India has approved a $2.4-billion deal for French defence groups to upgrade 51 ageing Mirage fighter jets, officials said Thursday, as the country takes further steps to boost its military capacity. The…
It has been eight years since Concorde was retired from service, and with it the supersonic dreams of millions around the world. Now supersonic travel is on the cards again after a…
WASHINGTON – Two US aerospace firms are jostling with global rivals to win a $11-12 billion Indian fighter jet contract, hoping a nascent US-India strategic partnership can help seal the deal. As defense contracts go, Delhi’s bid to replace 126 aging MiG fighters is large, but hardly a show stopper. Still, in an industry where billion dollar contracts are commonplace, the project is turning heads. “It is not the price,” explained Ron Somers, president of the US-India Business Council,
KARACHI: The unscheduled airlines are not being provided with jet fuel at Allama Iqbal International Airport since July this year primarily because of the monopoly and poor planning of Pakistan State Oil (PSO).
Interestingly, being the only fuel provider at the said airport, PSO’s Aviation Fuel Division does not give fuel to the non-scheduled airlines, thus creating heavy revenue losses for Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). PSO does this in the name fuel shortage, but at the same
After their Indian wedding in Rajasthan’s Ranthambore National Park, English comedian Russell Brand and American singer Katy Perry left on their honeymoon.
“The newly-weds have gone to Male by a chartered flight from Jaipur for their honeymoon,” a source in the Aman-i-Kh