Aviation

May 21, 2019

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Air Seychelles increases flight frequency to Mumbai

Air Seychelles has launched its sixth weekly frequency between Seychelles and India’s commercial capital, Mumbai by an A320.

Charles Johnson, chief commercial officer of Air Seychelles said, “Expanding our presence in the Indian market reflects our commitment to provide guests greater choice and flexibility when travelling with Air Seychelles. Since the launch of the flights in 2014, there has been a significant increase in the traffic"...

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May 20, 2019

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Nigeria to demolish and rebuild Lagos Airport for 14 billion naira

The Nigerian government announced that it plans to demolish and rebuild the international terminal of the Murtala Murhammed Airport (MMIA), Lagos at a cost of 14 billion naira.

The Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, disclosed the news during a meeting with stakeholders in Lagos. He said when the new terminal that is almost completed comes on stream before the end of the year, the old terminal would be demolished.

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May 16, 2019

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NAS and LAM joint venture to operate airport lounges across Mozambique

National Aviation Services (NAS), the fastest growing aviation services provider in emerging markets, has announced a joint venture (JV) agreement with Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique (LAM), the Mozambique flag carrier, to provide management services of the Flamingo lounges in Mozambique.

The NAS - LAM JV will design, re-build and operate a total of six airport lounges in Maputo, Nampula, Tete, Pemba and Beira under the Flamingo Lounges"...

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May 14, 2019

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RwandAir to fly three times a week to Guangzhou China starting June

RwandAir, the flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, has announced that it will commence flights to Guangzhou, the provincial capital of Guangdong and the third largest city in China, effective 18th June, 2019.

RwandAir will fly to Guangzhou three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Guangzhou will be tagged to the existing Mumbai route and will be operated by our Airbus A330 with triple class cabin and equipped with state-of-the-art"...

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May 11, 2019

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Kenya Airways increases flights to Bujumbura

National Carrier, Kenya Airways is pleased to announce an additional daily direct service from Nairobi to Bujumbura, Burundi starting 8 May 2019.

The new flight to be operated by Jambojet on a Bombardier Q400 will be a direct flight and is set to reduce waiting times and offer better connections to Kenya Airways growing European and new America service.

Kenya Airways Group"...

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April 30, 2019

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AerSale Partnering with Universal Avionics to Develop STC for ClearVisionTM Enhanced Flight Vision System on Airbus 320 Aircraft

(AETOS Wire)-- AerSale®, a global supplier of mid-life aircraft, engines, used serviceable material, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, announced today it is partnering with Universal Avionics to develop a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the ClearVision Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) on Airbus 320 aircraft. FAA certification for the retrofit upgrade is expected by the end of the first quarter of 2020, with Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) validation to immediately follow. AerSale will also handle ClearVision installation. Manufactured by Universal Avionics, the ClearVision EFVS solution includes the SkyLensTM Head-Wearable Display (HWD), a cost-effective and more modern alternative to a traditional fixed Head-Up Display (HUD). The SkyLens high-transparency visor......

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April 29, 2019

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Boeing CEO faces shareholders for first time since 737 MAX crashes

CHICAGO, April 29 (Reuters) - Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will face shareholders on Monday for the first time since two fatal crashes that led to the 737 MAX’s grounding worldwide and triggered investigations, lawsuits and a sharp loss in share value.

Battling the biggest crisis of his tenure, Muilenburg will try to bolster investor confidence in the manufacturer’s future as well as that of its fastest-selling airplane"...

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April 25, 2019

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South African Airways changes its operations to Blantyre, Malawi

South African Airways (SAA) advises customers that due to the closure of the main runway at the Chileka International Airport in Blantyre, Malawi from 24 April to 24 July 2019, the airline’s operations have been affected.

The aircraft size, which SAA operates to Blantyre, does not fit in the required categories/classes of the secondary runway, which will remain operational. Accordingly, SAA’s operations to Blantyre have been cancelled,"...

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April 24, 2019

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Ethiopian Airlines set to launch three weekly flights to Marseille

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, says it has finalized all preparations to launch a thrice weekly flight to Marseille, France as of July 02, 2019.

Marseille is the second-largest city of France and main city of the historical province.

Regarding the upcoming services, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines,"...

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