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Ethiopian to launch cargo services to Ahmedabad

Posted 22 March 2017

Ethiopian Airlines has added Ahmedabad, a fifth cargo gateway to India, to its global cargo network as of March 28, 2017.

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Nigeria certifies new commercial helicopter service operator

Posted 22 March 2017

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has licensed new entrant Genesis Global Aviation Limited (GGAL) to operate a commercial helicopter service across the country. Oscar Nkala reports.

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Airkenya adds a Eurocopter AS350

Posted 20 March 2017

AirKenya has acquired a Eurocopter AS350 B3 helicopter from Airbus Helicopters with 5Y-HNB having arrived in East Africa this week, reports ch-aviation.

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Leonardo's new system for secure air traffic management

Posted 9 March 2017

Leonardo is ready to deploy its automated system for Unmanned-aircraft air- Traffic Management.

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Vector Aerospace certifies ADS-B upgrade for light, medium and heavy helicopters

Posted 8 March 2017

Vector Aerospace, an independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services that has facilities in South Africa, has recently received approval from the European and

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African demand for air freight soars 24.3%

Posted 7 March 2017

IATA's air data traffic report reveals African carriers' saw freight demand increase by 24.3% in January 2017 compared to the same month last year, helped by very strong growth on the trade lanes to and from Asia.

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Express Air Cargo commences operations

Posted 28 February 2017

Tunisia's Express Air Cargo has begun commercial operations by a B737-300 following the launch of its inaugural flight on Saturday, February 25, reports ch-aviation.

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Why more Kenyans are giving it a whirl…

Posted 27 February 2017

East Africa presents clear opportunities for growing helicopter demand due to its vast remote areas with few airstrips. Githae Mwaniki has been looking at the rotary-wing industry in Kenya.

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IATA welcomes entry into force of WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

Posted 23 February 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) today. This follows the ratification of the treaty by two-thirds of the members of the

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FAI´s Air Ambulance division reports record results in 2016

Posted 23 February 2017

The Air Ambulance division of German Special Mission Operator FAI rent-a-jet AG has reported record operational and financial results in 2016, achieving revenues of more than €45m for the first time in the company's history.

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Air France, partner of MyAfricanStartUp, supports innovation in Africa

Posted 22 February 2017

Air France is taking part in the first edition of the "100 African startups to invest" in selection published today by MyAfricanStartUp. This initiative aims to increase the visibility of start-ups

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Safety the key as Nigeria's helicopter businesses gear up

Posted 16 February 2017

Around 35,000 annual road deaths, difficulties encountered in accessing the nation's oil refineries, plus 10,000 annual deaths resulting from problems getting to hospital, all point to a helicopter boost in Nigeria.

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SAA Cargo to support and partake in Air Cargo Africa Conference and Exhibition

Posted 15 February 2017

SAA Cargo will continue its partnership with the STAT Media Group, organisers of the Air Cargo Africa Conference and Exhibition. The Conference takes place at Emperor's Palace in Kempton Park from 21to

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Airlander: Flight deck repairs complete and testing underway

Posted 13 February 2017

Airlander has announced that the structural damage sustained to the Flight Deck during its second Test Flight last August has now been repaired.

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Aussie firm with a foxy new trainer

Posted 8 February 2017

A new breed of aircraft could be the ideal trainer for the Gulf's growing carriers. Liz Moscrop reports

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Luxaviation Helicopters launches first global VIP helicopter management company

Posted 2 February 2017

Luxaviation Helicopters, part of the Luxaviation Group, has launched the first VIP helicopter management company.

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Omni Helicopters International and Omni Blu Aviation in joint venture

Posted 1 February 2017

Omni Helicopters International, parent of Brazil's leading offshore aviation specialist Omni Taxi Aéreo S.A., and Omni Blu Aviation (Omni Blu), the independent provider of aviation services in

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African carriers' see air cargo growth in December 2016

Posted 1 February 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) grew by 3.8% in 2016 compared to 2015.

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ATA, UNCTAD collaborate to boost global adoption of cargo messaging standards

Posted 25 January 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) announced that IATA's Cargo-XML messaging standard has now been fully

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Diamond sparkles with new Ethiopian order

Posted 25 January 2017

Ethiopian Airlines has expanded its training fleet with five new Diamond DA40 NG aircraft. The airline now operates 18 training airplanes from Diamond Aircraft, 16 single-engine DA40 and two DA42 twins as well as two Diamond Aircraft simulators

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African air freight carriers see large increase in demand in November

Posted 11 January 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.8% in November 2016 compared to the

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EgyptAir Cargo resumes Russian flights

Posted 26 December 2016

EgyptAir Cargo has resumed direct flights to Russia on December 21 following the successful completion of flights MS5520/1 between Cairo Int'l and Moscow Domodedovo, reports ch-aviation.

