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Leonardo: solidarity shown through its support towards civilian

During this time of an unprecedented health emergency in Italy, Leonardo, which is among the top ten world players in Aerospace, Defence and Security, continues to provide resources and people in support of national institutions’ management and containment of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Leonardo has undertaken a series of solidarity initiatives to support the efforts made by pe...

Leonardo extends its training services capabilities to rotorcraft UAS

Leonardo is extending its training services capabilities to include rotorcraft unmanned aerial systems to provide 360° training solutions to its growing customer base for maximised mission effectiveness and safety. The Company has recently obtained an Authorized Training Organization Certificate for UAS released by ENAC (Italian National Civil Aviation Authority). With this certification...

Professione Volare once again chooses ALSIM ALX

Professione Volare purchased ALSIM ALX simulator. Captain Montefiori, Owner of Professione Volare, explains his choice: “At the end of 2019, for our 25th anniversary, we decided to upgrade our ‘fleet’ buying our own simulator. For us the ALX simulator is the best solution available in the market for several reasons: - the high-tech and user-friendly simulator ensures t...

Important traffic growth and new achievements - meet Milano Prime at Air Ops Europe

SEA Prime, SEA Group company and sole operator of Business&General Aviation infrastructures at the Linate and Malpensa airports with the brand Milano Prime, is present at AIR OPS strong of the positive results achieved in 2019.  In 2019, the opening of the new Milano Prime terminal at Malpensa generated an 85.5% increase in movements. This figure includes 5,300 move...

Milano Prime 2019 traffic growth numbers are more than impressive

Business&General Aviation traffic in Milan in December in the two airports managed by Milano Prime – Linate Prime and Malpensa Prime - registered an overall growth of 19.4%. The growth was 16.8% in Linate and 34.8% in Malpensa. This result is particularly significant in comparison to the average increase of European B&GA airports of 2.9%. In the year 2019 the opening...

Aerotech Academy for engineering studies - Leonardo and the "Federico II" University

Leonardo has signed a collaboration agreement with the University of Naples "Federico II" to launch the Aerotech Academy, an advanced training course on leading engineering issues. The course will provide skills and operational competence that can be immediately used in advanced technology industrial sectors. The initiative is aimed at students selected with a special notice (l...

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Orders AW139 helicopters to enhance capability and responsiveness

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue signed a contract for four AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used to perform a range of missions—primarily fire suppression, emergency medical services (EMS) and search and rescue (SAR)—and will have special equipment including a cargo hook, rescue hoist and Bambi bucket. The first helicopter is expected to be deliver...

First two P-72Bs delivered to Italy’s Guardia di Finanza

The first two out of four P-72Bs ordered by Italy’s Guardia di Finanza have been handed over during an official ceremony held at Leonardo’s Caselle Torinese facility today. Deliveries will be completed by 2022.   Lucio Valerio Cioffi, Aircraft Division MD at Leonardo, said: "We are proud that Guardia di Finanza has chosen to integrate our ATR 72MP into its naval airborne c...

EBAA Safety Recognition Award goes to SEA Prime

Congratulations! EBAA Safety Recognition Award goes to SEA Prime! The award is assigned by EBAA to recognize success stories resulting from going ‘the extra mile’ and tangible manifestations of safety precautions in addition to those required by the regulations. On the occasion of the opening of the new Business&General Aviation Milano Prime Terminal of Milano Mal...

World’s first solar-powered drone capable of perpetual flight

The progress, development, innovation... Seams everythings becomes possible! Leonardo is accalerating technologycal progress by investing in the in the world’s first solar-powered drone capable of perpetual flight! Leonardo is investing in Skydweller Aero Inc., a US/Spanish start-up specialising in large-scale solar-powered unmanned air systems. The initiative will res...

9 months Leonardo results in line with Industrial Plan growth targets

Leonardo's Board of Directors approved the results at 30 September 2019. Alessandro Profumo, Leonardo CEO stated “The first nine months of 2019 are another important step forward on our journey: we are delivering consistently across our main businesses. We are reconfirming 2019 Guidance. We are fully focused on executing our Industrial Plan aimed at value creation for all our sta...

Meet Milano Prime at NBAA-BACE: general aviation traffic tripled since opening at Malpensa

Don't miss the opportunity to meet Sea Prime with the brand Milano Prime in Las Vegas during NBAA-BACE 2019. There are news you have to share the joy! Excellent results of the new Business& General Aviation Terminal at the Milano Malpensa International Airport since opening, with a 240% increase in movements compared to 2018. The inauguration of Milano Prime at Malpensa on 23 Ju...