November 13, 2018


Burundi, Kenya fight over aircraft deployment

A diplomatic row has erupted between Burundi and Kenya after Bujumbura demanded that Kenya Airways’ low-cost partner, Jambojet, deploy a bigger aircraft with business class seats for flights to the central African nation.

In a letter to Jambojet’s chief executive, Willem Hondius, Burundi said that it was unhappy with the planned deployment of Bombardier DHC8-Q400 aircraft on the Nairobi-Bujumbura route, terming it unbefitting of the"...

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November 8, 2018


TRIGO Accelerates Its Development into the US Aerospace Supply Chain by Acquiring SMS

(AETOS Wire) -- TRIGO has acquired 100% of the capital of Supplier Management Solutions (SMS) from founder Steve M. Clarke. This transaction is a major step in TRIGO’s development strategy into the value added global aerospace supply chain and quality management services market. It will strengthen SMS’ position as a quality partner in the aerospace supply chain by providing global coverage in addition to an extended service offering into quality inspection and conformity"...

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November 1, 2018


Ethiopian Airlines launches new flight routes linking US, Africa and Europe

Ethiopian Airlines has changed the ultra-long haul route from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles to transit through Lome, Togo as of 17 December 2018 and will start a new route from Addis Ababa to Dublin via Madrid as of 15 December 2018.

The new route will be the only and first of its kind to connect West Africa with the West Coast of the USA with a direct flight.

The new route"...

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October 30, 2018


Ethiopian Airlines to commence flights to Russia

Ethiopian Airlines w launch services to Moscow, Russia as of December 1, 2018. Moscow, the most populated city in Europe, is Russia’s capital and political, economic and cultural center. Flight Number Effective Date Frequency Departure Airport Departure Time Arrival Airport Arrival Time Sub fleet ET 0760 05-DEC-18 MON, WED, FRI ADD 23:45 IST 04:55 ET 788 ....... IST 05:55 DME 08:35 ET 788 ET 0761 05-DEC-18 TUE, THU, SAT DME 21:20 IST 23:55 ET 788 ....... IST ......

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October 30, 2018


Air Algérie Raises Fees On Baggage Weight Excess From 6 To 9 Euros Per Kilogram-

Air Algérie launched a new system of fees on the weight of travelers’ baggage on its flights that are connecting Algeria and some countries, especially French cities, from 6 to 9 euros.

The action that is taken by Air Algerie, represented by the Revenues Department of the Commercial Section, concerning the lifting of the excess of baggage weight in these"...

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October 25, 2018


Air Algerie Cargo: Launch of new Algiers-Nouakchott line as of Nov

Air Algeries Cargo subsidiary General Manager (freight), Yahia Hasnaoui, announced, yesterday in Nouakchott, the launch of a new freight line between Algeria and Mauritania as of next November.

Hassnaoui said, during his meeting with the Minister of Commerce, Said Djellab and his Mauritanian counterpart, Naha Mint Hamdi Ould Mouknass, during the official launch of the"...

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October 25, 2018


Kymeta Successfully Demonstrates Hybrid Data Backhaul on Cellular and Satellite Networks

(AETOS Wire)-- In September 2018, Kymeta—the communications company making good on the promise of global, mobile connectivity—conducted a series of field trials with United States federal agents to successfully demonstrate the benefits and feasibility of reliable, seamless communications along the southern border of New Mexico. Along with partner CopaSAT, and trial partners Cradlepoint, Inc. and TrellisWare Technologies, Kymeta demonstrated the reliability of its dynamic network capabilities that leveraged both cellular and satellite from a moving platform. Kymeta successfully demonstrated a complete hybrid network architecture to field agents operating in a communications degraded environment. The Kymeta terminal provided on-the-move connectivity to SES satellites which was blended with terrestrial LTE networks using a Cradlepoint software defined wide-area-network (SD-WAN) router.......

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October 25, 2018


EASA Approves AerTrak ADS-B Out System for Boeing 737 NG Series Aircraft

(AETOS Wire) -- AerSale®, a global supplier of mid-life aircraft, engines, used serviceable material, and MRO services, announced today that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the company’s AerTrak™ ADS-B Out system on Boeing 737 NG series aircraft (10065422). Earlier this year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved AerTrak for Boeing 737 NG series aircraft (ST04009NY) and Boeing 757-200 series aircraft (ST04011NY) to comply with the FAA’s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations rule. The Boeing 757-200 series aircraft Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) is now pending EASA and National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC) validation. “With this validation, we demonstrate our commitment to our European customer base,” said Iso Nezaj, Chief Technical Officer at AerSale. “Operators can now choose a fully-compliant ADS-B Out system visible to all—with no certification fees. We’re working to expand AerTrak to cover additional aircraft types and look forward to......

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October 22, 2018


Ethiopian Airlines to restart service to Mogadishu

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that the airline will resume its flight to Mogadishu, Somalia, effective November 2, 2018.

The resumption of the service to Somalia comes 41 years after Ethiopian Airlines Group stopped its route to Mogadishu in the 1970s.

Commenting on it, Tewolde Gebremariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines said, “It gives us a great pleasure to resume"...

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October 17, 2018


Event Software Company Aventri Acquires ITN International

(AETOS Wire)-- Leading event management software company Aventri announced the acquisition of ITN International, the industry leader in NFC, mobile and cloud-based technology. With the acquisition of ITN, Aventri will broaden its technology and service offerings, expanding its global reach and the events that they support. Servicing annually 125 events, 10,000 exhibitors and 1.5 million attendees, ITN serves event producers by combining technology with personalized professional services to optimize events. A look at their product set includes: Online registration system with speaker management, agenda builder, session scheduling, and more. Onsite services include NFC badges, check-in stations, lead retrieval, apps, RFID scanning and more. Data visualization tools with advanced reporting and analytics around registration, badge activity and scans. “The acquisition of ITN as a global provider of cloud-based event management solutions is a major growth opportunity for Aventri,” says Oni Chukwu, CEO of Aventri. “Aventri will significantly extend......

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