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22  juin     02h53
US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for military drills
   A nuclear powered U.S. aircraft carrier, the Theodore Roosevelt, arrived in the South Korean port city of Busan on Saturday to take part in joint military exercises later this month with the host nation and Japan, naval officials said.The leaders of the three countries agreed at a summit last...
    09h18
Sino-French satellite launched into orbit, China’s CCTV says
   A satellite developed by China and France, the most powerful yet for studying the farthest explosion of stars, was launched into orbit on Saturday, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV reported.The satellite to study phenomena including gamma ray bursts was lifted into orbit by a Chinese carrier rocket...
    02h10
Alaska Airlines, flight attendants reach tentative deal
   A union representing flight attendants for Alaska Airlines ALK.N said on Friday that they have reached a tentative agreement for a record contract with the carrier.The details of the deal will be reviewed by the union’s leadership, followed by a member ratification vote, the Associate of Flight...
    00h35
NASA delays return of Boeing Starliner for more technical checks
   NASA has further postponed the Boeing Starliner’s return to Earth from the International Space Station with its first crew of astronauts, to allow more time for review of technical issues encountered, the agency said on Friday.It did not set a new date, raising questions about the timing of the...
21  juin     11h08
Israel and Hezbollah faceoff raises risk of wider conflict
   Regular puffs of smoke from missile intercepts over northern Israel and fires from air strikes in southern Lebanon are outward signs of a fear that the Gaza war may be expanding into a wider conflict, which analysts say poses risks for both sides.The stark threats on Wednesday from Sayyed Hassan...
    21h28
US Treasury receives 556.7 million from auction of airline warrants
   The U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday it received . million in proceeds from auctions to sell warrants in major U.S. airlines the government received in exchange for COVID assistance.The proceeds are a fraction of the total assistance awarded to airlines.Congress approved ...
    15h58
US official says no decision yet on whether to prosecute Boeing
   The U.S. Justice Department has made no decision yet on whether to pursue a prosecution of planemaker Boeing BA.N for violating the terms of a settlement related to two fatal MAX crashes in and , a top DOJ official said in an email seen by Reuters.Glenn Leon, chief of the...
    18h39
Patriot in focus amid missile defense system shortage
   As Ukraine’s military struggles with a shortage of missile defense systems amid Russia’s bombardment of its energy infrastructure, Patriot systems, which have helped Kyiv defend itself against the attacks, are in focus.The Phased Array Tracking Radar for Intercept on Target, or Patriot, is a...
    12h26
Giving Slovak jets, air defence to Kyiv was sabotage, new government says
   The Slovak government has asked police to investigate the former cabinet and defence minister Jaroslav Nad for donating fighter jets and an air defence system to Ukraine to help it defend against Russia’s invasion, a government official said on Friday.The new government under Prime Minister Robert...
    10h23
Ukraine captures Russian ’barn’ tank modified against drone threat
   The Ukrainians call it a barn tank, a bizarre looking Russian battlefield vehicle captured by Kyiv’s forces that shows how troops are trying to adapt to the constant threat of drone attacks.The vehicle, built from a ramshackle, rusted T tank, was modified to have a boxy metal shell as its...
    01h53
U.S. and China hold first informal nuclear talks in five years
   The United States and China resumed semi official nuclear arms talks in March for the first time in five years, with Beijing’s representatives telling U.S. counterparts that they would not resort to atomic threats over Taiwan, according to two American delegates who attended.The Chinese...
    15h38
Nigerian army bolsters air capacity with two new helicopters
   Nigeria’s army has taken delivery of two Huey helicopters, a spokesperson said on Friday, to strengthen its ability to provide air cover for troops battling insecurity across the country.Army spokesperson Major General Onyema Nwachukwu said in a statement that it received the first batch of two...
    00h11
American Airlines, union fail to reach deal on new contract
   A union representing flight attendants for American Airlines Group AAL.O said on Thursday that the latest round of talks with the carrier did not lead to an agreement this week.The Association of Professional Flight Attendants APFA , which represents about , American Airlines flight...
    11h32
Germany takes next steps in hypersonic weapons project with Norway, Spiegel reports
   German Defence Ministry has submitted a request for around million euros . million to the parliament’s budget committee to finance a hypersonic weapons development project with Norway, Spiegel magazine reported on Friday. Reuters logo
10  avril     10h23
European companies cut jobs as economy sputters
   Persistently high inflation and the impact of the war in Ukraine have forced companies across Europe into layoffs or hiring freezes.Here are some cuts announced since the start of April: TSB: the British bank owned by Spain’s Sabadell SABE.MC is seeking job cuts and branch closures, its...
21  juin     10h38
China sanctions Lockheed Martin over Taiwan arms sales
   China has imposed sanctions against some Lockheed Martin Corp LMT.N subsidiaries and senior executives over U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, China’s foreign ministry said in a statement.China will freeze movable, immovable and other kinds of property of Lockheed Martin’s senior executives including its...