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ExecuJet Africa launches helicopter charter from Cape Town

Posted 13 December 2016

ExecuJet Africa has received its first charter helicopter, a VIP configured Bell 407 helicopter, now available for charter from ExecuJet's Cape Town FBO facility.

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Air Algérie launches dedicated cargo unit

Posted 21 November 2016

Air Algérie has resumed dedicated freighter operations following the launch of its Air Algérie Cargo unit this past week, reports ch-aviation.

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Egypt's Smart Aviation to acquire maiden helicopter

Posted 8 November 2016

Smart Aviation is to acquire a Eurocopter AS350B3 to service contracts with electrical engineering firms active across Egypt, reports ch-aviation.

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Air Serv flies in to aid medical support in Uganda

Posted 8 November 2016

Ugandan operator Air Serv has been busy delivering its “last mile” air transportation service in support of East African humanitarian programmes and has recently transported a shipment of obstetric fistula repair modules in Uganda on

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African air freight posts stronger September growth

Posted 3 November 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in September 2016 showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 6.1% year-on-year.

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Boeing forecasts World Air Cargo Traffic to grow long term

Posted 27 October 2016

Boeing projects air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.2 percent over the next 20 years, with 930 new and 1,440 converted freighters needed to meet market demand by 2035.

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Reunion helicopter operator launches Airbus Fleet Keeper scheme

Posted 19 October 2016

Reunion-based Corail Helicopters with its fleet of seven Airbus helicopters has become the launch customer of Fleet Keeper.

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Rwanda's humanitarian drone delivery service changing the world

Posted 14 October 2016

After months of testing among the thousand hills of Rwanda, a partnership involving a humanitarian healthcare shipper, a robotics company, the Rwandan government, and delivery and logistics group UPS has formally

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Tunisia's Express Air Cargo secures AOC from Tunisian Ministry of Transportation

Posted 11 October 2016

Express Air Congo has secured its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) from the Tunisian Ministry of Transportation ahead of plans to commence operations later next month, reports ch-aviation.

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As Salaam Air deploys maiden EMB-120

Posted 11 October 2016

Tanzania's As Salaam Air has added a maiden EMB-120 to its fleet, ch-aviation reports.

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SAA Cargo partners with STAT Trade Times publication for Air Cargo Africa 2017

Posted 10 October 2016

South African Airways Cargo (SAA Cargo) has partnered with the STAT Trade Times publication for the Air Cargo Africa (ACA) 2017 conference and exhibition which will take place in February 2017 in

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Botswana on a Quest for anti-poaching and law enforcement with Kodiak

Posted 22 September 2016

Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism has taken delivery of a Quest Kodiak. The aircraft was officially delivered in a ceremony held in Gaborone on Tuesday.

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Bell deliveries fourth 407GXP to South Africa

Posted 19 September 2016

Bell Helicopter and National Airways Corporation have announced the delivery of the fourth corporate Bell 407GXP into South Africa.

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AAD 2016: Bell 407GT helicopter join the fight against poachers in South Africa

Posted 16 September 2016

Bell Helicopter has said that Rhino911, a non-profit organisation established by Fred Hees, President of BBM, USA , in cooperation with Heli Africa Wildlife, the operator, will use the Bell 407GT to

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African cargo carriers recorded a 6.8% decrease in July

Posted 6 September 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in July 2016, showing decline in African cargo traffic.

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Tunisia's Express Air Cargo outlines initial route network

Posted 5 September 2016

Express Air Cargo has outlined its proposed launch network, due to come online during the last quarter of this year, reports ch-aviation.

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EAN Aviation becomes first African Safety 1st Qualified Location to appear on NATA Global FBO map

Posted 23 August 2016

EAN Aviation has become the first Safety 1st Qualified African location, to be listed on the US National Air Transportation Association's, (NATA), Global FBO Map.

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Airlander 10 makes historic first flight

Posted 18 August 2016

The first flight of Airlander 10 - the airship that has been mooted for Middle East and African operations - has taken place in rural England.

