HondaJet foresees huge demand in China and Southeast Asia

Business / Corporate Feb 8, 2018

HondaJet foresees huge demand in China and Southeast Asia

HondaJet, the business plane developed by Honda Motor Co., sees big prospects in China and Southeast Asia as wealthy individuals seek out the lightweight plane as an efficiency tool. There's a "huge potential," Honda Aircraft Co. Chief Executive Officer Michimasa Fujino said in an interview ...

World Dec 27, 2017

Syria says military jet downed in northern Hama and pilot killed

Syria's armed forces said insurgents downed a military jet in northern Hama province on Tuesday, killing the pilot. Militant group Tahrir al Sham — a fighting force dominated by members of al-Qaida's former branch in Syria — said it hit the plane. A source said the ...

Business / Corporate Apr 14, 2016

Emirates to acquire two orphaned Skymark superjumbos

Emirates, already the biggest buyer of Airbus Group SE's A380 superjumbo, has agreed to take two extra aircraft originally commissioned by Skymark Airlines Inc., swelling its order tally to 142 of the planes. The initial deal was canceled after the budget carrier fell behind on ...

ASDF jet disappears from radar over southwestern Japan

National Apr 6, 2016

ASDF jet disappears from radar over southwestern Japan

An Air Self-Defense Force jet carrying six people disappeared from radar over Kagoshima Prefecture on Wednesday afternoon, the ASDF announced. The U-125 disappeared from radar at around 2:35 p.m. while it was flying about 10 km north of the Maritime Self-Defense Force's Kanoya base in ...