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Boeing releases a statement on 737 MAX certification

Posted 17 May 2019

Boeing has completed development of the updated software for the 737 MAX, along with associated simulator testing and the company’s engineering test flight.

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Air Burkina eyes regional expansion

Posted 16 May 2019

Ouagadougou-based Air Burkina has just completed a fleet upgrade and is preparing to strengthen its network as the government begins to study options for re-privatising the airline. Victoria Moores reports.

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Boom Supersonic and Dassault Systèmes partner for ‘history’s fastest commercial airliner’

Posted 15 May 2019

Dassault Systèmes has announced that Boom Supersonic is deploying the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to accelerate the design and development of Overture, its Mach-2.2 commercial

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Climate action in aviation an inspiring challenge

Posted 14 May 2019

The aviation industry should be inspired by its role in the fight against climate change, according to one of its sustainability leaders according to Michael Gill, the executive director of the cross-industry Air Transport Action Group

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Cabo Verde Airlines celebrates the arrival of the first aircraft in new livery

Posted 13 May 2019

Cabo Verde Airlines has received the "Praia de Santa Maria" - the airline's first aircraft with a newly designed livery.

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African airlines see 2.1% rise in demand for passenger travel in March

Posted 8 May 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 3.1%, compared to the

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Third time lucky?

Posted 7 May 2019

Senegal is once again spreading its wings with an ambitious new flag-carrier. Martin Rivers talked to the architects of the airline's business plan, Philippe Bohn and Jerome Maillet.

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Boeing issue new statement on AOA disagree alert

Posted 7 May 2019

Boeing has released a new statement on the AOA disagree alert.

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Rwanda and Qatar develop closer aviation ties with bilateral agreement

Posted 30 April 2019

Qatar and Rwanda have signed four bilateral agreements with aviation at the heart of the discussions.

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Boeing releases statement on 737 MAX disagree alert

Posted 30 April 2019

Boeing has released a statement regarding various news stories circulating on the disagree alert on the 737 MAX.

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FSF urges world regulators to recommit to collaborative approach in certification decisions

Posted 30 April 2019

After the tragic Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines accidents and the fragmented approach in grounding the Boeing 737 MAX, regulators from around the world are gathering for a special

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Celebrations for Air Mauritius' first Trent 7000 powered Airbus A330neo

Posted 29 April 2019

Last week, Rolls-Royce joined Airbus and aircraft lease company, ALC at a gala dinner in Toulouse, to celebrate the delivery of Air Mauritius’ first Trent 7000 powered Airbus A330neo, scheduled to arrive in

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IATA and ACAO sign MoU to advance aviation in MENA

Posted 24 April 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and The Arab Civil Aviation Organization (ACAO) have signed an MoU to deepen their cooperation to advance the safe, efficient and sustainable development of air transport in the

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EgyptAir takes delivery of second B787-9 Dreamliner

Posted 18 April 2019

EgyptAir’s second B787-9 Dreamliner has arrived today at Cairo International Airport. The aircraft is slated to operate flights from Cairo to Frankfurt by April 22nd.

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Africa's aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Posted 17 April 2019

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel

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Bombardier celebrates delivery of first CRJ900 aircraft to Uganda Airlines

Posted 17 April 2019

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft is celebrating the delivery of the first two of four CRJ900 aircraft ordered by Uganda National Airlines Company in July 2018.

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Emirates announces an interline agreement with Africa World Airlines

Posted 16 April 2019

Emirates and Africa World Airlines (AWA), the Ghanaian airline headquartered in Accra, have announced a one-way interline agreement whereby Emirates customers can connect onto selected routes of Africa World

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Embraer E195-E2 granted certification by ANAC, FAA and EASA

Posted 16 April 2019

Embraer has received the Type Certificate for the E195-E2 from three regulatory authorities: ANAC, the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil); the FAA (U.S. Federal

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Boeing announces new supply chain agreements

Posted 11 April 2019

Boeing is expanding its total lifecycle support offerings by managing the entire end-to-end process of its Used Serviceable Material (USM) business.

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African airlines experience 2.5% rise in traffic for February

Posted 9 April 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.3%, compared to February 2018.

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Ethiopian Airlines releases statement on the preliminary report of flight ET 302

Posted 8 April 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Group (EAAG) has acknowledged the preliminary report of the accident of ET 302/10 March, 2019.

