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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
IndustryFincantieri begins work in Muggiano on the first patrol vessel for Qatar
The steel cutting ceremony took place
The steel cutting ceremony of the first patrol vessel (OPV - Off-shore Patrol Vessel) ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition programme, took place... more
IndustryAirbus publishes agenda for 2019 Annual General Meeting
Resolutions include appointment of CEO-designate Guillaume Faury to Board
Airbus has published the agenda for its 2019 Annual General Meeting on 10 April, with resolutions including the appointment of Guillaume Faury as Executive Member of the Board of Directors (see AVIONEWS).Shareholder... more
IndustryIt will be from Australia the new combat drone?
It can have a decisive weight on the international market (also for the Tempest)
During the "Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition" the US company Boeing presented the mock-up of a combat drone (UCAV, Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle) developed entirely... more
IndustryATR: partnership with AviAssist
The industry strengthens flight safety awareness with the organisation in Africa
ATR signed a partnership agreement with AviAssist, the independent non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting African aviation safety. Through this partnership, the company continues to strengthen... more
IndustryAir Vanuatu selects A-220 plane
For major fleet expansion
Air Vanuatu, the national flag carrier of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, has signed a firm order with Airbus for four A-220s (two A-220/100s and two A-220/300s). Its first ever order with the industry... more
IndustryAirbus: Faury will unify the executive boards?
At the moment there are 4 and make the decision-making process slow
The next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the European aerospace company Airbus Guillaume Faury, would be thinking -according to the specialized press- of unifying the company Executive Comittees, in order... more
IndustryBoeing-Embraer partnership receives shareholder approval
96.8% of all valid votes in favor of the transaction
The proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer was approved today (see AVIONEWS) by South American industry’s shareholders during an Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held a... more
Industry"Brexit". Also Boeing works to avoid aircraft problems
Storage and redistribution of spare parts throughout the EU
The aerospace company Boeing is accumulating spare parts at its British distribution center to prevent potential problems resulting from the UK's exit without agreement from the European Union (EU).... more
IndustryConte: "For Fincantieri I would like that there will be a signal of renewal"
The Premier does not exclude a change "in continuity" at the top of the company
In an interview at "Il Sole 24 Ore", the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte spoke about the future of the main Italian companies, especially regarding Leonardo and Fincantieri for which he excluded... more
IndustryATR extends Type A Maintenance visit intervals
The checks from 500 to 750 hours for all of its aircraft series
The turboprop manufacturer ATR has received certification from EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) to extend the intervals between the Type A maintenance checks from 500 to 750 hours, for all of its... more