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IndustryFincantieri: "Seven Seas Splendor" launched in Ancona
The delivery is scheduled for 2020
"Seven Seas Splendor” was launched last Saturday at the Ancona shipyard. It is the second super luxury cruise ship that Fincantieri is building for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, brand of the Norwegian Cruise L... more
IndustryLeonardo: excellent chance in the tender for US Navy helicopters
The TH-119 from its has the lowest cost compared to competitors
For the Italian aerospace and defense company Leonardo there could be a new possibility for significant gain in the United States, as it is competing for the new US Navy training helicopters. A competition... more
IndustryFCAS: many problems for the new generation aircraft
Doubts expressed by the Chief of Staff of the French Air Force
One of the biggest doubts that gripped the French about the sixth-generation French-German plane to be built by Airbus and Dassault is linked to the fact that Germany could limit its export capacity, especially... more
IndustryAirbus: the announcement of the end of the A-380 program on 14 February?
It seems more and more a certainty
The European aerospace company Airbus made official -yesterday- the effective cancellation of orders worth $ 4 billion for 8 A-380 aircraft, also announcing the start of preparations necessary to close... more
IndustryFincantieri: "Viking Jupiter" delivered in Ancona
The sixth cruise ship which Fincantieri has built for the shipping company
“Viking Jupiter”, the sixth cruise ship which Fincantieri built for Viking, has been delivered today at the shipyard in Ancona.“Viking Jupiter”, as its sister ships, belongs to the small cruise ship se... more
IndustryAirbus and Dassault Aviation sign JCS contract
For Future Combat Air System
France and Germany have awarded the first-ever contract –a Joint Concept Study (JCS)– to Dassault Aviation and Airbus for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) programme. The launch of the JCS was announced by... more
IndustryDoes Qantas cancel the orders of the Airbus A-380 aircraft?
Will it be the beginning of the end of the four-engine era?
Not only does Emirates seem close to changing the order of the Airbus A-380 aircraft in the more modern A-350s, because even the Australian airline Qantas Airways seems intent on cancelling the contract... more
IndustryAirbus-Dassault Systèmes: strategic partnership
To create the European aerospace industry of tomorrow
Airbus and Dassault Systèmes have signed a five-year Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to cooperate on the implementation of collaborative 3D design, engineering, manufacturing, simulation and intelligence... more
IndustryEmbraer and SNC: contract to deliver 12 A-29 airplanes for NAF
The aircraft will be produced in Florida, and modified in Colorado -TECHNICAL SHEET
Embraer Defense & Security and its partner Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) were awarded a contract to deliver 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).The A-29 is conducting... more
IndustryGermany: Export of Meteor missile to Saudi Arabia blocked
New hit for MBDA
For the European MBDA missile company, these are complicated times, because after the US-imposed halt to the sale of the SCALP to Egypt, this time to block the export was Germany, which imposed a veto... more
IndustryAirbus: the possibility of a stop to the A-380 aircraft becomes concrete
Will it be looking for buyers in China?
What seemed to be a simple indiscretion is getting more and more confirmations and could soon become official; Emirates could communicate in the next few days the will to change the order of the Airbus... more
IndustryBoeing: 57 aircraft objective B-737 MAX products per month?
It would serve to keep up with global demand
In addition to producing more B-787 Dreamliner, among the objectives of the US company Boeing is also to increase the number of B-737 MAX aircraft assembled every month so as to keep up with the global... more
IndustryElectronics Group supplier of the maritime and land capability of the JEWCS Nato program
It will contribute with a "Land Training System" composed of several vehicles
Elettronica Group will be a supplier under the contract between Leonardo and the UK Ministry of Defense for the modernization of NATO's Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (see AVIONEWS). This is a... more
IndustryBoeing-Leonardo: will continue for a long time the cooperation in helicopters?
Possible new agreements for the US market
The collaboration between the Italian company Leonardo and the US Boeing in the helicopters field will probably continue in the future, after the successful cooperation in the last 2.4 billion dollar bid... more
IndustryElettronica Group confirms Great Place To Work 2019
For the second consecutive year the Group has obtained certification
For the second year in a row, Elettronica Group has obtained the Great Place to Work (GPTW) certification, the important recognition given to those organizations that are attentive to the quality of their... more
IndustryBoeing: exoskeletons for workers to speed up aircraft production
First tests at the plant in South Carolina
In order to be able to deliver 14 B-787 Dreamliner per month the aerospace company Boeing is planning to supply the exoskeletal workers to increase their strength and speed, while reducing physical fatigue... more
IndustryAircraft. Has the end of the Airbus A-380 program arrived?
