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Latest newsPiaggio Aerospace: Vincenzo Nicastro appointed as extraordinary commissioner
He was drawn today at MISE
The name of the extraordinary commissioner for Piaggio Aerospace, drawn today at the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE), is the lawyer Vincenzo Nicastro (ex-Unicredit), selected by the list of 7 candidates... more
Latest newsFerrovie BoD approves the offer for Alitalia
For two company branches
Short news from Italy. The Board of Directors (BoD) of Ferrovie dello Stato SpA, meeting today as anticipated by AVIONEWS, under the chairmanship of Gianluigi Vittorio Castelli, decided to present the... more
Latest newsLibya: the Tripoli-Mitiga airport reopens
It was found a ceasefire agreement
After the clashes in Tripoli that caused at least 50 dead and 138 injured and that had also led to the closure of the Tripoli-Mitiga airport, it was found an agreement between the government forces and... more
Latest newsTrump to the allies: "Increase your expenses or we'll reduce our commitment"
The President writes to the NATO countries
US President Donald Trump has severely criticized the NATO allies for the few expenses in defense sector. Germany, Belgium, Norway and Canada were the countries targeted by Trump, who wanted to warn them... more
Latest newsThe Italian Government by Giuseppe Conte
Di Maio and Salvini VPs of the Council and appointed of the Ministries of Labor and Home Office
Here is the list of Italian Ministers of the Conte M5S-Lega government after the summit at Montecitorio (headquarters of Chamber of deputies) in Rome:President of the Council of Ministers: Giuseppe ConteVice-President... more
Latest newsAlitalia's commissioners: the "slaughter"? Or simply will to change?
Rome, Italy - Luigi Gubitosi began to remove directors brought by the Arabs. How much the cost of the subsidy to exodus?
Many directors who arrived with the CEO Cramer Ball done on purpose by James Hogan on behalf of Etihad, have left the company with the Alitalia's compulsory administration. AVIONEWS recreates the list... more
Latest newsTerrorism? Explosion at the S. Petersburg's subway: 9 victims. Putin was in visit - VIDEO
Saint Petersburg, Russia - Ten wounded, many children among them. The President declares: it is soon for the responsibilities
"Terrorist attack", the general power of attorney reports it in a firm comment. "At least nine people dead. About twenty would be wounded, some children also among them", according to a statement by the... more
Latest newsKamikaze attacks people at Parliament of London: killed by police. Victims and injured people - 4 VIDEOS
London, UK - London locked down, exactly one year after the attacks in Brussels
Exactly one year after the attacks at the airport and the underground of Brussels, terrorism strikes again this time in London, where a car driven by a kamikaze knocked a crowd of tourists and citizens... more
Latest newsENAV: Roberto Scaramella is the new President. Roberta Neri confirmed as CEO
Rome, Italy - In the context of the new appointments at Italian partly state-owned companies
After the change of CEO at Leonardo (ex-Finmeccanica) Group with Alessandro Profumo in the place of Mauro Moretti (see AVIONEWS), new arrangements also for Enav SpA, the Italian national company for air... more
Latest newsIt is confirmed: Alessandro Profumo is the new CEO of Leonardo (ex-Finmeccanica). Moretti era is ended
Rome, Italy - Gianni De Gennaro is reappointed President
As this AVIONEWS agency anticipated, the appointment of CEO of Leonardo (ex-Finmeccanica) goes to Alessandro Profumo. Profumo takes the place of Mauro Moretti (appointed in May 2014), who took office under... more
Latest newsBrexit and planes. Great Britain closed to EU citizens by mid-March?
London, UK - The British premier May might suspend the free movement, but Downing Street denies
If what English press reported yesterday should become reality, document control procedures might change soon for citizens from the European Union that will walk off planes on British territory. With the... more
Latest newsAirplane hijacked in Malta (2): all hostages released -2 VIDEO
Valletta, Malta - All safe, 82 men, 28 women, a baby and 7 crewmembers
It had a positive end at 1:00pm (local hour) the hijacking to the Airbus A-320 airplane of the Libyan airline Afriqiyah Airways, flight 8U209, seems by two Libyans of "Gaddafi" power, improvised hijackers... more
Latest newsAirplanes. Newsflash: James Hogan left Etihad Airways
Rome, Italy - Also his vice-presidency in Alitalia lost
According to the reliable sources coming from the Gulf James Hogan, president and CEO of the Abu Dhabi's airline, Etihad Airways, left both roles. The leadership of the carrier is arranging for his replacement.... more
Latest newsKenya: private airplane crashed with six on board: a death at the moment
Naivasha, Kenya - The aircraft crashed shortly after taking-off destroyed by a fire
Currently a person dead and other 5 wounded in a serious manner in an airplane crash happened this morning at Naivasha, Nakuru county, North-West of Nairobi, Kenya. The first news are still incompleted.... more
Latest newsAlitalia: airplane in delay (12 hours) for Italian athletes going to Rio. Why?
Rome, Italy - The airline seems to suffer from lack of aircraft for long routes. Where are the planes promised by Etihad though?
