Airbus A320neo's engine problems to be solved by April - Pratt CEO

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HAMBURG Any technical problems with the engines of Airbus's A320neo jetliner should be solved in the coming weeks, the head of engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney said.

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Russia boosts ties with Iraq in challenge to U.S. influence

BAGHDAD Russia is ready to sell civil airliners to Iraq and keep providing it with military aid to fight Islamic State, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Thursday, accompanied on a trip to Baghdad by the biggest Russian delegation in years.

Russia says U.S. planes bombed Syria's Aleppo on Wednesday

MOSCOW Russia's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that two U.S. aircraft had bombed the Syrian city of Aleppo on Feb. 10, and that Russian planes had not been operating in the area.

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Boeing says to cut commercial airplane jobs to reduce costs

SEATTLE Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would cut jobs at its commercial airplane unit, addressing intense pressure to reduce costs and compete with Airbus even as the industry booms.

Syrian opposition urges allies to supply anti-aircraft missiles

LONDON The Saudi-backed Syrian opposition said that if allies supplied them with anti-aircraft missiles then they could defend civilians against Russian air strikes and that the opposition would not allow the weapons to fall into the hands of militants.

Obama to propose $200 million to battle Islamist militants in Africa

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is proposing about $200 million (£138 million) in new military spending to confront Islamist militants in north and west Africa, U.S. defence officials said ahead of Tuesday's budget rollouts for the next fiscal year.

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EU seeks tough curbs on airline subsidies in aviation agreements - document

BRUSSELS The European Union is seeking tough limits on public subsidies to airlines and the option of revoking their traffic rights as part of new commercial aviation agreements it wants to negotiate with several countries including Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

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Airbus A321neo completes first flight after engine switch

Airbus said that its A321neo jetliner completed its first flight on Tuesday, making the trip using engines supplied by CFM International after a last-minute switch from turbines supplied by rival Pratt & Whitney .

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BA goes head to head with Ryanair with new Stansted routes

LONDON British Airways said it would begin flying from Stansted Airport, establishing a presence at London's No.3 airport for the first time and bringing it into direct competition with budget carrier Ryanair on leisure routes.

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Somalia plane bomber was meant to board Turkish flight - airline executive

NAIROBI A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was meant to be on a Turkish Airlines flight, Daallo's chief executive said on Monday.

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Boeing says to cut commercial airplane jobs to reduce costs 11 Feb 2016

SEATTLE Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would cut jobs at its commercial airplane unit, addressing intense pressure to reduce costs and compete with Airbus even as the industry booms.

Syrian opposition urges allies to supply anti-aircraft missiles 10 Feb 2016

LONDON The Saudi-backed Syrian opposition said that if allies supplied them with anti-aircraft missiles then they could defend civilians against Russian air strikes and that the opposition would not allow the weapons to fall into the hands of militants.

Obama to propose $200 million to battle Islamist militants in Africa 09 Feb 2016

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is proposing about $200 million (£138 million) in new military spending to confront Islamist militants in north and west Africa, U.S. defence officials said ahead of Tuesday's budget rollouts for the next fiscal year.

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EU seeks tough curbs on airline subsidies in aviation agreements - document 09 Feb 2016

BRUSSELS The European Union is seeking tough limits on public subsidies to airlines and the option of revoking their traffic rights as part of new commercial aviation agreements it wants to negotiate with several countries including Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

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Airbus A321neo completes first flight after engine switch 09 Feb 2016

Airbus said that its A321neo jetliner completed its first flight on Tuesday, making the trip using engines supplied by CFM International after a last-minute switch from turbines supplied by rival Pratt & Whitney .

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BA goes head to head with Ryanair with new Stansted routes 09 Feb 2016

LONDON British Airways said it would begin flying from Stansted Airport, establishing a presence at London's No.3 airport for the first time and bringing it into direct competition with budget carrier Ryanair on leisure routes.

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Somalia plane bomber was meant to board Turkish flight - airline executive 08 Feb 2016

NAIROBI A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was meant to be on a Turkish Airlines flight, Daallo's chief executive said on Monday.