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Air Austral, Air Madagascar and Kenya Airways towards a Privileged Partnership

Posted 19 July 2018

Air Austral and Air Madagascar have signed in Antananarivo a Memorandum of Understanding with Kenya Airways.

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Ethiopian Airlines selected as Dowty Propellers’ authorised repair facility for Bombardier Q400s

Posted 19 July 2018

Dowty Propellers has announced an agreement establishing Ethiopian Airlines as an authorised repair and overhaul facility in Africa for propellers on Bombardier Q400 regional

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Air Partner lion relocation flight is a roaring success

Posted 19 July 2018

Air Partner, a aviation services group, was recently called upon to assist in the successful relocation of a lion on behalf of the Born Free Foundation.

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FIA2018: Africair signs PA for first Bell 407GXi in Africa

Posted 19 July 2018

Bell Helicopter, a Textron company, has announced that Africair has signed a purchase agreement for the first Bell 407GXi in Africa.

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FIA2018: Rockwell Collins recognised by Airbus as a top performer for avionics support

Posted 19 July 2018

Rockwell Collins has been honoured with a Customer Services Award for its avionics service by Airbus and its customer airlines at a special ceremony at the Farnborough Air Show held yesterday.

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Routes Africa 2018 Marketing Awards winners announced

Posted 19 July 2018

The winners of the Routes Africa 2018 Marketing Awards have been revealed, with Cape Town Air Access the overall winner through to the final at World Routes in Guangzhou.

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JetWave makes debut in African skies

Posted 18 July 2018

Honeywell International has confirmed the first installations of its high-speed JetWave satellite communications hardware in Africa

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FIA2018 – Comair opts for CFM support package

Posted 18 July 2018

South Africa’s private domestic airline operator Comair Limited, has signed an eight-year Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) agreement with CFM to support is fleet of 16 CFM56-7B engines. The agreement is valued at $160 million at list price.

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FIA2018: Astral in drones drive with Dubai deal

Posted 18 July 2018

Kenya’s cargo airline Astral Aviation signed a deal at the Farnborough Airshow today with Dubai-based Falcon Drones Technology for two Lucas-F250 drones with an option to purchase an additional 10 in 2019.

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FIA2018: Uganda Airlines signs for two A330-800neo aircraft with Rolls-Royce’s Trent 7000 engines

Posted 18 July 2018

Uganda Airlines has signed an MoU for two A330-800neo, the new version of the best-selling A330 widebody airliner, featuring new wings, powered by Rolls-Royce’s

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Kenya's Silverstone on the fast track to growth

Posted 6 July 2018

Silverstone Air is the latest low-cost carrier to enter the east African market space. Githae Mwaniki takes a closer look at what’s on offer.

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Issue 3, Vol.6: African Aerospace July - September 2018

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FIA2018: Embraer and Kenya Airways sign comprehensive spare parts support contract
Embraer and Kenya Airways announced today at the 2...

Defence

Defence

Hueys give Uganda's force uplift
The Ugandan People’s Defence Force (UPDF) has rece...

Technology

Technology

JetWave makes debut in African skies
Honeywell International has confirmed the first in...

Space

Space

A national space strategy for Tunisia and the development of space in Africa
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Row brews over privatisation plans
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