    07h31
Aircraft lessor DAE sees China’s COMAC breaking Airbus, Boeing duopoly
   Chinese state owned planemaker COMAC has the opportunity to break Airbus and Boeing’s duopoly of the passenger jet market over the next decade, the chief of aircraft leasing company Dubai Aerospace Enterprise DAE told Reuters.Airbus AIR.PA and Boeing BA.N are the main suppliers of aircraft to...
20  juin     21h18
Exclusive: Boeing nearing deal with supplier Spirit Aero after months of talks
   Boeing BA.N is nearing a deal to buy back Spirit AeroSystems SPR.N after its former subsidiary made substantial progress in separate talks with Airbus AIR.PA over a transatlantic breakup of the struggling supplier, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.Boeing initiated talks...
21  juin     00h45
US FAA probes low-flying Southwest Airlines flight near Oklahoma City
   The Federal Aviation Administration FAA said on Thursday it is investigating a Southwest Airlines LUV.N flight that descended to a low altitude miles . km from the Oklahoma City airport.The incident involving Southwest Airlines Flight , which had departed from Las Vegas, occurred...
20  juin     09h59
South Korea to reconsider providing weapons to Ukraine
   South Korea will review the possibility of supplying weapons to Ukraine, a presidential official said on Thursday, after the leaders of North Korea and Russia signed a pact pledging mutual defence in the event of war.South Korean National Security Advisor Chang Ho jin made the remarks in a briefing...
    22h00
Ukraine’s use of US-supplied weapons in Russia not limited to near Kharkiv, Pentagon says
   Ukraine can use U.S. supplied weapons to hit Russian forces that are firing on Ukrainian troops anywhere across the border into Russia and not just in Russian territory near Ukraine’s Kharkiv region, the Pentagon said on Thursday.Last month, President Joe Biden quietly authorized Kyiv to launch U.S...
    19h49
Boeing temporarily shifts some engineers to help focus on commercial planes
   Boeing BA.N is temporarily shifting some engineers away from its experimental X A plane project to help support commercial development programs and speed up deliveries of existing jets, the planemaker said on Thursday.The X A project is an experimental plane being co developed by NASA and...
    19h39
Zelenskiy calls for measures to preserve Ukraine’s energy system
   President Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced on Thursday a set of measures to protect Ukraine’s energy system, including protection for plants coming under Russian fire and the development of alternative renewable energy sources. Life in Ukraine must be preserved and that includes in particular energy...
    04h53
Canada’s WestJet Airlines resuming operations after union rescinds strike notice
   Canadian carrier WestJet Airlines said on Thursday it is working to resume normal operations after the union representing its maintenance engineers rescinded its strike notice, with both parties agreeing to return to the bargaining table.WestJet, which is backed by Onex Corp ONEX.TO and competes...
    10h30
Honeywell backs growth drive with 1.9 bln aerospace and defense deal
   Honeywell HON.O will buy aerospace and defense technology provider CAES Systems for . billion, the U.S. manufacturing giant said on Thursday, part of its focus on three broader business trends to drive growth.Since taking charge as chief executive in June , Vimal Kapur has steered the...
18  juin     17h59
Dutchman Mark Rutte, longtime Putin critic, set to lead NATO alliance
   Mark Rutte, who looks set to be NATO’s next secretary general, is a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin and a staunch ally of Ukraine who honed his skills as a political dealmaker during nearly years as Dutch prime minister.Rutte, , has been one of the driving forces behind...
20  juin     14h38
Germany to order 105 Leopard tanks to equip German brigade in Lithuania
   Germany plans to order Leopard A tanks from armsmaker KNDS for . billion euros . billion , according to a confidential budget draft seen by Reuters on Thursday.The draft still needs parliamentary approval.Some vehicles will equip a German combat brigade in Lithuania being set up as...
    14h00
As arms sales boom, Norway’s Kongsberg opens missile factory
   Norwegian defence manufacturer Kongsberg Gruppen KOG.OL opened a new missile factory on Thursday to meet surging demand for weapons from Western countries spooked by Russia’s war in Ukraine and China’s modernisation of its armed forces.NATO allies are racing to increase their own production of...
31  janvier     13h58
Aviation lessor settlements with Russia over trapped planes
   Aircraft leasing firms have struck settlements with Russia totalling around . billion for over a quarter of the roughly aircraft stuck in the country since Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine in .In return, international lessors handed ownership of the planes to state insurance company NSK,...
20  juin     10h03
Joby Aviation says FAA gives nod for in-house software for air-taxi operations
   Joby Aviation JOBY.N said on Thursday the U.S. aviation regulator has authorized the use of the air taxi maker’s in house software to perform tasks such as managing pilot workload and matching passengers with aircraft similar to ride hailing apps.The nod for the operating system, known as...