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Uganda Airlines firms order for two A330neo

Posted 8 April 2019

Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has firmed up its order for two A330-800s, the latest version of the A330 widebody airliner.

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Boeing statement on the 737Max situation

Posted 6 April 2019

Boeing has issued a statement regarding the future of the 737Max programme following the preliminary report following last month's crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.

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Ethiopian pilots praised after details of ET302 preliminary crash report revealed

Posted 4 April 2019

Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Tewolde GabreMariam paid tribute to the pilots of flight ET302, the 737 Max8 aircraft, that crashed close to Bole Airport last month.

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Air Peace selects the E195-E2 and becomes first E2 operator in Africa

Posted 3 April 2019

Embraer has signed a firm order for 10 E195-E2 jets with Air Peace, Nigeria’s largest airline.

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Emirates celebrates the spirit of Africa with latest brand campaign

Posted 29 March 2019

Emirates has launched a pan-African brand advertising campaign that celebrates the talent and achievements of young Africans, taking the message of ‘New Africa’ to the world.

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EgyptAir takes delivery of its first 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted 28 March 2019

EgyptAir’s B787-9 Dreamliner arrived today at Cairo International Airport.

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Ethiopian Airlines refutes misleading reporting March 26 -2019

Posted 27 March 2019

Ethiopian Airlines has issued a statement strongly refuting recent reports stating that Ethiopian GCEO expected the preliminary release of a report into the March 10 crash of its Boeing 737-8 MAX "maybe this week or

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Ethiopian Airlines CEO issues statement

Posted 25 March 2019

Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Tewolde GebreMariam, has released a statement after the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302.

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INTRO Aviation partners Corsair for future growth

Posted 22 March 2019

Convinced of the growth and development potential of the French long-haul airline Corsair, INTRO Aviation, the German private aviation company, has decided to become the main shareholder, alongside TUI group. The announcement was

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Ethiopian Airlines refutes ‘wrong reporting’

Posted 22 March 2019

Ethiopian Airlines has confirmed that Ethiopian pilots have completed the Boeing recommended and FAA approved differences training from the B-737 NG aircraft to the B-737 MAX aircraft before the phase in of the B-737-800 MAX fleet to the

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Africa joins the Nexus jet set

Posted 21 March 2019

Saudi Arabian-based Nexus is rapidly gaining a reputation throughout Africa for service excellence. Now, as Alan Dron reports, it is being courted by a number of different countries on the continent.

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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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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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Uganda flies the flag again

Posted 18 March 2019

Uganda is rejoining the club of countries with national airlines as it seeks to recapture some of the revenue currently being taken by foreign carriers. Alan Dron reports.

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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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Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302 flight recorder sent to Paris for investigation

Posted 14 March 2019

An Ethiopian delegation led by Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has flown the Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) to Paris, France for investigation.

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How to unleash the power of Africa through aerospace

Posted 14 March 2019

Africa has still not realised the full benefits of aviation, according to a panel of industry experts. Alan Dron finds out more at the launch of a new report setting out the sector’s potential to drive the continent’s economic and social

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Boeing releases statement on 737 MAX operations

Posted 13 March 2019

Boeing has issued a statement on the operations of its 737 MAX aircraft.

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Ocean partnership on crest of the waves

Posted 12 March 2019

French airline, Air Austral, and local carrier, Air Madagascar, are continuing with their transformation plans – formalised in November 2017 – that are designed to develop their strategic partnership.

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Ethiopian Airlines grounds all B-737-8 MAX fleet as Black Box is found

Posted 11 March 2019

Ethiopian Airlines has announced it has decided to ground all its B-737-8 MAX fleet.

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Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302 from Addis Ababa to Nairobi crashes

Posted 10 March 2019

Ethiopian Airlines has confirmed that its flight ET 302/10 from Addis Ababa to Nairobi was involved in an accident today around Bishoftu (Debre Zeit).

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Air Senegal first African carrier to take delivery of A330neo

Posted 9 March 2019

Air Senegal has taken delivery of its first A330-900 from Airbus’ production line in Toulouse.

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African airlines saw January traffic rise 5.1%, up from 3.8% in December

Posted 7 March 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 6.5% compared to January 2018.

