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Daallo Airlines leasing a Fokker 50

Posted 20 January 2017

Djibouti's Daallo Airlines has wet-leased a Fokker 50 from Kenyan ACMI/charter specialist Fanjet Express, reports ch-aviation.

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Airways College signs contract with Institut National Polytechnique Houphouët-Boigny in Ivory Coast

Posted 20 January 2017

Airways College, a pilot training school located in France, has signed a framework contract with Institut National Polytechnique Houphouët-Boigny (INP-HB), Ivory

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Nextant Aerospace chairman to be honoured with Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award

Posted 20 January 2017

Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, has announced that its chairman, Kenneth C. “Kenn” Ricci, will receive the Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award at the Living Legends of Aviation 14th

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International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 takes place

Posted 20 January 2017

Nearly 600 participants attended yesterday the Official Launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.

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Olympus Corporation to set up MEA HQ in Dubai

Posted 19 January 2017

Japan's optical and precision electronics manufacturer Olympus Corporation will later this month open a regional HQ, for the Middle East and Africa, complete with a training centre, in Dubai.

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Airlink becomes first South African airline to acquire Embraer E-Jets

Posted 19 January 2017

Airlink is joining the E-Jet operator's family. The airline is acquiring five E-Jets - three E170s and two E190s, from ECC Leasing, a wholly-owned Embraer subsidiary. Airlink will start to receive the aircraft in

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Jambojet gets Q400 Dash 8 to boost domestic flights

Posted 19 January 2017

Kenyan no frills airline, Jambojet has leased a brand-new Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 next generation aircraft from Abu Dhabi Aviation in a bid to improve its network-wide operations.

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Emirates to launch third daily flight to Nairobi

Posted 19 January 2017

Emirates will introduce a third daily flight between Dubai and Kenya's capital Nairobi from June 1, 2017.

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Africa sees slow but positive increase in tourism

Posted 18 January 2017

Demand for international tourism remained robust in 2016 despite challenges. International tourist arrivals grew by 3.9% to reach a total of 1,235 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Some 46 million more

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Aviation Africa 2017 event to feature Gulfstream G280

Posted 18 January 2017

Aviation Africa, which takes place in Kigali, Rwanda on 22-23 February 2017, has announced the first aircraft to be displayed at the event will be a Gulfstream G280 from Savannah-based Gulfstream Aerospace.

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IATA's four big hurdles to overcome in Africa

Posted 21 December 2016

Kaleyesus Bekele gets the IATA perspective on the state of the African airline industry.

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Daallo Airlines leasing a Fokker 50
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Defence

C130J Hercules has a successful flight at St Helena Airport
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Technology

Inflight data usage soars with introduction of 3G
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AlSat Nano takes first colour image
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