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St Helena Airport continues to battle wind shear problem

Posted 28 July 2016

Technical staff are continuing to work at St Helena Airport to mitigate the challenges of wind shear.

in Air Transport

Med-View Airline leases B747-400

Posted 28 July 2016

Med-View Airline will be taking delivery of a B747-400, leased from Air Atlanta Icelandic.

in Business & Finance

Boeing reports second-quarter results

Posted 28 July 2016

The Boeing Company has reported second-quarter revenue of $24.8 billion on strong commercial deliveries and services growth.

in Business Aviation / Aircraft Interiors

Lufthansa Technik launches laser-based installation system

Posted 27 July 2016

Lufthansa Technik has launched a laser-based system to aid installation in VIP aircraft cabins.

in Air Transport

Airbus releases half-year 2016 results

Posted 27 July 2016

Airbus has announced its half-year 2016 results, and has confirmed its guidance for the remaining half of the year.

in Air Transport

Tanzania signs purchase for two Q400s

Posted 26 July 2016

The Tanzanian government has purchased two Bombardier Q400s, valued at $62 million, for commercial use.

in Training

Boeing forecasts 1.5 million pilots and technicians needed by 2035

Posted 26 July 2016

Boeing has released its 2016 Pilot and Technician Outlook and projects a demand for nearly 1.5 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years.

in Training

Embraer and AIAC sign MoU for aeronautical engineering development in Morocco

Posted 26 July 2016

Embraer and the Mohammed VI International Aviation Academy (AIAC) have signed an MoU for engineering development in Morocco.

in General Aviation / Technology

Solar Impulse 2 completes first solar-powered round-the-world flight

Posted 26 July 2016

Having taken turns at the controls of their zero-emission electric and solar airplane, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have today succeeded in their dream of achieving the

in Air Transport

TAAG Angola Airlines looks at disposing widebody aircraft

Posted 25 July 2016

TAAG Angola's strategic partner Emirates is planning to dispose of some of the carrier's widebody capacity.

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in Business Aviation / Features

West Africa emerging as business aviation market

Posted 27 June 2016

West Africa, particularly Nigeria, are emerging as business aviation growth markets as the region continues to develop industries based on its natural resources, according to the Middle East's only African-owned

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Air Transport

Air Transport

Airbus releases half-year 2016 results
Airbus has announced its half-year 2016 results, a...

Defence

Defence

Airbus Defence signs contract to provide Heron 1 drones in Mali
Airbus Defence has signed a contract with the Germ...

Technology

Technology

Solar Impulse 2 completes first solar-powered round-the-world flight
Having taken turns at the controls of their zero-e...

Space

Space

Yahsat and Tele10 sign MoU for Yahclick in Rwanda, Burundi and East DRC
UAE-based satellite operator, Yahsat, signed a Mem...

Airports

Airports

Calibration flight arrives at St Helena Airport
A Beechcraft King Air aircraft arrived at St Helen...

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