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  • More than 150 fatalities reported in Lagos MD-83 take-off crash


    <P>Investigators are trying to establish why a Boeing MD-83 belonging to Nigerian low-cost carrier Dana Air crashed on near Lagos’s Murtala Muhammed International Airport, reportedly killing over 150 people.</P> <P>According to press reports, the MD-83 came down on 3 June shortly after departing the airport on a flight to Abuja, with 147 passengers and six crew on board. </P> <P>The twinjet – which according to Flightglobal’s ACAS database was one of five MD-83s operated by the airline – is reported to have struck power lines and then struck a building close the airport. </P> <P>There are no reports of any survivors.The weather at the time of the accident, which was at night, was reportedly relatively calm with a slight wind and good visibility.</P> <P>The Dana Air accident comes a day after a Boeing 727-200 freighter operated by Nigerian carrier Allied Air Cargo for DHL Aviation veered off the runway when landing at Accra’s Kotoka airport during a thunderstorm after a flight from Lago


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  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 13-20 October 2014

    News | 20 Oct 2014 10:34 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Hainan Airlines extends leases with SMBC Aviation Capitalhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-13-20-October-2014-404950/
  • Fast, unstable approach led 727 to overrun at Lagos

    News | 25 Feb 2013 08:35 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <p>Pilots of a Boeing 727-200 freighter continued with a high-speed, unstable landing in poor weather at Lagos, resulting in the trijet's being badly damaged...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fast-unstable-approach-led-727-to-overrun-at-Lagos-382681/
  • More than 150 fatalities reported in Lagos MD-83 take-off crash

    News | 03 Jun 2012 20:43 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    <P>Investigators are trying to establish why a Boeing MD-83 belonging to Nigerian low-cost carrier Dana Air crashed on near Lagos’s Murtala Muhammed International Airport, reportedly killing over 150 people.</P> <P>According to press reports, the MD-83 came down on 3 June shortly after departing the airport on a flight to Abuja, with 147 passengers and six crew on board. </P> <P>The twinjet – which according to Flightglobal’s ACAS database was one of five MD-83s operated by the airline – is reported to have struck power lines and then struck a building close the airport. </P> <P>There are no reports of any survivors.The weather at the time of the accident, which was at night, was reportedly relatively calm with a slight wind and good visibility.</P> <P>The Dana Air accident comes a day after a Boeing 727-200 freighter operated by Nigerian carrier Allied Air Cargo for DHL Aviation veered off the runway when landing at Accra’s Kotoka airport during a thunderstorm after a flight from Lagohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/More-than-150-fatalities-reported-in-Lagos-MD-83-take-off-crash-372586/
  • Jet deals - 29 August

    News | 29 Aug 2011 10:27 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Air lease Corp. buys used 737NGs Air Lease Corp. (ALC) increased the size of its portfolio with the acquisition of 11 Boeing 737-700/800 aircraft from...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Jet-deals-29-August-361332/
  • AJ Walter to open Florida office

    News | 04 Oct 2010 09:19 | Niall O’Keeffe

    <p>Spare-parts provider AJ Walter Aviation is to open an office in Miami on 1 November. </p><p>The UK-based company has already located Airbus and Boeing component...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AJ-Walter-to-open-Florida-office-348084/
  • Lufthansa and DHL file to create new JV cargo airline

    News | 03 Sep 2007 13:01 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span style='color:black;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>Lufthansa Cargo and </span><span style='color:black'>express freight specialist <span style='mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>DHL have sought permission from <st1:country-region u1:st="on"><st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Germany</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region>’s competition regulator to establish a new joint venture cargo airline. <u2:p></u2:p></span></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span style='color:black'>DHL Express and Lufthansa have an express parcel joint venture, called Aerologic, which was created in 2004. This joint venture is focussed on intercontinental services between Europe and <st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Asiahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lufthansa-and-DHL-file-to-create-new-JV-cargo-airline-305716/