Aviation

December 17, 2014

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Algerian Airports to be Paralyzed next Saturday

Syndicalist Council of National Institution of Civil Aviation threatened to paralyze airports on December 20.


Civil Aviation Staff will organize an open protest across airports in Algeria, starting from this date, and will launch an open labor strike if their demands will not be realized. Decision of the National Institution of Civil Aviation aims to organize a sit-in, after the failure of all efforts to dialogue, and the lack of commitment"...

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December 16, 2014

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Air Algerie-K’Air BV litigation: $2 Million are not financial guarantee

The national airline company Air Algerie affirmed Sunday that the sum of $2 million, claimed by the Dutch company K’Air BV which concluded a contract with Air Algerie to purchase planes out of service, is not a financial guarantee.


The sums of 500,000 dollars and 1,500,000 dollars represent the two financial obligations that should be paid by the company K'Air"...

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December 16, 2014

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Air Connectivity Essential to Philippines’ Trade and Tourism Goals

International air transport is an essential economic catalyst for the Philippines, creating aviation and tourism related jobs, carrying inbound tourists, as well as enabling the export and import of goods and services.


Today, there are 35 flights a week (operated by 3 airlines) between Manila and Dubai, contributing to a healthy and growing bilateral trade relationship"...

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December 14, 2014

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1st National Show of Innovative Micro-enterprise inaugurated

The first edition of the National Show of the Innovative Micro-enterprise has been inaugurated Sunday at the National Library of El Hamma (Algiers), by Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Mohamed El-Ghazi in presence of members of government.


Placed under the "Innovation and Entrepreneurship," this show is organized by the National Agency of Support"...

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December 14, 2014

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Air Algérie aircraft seized in Brussels despite legal procedure

An Air Algérie aircraft was seized Friday at the Brussels airport following a lawsuit with the Dutch company K’AIR BV, despite the legal procedure taken by the Algerian airline, said Saturday Air Algérie in a communiqué.


The Air Algérie plane, linking Algiers-Brussels on December 12 was retained at the Brussels airport on a decision of"...

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November 30, 2014

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Tassili Airlines becomes member of International Air Transport Association

National company Tassili Airlines (TAL) has become, since Thursday, a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), TAL told Staurday APS.


IATA “accepted the membership of TAL as a global operator, introducing it into the stage of the international aviation organizations,” said Communication Manager at TAL Karim Bahard.


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November 27, 2014

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Air Algerie increases its market share to 51.5%

National airline Air Algerie has raised its market share to 51.5% in 2014 under a the company's five-year plan, its chief executive officer Mohamed Salah Boultif said, adding that the rate is expected to reach 52% next year.


Air Algerie, which intends to further step up its market share in the future, is due to turnover DZD70 billion in 2014 against DZD69.5 billion in 2013"...

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November 26, 2014

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Air Algerie General Director: “I will not resign”

General Director of Air Algerie Mohamed Saleh Boultif Tuesday said a final report about the crashed plane in Mali will be submitted by a French office on November 30th.


“Air Algerie will enter many African countries as part of an expansive strategy by opening new lines in Africa and Asia,” Boultif told Algeria’s El Moujahid newspaper.

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November 26, 2014

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First Solely African Focused Reinsurer Authorised by UK Regulators

One Re, a newly formed non-life reinsurance company established to focus solely on business emanating from the African continent, has been approved by UK regulators.


The company is the first traditional start-up reinsurance company to be approved under the UK’s new regulatory regime that came into effect in April 2013.


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November 26, 2014

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New GSMA Study Highlights Mobile Broadband and Smartphone Momentum in Latin America

The mobile markets of Latin America are seeing accelerating smartphone adoption and a rapid migration to mobile broadband networks, according to a new GSMA study. The new report ‘The Mobile Economy: Latin America 2014’ was published at the GSMA Latin America Plenary Meeting #42 being held in Quito, Ecuador, this week. Among the highlights, the report finds that the move to mobile broadband networks and smartphones is driving mobile data traffic, requiring significant new network investments.


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