Chinese market
Built by the industry at its Monfalcone shipyard
The ship is part of an expansion plan that includes 7 new ships arriving for the Costa Group by 2023, with an investment of over 6 billion euros more
IndustryBoeing-Iag: deal for up to 42 B-777X aircraft
BA chooses the model to modernize a part of its long-haul fleet
Boeing and International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of British Airways (BA), announced the carrier has committed to purchasing up to 42 B-777X airplanes, including 18 orders and 24 options.... more