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Give Peace a chance

Posted 4 March 2019

Against an unfriendly operating environment, characterised by multiple airport charges, tough competition and aggravating aero-politics, four-year-old Air Peace remains Nigeria’s fastest growing airline. Chukwu Emeke found out more from Air Peace chairman, Allen

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IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure

Posted 28 February 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving security threats and the forecast doubling of passenger demand to reach

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Figuring out the reasons for Africa's weight loss

Posted 27 February 2019

Media reports of sharp contractions in Africa’s air cargo market are not all they seem, reports Alan Dron.

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This is the first delivery by Elix to Safarilink

Posted 27 February 2019

Elix Aviation Capital (ELIX) has confirmed that it has delivered one Bombardier Dash 8 Q200 on lease to Safarilink of Kenya.

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Boeing-Embraer partnership receives shareholder approval

Posted 26 February 2019

The proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer was approved today by Embraer's shareholders during a General Shareholders' Meeting held at the company's headquarters in Brazil.

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Airbus showcases full spectrum of product and services at Aviation Africa

Posted 26 February 2019

From commercial aircraft and helicopters to unmanned aerial systems and satellite imaging, Airbus is showcasing the full spectrum of its business, products and services in Africa at this year’s Aviation

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AirBridgeCargo Airlines adds Dhaka to its international network

Posted 25 February 2019

AirBridgeCargo Airlines is ramping up its footprint in Asia with the introduction of Dhaka to its international network.

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IATA releases 2018 Airline safety performance showing progress in Africa

Posted 21 February 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing safety improvements over the long term, but an

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The big issues with being small...

Posted 20 February 2019

One of the small private airlines in Ethiopia, National Airways, is transforming itself from a charter flight operator to a scheduled flight service provider. Kaleyesus Bekele reports.

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Boeing to optimise crew operations for Royal Air Maroc

Posted 12 February 2019

This agreement is the first of its kind between Boeing and an African airline.

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The Phax of life

Posted 11 February 2019

Tunisian businessman and politician Mohamed Frikha tells Martin Rivers why he is bringing Syphax Airlines back from the dead.

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Air Senegal first in Africa to sign for SITAONAIR’s IFC

Posted 11 February 2019

Air Senegal has selected SITAONAIR to deploy its high-speed inflight connectivity (IFC) on its new-generation A330neo fleet – making Air Senegal the first airline on the African continent to activate Inmarsat's GX Aviation

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Attempted hijack on Sudan Airways flight to Cairo

Posted 7 February 2019

Sudan Airways flight 103 was en route from Cairo, Egypt to Khartoum, Sudan, on February 4 when a passenger attempted to enter the flight deck with the aim of hijacking the flight.

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African airlines saw 2018 traffic rise 6.5% compared to 2017

Posted 7 February 2019

Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy 6.5% compared to full-year 2017.

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Bombardier Commercial Aircraft officially launches the new CRJ550 aircraft,

Posted 6 February 2019

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has officially launched the new CRJ550 aircraft, the first triple-class 50-seat aircraft in the world.

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Boeing partners with Aerion to accelerate supersonic travel

Posted 5 February 2019

Boeing has announced a partnership with Aerion, a Reno, Nevada-based company pioneering next-generation supersonic aircraft. As part of the agreement, Boeing made a significant investment in Aerion to accelerate

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Emirates forges codeshare with China Southern Airlines that will further connect Africa

Posted 4 February 2019

Emirates and China Southern Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to progress a comprehensive reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open up new destinations for

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Makolo connects her magic Rwanda

Posted 1 February 2019

Yvonne Manzi Makolo was appointed CEO of RwandAir in April 2018. With no prior experience of the aviation industry, she has risen to the challenge and – less than a year in – she speaks to Victoria Moores with all the authority and passion of an industry veteran.

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Air Senegal’s first A330neo arrives in Dakar ahead of delivery

Posted 1 February 2019

Air Senegal’s first A330neo has touched down at Blaise-Diagne International Airport in Dakar. The A330neo, painted in the livery of Air Senegal and named “Casamance”, was presented during a ceremony attended by His

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CemAir loses bid to overturn decision to ground its operations

Posted 29 January 2019

South Africa’s domestic airline CemAir has lost its application bid with the Johannesburg High Court to overturn a decision grounding its operations.

