Shares in Finnair tumbled on Tuesday following a report that its chief executive was stepping down, prompting the company to issue a statement saying it was unable to confirm what it called “rumours.”
Business magazine Talouselaemae said Finnair chief… Continue reading
SYDNEY, Australia, May 24, 2012 – Boeing’s (NYSE:BA) 787 Dreamliner landed at Sydney International Airport in Australia today, kicking off the seventh and final leg of the global Dream Tour.
For the next four days, guests invited by Boeing and… Continue reading
Swiss ambassador Livia Leu Agosti was summoned… Continue reading
Iran has shot down an unmanned U.S. spy plane over its Fordu nuclear site, a state-run website reported Wednesday, a day after it confirmed it was installing a new generation of advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges.
“An unmanned U.S. spy plane… Continue reading
Royal Air Force’s Number 13 and 14 Tornado squadrons are to be disbanded and formally stood down on 1 June 2011
The last government announced in December 2009 that the RAF would need to reduce the number of Tornado or Harrier squadrons, but left the detail of the reductions to the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR).
In the event the… Continue reading
German airline Lufthansa said pilots on an Airbus A380 flying from Tokyo to Frankfurt shut down one of the superjumboâ€™s four engines as it neared its destination.
TOWNSVILLE, Australia (AFNS)Â –Â The U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Team, the Thunderbirds, took to theÂ AustralianÂ sky Sept. 26 showcasing the power and precision that embodies Air Force Airmen worldwide.Â
Flying wingtip-to-wingtip formations and in solo maneuvers, the Thunderbirds put on a… Continue reading
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 29, 2009 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] built part of the Arrow II interceptor that successfully shot down a ballistic missile target April 7 in a test of Israel’s national missile defense system.
The operationally realistic… Continue reading
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 26, 2009 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has successfully demonstrated that a laser system mounted on an Avenger combat vehicle can shoot down a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) like those that increasingly threaten U.S. troops… Continue reading