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Vietjet to expand fleet with 20 long-range Airbus jets

Budget airline Vietjet has ordered 20 Airbus long-range A321XLR aircraft to expand its international reach as Vietnam’s aviation market keeps growing.

Vietnam aircraft fleet to quadruple in 20 years

Vietnam’s aircraft fleet, at 200 now, will quadruple by 2038 as air travel demand increases and the market sees new players.

Boeing completes Dreamliner family with first 787-10 delivery

The aircraft boasts carbon-composite fabrication materials, fuel efficiency and filtration systems with higher levels of humidity in the air for long-distance flights.
March 26, 2018 | 02:06 pm GMT+7

Indonesia to buy $1.14 billion worth of Russian jets

The deal is expected to be finalized soon.
August 22, 2017 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

Made-in-China jet takes maiden flight

The flight is the latest sign of China's growing ambition and technical skill.
May 05, 2017 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Wheels up for China's new aero-engine group

This will strengthen the military and manufacturing ability of China.
August 29, 2016 | 12:22 pm GMT+7

Japan plans July fighter jet tender seen worth $40 bln as China tensions simmer

Japan will launch a tender for fighter jets as soon as mid-July, the Ministry of Defence said, in a deal seen worth up to $40 billion as Tokyo seeks to bolster its air defences amid creeping tension with China over disputed maritime borders.
June 30, 2016 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Turkey will not pay compensation over downed Russian jet

Turkey will not pay compensation to Russia over the downing of a fighter jet last year and has only expressed regret over the incident, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Tuesday, after President Tayyip Erdogan wrote to his Russian counterpart.
June 28, 2016 | 09:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnam looks to Japan for anti-submarine aircraft

Vietnam is looking to strengthen its military muscle and Japan has emerged as a potential supplier. The Nikkei Asian Review cited a Japanese official as saying that the Vietnamese navy has informally asked to buy second-hand anti-submarine aircraft.
June 28, 2016 | 02:20 pm GMT+7
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