The Department of Defense (DOD) has notified Congress of its intent to contract with Rosoboronexport for 30 additional Mi-17 rotary-wing aircraft to support the Afghanistan National Security Forces (ANSF) Special Mission Wing.
The contract totals $690 million.
The Pentagon decided… Continue reading
MOSCOW, March 12 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and the Defense Ministry are in talks over a deal for new Ilyushin Il-78 Midas aerial refueling tankers for the Russian Air Force, UAC said on Tuesday.
The aerospace… Continue reading
Hawaiian Airlines said on Monday it plans to buy Airbus A321neo planes in an order valued at up to $2.8 billion, a move that puts Airbus ahead of Boeing (BA.N) as the airline’s main supplier of jets that fly… Continue reading
The Franco-Dutch airline Air France-KLM on Monday denied a newspaper report that it was concluding talks to buy out Italian investors in flagship carrier Alitalia.
“There have been no negotiations concerning the purchase of all or part of the… Continue reading
Malaysia Airlines on Tuesday said it will buy 36 new ATR turboprop aircraft for more than $900 million as it looks to boost profits by further expanding its regional and domestic networks.
Of the 36 ATR 72-600 planes, the… Continue reading
Gulf carrier Etihad Airways is close to buying a 48 percent stake in debt-ridden Indian carrier Kingfisher Airlinesfor a little over 30 billion rupees, the Mumbai Mirror reported on Tuesday.
A formal announcement of the deal could come around… Continue reading
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to procure 71 more Mi-17 V5 helicopters, including 12 for the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Business Standard daily reported on Monday.
These would be in addition to the 80 already ordered from… Continue reading
9/15/2011 – WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Iraq’s potential purchase of 18 U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons is an encouraging development that benefits both nations, the senior U.S. Air Force component commander in Iraq said Sept 14.
“I do not have any word… Continue reading