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Botswana pilot dies after his aircraft crashes

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A pilot allegedly killed himself in a aircraft crash early Saturday night at Matsieng Aerodrome, some 30km north of Gaborone, the capital city of...
Sylvia Baah Emirates Airport Services Manager

Thriving in Aviation – Meet Sylvia Baah Emirates Airport Services Manager

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The daily movement of aircraft, luggage, cargo, checking-in hundreds of passengers, disembarking hundreds more, immigration, security, may seem daunting when strung together. But have...

British Airways To Offer Exclusive Sale As Terminal 3 Opens

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British Airways is offering a special club world discount offer of $2139 for its Ghanaian customers. The fare, which excludes taxes, fees and other surcharges,...
Emirates Airline

Emirates Airline Confirm Air Hostess Fell From Aircraft With Life Threatening Injuries

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Emirates Airline Thursday confirmed that a member of its cabin crew fell from a parked aircraft at Entebbe airport, Uganda, on Wednesday. “We can confirm...

New Ethiopian Airline Lands At KIA

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Ethiopian Airlines has landed with 235 passengers to the Kotoka International Airport in Accra with its newest Boeing 787-9 aircraft. The aircraft, tagged ‘Big Brother’,...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Brings onto the Ghanaian Market a New Plane

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Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, will bring its newest plane B787-9 tagged the "Big Brother" to Accra Ghana on Friday, November, 10. The Airline...
British Airways

The Challenging Science Under Airliner Innovation

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Innovation in aircraft technology will improve every aspect of air travel, including whether movies make you weepy, how your Bloody Mary tastes, and even...
emissions

New standard on aircraft CO2 emissions adopted – UN

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The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has adopted a new aircraft CO2 emissions standard which will reduce the impact of aviation...
South African airways

Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls Airport hosts biggest aircraft to date

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The Chinese-rehabilitated Victoria Falls International Airport on Wednesday welcomed its biggest wide-bodied aircraft to date when South African Airways (SAA) landed an Airbus A330-200...

Melbourne Plane Crash Kills Five People

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Five people have died after a light plane crashed into a shopping centre in Melbourne, Australia. The charter flight appeared to have had a “catastrophic...
airspace

India orders probe into passenger aircraft going silent in German air space

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Indian civil aviation authorities have intiated a probe into a serious security scare that was triggered when a passenger aircraft of India's private airline...

World’s largest amphibious aircraft passes engine tests

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The AG600, the world's largest amphibian aircraft, has successfully passed engine tests and is expected to make its maiden flight in the first half...

Airbus sets new record for commercial aircraft deliveries

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An Airbus A380 lands in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 10, 2014. Airbus' commercial aircraft deliveries reached a record-high of 688 in 2016,...
Aircraft

Pakistan shoots down Indian spy aircraft

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"Indian Quad Copter shot down by Pakistan troops at Aagahi Post in Rak Chakri sector" near Rawlakot along the Line of Control (LoC), a...

Aircraft carrier ready for battle at any time

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The Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier, was refitted from a former Ukrainian vessel, Varyag. The carrier is 306.4 meters long and 74.4 meters wide....

Aircraft join in Chinese Antarctic venture

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China's annual expedition to Antarctica will feature an upgraded Douglas DC-3 fixed-wing aircraft and several unmanned aerial vehicles for the first time this year. The...
The fight between Airbus and Boeing for jet orders is poised to heat up at the Farnborough Airshow outside London next week.

EU Petitions WTO Decision on Airbus Subsidies

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The European Commission, or the EU's executive body, said in a statement it disagrees with the WTO conclusion that, "even though most of the...

Africa Now Scrapyard for Overused Old Aircraft

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Just like other products, Africa has become a scrapyard for aircraft that have outlived their usefulness in Europe, Thabani Mthiyane, CEO of South...

Two police officers injured as light aircraft crash-lands in Nairobi

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Airport officials said an instructor and a trainee were in the aircraft when it went down at about 1:00 pm local time as they...

Tamale Airport Would Serve As An Aircraft Maintenance Centre

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President John Dramani Mahama has revealed that the Tamale Airport was be used as a maintenance and servicing centre for aircraft across West Africa....
Emirates A380

Emirates Concludes Restoration Works On 33 Aircraft In A Year

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The Emirates Aircraft Appearance Centre, the world’s largest aircraft painting facility owned by an airline, has completely stripped and repainted 33 aircraft last year,...
EgyptAir

Official Statement On EgyptAir Flight Crash Issued

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The Egyptian government said on Thursday that it has deployed aircraft and naval vessels to continue the search for EgyptAir MS804 which crashed in...
HEZBOLLAH PRESS OFFICE/AFP/File / - Picture released by the Hezbollah press office shows a Hezbollah fighter reportedly erecting the group's flag in the Tallet Moussa area on the Syrian side of the Qalamun hills close to the Lebanese border

White House denies US led Coalition aircraft presence around Hezbollah

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"I can't independently confirm them (reports of his death)," said White House spokesman Josh Earnest here at the daily briefing. "The thing that I...
Aircraft

Russian Planes Airdrop Food To Trapped Syrians

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The cargo planes airdropped the aid to the trapped people of the Harabish district, which has long been besieged by the IS terror group,...
KUMAMOTO, April 17, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Firefighters check the buildings in the earthquake rocked Mashiki in Kumamoto prefecture, Japan, April 17, 2016. A powerful magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck the island of Kyushu in southwestern Japan early Saturday just a day after a sizable foreshock hit the region, with the number of fatalities now standing at 41 according to the latest figures on Sunday. (Xinhua/Ma Ping)

Rescue workers race against time to find survivors as US sends aircraft to help

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has already upped the number of Self-Defense Force personnel involved in the search and rescue operations from an initial 15,000...
Yemen

Dozen armed militants killed in airstrike on Taliban hideouts

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"Aircraft conducted several sorties against Taliban hideouts at 06:00 a.m. (local time) in Dasht-e-Archi district today, leaving 13 armed militants dead," Hajratullah told Xinhua. The...
MH370

Malaysia to dispatch a team of experts to Mozambique to examine debris

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Liow said that the team will include members from the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA), Malaysia Airlines, and the investigation team. He said that the...
Helicopter

Indian Air Force prepares to collect air crash victims

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"We are making provisions in terms of practices, procedures and training to ensure that henceforth, if something goes down, we will be able to...
South African President Jacob Zuma hosts the Presidential Investor Luncheon and World Economic Forum review in Cape Town, South Africa, on Feb. 9, 2016. South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday the government and business alike should work to ensure that investment should not be allowed to slow down in difficult times. (Xinhua/DOC/Elmond Jiyane)

Zuma reported stranded in Burundi over aircraft faults

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"President Zuma was unable to leave Burundi when his aircraft Inkwazi developed technical problems," the Presidency said. Zuma was due to leave Burundi on Friday...
Tara Airlines

Nepal: Search for missing aircraft begins

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Search operation has begun for a missing aircraft of Tara Airlines in Nepal that was flying with 18 passengers on board. "An army helicopter and...