Indonesia finalizes a billion-dollar deal pertaining to the purchase of 11 Sukhoi Su-35 jets from Russia. According to Indonesian Defense Ministry spokesman Totok Sugiharto on Saturday, the contract, worth a total of $1.14 billion, was finalized by representatives from both countries in Jakarta. [...]
A passenger jet with over 160 on board slid off the runway in the Turkish city of Trabzon Saturday night and was left precariously perched atop a cliff edge, saved only by the freezing mud. "All 162 passengers, 2 pilots and 4 cabin crew have been disembarked safely from the aircraft. There has been no loss of life or injury to a [...]
A remarkable video has surfaced on the Russian section of YouTube, depicting a Russian Aerospace Forces Su-30SM fighter jet as it approaches and nearly flies into the cargo hold of an Il-76 delivering humanitarian supplies to Syria. [...]
A Russian interceptor has been scrambled to stop a rogue US fighter jet from actively interfering with an anti-terrorist operation, the Russian Defense Ministry said. It also accused the US of provoking close encounters with the Russian jets in Syria. [...]
The British Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived in Canada on Monday, September 18, with the row between Boeing and Bombardier on her agenda. Sputnik spoke to an expert who said the dispute could "escalate." Boeing claims huge Canadian government subsidies allowed them to sell a new fleet of planes at substantially less tha [...]
Sam Sacks, in for Thom Hartmann, wonders whether a world without nuclear weapons is possible, and sits down with Susi Snyder, Nuclear Disarmament Program Manager at PAX to discuss it. The Graham-Cassidy bill is put under scrutiny by Sam and his guests Bryan Pruitt and Alex Lawson. [...]
The US Federal Aviation Authority is investigating why a passenger jet made a potentially disastrous landing approach towards a taxiway containing four other planes at San Francisco International Airport.
Details are emerging about an apparent near-miss at San Francisco International Airport on Friday, in which a flight arriv [...]
One-fifth of Medicare recipients are covered through Medicaid, including nursing homes and long-term care. The House Republican leadership’s Obamacare repeal bill will not only cause upwards of 24 million people to lose their health care coverage over the next decade, as the Congressional Budget Office has said, but it will al [...]
Boom Technology has raised $33 million to build and fly its first prototype. The company hopes to eventually build an aircraft that can travel from New York to London in three hours and fifteen minutes, less than half the time it would take on a conventional aircraft – and at a price that may surprise you! [...]
Russia has delivered over 6 tonnes of humanitarian aid to residents of the Syrian city of Aleppo and Damascus province.
Russian servicemen have delivered over 6 tonnes (metric tons) of humanitarian aid to residents of the Syrian city of Aleppo and Damascus province, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation informs in its [...]
Qatar Airways plane successfully landed in New Zealand’s Auckland after 16-hours-long non-stop flight, the airline said on Monday.
According to media reports, the flight lasted 16 hours and 23 minutes, making it the longest commercial non-stop flight in history, with the plane crossing 14,535 kilometers (9,032 miles). [...]
The MiG-35 multirole jetfighter fully meets the demands of modern-day aerial combat and will be a welcome addition to Russia’s fleet of light frontline fighters, the Russian Airspace Forces’ former deputy commander, Col. Gen. Nikolai Antoshkin told RIA. [...]
The father of a young American killed aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014 says Secretary of State Kerry balks at turning over U.S. data that Kerry cited three days after the tragedy in eastern Ukraine, writes Robert Parry.
Secretary of State John Kerry has rebuffed a request from the father of the only American citizen [...]
A few decades ago, Russia's Aeroflot was notoriously considered to be among the world's worst airlines. Now it ranks among the world's best. The Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten took a closer glance at the miraculous transformation.
Today, Aeroflot's fleet consists mainly of new and modern Boeing and Airbus aircrafts, the aver [...]
It took two warmongering politicians to unleash the “shit storm” that the U.S. created in Libya: Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Yet, Clinton, the number two player in the aggression, takes all the weight, while Obama acts as if he was nowhere near the scene of the war crime.
Obama takes no responsibility for the terror [...]
As world leaders gathered in Washington, D.C. this week for the start of a Nuclear Security Summit, activists gathered in McPherson Square on Friday urging them to eliminate all nuclear weapons.
Activists with the anti-nuclear group Global Zero rallied with a four-story inflatable missile, which they said represented one of t [...]
The so-called Bellingcat investigative journalist group’s publications on MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine distort objective facts and should not be taken seriously, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service said Monday. [...]