Press & Media
WINGS AIR orders 15 ATR 72-500
Today, ATR and WINGS AIR - a subsidiary of LION AIR, one of the main Indonesian airlines - announced the signing of a contract for the purchase of fifteen ATR 72-500s, with options for a further fifteen ATR 72s series 600. The contract follows on from a Memorandum of Understanding already announced in November 2008 which involved orders for ten ATR 72-500s, plus options for a further ten ATR 72-500/600s.
Korea Coast Guard Takes Delivery Of Two AW139 Helicopters
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Korea Coast Guard has taken delivery of two AW139 medium twin helicopters during an official ceremony held at Vergiate plant (Italy). The AW139s will be used for maritime patrol, search and rescue and emergency medical service purposes.
"From Galileo to GALILEO: understanding the Universe to improve life on Earth"
The first meeting of the two-day conference entitled "From Galileo to GALILEO: understanding the Universe to improve life on Earth" has taken place yesterday in Luxembourg. The initiative, promoted by the Italian Embassy in Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Education and Research Ministry and ASI, the Italian Space Agency, aims to stimulate debate on the contribution that the space industries of the two countries can give to the sector at European and global level.
The first ASTA simulator for the Eurofighter Typhoon becomes operational at Gioia del Colle Base
Today at the Gioia del Colle, Italian Air Force Base, the first ASTA (Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids) - full Mission Simulator for the Eurofighter Typhoon, has been inaugurated; the Typhoon is the strongest European technological and industrial success in the field of new-generation air-superiority aircraft.