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The end of an era: Alaska retires unique cargo-passenger ‘combi’ planes

After a weeklong fishing trip in Yakutat, Alaska, retired Captain David Olson found himself on one of the last flights of the 737-400 combis – a plane he piloted for two years straight when he first started flying for Alaska Airlines nearly 36 years ago. 1,318 more words

State Of Alaska

Japanese military ships heading for visit to Russia

TOKYO, October 13. /TASS/.

The Japanese Navy’s training group comprising a guided missile destroyer and a training ship is set to arrive in Russia’s Far Eastern city of Vladivostok from the US port of Anchorage in Alaska on Saturday, a spokesman for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s Staff Office, Atsushi Umehara, said. 207 more words

Review Article

Rebalancing US Navy 7th Fleet towards training, preparation is key, says new commander

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – The operational demands on the US Navy 7th Fleet were so high that not enough emphasis was placed on sailors’ preparation and training, said the new commander of the fleet on Friday (Oct 13). 450 more words

Current Affairs

Green4U Technologies Displays its First All-Electric Vehicles

(PRNewswire)

Green4U Technologies, Inc., a Georgia-based provider of electric vehicles (EVs) and EV technologies, is showing its first all-electric vehicles – the heavy duty MTU-6 SUV and the Enova SUV – at two U.S. 543 more words

BUSINESS

Uber just added a fleet of Tesla cars to its service in Dubai

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

Dubai, the second largest sheikdom in the United Arab Emirates, rose to riches thanks to abundant oil.

With some of the lowest fuel prices in the world, SUVs and inefficient vehicles roam the flashy Emirati city en masse. 365 more words

Money Matters

First planes to land at new military airfield in Russia’s Baltic exclave by year-end

MOSCOW, October 8. /TASS/.

A new military airfield in Russia’s Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad will be ready to accept first planes of the naval aviation by the end of the year, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday. 152 more words

Review Article

SilkAir welcomes new Boeing 737 Max 8 to fleet

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Singapore Airlines subsidiary, SilkAir, welcomed the arrival of its new aircraft on Wednesday – the Boeing 737 MAX 8.

SINGAPORE Airlines subsidiary, SilkAir, welcomed the arrival of its new aircraft on Wednesday – the Boeing 737 MAX 8. 262 more words

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