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Jamie Freed

Vistara to launch first international flights in August

11 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE Indian full-service airline Vistara said on Thursday it would launch its international flights in August, a year later than anticipated, with Singapore as its first destination.

Virgin Australia's frequent-flyer partner seeks to exit stake

11 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd said on Thursday that Affinity Equity Partners is seeking to exit its 35% minority stake in the carrier's Velocity frequent flyer program, five years after its A$335 million ($233 million) purchase.

Domestic airfares soar in Indonesia despite government price cap

11 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40% to 60% higher than she had paid in previous years.

Leonardo, Thales consider joint bid for Maxar's MDA space division - Leonardo CEO

02 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE Italian aerospace and defense firm Leonardo SpA and France's Thales SA are considering the joint acquisition of a space business from U.S. firm Maxar Technologies Inc , Leonardo's CEO said on Tuesday.

Leonardo, Thales consider joint bid for Maxar's MDA space division - Leonardo CEO

02 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE Italian aerospace and defence firm Leonardo SpA and France's Thales SA are considering the joint acquisition of a space business from U.S. firm Maxar Technologies Inc , Leonardo's CEO said on Tuesday.

Leonardo, Thales consider joint bid for Maxar's MDA space division - Leonardo CEO

02 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE, July 2 Italian aerospace and defence firm Leonardo SpA and France's Thales SA are considering the joint acquisition of a space business from U.S. firm Maxar Technologies Inc, Leonardo's CEO said on Tuesday.

Defense contractor consolidation a security concern: U.S. Air Force acquisition head

28 Jun 2019

SINGAPORE The number of major U.S. defense contractors has shrunk to the point of becoming a national security concern, according to the U.S. Air Force's acquisition head, who said his service needed to have more frequent competitions to benefit smaller companies.

Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines to explore wide-ranging partnership

27 Jun 2019

SINGAPORE Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines have signed a preliminary agreement to explore a wide-ranging strategic partnership that could include more codeshares as well as cargo and aircraft maintenance, the companies said on Thursday.

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order

22 Jun 2019

Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice. | Video

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