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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
ReportB-737 plane crash (4): found black boxes but Iran will not deliver them to Boeing
Tehran: "investigations are taking place in the country"
The two black boxes of the plane crash in Iran were found where a Ukraine Airlines B-737 crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran "Imam-Khomeini" international airport causing the death of 176 people... more
ReportReprisal Iran against USA (2): NATO condemns
The Iraq Parliament also criticizes Iranian violation of its sovereignty -VIDEO
Although the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abd al-Mahdi has informed that Iran had warned of imminent attacks on US military structures on its territory, without specifying which, it is news of these... more
ReportIranian retaliation against US bases in Iraq: "It's not enough"
Over 80 dead and 200 injured
Iran's retaliation against the US has come after the killing of General Soleimaini (see AVIONEWS): at least 15 missiles have been launched against US bases in Iraq where the toll could be around 80... more
ReportItalian Farnesina on the situation in Iraq
"The latest developments are of great concern", according to the MAECI ministry
The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Maeci) announces in a statement that "The latest developments of the situation in Iraq are of great concern.In the last few days,... more
ReportPlanes, drones and missiles in Iraq. Iranian general Qassem Suleimani dies
Donald Trump ordered the operation
Iranian general Qassem Suleimani was killed in a raid on American planes and drones in Iraq. Rockets hit vehicles near Baghdad International Airport. The Pentagon confirmed that Donald Trump ordered the... more
ReportHave the wrecks of the Chilean plane been found?
Tests for confirmation in the next few days
Some debris of the Chilean military plane that disappeared on Monday with 38 people on board would have been found while en route from Punta Arenas airport to a military base in Antarctica (see AVIONEWS).... more
ReportChile. C-130 airplane disappeared: complicated searches
The Drake Pass is one of the most difficult marine areas. Engaged aircraft, ships and satellites -VIDEO
The fact of the C-130 aircraft of the Fuerza aérea de Chile becomes more complicated, disappeared last Monday from the radar after taking off from the airport of Punta Arena, in the south of the country,... more
ReportChile: looking for C-130 Air Force aircraft with 38 on board
Ships, planes and satellites: joint international research effort
There are 11 aircraft and 4 ships (two commercial and two of the national Navy, plus airplanes from Chile, Uruguay and Argentina) engaged in a joint international effort, in the search for a C-130 Hercules... more
ReportIsrael: neutralized Syrian missile attack
This morning the Israeli defense system "Iron Dome" neutralized a missile attack from Syria to the Golan Heights. Fortunately there would have been no victims but the local inhabitants hid in the shelters.The... more
ReportHong Kong: activists urge Germany
Deployed Chinese troops, they ask for a stop from Berlin
The activist pro-democracy Hong Kong Joshua Wong has called on Germany to stop the training program for Chinese military after the Army has deployed its troops (see AVIONEWS) after 5 months of demonstrations... more