The airplane of the carrier held by Luca Montezemolo should have left today at 9:00 am to Rio de Janeiro (or at least that is what Alitalia said), and this is how our athletes are being one day late for... more
Latest newsThe Italian Foreign Ministry: satisfaction over the Indian Supreme Court’s decision to allow Girone to return to Italy
Rome, Italy - The two Countries have cooperated during the last few weeks in order to define the terms and conditions of his permanence
Italian Marine Salvatore Girone might be going home any day now. The Foreign Ministry expresses satisfaction over today’s decision of the Indian Supreme Court to immediately enforce The Hague Court of A... more
Latest newsFinmeccanica signs a contract to supply 28 Eurofighter Typhoon to Kuwait
Rome, Italy - Following an agreement between the governments
The Kuwait Ministry of Defence and Finmeccanica, which leads commercial activities in Kuwait on behalf of the Eurofighter consortium, today signed a contract for the supply of 28 Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft,... more
Latest newsExplosions in Brussels. Airport operations suspended until further notice. Flights cancelled and airplanes grounded -VIDEO
Brussels, Belgium - A note diffused on the website
At 8am two explosions have occured in the departure hall. Emergency services are on the premices and are offering the necessary assistance.
Airport operations (flights cancelled and airplanes grounded)... more
Latest newsPiaggio Aerospace. A window opens. Suspended strike, "Alleviated" redundancy fund
Villanova d'Albenga, Italy - The results expected after the conversation Renzi-Mubadala-shareholders, and of the meeting at Economic Development Ministry
New positive news coming from Piaggio Aerospace. It seems that all has broken through, when only yesterday morning, Paolo Putti, leader of the M5S (party) in Genoa town council announced with emphasis... more
Latest newsFinmeccanica-AgustaWestland in the eye of the storm: the "Helicopters-Algeria" case, raided offices throughout Italy
Milan, Italy - Ex-leaders of AW suspected of bribery in Algeria for a tender
Explodes the case AgustaWestland (Finmeccanica) for alleging blacks funds created by the former executives of the company with the purpose of bribing Algerians public officials, and win a tender for a... more
Latest newsGermanwings' A-320 airplane tragedy (6): first theories exclude a bomb. It seems no survivors of 148 on board
Barcelonnette, France - Very difficult rescue due to the unpassable and covered with snow area on which the airplane crashed
The first doubts began about the circumstances that have seen an A-320 airplane by Germanwings (a low-cost owned by Lufthansa) to crash this morning in High Provence (France) with 142 passengers, two pilots... more
Latest newsTunisia (2): blitz inside the "Bardo" museum next to the Parliament
Tunis, Tunisia - Ongoing the intervention of the special Tunisian forces
Just these minutes the anti-terrorism special forces broke into the "Bardo" museum of Tunis, to free the tourists held hostage by three armed men.
Disguised as soldiers, terrorists had tried to storm... more
Latest newsTunisia (4): the victims were seven foreigners and a Tunisian
Tunis, Tunisia - Two Italians injured
Sources by "Adnkronos" reported that more than 200 visitors were in the museum at the time of the attack, including three employees of the City of Turin.
Of the killed foreigners four would be of Polish... more
Latest newsTunisia (3): Stopped two of the three terrorists
Tunis, Tunisi - The victims would have risen to 10, according to the sources of online newspaper
Ongoing the blitz by the army: many people have been freed from the museum "Bardo" and managed to escape outside.
In addition to Italian tourists, there would be English and French people.
Latest newsTunisia (5): the blitz ended
Tunisi, Tunisia - A Tunisian local radio speaks of 18 dead
The blitz by the Tunisian special forces to free the hostages in the "Bardo" museum in Tunis ended.
The victims according to the Tunisian interior ministry are 4 Polish tourists, two British, one Tunisian... more
Latest newsTunisia: terrorist attack at the museum next to the Parliament
Tunis, Tunisia - The first information speak about eight dead and at least three Italian tourists taken hostage
Almost an hour ago, three armed men tried to storm in the Tunisian Parliament; they would be terrorists disguised as soldiers.
In these minutes the men took refuge in the adjacent "Bardo" museum.
Latest newsMilitary aircraft. Libya: landed in Rome 42 Italians repatriated
Rome, Italy - Egyptian air strike against Islamic army positions
The catamaran chartered by the Government to bring back home the Italian citizens from Libya landed around one o'clock today at the harbor of Augusta (Sicily). The journey then continued from the military... more
Latest newsEgyptian air strikes against the Islamic army positions
Cairo, Egypt - Hollande calls meeting of the United Nations Security Council
Immediate reaction of the Egyptian government to the beheading of 21 compatriots of religion coptic-christian kidnapped a month ago.
It’s beginning to take shape a coalition of states ready to intervene i... more
Latest newsHelicopters and justice. Kickbacks to Indian officials: former Finmeccanica’s and AgustaWestland’s CEOs sentenced in Italy
Busto Arsizio, Italy - Orsi and Spagnolini will have to serve a term of two years each
The inferior court delivered its verdict on alleged kickbacks paid by Finmeccanica to Indian officials. The Busto Arsizio court sentenced former Finmeccanica CEO and president Giuseppe Orsi and former... more
Latest newsAn aircraft operated by Air Algerie disappears from radar
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Confused information, the search takes place on the route of the aircraft
An aircraft operated by Air Algerie, disappeared from radar display after the take off from Ouagadougou, in Burkina Faso, around 00:40 local time, bound to Algiers-Houari Boumédiène. The flight AH501 w... more