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Air Mauritius starts operations to Wuhan, China

Posted 17 August 2018

The Wuhan route will be served by an Airbus A340 in a 34 business class and 264 economy class configuration.

in Business Aviation

First ACJ320neo is assembled

Posted 16 August 2018

The first ACJ320neo has been assembled on programme, fitted with CFM International LEAP-1A engines and painted in ACJ house-colours, in preparation for a first flight in the coming weeks.

in General Aviation

ExecuJet welcomes first Pilatus PC-24 to Africa

Posted 16 August 2018

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, will be the first business aviation company to operate and manage a Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet in Africa.

in Air Transport

Aerotask places a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 for AMCON

Posted 15 August 2018

Aerotask, a Dubai-based global aviation consultancy providing Asset Management and Financial Solutions to airlines, lessors, financiers and aviation investors worldwide, has successfully transacted a McDonnell Douglas MD-83

in Air Transport

Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority recognises IATA's Airline Safety Audit Programme

Posted 15 August 2018

Kigali – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) signed an MoU to partner for the improvement of aviation safety.

in People

Boeing names Brendan Curran as president of Boeing AvionX

Posted 14 August 2018

Boeing has appointed Brendan Curran as president of Boeing AvionX, an organisation formed last year to pursue the development and production of avionics and electronics systems.

in Air Transport

PassionAir acquires three pre-owned Q400s

Posted 14 August 2018

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has placed three pre-owned Q400 turboprops with PassionAir, which is based in the the Republic of Ghana.

in Business & Finance

Ethiopian registers record success in 2017/18 fiscal year

Posted 13 August 2018

Ethiopian Airlines has registered record success in the just ended 2017/18 fiscal year. In line with its 15 year strategic roadmap, Vision 2025, the airline registered historical success in financial, commercial,

in Air Transport

SITAONAIR pilot weather solution certified to deliver real-time weather information on Inmarsat’s SB

Posted 13 August 2018

SITAONAIR’s EFB Weather Awareness Solution (eWAS) is the latest application certified by Inmarsat for use across its next-generation SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S)

in General Aviation

Air Algérie adds first B737-800P2F

Posted 13 August 2018

Air Algérie has taken redelivery of its first B737-800(P2F) following its conversion into a freighter with STAECO in Jinan, China, reports ch-aviation.

Top Feature Story
in Air Transport / Features

Why Africa looks booked to succeed

Posted 16 August 2018

For many years, Africa has been talked of as a continent of great potential in commercial aviation. That potential has never really materialised. As Alan Dron reports, the authors of a new book believe that, at last, things are

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