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Russia resumes air service with Egypt, Maldives and UAE

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has signed a directive to resume international air service with Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and the Maldives on a mutual basis, the government’s press service reported on Thursday. …

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U.S. pushes F-35 fighter sale to UAE

The Trump administration has accelerated a push to sell the F-35 stealth fighter and advanced armed drones to the United Arab Emirates, according to American officials familiar with the discussions. Administration officials in …

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Tajikistan resumes flights to Russia

Tajikistan has officially informed the Russian side about the decision of the country's government to resume air traffic with the Russian Federation, the information and press department of the country's Foreign Ministry reported. …

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China interested in restoring aviation service with Russia

The Chinese authorities are interested in restoring aviation service with Russia, expect reciprocal efforts from the Russian side and are ready to create more favorable conditions for international flights, press service of China’s Foreign …

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Seven killed in reconnaissance plane crash in Turkey

Seven security personnel were killed after a reconnaissance plane crashed in Turkey's eastern Van Province, the state-run Anadolu agency reported on Thursday, citing Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu. Soylu, who has arrived at …

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Iran blames errors for shooting down passenger plane

Iranian investigators are blaming a misaligned missile battery and miscommunication between soldiers and their commanders for the Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing 176 people. A report …

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Turkmenistan and Russia to lift restrictions on flights

Turkmenistan and Russia will lift restrictions on a number of flights, according to the Federal Air Transport Agency of Russia. The readiness of the Russian side to lift the restriction was confirmed in a letter Director of the …

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Iran to send Ukraine airliner black boxes to France

Iran told the U.N.’s aviation agency that it would send black boxes from a downed Ukrainian jetliner to Paris for analysis, once countries involved in the investigation agree, two sources familiar with the matter said. The …

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Boeing resumes production of 737 Max planes

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 MAX at a "low" rate following two deadly crashes that led to the aircraft's global grounding by regulators, the company said. The jet hasn't flown commercially since March …

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Four dead in helicopter crash in Russia’s Anadyr

Four people died in a Mi-8 helicopter crash at Ugolniye Kopi airport in Russia’s Chukotka, a source in the Chukotka Autonomous Region government said. "Four people died. The preliminary version of the crash is a …

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