UAE to deploy Airbus 330 to provide mid-air fuelling for Indian Rafales


New Delhi, Mar 15: The UAE would deploy its Airbus 330 multi-role transport tankers later this month to provide mid-air fuelling to the Rafale jets. This would ensure that the fighters can fly non-stop to India.

The facility would be extended by UAE to the next batch of 8 Rafale jets that would be flagged off from France in April. This would mean that the second base of the Rafale fighters located in Bengal’s Hasimara would be activated in April. 

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