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  • Cameroon to release long-awaited Kenya 737 crash findings


    Cameroonian investigators are preparing to release the final report into the fatal loss of a Kenya Airways Boeing 737-800, nearly three years after the accident


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  • Cameroon to release long-awaited Kenya 737 crash findings


    Cameroonian investigators are preparing to release the final report into the fatal loss of a Kenya Airways Boeing...


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  • IATA: Ethiopian targets Brazil with Sao Paulo route

    News | 11 Jun 2012 00:07 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Ethiopian Airlines is aiming to begin Sao Paulo services this year, having identified Brazil as a crucial market, and intends to feed the flights with its...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Ethiopian-targets-Brazil-with-Sao-Paulo-route-372817/
  • Cameroon to release long-awaited Kenya 737 crash findings

    News | 22 Apr 2010 22:01 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Cameroonian investigators are preparing to release the final report into the fatal loss of a Kenya Airways Boeing 737-800, nearly three years after the accidenthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cameroon-to-release-long-awaited-Kenya-737-crash-findings-341034/
  • Mohamed Ghelala – new horizons for Air Burkina

    News | 15 Jan 2008 15:05 | Günter Endres

    <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><STRONG>For Mohamed Ghelala, chief executive of Air Burkina since 2002, the recent development of the national carrier holds much promise for the future. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></STRONG></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">The rather unremarkable history of the airline, formed by the then <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:country-region><st1:place>Upper Volta</st1:place></st1:country-region> government as Air Volta on <st1:date Month="3" Day="17" Year="1967">17 March 1967</st1:date>, took a decisive step forward on <st1:date Month="2" Day="21" Year="2001">21 February 2001</st1:date>, when, as part of a privatisation policy by the government of the renamed <st1:country-region><st1:place>Burkina Faso</st1:place></st1:country-region> state, the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) acquired a 76% stake thhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mohamed-Ghelala-new-horizons-for-Air-Burkina-220832/
  • Conrad Clifford - charting a course for Virgin Nigeria

    News | 15 Jan 2008 15:01 | Günter Endres

    <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><STRONG><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:country-region><st1:place>Nigeria</st1:place></st1:country-region>’s air transport sector reached a low point with the liquidation of national flag-carrier Nigeria Airways. But that event, which many in the industry viewed as long overdue, directly led to the establishment of Virgin Nigeria, when the then Nigerian government put out an international tender for a technical partner for a new private national carrier. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></STRONG></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt">“After many ups and downs, Virgin Atlantic was chosen as technical partner, taking a 49% stake, with 51% held by Nigerian institutional investors, mostly local banks and finance houses,” says Virgin Nigeria chief executive Conrad Clifford. “Virgin Nigeria started in June 2005 and within 12 mhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Conrad-Clifford-charting-a-course-for-Virgin-Nigeria-220830/
  • Meridiana plans Ugandan airline

    News | 24 Sep 2007 10:02

    Italy's Meridiana is planning to launch a new Ugandan carrier in November with international development agency the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Meridiana-plans-Ugandan-airline-216985/
  • Handling success with Menzies

    News | 20 Mar 2007 00:00

    Forsyth Black, 37, is the director commercial - Europe, Middle East and Africa for UK-based services company Menzies Aviation. He talks about his role in helping the business to keep moving forward in a competitive industryhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Handling-success-with-Menzies-212739/