Geopolitical tensions between India and Pakistan had caused the rupee to decline.
The Indonesian government has rolled out a number of policies to support the ailing rupiah which includes cutting energy imports and delaying a number of infrastructure projects.
Hollande, who cleared the intergovernmental deal when he was in office, was quoted as saying New Delhi had put pressure on Dassault to choose Reliance.
History shows a litany of problems in procurement of planes.
The Russian way of doing business poses a maintenance headache for the Royal Malaysian Air Force, says an industry insider.
Among those paying tribute to McCain at Sunday's private service were his sons Jack and Don, retired Army General David Petraeus and Senator Lindsey Graham, a long-time political ally and friend.
Two US air force fighter jets are scrambled to intercept it within minutes.
He says it is shameful that Indonesia and Vietnam have overtaken Malaysia in terms of defence.
The deal follows a fierce contest between Airbus and Boeing after AirAsia threatened to defect to the Boeing 787 model.
Media conference follows speculation that company will order new planes.
Boeing's contract for development work had been expanded to include design, modification and fielding of two mission-ready presidential 747-8 aircraft.
Vistara had been examining the addition of more jets for months amid plans to enter the international market.
The deal caps JetBlue’s long search for a more efficient small jet to replace its Embraer SA E190 aircraft.
The Chicago-based planemaker is poised to bolster its backlog with orders valued at $14.4 billion thanks to two transactions announced Monday.
US forces are still assessing the results of the strike, which was undertaken in an effort to disrupt al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and deny the organization's fighters freedom of action
American Airlines will drop an order for 22 of Airbus’s twin-aisle A350 jets, a purchase placed by predecessor carrier US Airways.
Saša Pavlić walked from Rijeka to Zagreb while carrying a cross to protest against the Croatian government's purchase of military jets.
The deal comes after Indonesia said in August that it would seek to trade palm oil, coffee and tea for Russian fighter jets.
The documents had been handed over by the Austrian defense ministry around two months ago.
It will ship up to RM2.4 billion in commodities in addition to cash to pay for the Suhkoi SU-35 fighter jets.
It fears IS militants might flee the conflict in Philippines and cross the border to Indonesia.
An unnamed source says the worsening performances of previous shows have prompted the Defence Ministry to call for a tender.