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Air Tanzania outlines Q400 plans

Posted 17 August 2016

Air Tanzania has outlined its operational plans for its maiden pair of Dash 8-400s due for delivery during the second half of next month, reports ch-aviation.

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Uganda's Kampala Executive Aviation adds maiden Beech 1900D

Posted 17 August 2016

Kampala Executive Aviation has added a maiden Beech 1900D to its fleet in the form of UE-436, a sixteen year-old airframe that was recently in service for New Zealand's Eagle Airways, reports ch-aviation.

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BAE Systems Regional Aircraft - proposed Avro RJ Freighter

Posted 11 August 2016

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft is working towards the possible launch of a passenger-to- freighter conversion programme for the Avro RJ jetliner and is seeking customer feedback to help assess market potential.

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South Africa's CemAir adds maiden Dash 8-300 to its fleet

Posted 9 August 2016

CemAir has added a maiden Dash 8-300 to its fleet, reports ch-aviation.

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Comoros' AB Aviation starts jet operations

Posted 8 August 2016

AB Aviation has begun jet operations following the arrival of a B737-200Adv. - ZS-EVE - on lease from South Africa's Gryphon Airlines SA in June, reports ch-aviation.

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Solar Impulse 2 completes first solar-powered round-the-world flight

Posted 26 July 2016

Having taken turns at the controls of their zero-emission electric and solar airplane, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have today succeeded in their dream of achieving the

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Solar Impulse departs Cairo for final leg of circumnavigation

Posted 24 July 2016

Ten days after André Borschberg's arrival in Cairo following the crossing of the Mediterranean Sea, Bertrand Piccard took off with Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) for the final leg of the first ever Round-The-World Solar

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Air Algerie commit to Boeing Converted Freighters programme

Posted 13 July 2016

Air Algerie, based in Algiers, has signed a commitment with Boeing for two 737-800BCFs.

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Embraer and Boeing collaborate on sales and support of KC-390

Posted 11 July 2016

Embraer and Boeing have signed a teaming agreement to jointly market and support the KC-390, a multi-mission mobility and aerial refueling aircraft.

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Air freight demand growth slows in May

Posted 7 July 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released global air freight data showing that demand measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) slowed in May with growth falling to 0.9% year-on-year.

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Airbus Helicopters delivers H125 to Namibia to help with anti-poaching missions

Posted 29 June 2016

Airbus Helicopters Southern Africa (AHZA) has delivered a H125 rotorcraft to Namibia's Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.

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Vector Aerospace completes engine test on PT6A-140 turboprop

Posted 23 June 2016

Vector Aerospace has completed its first full engine test on the Pratt & Whitney's PT6A-140 turboprop in South Africa.

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Bell Helicopter announces successful Bell 412EPI demonstration

Posted 16 June 2016

Bell Helicopter has announced the successful demonstration of the Bell 412EPI across Nepal, showing its suitability for the higher areas of Africa such as Kenya and Ethiopia.

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African carriers see flat-line freight growth in April 2016

Posted 31 May 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for April 2016 showing a 3.2% increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) compared to the

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Qatar Airways Cargo marks 10 years of services in Kenya

Posted 25 May 2016

Qatar Airways Cargo has celebrated 10 years of services in Kenya.

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ICAO and Nigeria address aviation development priorities

Posted 8 April 2016

The President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Dr Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, met and held high-level discussions this week with the President and Head of State of the Federal Republic of

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MedView Airline to relocate says FAAN

Posted 7 April 2016

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has confirmed discussions with MedView Airline over relocating from Murtala Mohammed Airport 2, MMA2, to the General Aviation Terminal (GAT), MMA1.

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Getting the NAC of Africa

Posted 6 April 2016

National Airways Corporation (NAC) is Africa's largest general aviation company. Ian Sheppard visited its Lanseria Airport base near Johannesburg and found that it is also one of Africa's most diverse aviation companies.

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Tecnam announces P2012 success

Posted 1 April 2016

Tecnam has announced the successful roll-out of the first Tecnam P2012 Traveller from its experiments assembly line.

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Boeing Awards Ratier Figeac Contract for 777X Horizontal Stabilizer Trim Actuation

Posted 31 March 2016

Manufacturing will be done at the Ratier Figeac plant in Morocco's Nouaceur Aeropole Industrial Zone.

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EgyptAir Cargo launches first flight to Chad

Posted 22 March 2016

EgyptAir Cargo has launched its first flight to N'Djamena, Chad carrying 40 tons of cargo as part of the company's strategy aiming at operating new air routes and boosting its position in the African market.

