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Roll-Royce selects StandardAero for engine MRO services for RB211-535E4 programme

Posted 18 January 2018

StandardAero has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce to provide engine MRO services for the RB211-535E4 programme for the life of the engine type.

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Blocked funds, connectivity, infrastructure, & safety top agenda for Angola at IATA Day

Posted 18 January 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts a trebling in the size of Angola’s air transport market to 7.1 million passengers a year by 2036 at the present forecast annual

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Boeing and Adient launch new company to design and build aircraft seats

Posted 17 January 2018

Boeing has announced the formation of Adient Aerospace, a joint venture that will develop, manufacture and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and aircraft leasing companies.

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IS-BAH achieves century milestone

Posted 16 January 2018

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has announced its International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) programme has reached 100 registered handler locations since it was introduced in July 2014.

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Afriqiyah suffers damage as Tripoli Airport closes

Posted 16 January 2018

Security services closed Tripoli's M'etiga international airport after the Libyan national carrier, Afriqiyah had a number of aircraft damaged yesterday in gun battles that saw 16 people killed and 48 people injured/

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Embraer reaches 2017 delivery outlook

Posted 16 January 2018

Embraer delivered a total of 210 jets in 2017, of which 101 were commercial aircraft and 109 were executive jets (72 light and 37 large).

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Africa World Airlines to add B767s for intercontinental routes

Posted 16 January 2018

Africa World Airlines co-chairman Togbe Afede XIV has confirmed the Ghanaian carrier will introduce widebody aircraft to service intercontinental routes, reports ch-aviation.

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Four start-ups apply for Comorian operating licences

Posted 16 January 2018

Four start-up carriers have applied to the Comorian government for operating licences involving both domestic and international services, ch-aviation.

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African carriers post the largest year-on-year increase in November

Posted 15 January 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), climbed 8.8% in November 2017 compared to the

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Aero Contractors partners with AJW Group to conduct first airline C-Check in West & Central Africa

Posted 15 January 2018

AJW Group has partnered with Aero Contractors that has seen the Nigerian airline become the first carrier to conduct an aircraft C-Check in West & Central Africa.

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New training centre to boost security at West Africa Airports

Posted 27 December 2017

French airport operator EGIS and training organisation CAMAS have combined to create a training centre for airport specialists in Abidjan, the commercial capital of the Ivory Coast. The partners are confident that it will

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