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  • UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year

    The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority (GCCA) said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations this year and that the first quarter of 2020 was more likely...

    The 737 MAX has been grounded since March while Boeing updates flight control software at the centre of two fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia that together killed 346 people within a span of five...

  • Boeing worker felt 737 Max plane was ‘designed by clowns’

    WASHINGTON: Boeing Co on Thursday released hundreds of internal messages that contained harshly critical comments about the development of the 737 MAX, including one that said the plane was “designed by clowns who in turn are supervised by monkeys”...

    In a instant messaging exchange on Feb 8, 2018 — when the plane was in the air and eight months before the first of two fatal crashes, an employee asks another: “Would you put your...

  • Air Marshal Asghar Khan: my role model, father of Pakistan Air Force, and the protégé of Jinnah

    I have many reasons to write in memory of the venerated Air Marshal Asghar Khan — a protégé of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, he was my role model from the age of 19 when I joined the Royal Pakistan Air Force (RPAF) in 1952...

    I first heard about Asghar Khan, who was at the time a wing commander, from my instructor at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy in Risalpur, who narrated to me the historic event of Jinnah’s visit to...

  • Two Indian Air Force pilots killed in plane crash

    NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force said two of its pilots were killed on Thursday after their plane crashed in a remote northeastern state...

    An air force official said the pilots attempted an emergency landing but the plane crashed and burst into flames...

  • Indian authorities say no survivors of air force plane crash

    There were no survivors of a military transport plane crash last week in a mountainous area near the border with China, Indian authorities said on Thursday...

    A team of rescuers airlifted to a place lower on the mountain in Arunachal Pradesh, India's northeastern-most state, climbed up to the crash site on foot early on Thursday and confirmed that none of the 13 people on board were alive, the Indian air force said on Twitter...

  • Pakistan Air Force needs to replace 190 planes by 2020

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan Air Force needs to retire 190 planes from its current fleet by 2020, senior officials told Dawn while commenting on a report that the country was seeking another batch of 10 F-16s from the United States...

    Jane’s Defence Weekly reported this week that Pakistan would seek to purchase these additional planes from the United States if the current deal for eight of these fighter jets is successfully concluded...

  • Six IAF men killed as gunmen storm Indian air force base, Pakistan condemns attack

    PATHANKOT: An operation to secure a militant-hit Indian air base near the Pakistan border ended on Saturday with six Indian security men and four suspected gunmen killed, police said, after an assault that threatens to undermine the two countries' fragile peace process...

    At least four gunmen alleged to be from Jaish-i-Mohammed group dressed in army uniforms infiltrated the Pathankot air base in northern Punjab state at around 3:30...

  • Pakistan Air Force commemorates Feb 27 'Operation Swift Retort'

    The Pakistan Air Force on Thursday conducted a ceremony at the Air Headquarter to commemorate the first anniversary of the Feb 27 'Operation Swift Retort' which resulted in the downing of two Indian planes that had violated Pakistani airspace...

    Addressing the event Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan said that they were gathered today to commemorate "resounding victory" in 'Operation Swift Retort'...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    ISLAMABAD: Five long years after the Bhoja Air crash claimed the lives of 125 people, the capital’s police have registered a case against the owners of the airline, as well as others held responsible for the accident by a judicial commission...

    An Islamabad district and sessions court had twice ordered the police to register a case against those responsible for the crash, and on Saturday, Lohi Bher police finally registered an FIR... ...

  • 10 injured as Shaheen Air flight crash lands

    LAHORE: At least 10 passengers were injured as the tyre of a domestic Shaheen Air International flight burst during an emergency landing at Allama Iqbal International Airport on Tuesday...

    Director of Engineering at Shaheen Air International, Syed Samin Uddin Naqvi, told Dawn...

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