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New jets to join Iran Air Force in 3 years

Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) said Saturday that 15 home-made Kosar jets will be delivered to the force during the next three years, Mehr News Agency reports. Brig. Gen. Aziz Nasirzadeh went on to say that …

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 UAE may resume flights to Damascus

The United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said it is evaluating the possibility of national carriers resuming flights to the Syrian capital of Damascus. GCAA made the comment in a statement, following the …

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Belbek in Sevastopol is ready for any aircraft

The airstrip of the Sevastopol airfield Belbek in Crimea is ready to receive aircraft of all types, the commander of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Southern Military District, Lieutenant-General Viktor Sevostyanov said. …

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Tbilisi factory to produce aircraft parts for Boeing

Representatives of the U.S. aerospace manufacturer Boeing approved the production of the Tbilisi  factory that will produce civil aircraft parts, giving the company a certificate allowing it to produce parts for Boeing. In the near …

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Karabakh occupants' Su-25 goes missing

A Su-25 military jet of the Armenian Armed Forces has gone missing this morning, the country's Defense Ministry said in a statement. The jet took off at 10:06 from the Gyumri airport for a regular training flight. The contact …

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Residents of Kuban decided on region airports’ names

Today, in Russia, the voting on the assignment of 47 names of outstanding figures of the country to 47 airports has completed, the project website reports. The majority of votes in the framework of the project "Great Names of …

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Indian airline Indigo to launch Delhi-Tbilisi flights

The largest Indian low cost airline Indigo will launch flights between India and Georgia starting from February 2019, TAV Georgia, the sole operator of Tbilisi and Batumi International Airports, reported. [A second meeting was held at] …

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 SCAT launches Astana-Dushanbe flights

Kazakhstan’s airline SCAT will launch a regular air service between Astana and Dushanbe on December 14, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Investment and Development said in a press release. Flights will be …

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 Ukraine considers using Turkish drones?

Ukrainian army ready to add UAVs Bayraktar TB2 to its armory, Ukraine's Presidential adviser and Minister of Defense Yuriy Biryukov said on his Facebook page. During the official visit to Turkey, President …

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Mid-air small plane collision in Ottawa kills one person

One person died after a mid-air​ collision involving two small aircraft Sunday morning over Ottawa, Canada. Police said one of the planes crashed near McGee Side Road. The second plane, carrying two people, was redirected to the …

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Iran to unveil new fighter jet

Iran will unveil a new fighter jet on August 22 to mark Iran’s Defense Industry Day, the country’s defense minister Brig.-Gen. Amir Hatami said. "A plane, which has passed several stages, will …

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British Airways plane makes emergency landing in Baku

A London-Mumbai British Airways flight Boeing-777 made an emergency landing in Baku this morning after its left engine stopped. This morning at 05:52, Heydar Aliyev International airport announced an alarm in connection with …

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Plane heading to Yerevan flies close to another one

Two airplanes have flown at a critically close distance from each other in Russia's Rostov Oblast. REN TV learned that one of these planes was en route from Moscow to Armenia’s capital city of Yerevan, whereas the other - …

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