(Reuters) – Qatar Airways on Monday said it plans to expand its services to the United States, in a move that likely will trigger a backlash from U.S. airlines that accuse it of competing unfairly through state subsidies.
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An MQ-8C Fire Scout conducts its final developmental test flight April 29 from Naval Base Ventura County at Point Mugu. Since its first flight in October 2013, the Navy’s new, larger unmanned helicopter … Continue reading
AFP. In a new problem for the Boeing 787, the US aviation regulator has ordered repairs to correct a software bug that could cause the aircraft to suddenly lose all power.
The Federal Aviation Administration issued a directive dated… Continue reading
The United States Navy on Tuesday successfully field-tested its new software system for F-18 fighter jets, designed to make it easier for the aircraft to land on carriers at sea.
A pilot landed an F-18 equipped with the… Continue reading
ZURICH, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA], the Lufthansa Group and Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) have finalized an order for three additional 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes, valued at $990 million at current list prices. This order,… Continue reading
Dassault Aviation is honored by Qatar’s decision to acquire 24 Rafale aircraft to equip its Air Force
The contract between the State of Qatar and Dassault Aviation is to be signed on Monday, May 4 in Doha in the presence of Mr. François Hollande, President of the French Republic.
Dassault Aviation, its partners Thales and Safran,… Continue reading
Airline is Asia’s largest 777-300ER operator
EVERETT, Wash., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways celebrated today the delivery of the airline’s 50th 777-300ER (Extended Range). With this delivery, Cathay Pacific… Continue reading
China’s high-end J-11D fighter aircraft, a copy of the Russian Sukhoi Su-27 jet, made a maiden flight.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — China’s high-end J-11D fighter aircraft, a copy of the Russian Sukhoi Su-27 jet, has made a maiden flight,… Continue reading
ORLANDO, Fla., May 1, 2015 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] marked the 1,000th Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) delivery during a ceremony held yesterday at its Missiles and Fire Control facility in Orlando, Florida.
The 1,000th pod, which… Continue reading
787-9s key in airline’s growth
PAPEETE, Tahiti, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air Tahiti Nui have finalized an order for two 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $514 million at current… Continue reading
Designed as a strategic nuclear deterrent, the first B-1 bomber was delivered in 1985 to the U.S. Air Force at Dyess Air Force Base in Texas. Since that time, the B-1 fleet has continually evolved to meet the demands of… Continue reading
Malaysia Airlines has taken a decision to put its fleet of six Airbus A380s and four Boeing 777-200ERs up for sale.
Malaysia Airlines has offered for sale its six Airbus A380s and four Boeing 777-200ER jets, according to … Continue reading