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EASA certifies A330neo for “beyond 180 minutes” ETOPS

Posted 28 January 2019

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the A330-900 for ETOPS (Extended-range Twin engine aircraft Operations) ‘beyond 180 minutes’ diversion time.

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Ethiopian to restructure its entire U.S. network

Posted 28 January 2019

Ethiopian Airlines will re-structure its U.S. network, opening new destination, adding frequencies and shifting gateways as of the summer of 2019.

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Skyworld Aviation facilitates the sale of an ERJ 170

Posted 28 January 2019

Skyworld Aviation has assisted in the sale of an ERJ 170 and associated spares to new operator of the type Air Botswana.

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Royal Air Maroc and Gulf Air sign SPA agreement

Posted 22 January 2019

Gulf Air and Royal Air Maroc recently signed a Special Prorate Agreement (SPA) effective from 22 January 2019.

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Proflight Zambia suspends services of larger aircraft to Kasama

Posted 10 January 2019

Proflight Zambia has suspended services of a larger aircraft on the Lusaka-Kasama route pending the completion of upgrades to the gravel runway at Kasama airport, reports ch-aviation.

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African airlines experienced a 5.7% rise in demand in November

Posted 10 January 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced healthy but moderating global passenger traffic results for November 2018.

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African carriers saw freight demand decrease by 7.8% in November

Posted 9 January 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), was flat (0%) in November 2018, compared to the same

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Kenya Airways, Air Madagascar, and Air Austral in partnership

Posted 8 January 2019

Kenya Airways, Air Madagascar, and Air Austral have signed a Privileged Partnership Agreement (PPA) which aims to strengthen the hubs of Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta, Antananarivo, and St. Denis de la Réunion by boosting

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Rolls-Royce to build all-electric aircraft

Posted 8 January 2019

Rolls-Royce has taken on the challenge to build the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft.

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ATR and Avation confirm order for eight ATR 72-600s

Posted 3 January 2019

Avation PLC, a commercial passenger aircraft leasing company, and ATR have confirmed Avation has entered into an options exercise to acquire a further eight new ATR 72-600 aircraft for scheduled deliveries between 2020 and 2022.

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Aviation Safety Network reports increase in fatal air accidents

Posted 2 January 2019

The Aviation Safety Network (ASN), the Dutch-based exclusive service of the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) has released its 2018 airliner accident statistics showing a total of 15 fatal airliner accidents, resulting

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EWA Air renews its fleet with two ATR 72-600s

Posted 30 December 2018

EWA Air has approved the purchase of two ATR 72-600s at the aircraft manufacturer's headquarters in Toulouse.

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A319neo with CFM LEAP-1A engines wins type Certification from FAA and EASA

Posted 27 December 2018

The A319neo powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines has achieved joint Type Certification from both the US FAA and European EASA airworthiness authorities. This means that now all three aircraft

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Boeing delivers first 737 MAX to Royal Air Maroc

Posted 24 December 2018

Boeing has delivered the first 737 MAX for Royal Air Maroc, which plans to use the fuel-efficient, longer-range version of the popular 737 jet to expand and modernize its fleet.

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Green Africa Airways commit to 100 737 MAX aircraft

Posted 21 December 2018

Lagos-based Green Africa Airways has announced a commitment for up to 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft, evenly split into 50 firm aircraft and 50 options, as the airline gears up to begin commercial operations.

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Air Tanzania becomes first African-based A220 operator

Posted 21 December 2018

Air Tanzania as become the first African carrier to take delivery of the Airbus A220 aircraft, the newest addition to the Airbus family of commercial aircraft. Air Tanzania (The Wings of the Kilimanjaro) also becomes the latest

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SAA and Emirates expand commercial relationship

Posted 19 December 2018

South African Airways (SAA), and Emirates and are expanding their commercial relationship with enhancements to a codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for both SAA and Emirates customers.

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IATA launches platform for airlines to share turbulence data

Posted 13 December 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched its Turbulence Aware data resource to help airlines avoid turbulence when planning routes tactically in flight.

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It's time for some joining-up thinking

Posted 11 December 2018

Rolls-Royce’s senior market analyst for Middle East & Africa, Taieb Ben Sghaier, outlines the potential for the civil aviation sector across the African continent.

