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A harsh time for Corsair International

Posted 13 November 2018

Corsair, one of the major actors in the Indian Ocean for nearly 30 years will stop serving the islands of Madagascar and Mayotte.

in General Aviation

Ethiopian takes delivery of its eighth freighter

Posted 13 November 2018

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has taken delivery of its eighth B777 freighter aircraft in its cargo fleet family, on November 10, 2018 at its home base at Bole International Airport.

in Airports

Airports Company South Africa get environmental management certification

Posted 13 November 2018

All nine of Airports Company South Africa’s airports have been certified as compliant with the most-recognised international standard for environmental management systems.

in Business Aviation

Gainjet Ireland takes delivery of the world’s first EJ-registered aircraft

Posted 13 November 2018

Celebrating 90 years of the Irish aircraft registry with the Irish Aviation Authority, GainJet Ireland added to the celebrations with its recently acquired Embraer Lineage 1000 EJ-IOBN, being the first

in Air Transport

Bombardier to sell Q400 programme to Viking Air

Posted 8 November 2018

Bombardier is selling its slow-selling Q400 turboprop passenger plane line to Viking Air it was announced today.

in Business Aviation

Bombardier’s award-winning Global 7500 business jet earns FAA approval

Posted 8 November 2018

Bombardier’s flagship business jet, the Global 7500 aircraft, has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification, achieving another important milestone as it approaches entry-into-service

in Airports

Full scale emergency readiness testing takes place at Cape Town International Airport

Posted 8 November 2018

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) will be activating its full-scale Aerodrome Emergency exercise at 18:00 today.

in Events

Keynote speakers announced for AfBAA’s 2019 conference in Nairobi

Posted 8 November 2018

The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) has announced its roster of keynote speakers for its inaugural AfBAA African Business & General Aviation Conference & Exhibition to be held from Monday,

in Route Planning & Tourism

Air Arabia Maroc celebrates first ever direct flight from UK's Birmingham Airport

Posted 7 November 2018

Morocco’s largest low-cost carrier, Air Arabia Maroc, has operated its first direct service from Birmingham Airport to the Moroccan city of Agadir.

in Maintenance

Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 powers Airbus A3330-800 first flight

Posted 7 November 2018

The Rolls-Royce Trent 7000, the latest member of the Trent family of engines, has successfully powered the Airbus A330-800neo into the skies for its first test flight today.

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in Air Transport / Features

Aerospace on a roll in Morocco

Posted 15 November 2018

Morocco’s aeronautical ecosystem continues to grow, integrating new operators and new technologies. Anuradha Deenapanray and Vincent Chappard spoke to Karim Cheikh, the new president of Morocco’s aeronautical and

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Issue 4, Vol 6: African Aerospace October - December 2018

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Air Transport

Air Transport

Aerospace on a roll in Morocco
Morocco’s aeronautical ecosystem continues to grow...

Defence

Defence

Military gains for Indonesia in Africa
Indonesia is making inroads into the African milit...

Technology

Technology

PassionAir begins operations with Hitit software
PassionAir has chosen the Crane solutions suite fr...

Space

Space

Boeing to acquire Millennium Space Systems
Boeing will acquire Millennium Space Systems, a pr...

Airports

Airports

Airports Company South Africa get environmental management certification
All nine of Airports Company South Africa’s airpor...

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