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Boeing Helena site expands to support 777X aircraft production

Posted 18 August 2017

Boeing employees and community members have commemorated the 90,000 square-foot expansion of Boeing Helena to support 777X airplane production.

in Air Transport

Congo Airways revises fleet expansion plans

Posted 17 August 2017

Congo Airways is considering both Airbus and Boeing products for its narrow-body fleet expansion plans the carrier's Chief Executive Officer Desire Balazire has disclosed, reports ch-aviation.

in Training

FlightSafety Academy introduces Growth and Achievement Programme for new students

Posted 15 August 2017

FlightSafety International, that has a Learning Centre in South Africa, has announced a new Integrated Growth and Achievement Preparation Programme for students entering the FlightSafety

in Airports

Lagos slumps as travel to Africa displays double-digit growth

Posted 15 August 2017

An analysis of seat capacity for travel to the top ten international airports in Africa, produced by ForwardKeys, reveals that Lagos is seeing substantial declines in both domestic and international capacity, mainly

in Aircraft Interiors

Flying Colours appoints Trevor Knox as director of maintenance

Posted 15 August 2017

Flying Colours, the North American maintenance, refurbishment and completions company that does business in Africa, has confirmed the appointment of Trevor Knox as Director of Maintenance. Knox, who takes up the

in People

Embraer appoints CCO for Executive Jets business unit

Posted 15 August 2017

Embraer has appointed Stephen Friedrich as Chief Commercial Officer for the Company's executive aviation business unit, effective immediately.

in Air Transport

Comoros' Int'Air Îles resumes operations

Posted 14 August 2017

Comoros' Int'Air Îles has resumed operations following a week-long suspension of flights, reports ch-aviation.

in Air Transport

Air Namibia faces eviction over unpaid airport fees

Posted 14 August 2017

Air Namibia is facing eviction at its home base because of outstanding debts, reports ch-aviation.

in Air Transport

Boeing, Air Lease Corporation finalise order for 12 737 MAXs

Posted 14 August 2017

Boeing and Air Lease Corporation have finalised an order for 12 737 MAXs first announced at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The agreement also includes two new orders for the 787-9 Dreamliner.

in Aircraft Interiors

Ethiopian retrofits its B767-300 fleet with flat bed seats and WIFI IFE

Posted 14 August 2017

Ethiopian Airlines Group has fully refurbished its Boeing 767-300 ER fleet and availed for service on its India, Middle East and Africa destinations.

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Eagle shapes the future for KKIA

Posted 11 August 2017

Zambia has, for the past few years, been engaged in major infrastructure development projects to upgrade the country's four international airports. Keith Mwanalushi checks in on progress at the main gateway – Kenneth

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