ICAO certifies Ethiopian Aviation Academy as regional traini...
... said the CEO.
The academy now admits over 1,500 students per year to train
technicians, cabin crew, marketing and finance
personnel, customer service agents as well as aviation leaders,... and
in its seven decades of operations, it has become one of the
continent's leading carriers
, unrivalled in efficiency and
|U.S. -- invisible hand behind rising tension in South China ...
... on November 5, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter cruised on the USS Roosevelt, and when he began to deliver a speech on board, the carrier
was churning through the disputed waters about 150200 nautical miles (277.8370.4 kilometers) south of the Nansha Islands and about 70 nautical miles (129.64 kilometers) north of Malaysia; on November 8 and 9, two U.S....
Slovakia to continue with army modernisation: defence minist...
... announced Slovak Defence Minister Peter Gajdos on Tuesday.
"The negotiations concerning fighter aircraft
and armoured personnel carriers
are in progress. An international tender for military radar equipment is also under way,"...
Kenya Airways inks sub-lease deal with Turkish Airlines
...Xinhua) Kenya Airways said Friday it has signed an agreement with Turkish Airlines for delivery of the first B777300ER aircraft
to be subleased to the carrier
which is on a rapidexpansion path with an acute shortage of aircraft
|Aircraft carrier Minsk arrives at China's Nantong
Minsk arrives at China's Nantong
NANTONG, May 6, 2016 (Xinhua) Aircraft carrier
Minsk arrives at Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province, May 5, 2016....
Singapore-based Tigerair out of red in Q4
May 5 (Xinhua) Singaporebased lowcost carrier
Tigerair, a whollyowned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, reported a net profit of 7.9 million Singapore dollars (5....2 percentage points, as well as higher yields of 2.9 percent. Expenses dropped 4 percent due to lower fuel costs and higher aircraft
productivity, the carrier
Canadian stocks point higher on February GDP data
Air Canada said it is on the cusp of firming up its order for up to 75 Bombardier CSeries passenger aircraft
. The Montrealbased carrier
also applauded Delta Air Lines for ordering up to 125 CSeries 100 planes,...
Kenya Airways pilots disrupt flights despite court order
said the slight disruptions which were experienced in the morning flights caused inconvenience to its customers who ...
Sources said some of the pilots did not show up at the airport to fly the aircrafts
, causing delays on flights to the cities of Kinshasa, Kigali, Lagos, Douala, Amsterdam and Abidjan.
New destinations boost UAE's Etihad Airways profit
s Etihad Airways profit
ABU DHABI, April 27 (Xinhua) Etihad Airways, the national carrier
of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), said Wednesday its net income surged in 2015, driven by expanding markets,... including Kolkata, Madrid, Hong Kong, Entebbe, Edinburgh and Dar es Salaam.
The capacity has been improved by bigger aircraft
, leading to more frequent flights and higher seat occupancy, Hogan added.
Etihad Airways carried a total of 17....
Bulgarian troops participate in drill to certify for NATO mi...
... which will end on
More than 700 Bulgarian and 35 U.S. troops with 190 tanks T72
and M1A2, armored personnel carriers
and other vehicles, along with
Su25 groundsupport aircraft
and Cougar helicopters, participated
in the drill.
Special operations forces, tanks, antiaircraft forces,...
UAE's Emirates Airlines expands fleet with 2 more Airbus A38...
... April 13 (Xinhua) Dubai's stateowned carrier
Emirates Airlines said Wednesday it ordered an additional two new A380 aircraft
from the Airbus manufacturers with an estimated delivery date in the four... "We will receive a delivery of 24 new 777 Boeings, and 33 new A380 aircrafts
including the two additional A380 aircrafts
Gulf Air denies reports of aircraft collision
Gulf Air denies reports of aircraft
MANAMA, April 11 (Xinhua) Bahrain's national carrier
, Gulf Air, on Tuesday denied reports that its aircraft
was involved in a collision in Kuwait.
Defunct aircraft crashes near Indian airport
crashes near Indian airport
NEW DELHI, April 10 (Xinhua) In a freak accident, a defunct aircraft
of India's national carrier
Air India crashed near Begumpet Airport in the southern city of Hyderabad Sunday while being towed by a crane from h...
Sri Lanka to restructure national airline carrier after moun...
Sri Lanka to restructure national airline carrier
after mounting debt
COLOMBO, April 7 (Xinhua)...irregularities" in a 2.3 billion U.S. dollar deal which was struck in 2013 by the previous government, to buy 10 Airbus aircrafts
Wickremesinghe said he would be reviewing this deal....
UAE plane makes emergency landing in India's Goa after passe...
...s medical conditions, UAE daily Khaleej Times reported.
Air Arabia, a lowcost carrier
of the UAE, said one of its planes flying from the country's Sharjah airport to Chennai,... The pilot of the Airbus A320 aircraft
then requested the emergency landing.
The report quoted Gao airport director K S Rao as saying that "...
Tanzania, Kuwait seal pact on introducing direct flights
The minister noted that at the moment the national carrier
Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) cannot make flights to the Gulf because it owns only one plane, but plans to revive the airline are in good progress.
"At the moment ATCL has only one aircraft
Kenya Airways reschedules flights as runway reopens
... thereby ensuring
efficient use of its aircraft
Through this,... Through this, the airline has the same number of
seats, but with a much lower cost of the fleet," he added.
The Kenyan carrier
has introduced an additional flight to South
Boeing passenger jet with technical problems lands safely in...
The incident happened just one day after FlyDubai Flight 981 with the same Boeing 737800 series aircraft
crashed early Saturday morning at the RostovonDon airport in southwestern Russia, killing all 62 onboard.
Related:... Russian authorities said on Monday.
The Boeing 737800, operated by Dubaibased budget carrier
Flydubai, crashed early Saturday morning at the RostovonDon airport, that killed all 62 people on board....
|Flight recorders of crashed FlyDubai plane severely damaged:...
... March 19, 2016 (Xinhua) Rescuers work at the crash site of the Boeing 737800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubaibased budget carrier
Flydubai, at the airport of RostovOnDon, Russia, on March 19, 2016.... 44 were Russians, and eight were from Ukraine, two from India and one from Uzbekistan.
Russian authorities said the aircraft
was landing amid high winds and rain that reduced visibility,...