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US hopes geopolitics can help land India jet deal

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,

Unscheduled airlines denied jet fuel

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