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Embraer Phenom 300 is the world's most delivered business jet

Posted 23 February 2017

Embraer Executive Jets delivered 63 Phenom 300 light jets in 2016, the highest volume of any business jet model for the year, according to a report made by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

in Route Planning & Tourism

Travelport in new partnership with Astra Travel, Egypt

Posted 23 February 2017

Travelport has announced a new multi-year agreement with Astra Travel, the first dedicated travel management company in Egypt. Established in 1990, Astra Travel provides integrated travel services as well as event management

in General Aviation

IATA welcomes entry into force of WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

Posted 23 February 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) today. This follows the ratification of the treaty by two-thirds of the members of the

in Air Transport

IATA working with new management of Arik Air

Posted 23 February 2017

IATA is currently working with the new management of Arik Air to resolve the airline's suspension from the IATA Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) and Cargo Account Settlement System (CASS).

in General Aviation

FAI´s Air Ambulance division reports record results in 2016

Posted 23 February 2017

The Air Ambulance division of German Special Mission Operator FAI rent-a-jet AG has reported record operational and financial results in 2016, achieving revenues of more than 45m for the first time in the company's history.

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Aviation Africa event takes place in Kigali

Posted 22 February 2017

Aviation Africa 2017 is taking place at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda from 22 to 23 February 2017.

in General Aviation

Air France, partner of MyAfricanStartUp, supports innovation in Africa

Posted 22 February 2017

Air France is taking part in the first edition of the "100 African startups to invest" in selection published today by MyAfricanStartUp. This initiative aims to increase the visibility of start-ups

in Business Aviation

Gulfstream G280 sets speed record in Dakar

Posted 22 February 2017

Gulfstream Aerospace has said its Gulfstream G280 aircraft recently set another speed record in Africa, flying from Windhoek, Namibia, in the southern part of the continent to Dakar, Senegal, on the west coast. The flight took 7 hours and 38

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Airbus and Namibia University of Science & Technology to set up Virtual Space Data Centre

Posted 22 February 2017

Airbus and the Namibia University of Science & Technology (NUST) have agreed to collaborate in establishing a Virtual Space Data Centre in Windhoek to assist the country in monitoring

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Airbus to participate in Aviation Africa 2017

Posted 22 February 2017

Airbus will set out its Africa forecast for modern, efficient and environmentally-sustainable commercial airliners and air finance solutions for the continent at the forthcoming Aviation Africa 2017 summit to be held here on 22-23

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RwandAir so wide awake to a great future

Posted 23 February 2017

RwandAir recently took delivery of its first wide-body aircraft and, as African Aerospace was going to press, more were on the way. Kaleyesus Bekele looks at the rise and rise of the airline.

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