Tag: Italy

Lilium signs agreement with Air-Dynamic to serve Switzerland and Italy

Lilium N.V., developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet, announced an agreement with Air-Dynamic SA, a Switzerland-based private jet and helicopter company. The firm agreement includes deposit payments to Lilium for delivery of up to five Lilium Jets. A...

Italy’s First Vertiport Deployed at Fiumicino Airport

Aeroporti di Roma (ADR), Atlantia, UrbanV, and the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), Volocopter, have successfully completed the first crewed eVTOL test flights in Italian airspace. These tests were part of a mobility ecosystem setup at Fiumicino's Leonardo da Vinci International Airport. ...

Airbus and ITA Airways partner to develop urban air mobility in Italy

Airbus and ITA Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on urban air mobility (UAM) in Italy. The two companies will explore the creation of tailored UAM services, by identifying strategic use cases for emission-free mobility solutions. The agreement foresees a joint ap...

Professional Aviation Chooses the ALSIM ALX Simulator

ALSIM have announced that the ALX simulator has been selected by Professional Aviation, an ATO located in Ozzano dell’Emilia, nearby Bologna, in Italy. The ALSIM ALX provides single engine piston, twin engine piston up and twin jets. The device is designed and approved for ATPL, CPL/MCC in com...

Piaggio Aerospace awarded maintenance contract with ENAV

Aircraft manufacturer Piaggio Aerospace has won a contract with the Italian air navigation service provider ENAV for the maintenance of four P.180 Avanti turboprops. The €12.6 million contract has a duration of seven years and will provide integrated support for the Avanti aircraft, which are ...

British family killed in general aviation crash in Swiss Alps

Two renowned British musicians and their baby daughter have been killed in a light aircraft crash in the Swiss Alps. Acclaimed saxophonist Hannah Goldstein and her husband Jonathan Goldstein, an award-winning composer, were on board the Piper aircraft with their seven-month-old Saskia when it we...

Italian Government commits €700 million in Piaggio contracts

Financially troubled aircraft manufacturer Piaggio Aerospace has received a boost from the Italian Defense Ministry, which announced commitments totalling €700 million (£624 million). The commitment includes the purchase of nine new Avanti Evo executive aircraft, the upgrade of 19 current Ava...

SEA Prime closes 2018 with growth of 2.5%

SEA Prime - the sole manager of the business and general aviation infrastructures of Milan Linate and Malpensa closed 2018 posting growth of 2.5 per cent and a total of 26,000 movements. The Italian operator is exhibiting at the NBAA'S 2019 Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2019) taking...

Double deal for Luxaviation Group with Lugano Airport

Luxaviation Group is announcing a strategic cooperation agreement with Lugano Airport and Colombo Wealth Management and an FBO cooperation agreement for its FBO management company ExecuJet. The strategic cooperation includes Luxaviation’s existing partnership with Colombo, a Swiss wealth manage...

MEBAA 2018: SEA Prime announces new Milan VVIP services

Italian firm SEA Prime announced new VVVIP services at Milano Linate Prime and the next opening of the brand-new Milano Malpensa Prime B&GA terminal at Malpensa in June 2019. SEA Prime, part of the SEA Group, is the sole manager all airport infrastructures dedicated to Business & General ...

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