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  • Pictures: Ilyushin Il-76 cargo aircraft destroyed in airport fire

    <P>Pictures of an Ilyushin Il-76 cargo aircraft burning on the ramp at an unidentified African airport have emerged on the internet. </P> <P>The images, posted on the <A href="">FlyAfrica&nbsp;discussion forum</A>, suggest that the aircraft is <A href="">painted&nbsp;in the colours of Russian operator Dobrolet</A>.</P> <P><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 334px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17623" border=0></P> <P>One former Dobrolet aircraft is operated by Aban Air of Iran, according to Flight’s ACAS database, although it is unclear whether this was the aircraft involved in the fire. </P> <P><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 334px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17624" border=0></P> <P>A contributor to the discussion forum suggests that the incident happened on 10 May at Pointe-Noire in Congo, and began in a 4x4 vehicle being loaded onto the aircraft for

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  • Fuel debts said to ground several Cameroon Airlines aircraft

    <P>African carrier Cameroon Airlines insists that it is still conducting flights although three of its aircraft are...

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  • PrivatAir loses ECAir 737 contract to Jetairfly

    News | 03 Dec 2014 14:42 | Kerry Reals

    PrivatAir has lost its Boeing 737 wet-lease contract with Equatorial Congo Airlines (ECAir) to Jetairfly, but will continue to operate Boeing 757 flights for the African carrier and will next year add a 767 to the agreement.
  • ASKY to keep main hub focus at Lome despite Accra calls

    News | 30 Jul 2014 16:45 | Martin Rivers

    ASKY Airlines is committed to its hub at Lome, Togo and will only increase operations at Accra, Ghana by boosting aircraft utilisation overnight, chief executive Yissehak Zewoldi tells Flightglobal.
  • Ethiopian and United seek broad codeshare authority

    News | 23 May 2014 19:02 | Edward Russell

    ​Ethiopian Airlines and United Airlines are seeking authority for a blanket codeshare from the US Department of Transportation (DOT).
  • TAAG Angola Airlines explores regional aircraft options

    News | 02 Apr 2014 04:44 | Greg Waldron

    TAAG Angola Airlines is considering options for beefing up its regional capabilities through the acquisition of either turboprops or regional jets.
  • ECAir begins Dubai service

    News | 07 Feb 2014 09:06 | Oliver Clark

    Equatorial Congo Airlines (ECAir) began operations between Brazzaville and Dubai International airport on 6 February – operating the first direct route between the two cities.
  • UK seeking first aviation bilateral with Congo-Brazzaville

    News | 27 Nov 2013 17:26 | Oliver Clark

    New deals with African states will be on the agenda for the UK's air services negotiating team when it attends the ICAN bilaterals conference in South Africa next month.