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Siva Govindasamy

Singapore Airlines Q1 profits up despite cargo weakness

Jul 28 2016

SINGAPORE Singapore Airlines' first quarter group operating profits jumped 73.9 percent despite rising losses at its cargo division, the company said in a stock exchange filing.

Chinese lessor orders ARJ-21 jets in $2.3 billion deal

Jul 12 2016

SINGAPORE China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) has bought 30 Comac ARJ-21 regional jets and signed options for 30 more in a deal potentially worth $2.3 billion.

Chinese lessor orders ARJ-21 jets in $2.3 billion deal

Jul 11 2016

SINGAPORE China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) has bought 30 Comac ARJ-21 regional jets and signed options for 30 more in a deal potentially worth $2.3 billion (1.77 billion pounds), the company said in a statement late on Monday.

AIRSHOW-Chinese lessor orders ARJ-21 jets in $2.3 bln deal

Jul 11 2016

SINGAPORE, July 12 China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) has bought 30 Comac ARJ-21 regional jets and signed options for 30 more in a deal potentially worth $2.3 billion, the company said in a statement late on Monday.

Exclusive: AirAsia eyes HK listing as it expands in North Asia

Jul 10 2016

FARNBOROUGH, England AirAsia is studying a dual listing in Hong Kong, part of plans to become a pan-Asian low-cost airline player as it also moves toward setting up a joint venture in China, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

Japan plans July fighter jet tender seen worth $40 billion as China tensions simmer

Jun 30 2016

SINGAPORE Japan will launch a tender for fighter jets as soon as mid-July, the Ministry of Defence said, in a deal seen worth up to $40 billion as Tokyo seeks to bolster its air defenses amid creeping tension with China over disputed maritime borders.

Singapore delays $1 billion military helicopter buy after Super Puma crash: sources

Jun 21 2016

SINGAPORE Singapore has delayed a decision on a $1 billion helicopter purchase after the crash in April of a civilian Airbus Super Puma whose military version was the frontrunner to clinch the order, sources familiar with the matter said.

Vistara, AirAsia India seek quick fleet growth as aviation rules eased, sources say

Jun 16 2016

SINGAPORE Vistara and AirAsia India, airline ventures of India's biggest conglomerate Tata Group, aim to boost their fleet sizes to 20 planes within a year and launch international services after the country overhauled aviation rules, two people familiar with their strategy said.

Vistara, AirAsia India seek quick fleet growth as aviation rules eased-sources

Jun 16 2016

SINGAPORE, June 16 Vistara and AirAsia India, airline ventures of India's biggest conglomerate Tata Group, aim to boost their fleet sizes to 20 planes within a year and launch international services after the country overhauled aviation rules, two people familiar with their strategy said.

Call the air ambulance: Medical helicopters tipped for future China boom

Jun 08 2016

SINGAPORE/BEIJING As China opens up its low-level airspace to civilian aircraft, the global aviation industry is laying the groundwork for a boom beyond private business jets and pilot training schools - with the purchase of fleets of air ambulance helicopters.

World News

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel

An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel.