Boeing Delivers First 787-9 Dreamliner To Juneyao Airlines

    Boeing has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Shanghai-based Juneyao Airlines. The new, super-efficient Dreamliner will also be the first widebody commercial jet operated by a privately-held Chinese airline. According to Chairman, Juneyao Airlines, Wang Junjin, “This delivery is our airline’s biggest milestone and marks a big step toward expanding our network in […]

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Air Peace Seals Aircraft Spares Deal With Embraer

    West Africa’s leading carrier, Air Peace has signed a multi-year aircraft spare parts deal with aircraft manufacturer; Embraer. The deal further demonstrates the premium it places on safety and maintenance of its fleet. The airline, who confirmed the business deal in a statement, stated that it would cover more than 250 components for […]

Ethiopian To Resume Flights On Mogadishu Route Nov. 2

  Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified 4 Star global airline, has stated that it would resume its flight to Mogadishu, Somalia, effective November 2, 2018. Speaking on the resumption of the Mogadishu flights, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam said, “It gives us a great pleasure to […]

Dana Air Restates Commitment To Youth Empowerment

  …Sponsors First Ever Cabin Crew Contest One of Nigeria’s leading airlines Dana Air, has reaffirmed its commitment to youth empowerment and professionalism in the aviation industry with her sponsorship of the first ever Cabin Crew Contest in Africa. The Cabin Crew contest which is the first of its kind in sub Saharan Africa is […]

ACI Boss, Dunoma Charges Airport Managers On Elimination Of Security, Safety Challenges

  …Says Sub-Sahara Africa Airline Safety Performance Has Improved   The President, Airports Council International (ACI) Africa, Engr Saleh Dunoma has called on African Airport Managers to develop programmes and initiatives that would help curb or eliminate security and safety challenges at airports. This is just as he said that security has become a vital […]

Air Peace Takes Delivery Of 5th ERJ 145

   …To Commence Sokoto, Katsina Flights   Nigeria’s leading airline, Air Peace on Sunday took delivery of its fifth Embraer 145, assuring that the development has deepened its capacity to re-launch its flights to Sokoto and start its Katsina service. The carrier, which had earlier received four of the six 50-seater Embraer 145 aircraft it […]

Boeing Business Jets Delivers First BBJ MAX Airplane

    …Says BBJ MAX Offers Customers Unmatched Range, Comfort …Unveils New BBJ MAX Interior Design Concept   Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) has delivered the first BBJ MAX airplane to a customer, the company said today at the National Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). The aircraft is scheduled to fly to an interior finishing […]

Overland Airways Aircraft Inferno: Our Men Contained The Fire From Spreading –FAAN

    The Federal Airports of Nigeria(FAAN) has stated that officers of the Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) contained the fire that engulfed Overland Airways ATR airplane with registration number 5N-BPE yesterday at the airline’s hangar at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA),Lagos. An online issued by the […]

Air India Pilots Fly Damaged Plane For Four Hours Before Landing In Mumbai

  For four hours, an Air India Express international flight that had 136 people onboard flew with a ripped underbelly. The pilots of that Boeing 737 passenger jet seemed to be unaware of the damage that their plane had suffered. The flight in question was Air India IX 611, an early morning service between Tiruchirappalli […]

Overland Speaks On Aircraft Incident