Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State in Syria are training members of the group to fly in three captured fighter jets, a group monitoring the war said on Friday, saying it was the first time that the militant group had taken to the air.
Aircraft from Saudi Arabia and the UAE joined US warplanes in a new wave of bombing raids yesterday against Islamic State jihadists in Syria, the US military said.
Coalition fighter jets and robotic drone planes conducted six stri
French fighter jets struck Islamic State targets in Iraq yesterday (September 25), and the United States hit them in Syria, as a US-led coalition to fight the militants gained momentum with an announcement that Britain would join.
Bahraini fighter jets have joined US-led air strikes in Syria to prevent extremist fighters from expanding throughout the region.
The US operation included the Royal Bahrain Air Force (RBAF) and military forces from Saudi Arabia,
The Indian Air Force scrambled fighter planes from an air base after two commercial passenger aircraft sought to enter Indian territory from Pakistan using similar identification codes, sparking a security alert, a report said.
Dubai-based Emirates airline has placed a record-breaking order for 150 Boeing 777X jetliners valued at $56 billion at list prices, said the top US plane maker in a statement.
First announced as a commitment at the 2013 Dubai Airs
Syrian jets bombed on Saturday rebel-held eastern areas close to the border with Iraq under the control of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, killing and injuring dozens in stepped up raids against the militant group since its Iraqi offsh
Commercial jets should be allowed to use military airspace to ease air traffic congestion in the Gulf, according to an international aviation body.
The International Air Transport Association (Iata) claims one
British defence contractor BAE Systems has agreed pricing with Saudi Arabia over a long-running Eurofighter jet deal with the kingdom, the company said on Wednesday.
BAE has had to trim its full-year earnings forecasts for the las
Malaysian long-haul budget carrier AirAsiaX has announced an order for 25 Airbus A330-300 aircraft on Wednesday in a deal valued at $6 billion at list prices.
Chief executive Azran Osman Rani said he expected strong Asian demand i