Aviation

September 20, 2017

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Vaisala opens Africa weather services hub in Kenya

Vaisala opens Africa weather services hub in Kenya

Responding to the growing demand, Vaisala opens a permanent office in Nairobi, Kenya, to deliver high-quality weather measuring systems to its customers in Eastern and Southern Africa as well as improving measurement infrastructure in the face of extreme weather and pollution.

Vaisala, a global leader in environmental"...

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September 13, 2017

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Morocco's business aviation airport project on track

Morocco's business aviation project is on track to meet its goals of creating a new industry hub in North Africa, according to Zouhair El Aoufir, CEO of Office Nationale des Aeroports (ONDA).

Speaking at the MEBAA Conference Morocco today, El Aoufir gave around 100 attendees an exclusive look into the project.

“Being"...

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September 12, 2017

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SKY News International Continues Pan-European Distribution with SES Video

(AETOS Wire) -- European viewers will be able to continue to follow the news on SKY News International at the prime orbital position of 19.2 degrees East following an extension agreement announced by SES.

Under the agreement, SKY News International will utilise SES’s capacity on ASTRA 1N and related uplink services to broadcast its content to consumer and business premises across Europe.

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September 12, 2017

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Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Outlines Fundamental Transformation to Shift Its Business to Smoke-Free Products

(AETOS Wire) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE / Euronext Paris: PM) today published its sustainability report, outlining the fundamental transformation of the company to shift its business to smoke-free products. PMI’s efforts are squarely focused on replacing cigarettes with smoke-free products, offering the millions of men and women who continue to smoke a better alternative. This second United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress includes"...

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September 6, 2017

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Dana Air recruits, trains more Nigerian pilots in South Africa, Spain

Dana Air has announced that it has recruited and trained more Nigerian pilots in Johannesburg, South Africa and Madrid, Spain, as part of efforts towards contributing to the growth and development of the Nigerian aviation industry.

The airline also introduced a Special Services Unit which consists of well-trained males and females to, among other functions, attend to passengers with special needs, urgent complaints, update passengers on current"...

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September 6, 2017

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AHF Stands with, and Offers Condolences to the People of Sierra Leone; Donates Relief Materials to Mud Slide Survivors

As the people of Sierra Leone grapple to get their lives back on track following the devastating impact of the August 14th mudslide, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has expressed its deepest sympathy to Sierra Leoneans and donated relief materials to support survivors.

The mudslide, which hit five communities (Regent, Juba-Kaningo, Malama- Kamayama, Regent-Matormeh and Culvert), claimed over 400 lives and displaced over 4,000 people is one"...

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September 6, 2017

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Edwards Launches New Air Cooled Dry Pump Range Ideal for Scientific Instruments

Edwards is launching the new air cooled nXLi dry vacuum pump range, ideal for applications where consistent performance, reliability and control are required. The nXLi provides a small footprint with quiet operation, making it a convenient and high performing yet compact vacuum pump.

The intelligent drive enables the system to achieve an enhanced performance plateau from single phase power supply, with consistent worldwide operation. There is a"...

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August 31, 2017

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Maldivian pushing for an African market debut

Maldivian (Q2, Malé) is said to be planning to make its mainland African debut later this year. Quoting the carrier's newly appointed GSA Perfect Destinations, TIR news said Maldivian was looking to start a weekly Malé-Johannesburg O.R. Tambo, South Africa, service at some point in the near future. Final dates and frequencies have yet to be finalized, the report added. Prior to its suspension of operations, Mega Maldives Air (LV, Malé) had touted South Africa as a potential new destination given its stance as a strong source of tourist traffic for the Maldives in years past. 'The lack of convenient air services after the conclusion of charter flights many years ago has reduced demand. With new convenient direct services, we believe South Africa will once again be a strong market,' it said. For its part, Maldivian's international services currently......

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August 28, 2017

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Africa World Airlines takes Delivery of New Aircraft

Africa World Airlines (AWA), has taken delivery of its sixth aircraft, an ERJ 145, today, Sunday August 27, 2017, as it positions itself to be the airline of choice in the West African sub-region.

The new aircraft is expected to help the airline grow its regional operations, having successfully serviced the Accra-Lagos-Accra route and, more recently, started adding the Accra-Abuja-Accra route.

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August 26, 2017

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Rwanda to Host 41st World Tourism Conference

Rwanda will host the 41st world tourism conference on 28th-31st August at Kigali Convention Centre.

The conference focuses on discussing practical strategies for boosting tourism as a driver for economic growth and job creation through innovative business models, new technologies and strategic partnerships in Africa and globally.

The airlines, tour operators and travel"...

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