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CemAir signs LOI for two Q400s

Posted 26 June 2017

CemAir has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Bombardier for two Dash 8-400/Q400s, reports ch-aviation.

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Air Senegal orders two ATR72-600s

Posted 26 June 2017

Air Senegal has ordered two ATR72-600s from Avions de Transport Régional as it prepares to commence operations later this year, reports ch-aviation.

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Air Peace to add ERJ-145s

Posted 26 June 2017

Nigeria's Air Peace will add an undisclosed number of ERJ-145s to its current fleet of four B737-300s, five B737-500s, and one Do328-300, reports ch-aviation.

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Honeywell helps aircraft operators comply with upcoming mandates

Posted 26 June 2017

Honeywell has met the performance standard for transponders required by the European Aviation Safety Agency to make air traffic management safer and more efficient.

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Etihad Airways to increase services to North Africa

Posted 23 June 2017

Etihad Airways is increasing capacity between its Abu Dhabi hub and key markets of Amman, Beirut, Cairo, Casablanca and Rabat to cater to the peak June – September travel period, while additional services to Dammam will be year-round.

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Sabena technics and Precision Air extend collaboration

Posted 23 June 2017

Precision Air is to keep Sabena technics for the component support of its entire fleet of ATRs.

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PARIS AIRSHOW: Ethiopian wins Best Airline in Africa at Skytrax awards

Posted 23 June 2017

Ethiopian Airlines won Skytrax World Airline Award for The Best Airlines in Africa at the Paris Air Show this week.

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AAR signs extended PBH contract with Air Austral

Posted 23 June 2017

AAR has secured an extension of its contract supporting Air Austral's fleet of B737NG aircraft, which began in 2009.

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Boeing raises forecast for new aircraft demand

Posted 22 June 2017

Boeing has raised its forecast for new airplane demand, projecting the need for 41,030 new airplanes over the next 20 years valued at $6.1 trillion dollars.

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Flight simulation technique centre in India purchases simulator from Flight Safety International

Posted 22 June 2017

FlightSafety International, that has a training centre in South Africa, has signed an agreement with Flight Simulation Technique Centre (FSTC) for the purchase of a full flight

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Tiger bares its teeth

Posted 7 June 2017

For decades, Botswana has avoided social division and corruption, and has been widely praised as an “African tiger”, with a successful economy, an 85% literacy rate, and a Government rated 35th out of 176 countries in

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Issue 2, Vol 5: African Aerospace April - June 2017

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Air Transport

AAR signs extended PBH contract with Air Austral
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Defence

Airbus VSR700 helicopter demonstrator performs first autonomous flights
Airbus Helicopters recently started autonomous fli...

Technology

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Airbus launches new open aviation data platform to support digital
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