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The “Shark” E190-E2 Arrives in Europe for the Demonstration Tour

Following a successful tour in Africa and in the US, Embraer is now beginning the European and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) part of the E190-E2 worldwide demonstration tour. The aircraft will visit more than 15 countries during September. At each stop, Embraer will show the capabilities of the world’s quietest, cleanest and most… Read More ›

Ethiopian & DHL Global Forwarding Partner to Build the Leading Cargo Logistics Provider JV Company in Africa Addis Ababa

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, and Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, today signed a new agreement to form a joint venture company – DHL-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services Ltd., to build the Leading Cargo Logistics provider JV company in Africa; the company will be… Read More ›

Kenya Airways launches its new catering service as part of the revamped overall customer experience

The new offering is designed to reflect African authenticity, hospitality and simplicity. Nairobi, Kenya Airways has today unveiled its revamped catering service designed to elevate guests’ experience. This is part of the airline’s strategy to review and enhance its service delivery across all touch points with the aim of making it more relevant, authentic and… Read More ›

Ethiopian Airlines and Air Côte d’Ivoire Enter Codeshare Agreement on Routes between West Africa and the USA: Addis Ababa, May 9, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline and Air Côte d’Ivoire,the national flag carrier of Côte d’Ivoire, have entered into a codeshare agreement effective May, 2018. Under the new codeshare partnership, passengers originating from West African countries, especially from Lagos, Bamako, Cotonou, Accra and Lomé will board Air… Read More ›

Fleet Complete: Yokota Air Base Receives Final C-130Js From Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently delivered the final two C-130J-30 Super Hercules airlifters assigned to the U.S. Air Force installation at Yokota Air Base, Japan. These C-130J-30s are flown by 36th Airlift Squadron crews at Yokota, and the new aircraft recapitalize the unit’s older C-130H fleet. The C-130Js are used to support critical peacekeeping and… Read More ›

Jetstar links Brisbane and Australia’s Red Centre

Jetstar has today announced new flights from Brisbane to Uluru (Ayers Rock Airport) will take off later this year, marking the first ever direct flights between the two destinations. The low fares airline will operate three flights per week on the new route from 3 August 2018, with 56,000 seats available on the route annually…. Read More ›

Filing of freezing orders against Mutanda Mining and Kamoto Copper Company

Ventora Development Sasu (“Ventora”), a company affiliated with Mr Dan Gertler, has today served in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”) freezing orders against Mutanda Mining Sarl (“Mutanda”) and Kamoto Copper Company (“KCC”), subsidiaries of Glencore Plc, for approximately $695 million and US$2.28 billion respectively. Ventora alleges that Mutanda has breached an agreement with… Read More ›

Thales Alenia Space achieves a major milestone by introducing FabLabs in the technological innovation process

From Digital Transformation to New Space approach To permit innovation continuous growth in the heart of its strategy and in the straightway of its Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0, Thales Alenia Space is now implementing a FabLab approach to match the industrial disruption in space industry. A FabLab is a digital incubator, accessible to all… Read More ›

Anniversary represents 30 years of information dominance for decision superiority in battle management

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) today celebrated 30 years of information dominance for decision superiority provided by the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) on April 5, 2018 – as it looks to the future of battle management command and control. Hundreds of Northrop Grumman employees, members of the U.S. Air Force 116th Air… Read More ›

Safran and GO CAPITAL invest in Turbotech, a startup specialized in new-generation turbine engines and hybrid propulsion

Safran, through its subsidiary Safran Corporate Ventures, and GO CAPITAL announced today that they are taking a stake in the company Turbotech. Part of a 3 million euro investment round Turbotech offers a range of turbine engines for light aircraft (turboprops and turbo-electric generators), based on innovative regenerative cycle* turbines. Featuring its patented heat exchanger… Read More ›

CAE to support new Oman Aviation Academy

CAE today announced it has signed a service level agreement with the Omani Authority for Partnership for Development (OAPFD) to support the creation and establishment of the Oman Aviation Academy. Under terms of the service level agreement, CAE will provide operating services to the Oman Aviation Academy, which will leverage CAE’s established international standards for… Read More ›

Aeroflot to work with Kutafin Moscow State Law University on educational and public projects.

Aeroflot Deputy CEO for Legal and Property Matters Vladimir Alexandrov and Viktor Blazheev, Chancellor of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University, (MSAL), today signed a formal cooperation agreement at the Moscow Legal Forum. The ceremony was held in the hall of the academic council of the Moscow State Medical Academy. Under the agreement, Aeroflot and… Read More ›

Togo plans ministerial meeting on Single African Air Transport Market

President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé of Togo is planning to convene a ministerial meeting in Lomé, in May 2018, bringing together all key stakeholders to take forward the commitments made by African Union (AU) Member States regarding the Single African Air Transport Market. Togolese Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Ninsao Gnofam revealed this when he called… Read More ›

First H160 for the Latin American market

Airbus Helicopters has signed the first order for one H160 with an undisclosed customer in Brazil for private and business aviation operations. This order, the first from a Latin American customer, came after a flight demonstration in Marignane where the customer experienced first-hand the step-change in passenger comfort that the H160 brings to the market…. Read More ›

A350-900 lands in Chile for FIDAE air show

World’s most modern airliner on static and flying display during Latin America’s iconic air show The A350-900 flight test aircraft arrived at Santiago Chile’s Arturo Merino Benitez Airport for the 20th edition of the FIDAE air show, where it will be on static display and take part in flying demonstrations between 2-5 April. The A350-900… Read More ›

IATA Announces Winner of 2018 FACE-UP Competition

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Femke Sickler a recent graduate of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands was the recipient of the IATA FACE-UP award for 2018. FACE-UP is a competition for recent university graduates whose thesis is on the subject of innovation and transformation in air transport logistics (e.g. air… Read More ›

Enhanced Tactical Flow Management System outage – situational update

he issue with the ETFMS system has been identified and action is underway to return to normal operations. However, flight plans filed before 10.26 UTC were lost and aircraft operators have been requested to refile these flight plans for all aircraft that have not yet departed. The ATFM contingency plan will be maintained for the… Read More ›

HUAWEI Unveils the HUAWEI P20 and HUAWEI P20 Pro, Breakthroughs in Technology and Art to Redefine Intelligent Photography

At an exclusive launch event held today at the iconic Grand Palais, HUAWEI Consumer Business Group unveiled the much-anticipated HUAWEI P20 and HUAWEI P20 Pro. The HUAWEI P20 Pro features the world’s first Leica triple camera and both devices include unprecedented AI advances, combining technology and art to bring to life a groundbreaking smartphone experience…. Read More ›

Emirates to Introduce Second Daily Flight to Prague

Over 1.7 million passengers carried on the route since launch in July 2010. Emirates today announced it will add a second daily flight between Dubai and Prague, after steadily growing passenger numbers on the route during the eight years since launch of operations in July 2010. The new Emirates flight will commence from 1st July… Read More ›

Ukraine International (UIA)

Ukraine International (UIA) was founded in 1992. UIA is a 100% privately owned carrier. The airline connects Ukraine with more than 50 capitals and key cities of Europe, Asia, America, Africa, the Middle East, and CIS countries and provides connections with its international partners’ flights to over 3,000 other destinations worldwide. UIA operates over 1100… Read More ›

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