Top News on Sudan Airways

  • Airline accidents for the first half of 2008


    Fatal airline accident numbers in this year's first half have been well up on those at the same stage in 2007, but most still occur in Africa and Latin America


  • Other News for Sudan Airways

  • Thrust-reverser suspected in Sudanese 707 crash


    Investigators are refining simulations of a Sudanese Boeing 707-330 freighter crash in order to determine whether a...


  • Sudan bans operations by Soviet types after Il-76 crash


    <P>Sudan’s Government is banning operations by Russian-built Ilyushin and Ukrainian Antonov aircraft following...


  • Sudanese Il-76 said to crash on take-off from Khartoum


    <P>Fatalities are being reported after an Ilyushin Il-76 freighter, apparently operated by Sudan’s Ababeel Aviation,...


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  • Fatal Sudan A310 overrun crew unaware of tailwind

    News | 08 Apr 2013 15:55 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Pilots of a Sudan Airways Airbus A310-300 which fatally overran after landing long at Khartoum had not realised that the aircraft was being subjected to...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fatal-Sudan-A310-overrun-crew-unaware-of-tailwind-384320/
  • South Sudanese government to create new flag-carrier

    News | 09 Nov 2012 12:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    South Sudan's government is to establish a flag-carrier for the newly-created African state, and is formally seeking a consultant to assist with drawing...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/South-Sudanese-government-to-create-new-flag-carrier-378776/
  • Thrust-reverser suspected in Sudanese 707 crash

    News | 24 Jan 2011 12:50 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Investigators are refining simulations of a Sudanese Boeing 707-330 freighter crash in order to determine whether a serious fault affecting the outboard...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thrust-reverser-suspected-in-Sudanese-707-crash-352230/
  • Africa's fortunes attract new rivals

    News | 23 Jul 2009 12:26 | Victoria Moores

    <P>Africa's cash-based economy has largely protected it from the financial meltdown. Trade is often based on face-to-face transactions and most conferences are government-sponsored, meaning travel budgets have remained intact. Ethiopian Airlines chief executive Girma Wake says: "Africa is in a slightly better position than the rest and therefore the mood is not as bad among African carriers." Nigerian transport minister Babatunde Omotoba agrees: "Africa remains an area of opportunity where we are still experiencing real growth." </P> <P>This year African carriers are expected to rack up $200 million in operating losses, swelling to $500 million at the net level, according to the latest IATA forecast. While this outlook seems bleak, both figures have in fact been narrowed by $100 million against earlier predictions. "The global recession has hit African economies but in most cases not as badly as elsewhere," explains IATA chief economist Brian Pearce. </P> <P>While the reduced loss outlhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Africas-fortunes-attract-new-rivals-330077/
  • Airline accidents for the first half of 2008

    News | 22 Jul 2008 09:00 | David Learmount

    Fatal airline accident numbers in this year's first half have been well up on those at the same stage in 2007, but most still occur in Africa and Latin Americahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airline-accidents-for-the-first-half-of-2008-225930/
  • Fatal airline accident numbers see steep climb globally

    News | 01 Jul 2008 16:14 | David Learmount

    <P>Global figures for airline fatal accidents in the first six months of this year have soared from <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2007/07/10/215447/so-far.so-good.-world-airline-safety.html">an all-time low in the same period of 2007</A>.</P> <P>The number of resulting crew and passenger deaths, however, has almost halved compared with January-June 2007, because there were far fewer casualties per accident with many of the crashes involving pure freighters. </P> <P>The total number of fatal airline accidents to 30 June is 18 compared with 11 at the same point last year, and the respective figures for fatalities are 175 compared with 312.</P> <P>Regionally, Africa and Latin America recorded the highest numbers of fatal accidents with five each. </P> <P>The worst accidents so far have been the 21 February crash of a <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/02/22/221751/updated-atr-42-missing-in-venezuela.html">Santa&nbsp;Barbara Airlines ATR42-300 in Venezuelahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fatal-airline-accident-numbers-see-steep-climb-globally-225008/