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    In recent weeks, there has been a sharp increase in the flow of news about new aircraft carriers in Asia-Pacific. After years of delays, India finally launched the INS Vikrant, a 37,500t warship designed and developed in India, in the week ended 16 August.


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  • Asia's quest for naval airpower supremacy

    News | 13 Aug 2013 06:19 | Greg Waldron

    In recent weeks, there has been a sharp increase in the flow of news about new aircraft carriers in Asia-Pacific. After years of delays, India finally launched the INS Vikrant, a 37,500t warship designed and developed in India, in the week ended 16 August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Asias-quest-for-naval-airpower-supremacy-389394/
  • Rainbow Samurai

    News | 15 Oct 1996 23:00

    Japan Air System is raising its international profile. <p>Paul Lewis/TOKYO </p> <p>JAPAN AIR SYSTEM (JAS) celebrated its 25th anniversary in April but, outside its home base, the airline continues to be relatively unknown. In spite of its overseas obscurity, JAS boasts annual traffic statistics and a fleet of aircraft, which are the envy of many better-known flag carriers. With the company's finances now back in the black, Japan's third-largest airline is beginning to focus on raising its international profile. </p> <p>JAS marked its 1996 jubilee by stemming the flow of red ink and turning in a net profit of ´71 million ($636,000) for the year ending 31 March. Small as this profit is, it represents a significant improvement for an airline which clocked up an accumulated loss of ´19 billion over the three previous years. </p> <p>Financial analysts caution, however, that JAS is not yet quite out of the woods. The airline only just managed to scrape into profitability on the back ofhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rainbow-Samurai-9542/