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03  mars     07h59
Israeli military steps up strikes on Hamas in Gaza’s Khan Younis
   The Israeli military said on Sunday it intensified operations in the southern Gaza city of Khan Younis, destroying dozens of Hamas targets in a blitz of air and artillery strikes.The air force and artillery hit about targets within six minutes, it said, in a bid to intensify operational...
02  mars     07h43
Eight killed in Russian drone attack on Odesa, Ukraine says
   A Russian drone attack whose multiple victims included an infant and a two year old on Saturday could have been avoided if Ukraine was not facing delays to weapons supplies, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said.Seven Western leaders have signed year security agreements with Ukraine in the last two...
    19h55
Russia says it destroyed two Ukrainian drones
   Russia’s defence ministry said its air defences destroyed a Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicle UAV , or drone, over Leningrad region, which borders the Gulf of Finland, and a second one in Belgorod region on Saturday.Alexander Drozdenko, the Leningrad regional governor, said aerial targets were...
29  février     13h48
US moon lander Odysseus goes dormant a week after lopsided landing
   Odysseus, the first U.S. spacecraft to land on the moon in half a century, lost power and went dormant on Thursday as it entered a frigid lunar nightfall, ending its mission a week after a lopsided touchdown that hindered operations and its scientific output.Intuitive Machines LUNR.O , the Texas...
01  mars     22h53
Explainer: How will the United States airdrop aid to Gaza?
   The U.S. military will start carrying out airdrops of food and supplies into Gaza in the coming days, joining other countries like France, Jordan and Egypt that have done the same.The United States will use military aircraft to drop supplies over Gaza. While it is unclear which type of aircraft...
    22h47
NASA to discontinue 2 billion satellite servicing project on higher costs, schedule delays
   NASA said on Friday it is shutting down a more than billion project to test satellite servicing like fueling in space, citing higher costs and schedule delays.The space agency said in October that the On orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing OSAM project continues to face an...
    21h19
Boeing in talks to buy supplier Spirit Aero as it delays production hikes
   Boeing BA.N is in talks to buy its former subsidiary Spirit AeroSystems SPR.N and the planemaker is also delaying plans to ramp up jetliner production as it tries to get control of a sprawling crisis sparked by a mid air panel blowout.For weeks, Boeing has been reeling from the fallout of...
    22h01
Boeing’s ongoing 737 MAX crisis
   The latest black eye for Boeing’s BA.N top selling MAX aircraft occurred in January when a cabin panel blowout forced an Alaska Airlines flight to make an emergency landing.
06  janvier     22h25
Boeing’s ongoing 737 MAX crisis
   The latest black eye for Boeing’s top selling MAX aircraft occurred in January when a cabin panel blowout forced an Alaska Airlines ALK.N flight to make an emergency landing.U.S. regulators briefly grounded certain planes for safety checks. That’s not as severe a move as the grounding of all...
01  mars     16h12
Boeing in discussions to buy supplier Spirit AeroSystems
   Boeing BA.N is in talks to buy its struggling former subsidiary Spirit AeroSystems SPR.N , as both companies try to solve persistent quality problems and contain costs related to MAX production, an industry source familiar with the matter said on Friday.A merger would bring Spirit back under...
    14h24
FAA proposes fix for 737 MAX anti-ice system concerns
   The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has said it will mandate a fix for a previously signaled Boeing BA.N MAX design problem that may theoretically disable the jet’s engine anti ice system, though that’s a remote possibility.The issue, reported on Friday in the Seattle Times, is separate...
    17h11
Airbus has explored buying Spirit A220 wings plant, sources say
   Airbus AIR.PA and Spirit AeroSystems SPR.N have explored the idea of the European planemaker taking over a plant in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where Spirit makes wings for the A but no such deal is likely in the short term, industry sources said.An Airbus spokesperson said it had no comment...
    17h57
Exclusive: Boeing delays plans for production ramp-up, sources say
   Boeing BA.N has delayed plans for its supply chain to ramp up production of its bestselling jetliner, according to a presentation seen by Reuters, as the company deals with regulatory curbs on its output and increased scrutiny following a mid air blowout on a MAX in January.The U.S. Federal...
    14h51
Lufthansa readies for EU antitrust warning over ITA deal, source says
   Lufthansa LHAG.DE expects to get an EU antitrust warning in the coming weeks over its bid for a minority stake in ITA Airways and is prepared to offer targeted remedies to address competition concerns, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.The German carrier is seeking a stake in...
    14h19
Dutch defence to spend billions on new frigates
   The Dutch government on Friday said it would replace nearly its entire navy fleet in the coming years, in a project worth several billion euros that it said would mainly benefit Dutch industry.A large part of the project would consist of the replacement of four air defence frigates, the...
