Mon, Apr 15 2013 1:15 IST | 0 Views | Add your comment
Etihad Airways, the flag carrier of the UAE, will buy 12 Boeing aircraft in 2014 at a total value of 10.3 billion dirhams, a Boeing official said.
John Wojick, Boeing's senior vice president, said the company will deliver the aircraft in the first quarter of next year.
The signed order includes 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. This would bring the total number of aircraft purchased by Etihad to 41, to be delivered between 2014 and...Read Full Story
Fri, Apr 12 2013 13:57 IST | 0 Views | Add your comment
Singers Robbie Williams and Michael Buble have sung together about UFOs.
Buble, 37, whose wife Luisana Lopilato is expecting their first child, says that he connects with Williams, 39, a lot.
"It's catchy and fun, neo-swing. One of the lyrics is 'Soda pop, Yoda what?' Robbie wrote it when looking at UFOs," thesun.co.uk quoted Bubble as saying.
"I don’t think there’s anyone in my life, at this point, who I could relate to the...Read Full Story
Fri, Apr 12 2013 16:51 IST | 0 Views | Add your comment
Vostochny Cosmodrome (Russia), April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin Friday proposed naming a future town near the Russian Vostochny space port after the father of the Soviet space programme, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky.
"I think it will be right if, after consulting it with the local residents, we will call the future town Tsiolkovsky," Putin said Friday, as Russia celebrated Cosmonautics Day marking the first...Read Full Story
Wed, Apr 10 2013 18:03 IST | 0 Views | Add your comment
Williams Formula1 team has tied up with luxury leather goods maker Dom Reilly Limited.
The partnership will see a range of Dom Reilly luggage and luxury accessories used by all race team personnel as they travel the world.
The founder and CEO, Dominic Reilly, spent many years at Williams.
The brand combines the highest standards of traditional quality with the leading-edge design capabilities of a Formula One team.
The Dom...Read Full Story
Fri, Apr 12 2013 11:54 IST | 0 Views | Add your comment
A Turkish plane had to make an emergency landing Thursday near Romania's capital city of Bucharest, following a conflict among passengers on board.
The plane, with 196 passengers on board, was enroute to Copenhagen from Antalya, a city on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey, Xinhua reported.
The landing was made in the afternoon on the Henri Coanda International Airport near Bucharest.
Later, policemen entered the...Read Full Story