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IATA CEO says continued transformation in air cargo industry is needed

Posted 16 March 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for continued transformation in the air cargo industry with a focus on raising the quality of its offering at the opening of the 10th annual World Cargo

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PAS is first to ring the Bell for North Africa

Posted 10 March 2016

Petroleum Air Services (PAS) has been appointed as the first Bell Helicopter authorised customer service facility in North Africa.

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Honeywell five year forecast reflects slow growth

Posted 9 March 2016

Honeywell has forecast that 4,300 to 4,800 civilian-use helicopters will be delivered in the next five years, 400 lower than 2015 five-year forecast.

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IATA release data for global air freight showing African Airlines' decline

Posted 8 March 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in January showing a rise in freight tonne kilometers (FTK) of 2.7% compared to January 2015.

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Waypoint Leasing to open Cape Town office

Posted 16 February 2016

Waypoint Leasing, an Irish helicopter specialist, is adding new offices in Cape Town, as well as Brisbane, in attempt to expand into Africa, the Middle East and Australia.

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GrandNew and Sokol arrive in Uganda

Posted 5 February 2016

The Uganda Police Force Air Wing has completed the acceptance process for a GrandNew and a W-3A Sokol helicopter during an official ceremony, EBAN has reported.

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IATA: Africa sees small growth in air freight in 2015

Posted 5 February 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released figures for global air freight markets showing cargo volumes measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) expanded 2.2% in 2015 compared to 2014, although Africa saw

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British pilot shot down over Tanzania

Posted 1 February 2016

An elephant poaching gang has shot a British pilot dead in Tanzania after manoeuvring helicopter to save his colleague's life.

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The balloon goes up in Ethiopia

Posted 30 January 2016

Ideas around ballooning in Ethiopia were all just hot air until a Dutch company backed a local venture in 2012. Now the new company is hoping to hit the heights. Kaleyesus Bekele reports from Addis Ababa.

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FAI announces 2015 was a 'record year' for the operator

Posted 25 January 2016

German General Aviation operator and air ambulance specialist FAI rent-a-jet AG is marking another successful year as it closes its books on 2015.

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Emirates SkyCargo delivers heavy machinery and steel load for new bridge in Uganda

Posted 30 December 2015

Emirates SkyCargo has carried a heavy load of machinery and steel parts for a new bridge currently being constructed across the Nile River in Uganda.

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Airbus Beluga XL production starts

Posted 21 December 2015

The first cut of the Beluga XL MSN001 rear fuselage has been successfully achieved in Spain, paving the way for the final assembly to begin in early 2017. MSN001 will be the first Beluga XL to fly.

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Pratt and Whitney receives authorisation for field testing on new engine

Posted 9 December 2015

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) can begin testing on its new PT6A-140AG turboprop engine, selected to power Air Tractor's new AT502XP aircraft.

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Russian Helicopters to provide after-sales service

Posted 9 December 2015

Russian Helicopters is preparing to offer after-sales services and maintenance for Russian-made helicopters operated in Egypt.

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MOGAS approved for Tecnam aircraft

Posted 3 December 2015

Tecnam has reinforced its commitment to environmentally friendly General Aviation by confirming that EASA has approved the use of MOGAS for all Tecnam P2010 aircraft.

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African cargo the second fastest growing air cargo market for the year-to-date

Posted 3 December 2015

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo volumes measured by freight tonne kilometers rose just 0.5% in October

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Ethiopian Airlines wins The Rising Star Carrier of the Year Award on Payload Asia Awards

Posted 21 October 2015

Ethiopian Airlines won “The Rising Star Carrier of the Year Award” on Payload Asia Awards 2015 on a gala dinner attended by more than 250 members of the air cargo fraternity from around the globe

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Airbus Helicopter introduces H145 Mercedes-Benz Style

Posted 6 October 2015

Airbus Helicopters has announced it is introducing new H145 Mercedes-Benz Style, with four orders being received so far.

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AMI launches general aviation and aero-med evac services for West Africa

Posted 28 September 2015

Aspen Medical International (AMI) will this week begin operating a Beechcraft Corporation 1900C (B1900C) from James Spriggs Payne Airport, Monrovia, Liberia.

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Bristow Africa jet charter links Lagos and Port Harcourt

Posted 24 September 2015

In partnership with Eastern Airways, Bristow Africa is in the final stages of launching a new jet charter service between Lagos and the Port Harcourt Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base using Bristow-branded Embraer 135 aircraft.

