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  • French Harfang undergoes command handover testing

    ​A French air force-led team has demonstrated the mid-flight handover of the command and control of a Mali-based Harfang unmanned air vehicle to the aircraft’s base in Cognac, France, during an hour-long demonstration on 17 June.

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  • FARNBOROUGH: Boeing seeks first customers for MSA

    Boeing’s maritime surveillance aircraft (MSA) was only a concept when the company announced the programme’s launch at...

  • FARNBOROUGH: Boeing defence signs first African industrial partner

    Boeing’s defence division has revealed its first industrial move on the African continent, launching a wide-ranging...

  • Paramount readies AHRLAC for first flight

    ​South African conglomerate Paramount unveiled a light attack and reconnaissance aircraft called the advanced...

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  • Air France-KLM sets scene for ‘Perform 2020’ growth strategy

    News | 25 Jul 2014 14:05 | Oliver Clark

    Air France-KLM’s new five-year strategy is based on the “metallic alloy” of growth and competition, says chief executive Alexandre de Juniac.
  • ANALYSIS: African carriers battle to fulfil potential

    News | 24 Jul 2014 08:14

    ​For many of Africa’s carriers 2013 represented some financial progress, but the pressures remain clear. Collective profits for those African carriers among the top 150 airlines to have reported 2013 figures, shows a return to small profit at both a net and operating level after losses in 2012.
  • Strong first-half activity recorded for Fokker products

    News | 23 Jul 2014 11:05 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Fokker Services has reported 19 placements of Fokker turboprops and regional jets during the first half of 2014, almost equaling last year’s total activity.
  • Egypt confirmed as buying more C295 transports

    News | 22 Jul 2014 14:07 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Airbus Defence & Space used the Farnborough air show to name Egypt as the previously undisclosed customer for eight C295 medium transports ordered earlier this year.
  • AJW teams with Thales for avionics repair

    News | 21 Jul 2014 15:35 | Michael Gubisch

    Thales and UK parts specialist AJ Walter Aviation have formed a partnership for avionics repair.
  • Interjet eyes more European codeshares after Iberia start

    News | 18 Jul 2014 13:30 | Graham Dunn

    Mexican low-cost carrier Interjet is eyeing further European codeshare partners after its agreement with Spanish carrier Iberia became effective earlier this month.