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Historic first flight between Tel Aviv and Rabat - 12/22/2020

MOROCCO / ISRAEL. Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor, was aboard the first direct commercial flight between Tel Aviv and Rabat symbolizing the new diplomatic relations between Israel and Morocco. version française

Ouigo starts selling his first Madrid-Barcelona tickets - 12/09/2020

FRANCE / SPAIN. Ouigo launches the sale of its first train tickets on the Spanish domestic market, between Madrid and Barcelona. version française

La Méridionale opens a maritime line between Marseille and Tanger Med - 12/01/2020

FRANCE / MOROCCO. The shipping company La Méridionale will offer, as from Wednesday 2 December 2020, a regular freight and passenger shipping line between Marseille and Tanger Med.

"The virus did not win against the ports", says Bernard Valero, Avitem's general manager - 11/06/2020

MEDITERRANEAN. Speaking at a webinar, Bernard Valero, Director General of the Agency for Sustainable Mediterranean Cities and Territories, noted the resilience of ports in the face of Covid-19.

AFD participates in financing the extension of the Casablanca tramway - 11/04/2020

MOROCCO / FRANCE. Agence Française de Développement and Casa Transport en Site Aménagé sign a MAD 1.1 billion (€100m) loan agreement for the construction of two new lines of the Casablanca tramway.

SNCF raises a record €2 billion loan with a 30-year maturity - 10/28/2020

FRANCE. The SNCF has closed a €2 billion loan over thirty years, the largest transaction ever carried out by the group on the financial markets.

GSE delivers a 48,200 m² logistics platform in Lombardy - 10/20/2020

ITALY. GSE Italia announces the delivery to Mesero (Lombardy) of a 48,200 m² multifunctional logistics platform built for Fondo CER-L. version française

Ryanair to close its Toulouse-Blagnac base and reduce its flights in Spain and Portugal - 10/15/2020

FRANCE. Ryanair announces the closure of its Toulouse base from November 2020 to March 2021 to minimise losses during this Covid-19 period.

Sky Express wants to change era by ordering four A320neo from Airbus - 10/15/2020

FRANCE / GREECE. First order and new customer for Airbus with the signature, on Wednesday 14 October 2020, of Sky Express for four aircraft.

Gaussin and Faurecia join forces in logistics and port handling - 10/09/2020

FRANCE. The two French companies Gaussin and Faurecia are going to work together to equip hydrogen storage systems for vehicles intended for logistics and port handling.

Threats to close the Thello Marseille-Nice-Milan railway line - 10/02/2020

FRANCE / ITALY. According to the railway workers' union CFDT, the company Thello plans to close its Eurocity line between Marseille-Nice and Milan in 2021. version française

Ryanair to open a permanent base at Beauvais - 09/24/2020

FRANCE. The airline company Ryanair is going to set up a permanent base at Paris-Beauvais airport, located in Tillé, with two planes stationed. version française

Vueling positions itself for the first time on domestic flights in France - 09/23/2020

FRANCE / SPAIN. The low-cost airline Vueling will offer its first domestic flights in France by serving Marseille, Brest and Montpellier from Paris-Orly airport.

SNCF's OUIGO trains announce their entry into spanish stations - 09/22/2020

SPAIN. The SNCF's high-speed, low-cost OUIGO trains will be extended to the Madrid-Barcelona link, which will also serve the cities of Zaragoza and Tarragona.

A student takes a majority stake in the Israeli airline El Al - 09/18/2020

ISRAEL. Eli Rozenberg, a twenty-seven year old Israeli student, now holds a majority stake of 42.85% in El Al, through his company Kanfei Nesharim. version française
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