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Vertis Aviation adds 15th aircraft as Global Express joins fleet

Posted 24 August 2015

Vertis Aviation has added its fourth aircraft, a Global Express, to its African portfolio six months after opening its Johannesburg office.

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South African Airways Cargo lifts embargo placed on hunting trophies of four selected species

Posted 24 July 2015

South African Airways Cargo (SAA Cargo) has reviewed and reversed its decision to place an embargo on the transportation of hunting trophies which was limited to rhino, elephant, tiger

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AirBridgeCargo Airlines appoints new vice president EMEA

Posted 21 July 2015

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has appointed Georges Biwer as vice president, EMEA.

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United Technologies reaches agreement to sell its Sikorsky Aircraft business to Lockheed Martin

Posted 20 July 2015

United Technologies has announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its Sikorsky Aircraft business to Lockheed Martin for $9 billion in cash.

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Solar Impulse to undergo maintenance repairs on its batteries

Posted 13 July 2015

Following the record breaking oceanic flight of 5 days and 5 nights (117 hours and 52 minutes) in a solar powered airplane, Solar Impulse will undergo maintenance repairs on the batteries due to damages brought about by over

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Bell 525 Relentless makes successful first flight

Posted 2 July 2015

Bell Helicopter has announced the successful first flight of the Bell 525 Relentless. The maiden flight of the super-medium helicopter took place at the company's aircraft assembly centre in Amarillo, Texas.

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Sluggish air cargo growth continues globally but African airlines see rise in demand

Posted 2 July 2015

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that growth continued to slow in May.

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Africair signs LOI for two Bell 525s and an order for a 407 GXP

Posted 29 June 2015

Bell Helicopter has announced today a letter of intent (LOI) for two Bell 525s and an order for a 407 GXP signed during the Paris Air Show. Africair will use the helicopters for multiple purposes including corporate VIP

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Etihad Cargo increases freighter services to Africa

Posted 22 June 2015

Etihad Cargo has increased its freighter services to Africa with the launch of a cargo only service from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Maya Maya Airport, Brazzaville (BZV), in the Republic of Congo.

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Paris: Helicopter giant up for sale

Posted 17 June 2015

Sikorsky – one of the biggest names in the rotor wing market – is looking for a new owner.

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First AW139 for Ivory Coast delivered

Posted 5 June 2015

Finmeccanica–AgustaWestland has delivered an AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter to the Government of Ivory Coast for passenger transport missions, making it the first AW139 to enter service on the Ivory Coast.

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Flight Safety Foundation announces BARS for offshore helicopter operations standard

Posted 2 June 2015

The Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) has announced the expansion of its Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) suite of documents aimed at managing aviation risk for contracted aircraft operations.

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Turkish Airlines announces its 10th freighter destination to Dakar

Posted 23 May 2015

Turkish Cargo strengthens its presence in Africa with the launch of its new freighter services to the Dakar, Senegal.

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Ethiopian Airlines orders Unitechnik facility to handle 600,000 t per year

Posted 8 May 2015

Ethiopian Airlines plans on the transshipment of around 600,000 t of fresh and dry goods per year at the Addis Ababa airport in Ethiopia.

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Africa sees cargo growth as IATA releases global data freight market

Posted 6 May 2015

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets, showing a modest 1.6% rise in volumes in March compared to a year ago, measured in Freight Tonne Kilometers (FTK).

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Schiebel Camcopters S-100 assists in the rescue of refugees in the Med

Posted 5 May 2015

Schiebel's unmanned helicopter Camcopters S-100 supports the MOAS foundation in the rescue of refugees in distress at sea.

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Ghana's transport minister to headline Aviation Africa summit

Posted 23 April 2015

How aviation will help African countries improve their economies and cooperation between blocks of African nations will develop infrastructure will be the subject of a keynote address by Hon. Dzifa Aku Attivor, Minister

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AAR awarded contract for airlift charter services with United Nations

Posted 19 March 2015

AAR Airlift has been awarded a contract by the United Nations for airlift services in Central Africa. The contract is valued at approximately $19 million.

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Air Partner announce successful operation of Ebola cargo relief flight

Posted 19 March 2015

Delta World Charter (DWC) and Air Partner successfully operated a cargo relief flight on February 25 2015 from Al Maktoum International Airport to Conakry, Guinea.

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FAI´s Air Ambulance division reports record results in 2016

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