NATO receives first A330 MRTT

Airbus has delivered its first of eight Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker/Transport (MRTT) aircraft to NATO for use as part of its Multinational MRTT Fleet (MMF).

BA Joins the Dreamliner Trio Club

British Airways has received its maiden Boeing 787-10, G-ZBLA (c/n 60637), after the widebody arrived at its London/Heathrow base on June 28.

IAI inks deal for special mission aircraft with European customer

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a US$350m special mission aircraft-related contract with an unnamed major European nation.

A330-800 Receives Regulatory Greenlight

The European Aviation Safety Agency and the US Federal Aviation Administration have awarded the Airbus A330-800 a joint type certificate.

Air Italy in Voluntary Liquidation

Air Italy ceased operations with immediate effect on February 11 after its shareholders, Alisarda and Qatar Airways through AQA Holding, chose to liquidate the company citing “persistent and structural market problems”.

Condor Future Confirmed

POLISH AVIATION Group (PGL), the owner of LOT Polish Airlines, has agreed to acquire German leisure carrier, Condor.

BelugaXL Begins Service

EUROPEAN AEROSPACE giant Airbus has pressed the BelugaXL into service.

Germany receives first H145 for SAR duties

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first civil-standard H145 for use by the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces) for search and rescue (SAR) duties.

First H145M arrives in Luxembourg

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first of two H145M multirole battlefield utility helicopters to the Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg.

European Union green lights MBDA TWISTER project

The Council of the European Union has given missile developer MBDA the green light to develop its Timely Warning and Interception with Space-based TheatER surveillance (TWISTER) missile defence project.