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Emirates announces one-off A380 service to Accra

Posted 18 July 2018

Emirates A380 aircraft will operate a one-off flight to Kotoka International Airport (ACC), Accra, on Tuesday 2nd October, as the global airline joins local authorities in celebrating the opening of the airport’s new Terminal 3.

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Ethiopian Airlines wins Best Airline in Africa award

Posted 17 July 2018

Ethiopian Airlines has secured the top prize at the 2018 World Airline Awards being named the ‘Best Airline in Africa’ for the second time.

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FIA2018: GECAS and Boeing announce agreement for 737-800 Boeing converted freighters

Posted 17 July 2018

GECAS and Boeing has announced today that they have reached an agreement for 35 additional 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow.

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Airbus forecasts $4.6 trillion worldwide market for commercial aircraft services over next 20 years

Posted 17 July 2018

Ambitions to boost value to customers and reach $10bn of services revenues in commercial in the next decade

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Ethiopian Airlines selects GEnx engines to power its additional Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Posted 17 July 2018

Ethiopian Airlines selected the GEnx engine to power its six additional Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. This selection increases Ethiopian Airlines' GEnx-powered B787 aircraft to 19

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First Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 production engine despatched

Posted 17 July 2018

The first Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 production engine was despatched yesterday to the Airbus facility in Toulouse, in readiness to power Airbus’s latest aircraft, the A330neo, into service.

in Business Aviation

Embraer foresees demand for 10,550 new aircraft with up to 150 Seats over next 20 years

Posted 16 July 2018

Embraer forecasts demand for 10,550 new aircraft with up to 150 seats worldwide, worth USD 600 billion, over the next 20 years.

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TS&S Signs MoU with Ethiopian Airlines

Posted 16 July 2018

Turbine Services & Solutions (TS&S), a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for gas turbines and driven equipment that is wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC (Mubadala), and Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) have

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EWA Air signs commitment for two ATR 72-600s

Posted 13 July 2018

Mahoran airline to upgrade its fleet with latest generation turboprops.

in General Aviation

Airbus’ Helicopters industrial model is coming together

Posted 13 July 2018

The first pre-serial H160 has been fitted with its rear fuselage, the first major component assembly having been pre-assembled in Albacete, Spain according to the site specialisation strategy implemented in Airbus

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Kenya's Silverstone on the fast track to growth

Posted 6 July 2018

Silverstone Air is the latest low-cost carrier to enter the east African market space. Githae Mwaniki takes a closer look at what’s on offer.

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Issue 3, Vol.6: African Aerospace July - September 2018

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Air Botswana adds two ATR72-600s to its fleet
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Hueys give Uganda's force uplift
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