US says it’s taken possession of a Boeing 747 that Iran sold to a Venezuelan firm News

BEIRUT/PARIS: France has delivered a written proposal to Beirut aimed at ending hostilities with Israel and settling the disputed Lebanon-Israel frontier, according to a document seen by Reuters that calls for fighters including Hezbollah’s elite unit to withdraw 10 km (6 miles) from the border.The plan aims to end fighting between the Iran-backed Hezbollah and … Read more

India’s newest airline orders 150 Boeing Max aircraft, in good news for plane maker News

UNICEF representative at Davos urges private sector to adopt child-centered approach DAVOS: Carla Haddad Mardini, director of UNICEF’s private fundraising and partnerships division, has highlighted the importance of integrating “a child-sensitive lens” in all aspects of the private sector’s work. In an interview with Arab News at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Haddad Mardini … Read more

Japan’s ANA returned Boeing 737 flight due to cockpit window crack- Kyodo News

TOKYO: Japan’s All Nippon Airways on Saturday returned a domestic flight to its departure airport after a crack was found on the cockpit window of the Boeing 737 midair, Kyodo news reported. Flight 1182 was en route to Toyama airport but headed back to the Sapporo-New Chitose airport at around 11:20 a.m. (0220 GMT), with … Read more

US aviation authority orders grounding of some Boeing 737 Max 9 jetliners after plane suffers a blowout News

Trump downplays Jan. 6 on the anniversary of the Capitol siege and calls jailed rioters ‘hostages’  NEWTON, Iowa: Former President Donald Trump, campaigning in Iowa Saturday, marked the third anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021 assault on the US Capitol by casting the migrant surge on the southern border as the “real” insurrection.Just over a … Read more