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Boeing release statement on 737 MAX software

Posted 27 June 2019

Boeing has issued a statement regarding the software on the 737 MAX aircraft.

in Air Transport

IATA: Coordinated effort to safely return 737 MAX to service

Posted 27 June 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged state aviation safety regulators to continue to align on technical validation requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry into service of the Boeing 737 MAX

in Defence

Nigerian Air Force starts intensive K-9 unit training with Paramount Group

Posted 27 June 2019

Military personnel from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) this week commence intensive training in South Africa to qualify as highly specialised Canine Unit (K-9 Unit) operatives.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Turkish Airlines adds Nigeria’s Port Harcourt to its flight network

Posted 26 June 2019

Turkish Airlines has added Port Harcourt, Nigeria, to its flight network as the global carrier’s 56th destination in Africa.

in People

Airbus founding father Roger Béteille passes away

Posted 26 June 2019

Airbus has announced that one of its founding fathers, Roger Béteille, passed away on 14 June at the age of 97.

in Technology

IATA: Data, digital transformation to drive future customer experience

Posted 25 June 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged aviation stakeholders to embrace data and digital transformation to help deliver a frictionless customer experience while enhancing safety and

in Route Planning & Tourism

Etihad Airways to launch seasonal summer flights to Alexandria

Posted 25 June 2019

Etihad Airways will launch seasonal summer flights from Abu Dhabi to Alexandria.

in Events

SAA scoops four Skytrax awards

Posted 24 June 2019

South African Airways (SAA) has claimed the Skytrax award for Best Airline Staff Service in Africa for the seventh time.

in Technology

SITA celebrates 70th anniversary with record US$1.7 billion revenue

Posted 24 June 2019

More than 100 of the world’s airlines and airports gathered in Belgium last week as SITA, the air transport IT provider, celebrated its 70th anniversary.

in Events

Ethiopian Airlines Group voted ‘Best Airline in Africa’

Posted 21 June 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Group has been honoured as the ‘Best Airline in Africa’ for the third consecutive year at the Skytrax 2019 World Airlines Awards held in Paris on 18 June, 2019.

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in Defence / Features

Why are the Cobras not striking?

Posted 20 June 2019

Issues are arising surrounding the Kenya Air Force (KAF) Bell AH-1F Cobra attack helicopters, writes Jon Lake.

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