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USAF C-130 supports Flintlock 2020

Posted 20 February 2020

A United States Air Force (USAF) C-130J Super Hercules aircraft and Airmen assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, deployed to Senegal and Mauritania to support and participate in Flintlock 2020, the annual African-led military and law enforcement exercise that has strengthened key partner-nation forces throughout North and West Africa, as well as Western Special Operations Forces, since 2005.

in Business Aviation

Embraer Phenom 300 is world’s most delivered llght jet

Posted 20 February 2020

Embraer Executive Jets delivered 51 Phenom 300 and Phenom 300E light jets in 2019, making it the most delivered light jet of the year.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Kenya Airways expands codeshare with Alitalia

Posted 20 February 2020

Kenya Airways has signed an enhanced codeshare agreement with Alitalia (a partner airline in the SkyTeam alliance), creating additional connectivity to the networks of the two airlines, into Africa, Europe, the Far East and South America.

in Defence / General Aviation

Beechcraft King Air 350ERs begin maritime patrol duties

Posted 19 February 2020

Leonardo has revealed that two Beechcraft King Air 350ERs, equipped as Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), have gone into service with an African Navy following their delivery by the Company, which acted as prime contractor and

in Air Transport

Green Africa adds three more A220-300s to its fleet

Posted 19 February 2020

Green Africa has added to the news that it has ordered 50 A220-300s from Airbus by also committing to lease an additional three of the aircraft from leasing company, GTLK Europe.

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Ethiopian Airlines announces new manager for the UK

Posted 18 February 2020

Ethiopian Airlines Group has welcomed Sally Peters as newly appointed PR manager for the UK.

in Business & Finance

Boeing to support communities affected by Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

Posted 18 February 2020

Boeing has announced it has dedicated the remaining $50 million of a previously announced $100 million fund to support humanitarian needs in communities affected by the Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian

in Air Transport

Oliver Wyman sees expansion ahead for aviation industry despite challenges

Posted 17 February 2020

The next decade will be more challenging for the aviation industry than the 10 years previous years, despite prospects for rising passenger demand, according to Oliver Wyman’s annual Global Fleet & MRO

in Maintenance

Two Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engines take to the skies for the first time

Posted 17 February 2020

Two Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engines have successfully powered the brand new Gulfstream G700 to the skies for the first time.

in Air Transport

EgyptAir soars to become first A320neo and A220 operator in the region

Posted 17 February 2020

EgyptAir has taken delivery of its first of 15 A320neo Family aircraft, on lease from AerCap, becoming the first airline in Africa and Middle East to operate both the A320neo and A220, the most modern and

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Tragedy that turned Dr Ola into a Nigerian lifesaver

Posted 13 February 2020

After a personal tragedy, Dr Ola Brown set herself the ambitious task of changing the west African healthcare sector by setting up Flying Doctors Nigeria. Marcella Nethersole reports.

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