Air France-KLM signs commitment for 60 A220 aircraft

NEW DELHI: The Air France–KLM Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 60 A220-300 aircraft to modernise its fleet. By acquiring the industry’s most efficient and technologically advanced single-aisle aircraft, the airline will benefit from a significant reduction in fuel burn and CO2 emissions. These A220s are intended to be operated by Air […]

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17 killed as Pakistani military plane on training flight crashes in Rawalpindi

A Pakistani military aircraft on a training flight crashed in a built-up area in the garrison city of Rawalpindi early on Tuesday, killing all five crew members and 12 civilians, an army statement said. Another 12 civilians were injured in the crash, which set off a fire. Rawalpindi is close to the capital, Islamabad, and […]

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Airbus A220 embarks on demonstration tour across Asia

NEW DELHI: An Airbus A220-300 flight test aircraft will visit six Asian destinations as part of a demonstration tour across the region. After a stopover at Seoul’s Incheon Airport the aircraft heads to Yangon (Myanmar), the first location of the demonstration tour. The aircraft will then visit Hanoi (Vietnam), Bangkok (Thailand) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) […]

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Boeing hands over first four of 22 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to IAF

NEW DELHI: US aerospace major Boeing on Saturday handed over the first four of the 22 Apache attack helicopters to the Indian Air Force (IAF) while another batch of four choppers will be delivered next week. The delivery of the first batch of the AH-64E Apache helicopters to the IAF at the Hindan air base […]

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VVIP choppers case: Kamal Nath’s nephew gives slip to ED

NEW DELHI:Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, is reported to have given the slip to ED investigators when he was summoned for questioning in connection with the VVIP choppers money laundering case here, officials said on Saturday. They said businessman Puri was to be confronted with some evidence during questioning […]

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