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July 11, 2018 4:03 AM 1 dead, 20 injured in S. Africa vintage plane crash: Official

PRETORIA: One person was killed and about 20 were injured when a vintage plane crashed Tuesday after it took off on a test flight from a small airport in the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said. The Convair-340 plane built in 1954 was due to soon be flown to the Aviodrome air museum in the Netherlands from Wonderboom airport in Pretoria 8

July 5, 2018 8:30 AM Rebel-held south Syria hit by heaviest strikes yet

DARAA, Syria: The Syrian government and its Russian ally pounded rebel-held areas of the southern province of Daraa on Thursday with the heaviest air strikes of a two-week-old offensive, an AFP correspondent and a monitor reported. "Hundreds" of missiles and barrel bombs were unleashed before dawn by both Syrian and Russian aircraft after talks on rebel 11

June 26, 2018 5:57 AM Australia buys high-tech drones to monitor South China Sea, Pacific

SYDNEY: Australia will invest Aus$7 billion (RM20.9 billion) to develop and buy high-tech US drones for joint military operations and to monitor waters including the South China Sea, it said Tuesday. Canberra has been embarking on its largest peacetime naval investment through a massive shipbuilding strategy that includes new submarines, offshore patrol 9

June 4, 2018 1:13 PM RMAF, RAAF forge closer cooperation in technology sharing

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have signed the Certificate of Transfer for the RMAF-owned replacement parts for F/A-18 Hornet aircraft (Model A to D), today. The certificate was inked by RMAF chief General Tan Sri Affendi Buang and Chief of Australian Army, Lieutenant General Angus Campbell 14

May 30, 2018 9:49 AM China plane makes emergency landing after window cracks

BEIJING: An airplane flying from China to Vietnam turned back to make an emergency landing after cracks appeared in a window, just two weeks after another airliner's cockpit window broke mid-flight in the country, state media said Wednesday. The Beijing Capital Airlines flight bound for Nha Trang in southern Vietnam with 211 people aboard returned to the eastern 8

May 26, 2018 6:50 AM Chinese J-15 jets complete night landings on carrier in push to modernise

SHANGHAI: Chinese fighter pilots have carried out night landings on the country's first aircraft carrier, the official China Daily reported on Saturday, the latest demonstration of Beijing's push to modernise its military forces. Pilots flying J-15 jets landed at night on the Liaoning, the official paper said citing a video posted by China's navy. It said this was a complex 15

May 24, 2018 12:26 PM AirAsia Group Q1 earnings jump 86.62%

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd’s net profit for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018 jumped 86.62% to RM1.09 billion from RM584.25 million a year ago due to growth in the business and a remeasurement gain from the disposal of a subsidiary. AirAsia Group results encompasses Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippine units. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia 12

May 12, 2018 2:22 AM Reporters converge on Subang Skypark over 'Najib leaving' rumour

PETALING JAYA: Reporters from the local and international media thronged the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport near here early today following a rumour that former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak would be leaving the country. What appears to be a flight manifest naming Najib and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor as passengers has been making 8

May 4, 2018 6:39 AM KL-Singapore is the world’s busiest air passenger flight route

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur-Singapore has claimed the title of the world's busiest air passenger flight route, topping the OAG Top 20 Busiest International Routes rankings from March 2017 to February this year. OAG in a statement, said the busiest route recorded 30,537 flights, with more than four million passengers carried by seven carriers on the route 14

April 29, 2018 2:51 AM Someone did try to stop me from flying, Mahathir insists

LANGKAWI: Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad has maintained that the chartered plane that was supposed to fly him to the island on Friday was sabotaged. The Langkawi parliamentary candidate Mahathir said his claim was serious and even the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) had acknowledged that the plane was unable to fly. "I am not blaming 16