KAMRA: A ceremony to hand over sixteen new JF-17 Thunder jets to 14-Squadron of Pakistan Air Force was held at Kamra Airbase on Thursday. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif attended the ceremony as chief guest. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Amman was also present. The minister inspected the guard of honour followed by an impressive fly-past and reviewed the newly fighter jets. This year sixteen JF-17 Thunder have been manufactured jointly by China and Pakistan. The induction of these jets will strengthen the…
TOKYO: Honda Motor Co expects to ramp up production of business jets as part of its plan to expand in the growing industry, the head of the Japanese automaker's aircraft operations said in the United States. The firm hoped to produce 80 business jets annually by March 2019, from up to 36 currently, Honda Aircraft Company CEO Michimasa Fujino told reporters at its plant in Greensboro, North Carolina. "By the end of the 2018 financial year (in March 2019), we'd like to be near full production of around 80 units," he…
KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has declared 12 jets of a private airliner parked at Karachi airport a security risk, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will acquire jets from elsewhere if the United States (US) did not fund the purchase of F-16 fighter jets, Adviser to PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Tuesday.
MOSCOW: Russian jets hit 40 Islamic State targets in new strikes in Syria over the past 24 hours, destroying several ammunition depots and training camps, the defence ministry said on Wednesday.
DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY: At least 55 militants were killed when Turkish warplanes hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) camps in northern Iraq overnight, security sources said on Saturday, as Ankara shows no sign of easing up strikes on insurgents ahead of a Nov. 1 election.
DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY: Kurdish militants killed 14 police officers in a bomb attack on a minibus in a Turkish province bordering Armenia and Iran on Tuesday, a government official told Reuters, widening a conflict with the Turkish state.
DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY: Turkish warplanes bombed Kurdish insurgent targets overnight after the militants staged what appeared to be their deadliest attack since the collapse of a two-year-old ceasefire in July and killed 16 government soldiers.
SANAA: Air strikes by a Saudi-led force hit military bases across Yemen on Friday, residents told Reuters, and the country's foreign minister was quoted as saying there was no need to convene another peace summit after the first round of talks failed.
ISTANBUL: Turkish military jets shot down a Syrian aircraft after it violated Turkey's airspace on Saturday, media reported.