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  • Man arrested after hijacked Air Mauritanie Boeing 737 en route to Paris ends in Spain's Canary Islands


    <P>A hijacking of an <A href="http://www.airmauritanie.mr/" target=_blank>Air&nbsp;Mauritanie</A> Boeing 737...


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  • Mauritania Airlines to operate to Paris

    News | 05 Dec 2013 15:01 | Oliver Clark

    Mauritania Airlines International is to begin flights to Paris later this month, after it was removed from the EU’s airline blacklist.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mauritania-Airlines-to-operate-to-Paris-393834/
  • Man arrested after hijacked Air Mauritanie Boeing 737 en route to Paris ends in Spain's Canary Islands

    News | 16 Feb 2007 11:25 | Darren Shannon

    <P>A hijacking of an <A href="http://www.airmauritanie.mr/" target=_blank>Air&nbsp;Mauritanie</A> Boeing 737 yesterday&nbsp;reportedly ended with the arrest of one man at a military airfield in <A href="http://www.gobcan.es/" target=_blank>Spain’s&nbsp;Canary Islands</A>.</P> <P>Several local reports say the Mauritanian flag carrier's aircraft was hijacked soon after a late afternoon takeoff from the country's capital, Nouakchott.</P> <P>The incident ended in Las Palmas, where the man is reportedly being held by police. There were eight crew and 70 passengers onboard, according to several news sources.</P> <P>"Fortunately the hijacking incident has ended favourably," José Segura, a government representative in the Canary Islands, told <A href="http://www.rne.es" target=_blank>Radio&nbsp;Nacional de España (RNE).</A></P> <P>The hijacked Air Mauritania 737 landed on after making a fuel stop in the <A href="http://www.wsahara.net/" target=_blank>disputed&nbsp;Moroccan territory of Weshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Man-arrested-after-hijacked-Air-Mauritanie-Boeing-737-en-route-to-Paris-ends-in-Spains-Canary-Islands-212111/