    08h31
Equinor broadens range of helicopters with new order
   Norwegian oil company Equinor EQNR.OL has ordered new helicopters from manufacturers Leonardo LDOF.MI and Textron’s TXT.N Bell, with first deliveries expected next year, broadening the range of available aircraft, it said on Friday.The announcement came as Norway on Friday resumed...
29  février     18h45
Italy’s Leonardo says in talks with Germany’s Hensoldt on possible JV
   Leonardo LDOF.MI and Germany’s Hensoldt HAGG.DE are discussing a possible joint venture, the chief executive of the Italian defence group said on Thursday, adding that he hoped to have news in the coming months.Leonardo is a shareholder in the German military sensor maker, alongside the...
01  mars     05h02
Russia ready to hand over crash victims’ bodies to Ukraine, official says
   Russia is ready to hand over the bodies of the victims of a January military plane crash to Ukraine, the RIA news agency cited Russian human rights official Tatyana Moskalkova as saying on Friday.Moscow accuses Kyiv of downing the Ilyushin Il plane in Russia’s Belgorod region and killing ...
    08h48
Ryanair cuts traffic forecast as Boeing MAX delays hit summer plans
   Ryanair RYA.I will carry million to million passengers in the financial year from April versus the million previously forecast, after announcing cuts to its summer schedule on Friday due to Boeing BA.N delivery delays.The company was due to receive Boeing MAX planes by the...
    08h19
India signs 2.36 bln contracts to buy nuclear-capable missiles
   India’s defence ministry on Friday signed contracts to procure nuclear capable BrahMos missiles for the navy at a total cost of . billion rupees . billion , the government said in a statement.India has previously approved purchases of BrahMos missiles. The ministry also signed a...
    06h09
Singapore’s air force to add more stealth fighters as it phases out older jets
   Singapore will buy eight more F stealth fighters, eventually replacing its older F s and putting the Singaporean air force in the premier league as regional threats grow, the city state’s defence minister said this week.Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said the Republic of Singapore Air Force ...
    03h44
South Korea’s Yoon says better Japan ties helping deter North Korea threat
   South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said on Friday improved ties with Japan were helping to combat threats from Pyongyang’s weapons developments and called for help from the international community to bring about unification with North Korea.Under Yoon’s conservative administration, Seoul has...
29  février     13h27
AirAsia operator Capital A records loss in Q4 as higher costs weigh
   The parent company of Malaysian budget airline AirAsia, Capital A CAPI.KL , on Thursday, reported a loss for the final quarter of , reflecting higher operating and financing costs while logging its first annual net profit since the onset of the COVID pandemic.Net loss attributable for the...
    17h02
In risky space business, Intuitive Machines sets sights on second moon landing
   Intuitive Machines and its space cargo customers expect the company to emerge stronger from its problem plagued moon landing this week, with improvements set for the company’s second lander after its first went where no private firm has gone before.The company’s Odysseus moon lander on Thursday...
    21h23
US Senate defeats bid to stop F-16 fighter jet sale to Turkey
   The U.S. Senate on Thursday soundly defeated an effort to stop the billion sale of F fighter jets and modernization kits to Turkey, which President Joe Biden’s administration approved after Turkey approved Sweden’s joining the NATO alliance.The Senate voted to against a resolution of...
    20h32
Boeing agrees to 51 mln settlement for US export violations, including in China
   Boeing BA.N said on Thursday it had reached a million settlement with the U.S. State Department for numerous export violations including Chinese employees in China improperly downloading documents related to U.S. Defense Department programs.The State Department said from through ...
    08h09
Ukraine repels Russian attacks but situation is difficult, top general says
   Ukrainian forces have pushed back Russian troops from the village of Orlivka, west of Avdiivka, but the situation on the eastern front remains difficult, Ukrainian army chief Oleksandr Syrskyi said on Thursday.Orlivka is less than kilometres miles northwest of Lastochkyne, which was...
28  février     17h58
Exclusive: Allegiant expects fewer aircraft from Boeing as US planemaker faces quality issues
   Low cost U.S. carrier Allegiant ALGT.O expects fewer aircraft deliveries from Boeing BA.N this year, its president told Reuters, as the planemaker grapples with the fallout of a frightening incident last month when a cabin panel tore off of a MAX jet mid flight.The Las Vegas based airline...
29  février     14h39
Emirates urges changes at Boeing, hints at new 777X jet delay
   The head of Dubai’s Emirates called on Thursday for changes at Boeing BA.N in the wake of criticism from U.S. regulators, but stopped short of calling for a shake up in its management as the planemaker wrestles with its latest safety crisis.Speaking in London, airline President Tim Clark also...
    17h33
Italy’s Leonardo beats full-year orders, cash flow and debt targets
   Italy’s Leonardo LDOF.MI achieved positive and promising results last year, its chief executive said on Thursday, after the defence and aerospace conglomerate beat its targets for orders, cash flow and debt.The group also met its revenue and core profitability goals. In general results are...