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  • WASHINGTON— The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year. India reportedly wants the drones for...

  • Air Senegal was formed in April 2016 with 40 billion CFA francs in state capital to replace the now defunct, heavily indebted carrier Senegal Airlines. Senegal is aiming to become a regional air transportation hub with the scheduled December opening of the new Blaise Diagne International Airport located outside the capital Dakar. Senegal revoked the air...

  • WASHINGTON— The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year. India reportedly wants the drones for...

  • PARIS, June 23- Zodiac Aerospace aims to have its problems with delays in deliveries and the quality of products fixed in September, before the planned merger with Safran, the chairman of its executive board Yann DelabriEere told Les Echos newspaper. Zodiac's board has accepted a 15 percent cut in a takeover offer from aero engine maker Safran to create the...

  • Elon Musk, founder and CEO of SpaceX

    No private company has successfully launched two rockets in a 48 hour time frame since United Launch Alliance did so in March 2008.

  • The White House brought together venture capitalists and executives from the telecommunications and drone, or unmanned aerial system, industries to discuss how the government can speed technologies to market. In attendance were chief executives of several drone companies including Kespry Inc, AirMap, Airspace Inc, Measure UAS Inc, Trumbull Unmanned, and...

  • Senegal Air was formed in April 2016 with 40 billion CFA francs in state capital to replace the now defunct, heavily indebted carrier Senegal Airlines. Senegal Air will initially fly to Senegalese and West African regional destinations before opening a Paris- Dakar route during the course of 2018.. Senegal revoked the air operator's certificate of Senegal...

  • PARIS, June 22- Boeing said it had won 571 orders and commitments for jetliners at the Paris Airshow, upstaging European rival Airbus after the launch of a new model of its 737 MAX passenger jet. Sales chief Ihssane Mounir said the U.S. planemaker had netted 147 new orders or commitments for the newly launched Boeing 737 MAX 10, designed to add more capacity to the...

  • June 21- Plane giants are squeezing the last drop out of a once raging torrent of airplane orders without the razzmatazz of recent years, as the aerospace industry gathers at a belt-tightening Paris Airshow looking for new sources of revenue. >Airbus scoffs at Boeing wins, plays down big deal. >Malaysia Airlines in early talks for 35-40 jets.

  • June 21- Plane giants are squeezing the last drop out of a once raging torrent of airplane orders without the razzmatazz of recent years, as the aerospace industry gathers at a belt-tightening Paris Airshow looking for new sources of revenue. >Airbus scoffs at Boeing wins, plays down big deal. >Malaysia Airlines in early talks for 35-40 jets.

  • June 21- Plane giants are squeezing the last drop out of a once raging torrent of airplane orders without the razzmatazz of recent years, as the aerospace industry gathers at a belt-tightening Paris Airshow looking for new sources of revenue. >Airbus scoffs at Boeing wins, plays down big deal. >Malaysia Airlines in early talks for 35-40 jets.

  • June 21- Plane giants are squeezing the last drop out of a once raging torrent of airplane orders without the razzmatazz of recent years, as the aerospace industry gathers at a belt-tightening Paris Airshow looking for new sources of revenue. >Airbus scoffs at Boeing wins, plays down big deal. >Malaysia Airlines in early talks for 35-40 jets.

  • June 21- Plane giants are squeezing the last drop out of a once raging torrent of airplane orders without the razzmatazz of recent years, as the aerospace industry gathers at a belt-tightening Paris Airshow looking for new sources of revenue. >Airbus scoffs at Boeing wins, plays down big deal. >Malaysia Airlines in early talks for 35-40 jets.

  • June 21- Plane giants are squeezing the last drop out of a once raging torrent of airplane orders without the razzmatazz of recent years, as the aerospace industry gathers at a belt-tightening Paris Airshow looking for new sources of revenue. >Airbus scoffs at Boeing wins, plays down big deal. >Malaysia Airlines in early talks for 35-40 jets.

  • June 21- Plane giants are squeezing the last drop out of a once raging torrent of airplane orders without the razzmatazz of recent years, as the aerospace industry gathers at a belt-tightening Paris Airshow looking for new sources of revenue. >Airbus scoffs at Boeing wins, plays down big deal. >Malaysia Airlines in early talks for 35-40 jets.

  • June 21- Plane giants are squeezing the last drop out of a once raging torrent of airplane orders without the razzmatazz of recent years, as the aerospace industry gathers at a belt-tightening Paris Airshow looking for new sources of revenue. >Airbus scoffs at Boeing wins, plays down big deal. >Malaysia Airlines in early talks for 35-40 jets.

  • PARIS, June 20- Aerospace supplier Premium Aerotec is set to start regular 3 D printing of a further 40 parts for Airbus's A350 jet this year after grappling with the challenges of a technology that is seen as the next big thing for the aerospace industry. 3 D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, involves building up layers of material to create a part,...

  • PARIS, June 21- Lockheed Martin Corp sees strong export prospects for the CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter it is building for the U.S. Marine Corps, it said on Wednesday, citing interest from Germany and Israel and potentially Japan in coming years. Dan Schultz, president of Lockheed's Sikorsky helicopter unit, said the CH-53K King Stallion was performing better...

  • PARIS, June 21- Malaysia Airlines is in early negotiations with Airbus and Boeing for the purchase of 35-40 new long-range jets, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Peter Bellew told Reuters the restructured Malaysian carrier was interested either in Boeing 787-9 or Airbus A330-900neo aircraft, but did not believe either manufacturer was yet offering the...

  • June 21- Plane giants are squeezing the last drop out of a once raging torrent of airplane orders without the razzmatazz of recent years, as the aerospace industry gathers at a belt-tightening Paris Airshow looking for new sources of revenue. >Airbus scoffs at Boeing wins, plays down big deal. >Emirates, flydubai get closer in leaner times.

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