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  • Ethiopian orders up to 35 737 Max 8s

    ​Ethiopian Airlines has ordered up to 35 Boeing 737 Max 8s, as part of its plan to become a leading airline in Africa.

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  • Boeing C-17 lands in Liberia opening US military anti-Ebola airlift

    ​A Boeing C-17 Globemaster landed in Monrovia, Liberia, on 19 September, carrying the first of 3,000 US military...

  • Boeing promotes 737-derived C-40A in Africa

    As Boeing C-17 production winds down next year, company officials have revived a global marketing campaign to sell a...

  • Amid Rooivalk restart talks, Denel eyes new platform

    ​An ongoing discussion about restarting Rooivalk production includes an option to design a new platform based on...

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  • Ex-Im approves Avianca, Ethiopian and Virgin Australia financing

    News | 29 Sep 2014 14:03 | Edward Russell

    ​The US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) has approved final commitments to finance the delivery of Boeing aircraft to Avianca, Ethiopian Airlines and Virgin Australia.
  • Fastjet optimistic after shedding loss-making Fly540

    News | 29 Sep 2014 08:20 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​African budget carrier Fastjet’s interim operating loss has deepened by over 20% to $30.5 million, before exceptional items.
  • Denel starts feasibility assessment for 24-seat airliner

    News | 24 Sep 2014 10:02 | Stephen Trimble

    Denel Group has unveiled details of the 24-seat South African Regional Aircraft (SARA) concept, revealing a design with an ovular cross-section in the fuselage and a C-130-style high wing.
  • ​Ethiopian set to expand third-party MRO business in Africa

    News | 23 Sep 2014 08:06 | Stephen Trimble

    Ethiopian Airlines has outlined details of a plan to create a sprawling, $600 million empire across Africa for third-party MRO work.
  • ROUTES: Durban targets African capitals

    News | 22 Sep 2014 19:19 | Graham Dunn

    Durban tourism and business officials are working on securing more routes to India, China and within Africa as it the South African airport presses ahead witht ambitions to secure more air services.
  • ROUTES: Beijing Capital calls for more slots

    News | 22 Sep 2014 17:57 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Bejing Capital International Airport (BCIA) is working with authorities to increase the allocation of flight slots at the Chinese capital's main airport, as it becomes more popular among carriers.