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Rwandan Government backs OneWeb network

Posted 20 March 2019

The Government of Rwanda - alongside SoftBank Group Corp., Grupo Salinas, Qualcomm Technologies Inc. - has led a new round of funding of OneWeb's satellite communications network, totalling $1.25 billion.

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Boeing announces trio of leadership moves

Posted 20 March 2019

Boeing has announced three leadership moves aimed at further strengthening the company's global presence and partnerships.

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Ethiopian adds Istanbul to its route network

Posted 20 March 2019

Ethiopian Airlines has finalised all preparations to launch a direct thrice weekly flight to Istanbul, Turkey as of April 1, 2019.

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Emirates increases flights to Cairo

Posted 20 March 2019

Emirates has announced it will increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo, adding four additional flights a week to its existing thrice-daily service, starting 28 October, 2019.

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35 airlines confirmed for inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum

Posted 20 March 2019

More than 30 airlines have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre

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Air Côte d'Ivoire to rely on AFI KLM E&M component maintenance expertise for its A319/320ceo/neo

Posted 19 March 2019

AFI KLM E& and Air Côte d'Ivoire recently signed an agreement covering component support for the Ivoirian carrier's four A319-100s and two A320-200s. The contract

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Boeing CEO releases a statement on ‘safety’

Posted 19 March 2019

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has released a message to airlines, passengers and the aviation community following the recent losses of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 and Lion Air Flight 610.

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Embraer announces CEO succession

Posted 19 March 2019

Embraer, following shareholder approval of the transaction with Boeing, announces that the current President and CEO of the company, Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva, concludes a successful professional cycle with the company on April 22, 2019 - which is the end

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Boeing CEO issues statement on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 accident investigation

Posted 18 March 2019

Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg has issued a statement regarding the report from Ethiopian Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges.

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Boeing 737 MAX 8 grounding could impact on international e-commerce and parcels

Posted 18 March 2019

The grounding of the world’s entire Boeing 737 Max 8 fleet could mean delays to overseas freight, warns the international delivery expert ParcelHero.

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Now Ethiopia is set to cut it as a part player

Posted 19 March 2019

Morocco, Tunisia and South Africa already have successful aerospace manufacturing industries. Now Ethiopia is about to establish its own aerospace cluster in east Africa. Kaleyesus Bekele reports.

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Issue 1, Vol 7: African Aerospace January - March 2019

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Air Transport

Boeing CEO releases a statement on ‘safety’
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has released a messag...

Defence

Defence

Mauritania goes for second Basler
It looks like Mauritania is about to receive a sec...

Technology

Technology

AirMap and Fortem Technologies in collaboration for holistic UTM and U-Space solution
AirMap, an Unmanned aerial system Traffic Manageme...

Space

Space

Rwandan Government backs OneWeb network
The Government of Rwanda - alongside SoftBank Grou...

Airports

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King Shaka International Airport wins ACI award
King Shaka International Airport, in Durban, has b...

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