Aircraft

Erdogan: There Are Alternatives to the F-35 and "Offers Are Coming in"

Turkey's alternatives to US F-35 fighter jets are available and "offers are coming in", President Recep Erdogan said, quoted by BGNES.

Ankara and Washington clashed over Turkey's acquisition of Russia's C-400 missile systems, which the US says are not compatible with NATO defense and pose a threat to Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 stealth jets.

A Helicopter Crashed in Afghanistan, Leaving 7 Dead

At least seven servicemеn in Afghanistan have been killed after the helicopter they were traveling with crashed, AFP reported.

According to the Afghan Ministry of Defense, the air force's MI-17 helicopter crashed due to "technical faults".

"All the seven crew members including four pilots were martyred in the incident," the ministry said in a statement.

Swiss Airline Grounded 29 Airbus Aircraft due to Technical Problems

Swiss International Air Lines stopped the flights of 29 Airbus A220 aircraft due to engine problems. This was reported by NOVA.

The reason for the decision was the incident on Tuesday of a flight by the company from London to Geneva, which was redirected to Paris due to technical problems.

Turkish jets fly over Greek islets

Two Turkish F-16 fighter jets flew over the Anthropofagi and Makronisi chain of islets in the eastern Aegean the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) said Monday.
The two F-16 jets entered Athens' Flight Informational Region (FIR) without submitting a flight plan at 2.37 p.m. and 2.39 p.m.

Ryanair to Lay Off nearly 700 Employees while the Company's Boss Could Get $ 111 Million Bonus

Michael O'Leary, Chief Executive Officer of of low-cost Ryanair Airlines, announced plans to cut 500-700 jobs after shareholders approved a bonus scheme that could bring him about 100 million euro ($ 111 million) for the next five years, Reuters reported.

Servicemen with Romanian Land and Air Forces, present at NATO Days, in Czech Republic

Servicemen with the Romanian Land and Air Forces will be present at the NATO Days, due to take place Friday through Sunday, in Ostrava, in the Czech Republic, the Ministry of National Defense (MApN) informs in a release sent to AGERPRES on Thursday.

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