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New Zealand selects Lockheed C-130J as preferred military transport replacement

11 Jun 2019

SINGAPORE New Zealand on Tuesday said it had selected Lockheed Martin Corp's C-130J Super Hercules as the preferred replacement for five ageing C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft, a choice in line with its closest allies.

New Zealand selects Lockheed C-130J as preferred military transport replacement

11 Jun 2019

SINGAPORE, June 11 New Zealand on Tuesday said it had selected Lockheed Martin Corp's C-130J Super Hercules as the preferred replacement for five ageing C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft, a choice in line with its closest allies.

Five years after MH17 downing, airline conflict alert system remains patchy

04 Jun 2019

SEOUL/MONTREAL When Pakistan closed its airspace during conflict with India in February, Malaysia Airlines was not one of the carriers left scrambling to re-route flights because it had already done so two weeks earlier, the carrier's chief executive said.

Korean Air CEO says ownership discussions are ongoing after patriarch's death

03 Jun 2019

SEOUL Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's chief executive on Monday said ownership discussions are ongoing with family members after their patriarch's sudden death in April raised questions about the future of the airline and parent Hanjin Group.

Malaysia Airlines says 737 MAX jet deliveries may be delayed, eyes turnaround

03 Jun 2019

SEOUL Malaysia Airlines is looking at its order for 25 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets "very carefully" in light of the global grounding and plans for the first delivery in July 2020 could be delayed, the carrier's chief executive said on Monday.

Collapsed Jet Airways' ex-partners, rivals scramble to fill India capacity void

03 Jun 2019

SEOUL Former partners and rivals of Jet Airways Ltd are launching replacement routes and looking for new codeshare partners as they scramble to fill a lucrative gap left by the collapse of the India's once-largest international airline.

Qantas expects final purchase proposals for Sydney-London jets from Airbus, Boeing by August

03 Jun 2019

SEOUL Qantas Airways Ltd has asked Airbus SE and Boeing Co to present their "best and final offer" for planes capable of flying 21-hours non-stop from Sydney to London by August, the airline's chief executive said on Monday.

Global airlines slash profit forecast on protectionism fears

02 Jun 2019

SEOUL Global airlines slashed a widely watched industry profit forecast by 21% on Sunday as an expanding trade war and higher oil prices compound worries about an overdue industry slowdown.

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