Emirates would be thinking about changing the order in A-350
It seems that the history of the Airbus A-380 plane has come -or almost- to the end, and today's European aerospace company's statement supports this hypothesis because in a press release intended... more
IndustryAir Senegal's first A-330neo airplane arrived in Dakar for delivery
The aircraft is named "Casamance"
Air Senegal’s first A-330neo has touched down at Blaise-Diagne International Airport in Dakar. The A-330neo, painted in the livery of Air Senegal and named “Casamance", was presented yesterday during a c... more
IndustryEmbraer-SkyWest: contract signed for nine E-175 airplanes
The order has a value od USD 422 million
Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. have signed a firm order for nine E-175 jets, with deliveries expected to begin in 2019. The order has a value of USD 422 million, based on current list prices, and was already... more
IndustryPurchase of 100% of Vitrociset completed
Leonardo communicates it today in a note
Subsequent to the press release issued on September 7th, 2018 (see AVIONEWS) Leonardo announced today the closing of the purchase of 98.54% of Vitrociset, after meeting all the required conditions, including... more
IndustryATR delivered 76 aircraft in 2018
Outlook for 2019 shows continuous momentum for the industry
ATR, the Franco-Italian turboprop manufacturer, maintained its "leadership" on the market in 2018, showing a solid performance. It delivered 76 aircraft, booked 52 firm orders and stabilised its annual... more
IndustryBoeing: P-8A Poseidon aircraft contract from US Navy
Worth USD 2.4 billion
US Navy orders next group of aircraft; 19 jets support world-wide customers more
IndustryItaly and F-35: it is suspended the plan for the purchase of new aircraft
The weight of the factory in Cameri (Novara) tip the balance
The Undersecretary of Defense Angelo Tofalo met -on last Saturday- his US counterpart Ellen Lord during the institutional visit to Washington, during which the exponent of the Five Star Movement had the... more
IndustryBoeing delivers first two KC-46A Pegasus aircraft to USAF
Two more tankers in the coming weeks - TECHNICAL SHEET and VIDEO
The first two Boeing KC-46 Pegasus aircraft departed Everett’s Paine Field last Friday morning for McConnell Air Force Base, where the 22nd Air Refueling Wing will be the first unit to have the world’s new... more
IndustryFincantieri. Bono: "Political skirmishes must stay out of our projects"
To lose -he warned- would be the whole of Europe
On the sidelines of the launch of the new FREMM "Spartaco Schergat" of the Italian Navy-MMI- (AVIONEWS) in Riva Trigoso shipyards, the CEO of Fincantieri Giuseppe Bono is back on the decision of the European... more
IndustryThe ninth multipurpose frigate "Spartaco Schergat" launched
The Italo-French FREMM program continues
The launching ceremony of the “Spartaco Schergat” frigate, the ninth of a series of 10 FREMM vessels – Multi Mission European Frigates, took place today at the integrated shipyard of Riva Trigoso (Geno... more
IndustryBrexit. Do Enders' statements hide political motives?
Strong fear of a slowdown in aircraft production
The declarations of the CEO of Airbus Tom Enders regarding the risks for jobs in the United Kingdom in the case of a "hard Brexit" could hide political motives? An idea brought forward by the British press... more
IndustryBoeing warns Trump and Congress: shutdown must end
Potential problem for the aerospace company's finances
The problem of the government shutdown in the United States is not only investing federal employees who have not received their salary for more than a month and despite this many of them have been preconditions... more
IndustryAirbus. Enders: "Hard Brexit would be disastrous for jobs"
New warning from the CEO of the European aerospace company
After the announced of the departure of Sony and Dyson from the United Kingdom, today the CEO of Airbus Tom Enders -in a video message- is back on the topic of a Brexit without agreement announcing that... more
IndustryIndia: will Lockheed Martin build F-16 aircraft with Tata?
It is a possiblity if the US fighter was ordered
The Indian aviation market is flourishing not only for commercial aircraft, but also for military ones since the Delhi government intends to buy 114 combat aircraft to be able to replace the old Mikoyan... more