Aviation

Italy continues commitment to Piaggio with €171m order for six P180s | News

Italy has formalised an order for six Piaggio Aerospace P180 Avanti turboprops for the country’s armed forces. Signed by defence minister Lorenzo Guerini on 1 October, the commitment is valued at €171 million ($198 million). The deal also includes the provision of a P180 full flight simulator and continued maintenance of the Rolls-Royce Viper engines […]

Aviation

Lufthansa to start using fuel from electricity-based kerosene plant | News

Lufthansa Group has highlighted the opening today of what it describes as the world’s first industrial plant producing “CO2-neutral, electricity-based kerosene”. The plant in Werlte, Germany, is operated by Atmosfair and produces synthetic aviation fuel from water, carbon dioxide and renewable electricity under a power-to-liquid (PtL) process. Lufthansa Group describes itself as a partner in […]