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Precision Air flight in bird strike

Posted 11 December 2018

Precision Air has confirmed that its flight PW 722 from Nairobi via Kilimanjaro to Mwanza operated by one of its ATR- 72 aircraft was involved in a bird strike yesterday as it was making the final approach and landing at Mwanza Airport.

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ICAO Council President calls for harmonised air services

Posted 10 December 2018

The President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, strongly encouraged regulators to liberalise and harmonise air services at the Eleventh ICAO Air Services Negotiation Event in Nairobi today, where he delivered the

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Air Algérie starts to punch its weight again

Posted 10 December 2018

Faced with the opening up of air freight to national private operators as part of the government’s new economic orientation, Air Algérie has taken measures to adapt to the new environment. Anuradha Deenapanray and Vincent Chappard

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African carriers saw freight demand decrease by 4.2% in October

Posted 6 December 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 3.1% in October 2018, compared to the same period

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How Dana sowed the seeds of recovery

Posted 6 December 2018

In Nigeria, an airline that suffers a crash invariably collapses. Dana Air’s chief operating officer explains to Alan Dron how the company’s qualities have allowed it to buck that trend.

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Royal Air Maroc to join oneworld

Posted 6 December 2018

Royal Air Maroc is to join oneworld. Its election as a oneworld member designate was announced as the chief executives of the alliance’s 13 current member airlines gathered in New York for their year-end Governing Board meeting, just weeks before the

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Ethiopian wins AABLA Company of the Year

Posted 5 December 2018

Ethiopian Airlines was recently crowned Company of the Year by All Africa Business Leaders Award (AABLA) on 29 November 2018 in Sandton, Johannesburg.

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Nouvelair gets personal

Posted 3 December 2018

Nouvelair, a Tunisian private company operating charter and scheduled flights, will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2019. Deputy general manager, Chokri Zarrad, shared his ambition for the company with Vincent Chappard.

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Pereira wrestles with TAAG team troubles

Posted 29 November 2018

Despite the Angolan Government disbanding a consortium that planned to set up a feeder airline for national carrier TAAG, one of the main movers behind it believes that the project will still go ahead. Alan Dron reports.

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Royal Air Maroc orders additional ATR 72-600

Posted 27 November 2018

Royal Air Maroc, is adding an additional ATR 72-600 to its fleet. This will bring its total ATR 72-600 fleet to six aircraft.

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Pilgrims and progress…

Posted 27 November 2018

Nigeria-based Med-View Airline is a scheduled passenger airline that has succeeded –despite numerous survival challenges over the years – largely as a result of its involvement in the airlifting of pilgrims. Chukwu Emeke reports.

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TAP's A330neo milestone is good news for four African airlines

Posted 26 November 2018

Four African airlines are high on the delivery list for Airbus’ latest aircraft – the A330neo – and today the first of the new generation widebody was delivered to Portugal’s national carrier, TAP.

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Safety, competitiveness, infrastructure key to aviation’s benefits in Africa

Posted 26 November 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments in Africa to maximise the positive social and economic power of aviation by working together to promote safe, sustainable and

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The fast track to survival...

Posted 23 November 2018

Just weeks ago, African low-cost carrier, Fastjet, was teetering on the brink of collapse. But a cash infusion and improved operational indicators are giving CEO, Nico Bezuidenhout, cause for cautious optimism. Alan Dron reports.

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First Boeing 777X flight test aircraft comes together

Posted 22 November 2018

Boeing has brought together the major fuselage sections to form the first 777X aircraft that will take to the skies in 2019.

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Why you can now buy Ethiopian off the shelf

Posted 21 November 2018

Africa’s most profitable airline has been put up for partial privatisation. Kaleyesus Bekele explains.

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ACJ320neo takes to the skies for the first time

Posted 19 November 2018

The first ACJ320neo successfully completed a two hour and 40 minute first flight from Hamburg on November 16.

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FSF urges world regulators to recommit to collaborative approach in certification decisions

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Uganda Airlines firms order for two A330neo

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Ethiopian Airlines refutes misleading reporting March 26 -2019

Ethiopian Airlines has issued a statement strongly refuting recent reports stating that Ethiopian GCEO expected the preliminary release of a report into the March 10 crash of its Boeing 737-8 MAX "maybe this week or next week.”

Cabo Verde Airlines celebrates the arrival of the first aircraft in new livery

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