Airbus secures emirates A380s order worth $16 Billion
18 January 2018 | 3:04 pm
Emirates Airline has ordered 36 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets in a deal worth $16 billion at list price.
23 Jun 2019
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has described the signing as a "big day for the European defense union." The 'Future Combat Air System' is due to be operational by 2040.
31 Aug 2019
High-speed racer Jessi Combs has died in what was called a "horrific accident" while trying to break the land-speed record of 512 mph (823 kph). Combs was known as "the fastest woman on four wheels."
8 Jan 2020
A Ukrainian plane carrying at least 170 people crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran on Wednesday, killing all on board. of crash site.
15 Jan 2020
Germany's Air Force has a special mission: deliver American nukes in the case of a nuclear strike. But its Tornado fleet is rapidly nearing the end of its shelf life. So why has Germany yet to decide on a replacement?
26 Jan 2020
Ukraine's Zelenskiy has asked Germany to "politically contribute" to the investigation into the downing of the Ukrainian aircraft near Tehran. Kyiv expects Iran — which shot down the plane — to compensate the victims.
18 Jan 2020
Martins Oloja returns to Inside Stuff with three clear messages from Abuja. for personal engagement, Amotekun's ban and Imo politics on Inside Stuff. Buhari's daughter uses a Presidential jet for personal engagement, Amotekun's ban and Imo politics on Inside Stuff.
7 Feb 2020
The airspace giant Boeing has detected a new software issue while testing the 737 MAX airliner, as the company struggles to lift the ban on the grounded jet. The plane was taken out of service over deadly crashes.
17 Feb 2020
The plane was evacuated when one of its wheels caught fire after landing from Istanbul. It is the second incident involving the Turkish budget airline this month.
We've lost over $5bn to COVID-19 – Nigerian jet operators, Brazil threatens to quit WHO over 'ideological bias' and more
6 Jun 2020
Nigeria's only female fighter jet pilot, Tolulope Arotile, dead, NAF says she was hit by an “excited friend” ,New York Police hunt for killer of Gokada CEO Fahim Saleh
15 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
3 Oct 2020
Emergency responders and engineers in Britain say they have successfully tested "the world's first jet suit paramedic". The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) worked with Gravity Industries to test their jet suit in the hilly Lake District, where mountain rescuers can often take around an hour to arrive if a helicopter isn't required.
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After a White supremacist killed 10 Black residents of Buffalo, New York, various op-ed pieces in major American newspapers show that both Republicans and Democrats are accused of exploiting racial violence for political gain. We also take a look at Democratic candidate John Fetterman's landslide victory in a Senate primary election in Pennsylvania. We end with a public service announcement on the dangers of popping champagne (or prosecco) after shaking the bottle!
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Japan's GDP fell at an annualised rate of 1 percent in the first three months of this year as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus hampered consumer spending. Rising commodity prices also weighed on businesses in the world's third-largest economy. Plus, as unemployment remains stable in France at 7.3 percent, a steelworks factory in the northern city of Dunkirk is offering a cash bonus to employees to encourage them to recruit family members.
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A renounced Al Jazeera journalist was killed last week during an Israeli raid in the West Bank. Shireen Abu Akhleh was wearing a flak jacket with the word "press" clearly marked. Israelis and Palestinians have traded blame over who fired the fatal shot, while Israel has opened an investigation into heavy-handed police tactics used during Abu Akleh's funeral procession, which almost caused her coffin to fall to the ground. We get analysis with Sherif Mansour, Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator at the Committee to Protect Journalists.
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In a UN Security Council briefing, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert said the streets in Iraq could "boil over" if political leaders were unable to end a political stalemate that has gripped the country for over seven months.
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As the 75th Cannes Film Festival gets underway, FRANCE 24's Olivia Salazar-Winspear brings us a glimpse of what its opening ceremony will involve, including a Palme d’Honneur for Forest Whitaker. We also take a look at the composition of this year’s jury, with French actor Vincent Lindon shepherding an artistic team who'll assess the features competing for the Palme d’Or. Plus we get a preview of the opening film "Final Cut", in which director Michel Hazanavicius declares his love for genre movies in a lighthearted French parody of a zombie horror slasher.