IDEX 2021 : Paramount Group unveils swarm-capable N-Raven drone
Although several trade fairs have been cancelled recently, IDEX 2021 is a major event for manufacturers, who will be unveiling numerous innovations.
MBDA presents Sky Warden, a modular anti-UAV system
On the occasion of the IDEX exhibition, held in Abu Dhabi from February 21 to 25, MBDA unveiled its approach to the fight against UAVs, through the Sky Warden system.
China Sea: Beijing deploys its strategic bombers
The maneuvers of the US Navy in the China Sea no longer seem to impress Beijing, which now has a new generation of long-range strategic bombers, some of which would be equipped with hypersonic nuclear missiles.
Laser weapons: Special Forces before the US Air Force ?
While the US Air Force is skating to integrate a laser for self-protection against air-to-air missiles into its combat aircraft, SOCOM is preparing to test a power laser on a new-generation C-130 Gunship. Will the AC-130J Ghostrider succeed the AC-130 Spectrum?
ACI Europe Urges Governments to Boost Travel and Tourism in Europe
ACI Europe joined 59 other travel and tourism organizations (including A4E and ACA) in urging European governments to implement a plan to reopen travel in Europe.
Aegean Airlines to make a strong recovery in 2021
Starting in the summer 2021 season, the Greek airline will offer more than 100 destinations around the world, including five new routes from France.
Civil Aviation 03/12/2020
Restrictions at EU borders : aeroplane businesses and airports wants to remove the quarantine.
Main european aircrafts Unions (A4E, ERA, ACI Europe and IATA) are reliying on new EASA and ECDC guidelines, who are critical about quarantines.
Civil Aviation 22/11/2020
Norwegian Air applies for bankruptcy protection for subsidiaries in Ireland
Subsidiaries related are Norwegian Air International, which is in charge of some part of European flights for the company ; and Arctic Aviation Assets DAC, which specialises on rental of A320.
Civil Aviation 18/11/2020
Korean Air and Hanjin Group to get their hands on Asiana
Supported by its parent company Hanjin Group, Korean Air plans to buy out its competitor for nearly 1.4 billion euros. Consolidation following the air transport crisis linked to the Covid-19 pandemic is underway. The news came from Korea that Korean Air and Hanjin KAL Group, its parent company, had decided to buy out its competitor Asiana Airlines at a board meeting on 16 November 2020. Korean Air plans to acquire Asiana for 1.8 trillion won, or nearly 1.4 billion euros. In order to secure this amount, Korean Air plans to increase its capital by 1.9 billion euros by issuing new shares.
Civil Aviation 06/11/2020
Lufthansa group lost about 2 billions of euros in the third quarter of 2020
German airline company lost 1.96 billions of euros during the third quarter of 2020. In comparison, for the same period in 2019, the company made profit of 1.1 billions of euros. Since january, Lufthansa lost 5.6 billions of euros
Liebherr Overhauls Landing Gears for Austral
Liebherr-Aerospace has been selected by Austral Líneas Aereas to overhaul the landing gears of the airline’s Embraer E-Jet E190 fleet.
Indian Institute of Aeronautics Group becomes India’s launch customer for Airbus’ maintenance training solution ‘ACT for Academy’
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Sanad signs a one billion dirham agreement with Pratt & Whitney and International Aero Engines
The new agreement reaffirms the confidence of major global aviation companies in the aerospace sector in Abu Dhabi and strengthens the long-term relationship between Pratt & Whitney, International Aero Engines (IAE) and Sanad Aerotech.
Airbus Canada transfers A220 material management services to Satair
As the A220 fleet grows and also gains in maturity, Satair will also develop the areas of parts lease, repair and exchange.
Dassault Aviation Leads Business Jet Industry in Product Support
Dassault Voted Number One in 2020 AIN survey.
Airbus limits damages in 2020
During an unprecedented crisis, Airbus has managed to deliver 566 aircraft in 2020 and to sell 268 aircraft, once 115 cancellations are taken into account. Given the scale of the earthquake, what are the prospects for 2021 and 2022 ?
Does Airbus preparing something outstanding ?
The signals are weak, of course but they are there. The Airbus design offices would be working on something other than the decarbonized aircraft. So, is that a real or fake information?
Return of An-124 Ruslan to the heavens
Volga-Dnepr Airlines, the expert in the air transport of super-heavy and oversized cargo, has restarted commercial operations of the Antonov An-124-100 known as Ruslan. This flight restart follows the accident that occurred on November 13, 2020 during a flight from Novosibirsk to Vienna where an An-124 had suffered a broken dawn on a turbojet engine, followed by a crash landing.
The X-59 halfway through final assembly
The assembly of the X-59 made good progress in 2020 despite the Covid 19 pandemic. The silhouette of the X-59 is now clearly recognizable. GE Aviation has delivered the F414-GE-100 engine that will power the X-59 and will be installed on the airframe by the third quarter of this year. The first flight is expected in 2022.
The Dubai Airshow bets on the Covid-19 successor
The organizers of the Dubai Airshow, which will take place from November 14 to 18, 2021, are betting on a much more favorable schedule to occupy the post-Covid-19 space.
Two MQ-9A Block 5 delivered to Spain
General Atomics delivered 2 UAV MQ-9A Block 5 to Ejercito del Aire (Spanish Air Forces)
Joint venture: Ukraine to produce Turkish UAVs
According to Vadym Ihorovych, Managing Director of Ukrspetsexport, Ukraine and Turkey are currently developing a joint venture for the production of Turkish UAVs.
Chernobyl : UAV Elios 2 sent into Reactor five
Flyability announced having conducted an inspection inside Chernobyl’s Reactor five, using its UAV Elios 2.
Gazprom tests an unmanned cargo helicopter
Gazprom sees drones as a new way of linking its production sites
The DGA makes official the successful completion of the first flight tests of the Vision daytime star finder
Safran Electronics and Defense and Sodern offer France a new technology, applicable to several strategic fields. A new potential for economic growth for manufacturers.
French military satellite CSO 2 launched
Arianespace launched at the end of 2020 French second military satellite CSO. His capabilities are classified.
First flight of the new Chinese Long March 8 launcher
China continues to accumulate space successes, with the commissioning this morning of a new medium-power, potentially reusable launcher.
Europe to evaluate reuse with Themis demonstrator
Following the Space19+ ministerial conference, ESA has entrusted ArianeGroup with the launch of the first phase of development of the European first-stage demonstrator for the Themis reusable launch vehicle.
UAE's Falcon Eye satellite: a major military export contract
A look back at the first UAE reconnaissance satellite, the last of which was launched on Arianespace's VS24 mission.