Men with stolen passports on Malaysian plane not of Asian appearance: Investigator

The two men who used stolen passports to board a Malaysian jetliner that went missing on Saturday were not of Asian appearance, the chief Malaysian investigator said on Monday.

Seawater may be possible alterative to petroleum fuel for battleships

Scientists have claimed that seawater could be used fuel up US Navy`s ships after they vowed to cut their petroleum use in half by 2015, and produce at least half of its jet fuel using alternative sources by 2020.

PSU oil cos slash ATF price by 3.2 percent

After three consecutive hikes, state-run oil firms today slashed jet fuel prices by 3.2 per cent in line with the softening international rates.

States may not reduce tax on jet fuel

Even though the aviation industry is pressing for cut in sales tax on jet fuel, most of the states are unlikely to provide any relief to the beleaguered sector and may stick to their present tax structure.