Kuwait’s anti-corruption authority has begun an investigation into a $1.1bn helicopter deal with France amid allegations of graft.
The government agreed to buy the Airbus Caracal military helicopters for more than $1.1bn in August 2016 as part of a wider package of deals between the two countries worth EUR2.5bn ($2.96bn).
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Special Report: Money matters
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The music world's next frontier
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LADDER TO THE SKIES
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AN ALPINE SOJOURN
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CHECKING — IN —
The region’s biggest travel and tourism event, Arabian Travel Market, held a successful in-person and virtual edition last month in Dubai. And the big question predictably was – has the industry started to recover? Are travellers stepping back on airplanes and ready to explore new destinations as the industry adapts to the Covid crisis? Aarti Nagraj has more details
A charging bull
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TO BOLDLY GO
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No Explanation Needed When You Do It Yourself
Boeing Says Pandemic Will Cut Demand For Planes For a Decade
Boeing is lowering its expectations around demand for new planes over the next decade as the coronavirus pandemic continues to undercut air travel.
Do You Really Want a Flying Car?
It's the year 2020. So where are all the flying cars? The vast majority of people still get to work and school in boring, ground-bound cars. Not to mention buses, trains, and bikes.
KENNY STILL AIN'T BURIED!
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AIRBUS TO CUT OVER 2,300 JOBS AT DEFENSE AND SPACE DIVISION
European plane maker Airbus said Wednesday that it plans to cut more than 2,300 jobs at its defense and space division by the end of next year, spreading the cuts across several countries.
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All that appears lost will be restored as we recognize that we can never lose ourselves.
Marianne Williamson, Spiritual Advisor And 2020 Dark Horse
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Airbus Is Ready For Pilotless Jets
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