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Industry De Havilland Canada delivers first Dash 8-400 to TAAG Angola Airlines

Aircraft manufacturer De Havilland Canada has released, that it has delivered the first Dash 8-400 to TAAG Angola Airlines.

Industry AFRAA and ACC Aviation Group announce strategic partnership

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and ACC Aviation Group have announced a strategic partnership.

Airlines Egyptair and Flynas sign agreement to add new destinations

Egyptair and Flynas have signed a codeshare agreement to add new destinations in Europe and Africa.

Industry Air Peace orders 10 E195-E2

African carrier Air Peace has announced, that it has ordered 10 E195-E2 aircraft to boost its regional network.

Airlines Air Senegal receives Africa´s first A330neo

African operator Air Senegal has taken delivery of the continent´s first Airbus A330-900

Airlines Comair receives first Boeing 737 MAX

Comair has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8.

Start-Ups Green Africa Airways commits to 100 737 MAX aircraft

Boeing and Green Africa Airways have announced, that the airline has officially committed for up to 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft.

Industry Airbus seals new orders for its A220 series, delivers first aircraft to Air Tanzania

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced, that it has received new firm orders for its A220 series. Furthermore, the company has delivered the first A220 to Air Tanzania.

Industry Royal Air Maroc to join oneworld alliance

Moroccan flag-carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) has officially signed to join the oneworld alliance.

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Industry Interview with CAMASA Chairperson Johan Steyn

AVIPEO.COM had the chance to chat with Johan Steyn. He is Director of Aerosud Aviation (Pty) Ltd. and also the Chairperson of the Commercial Aviation Manufacturing Association of SA (CAMASA). Aerosud Aviation employs over 600 people in commercial aircraft parts design and manufacturing for the likes of Boeing and Airbus.

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Airlines Airline Portrait: Ethiopian Airlines

Spotlight on Ethiopian Airlines in our themed week on African aviation.

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Industry Interview with Roland Bosch, Messe Friedrichsafen

AVIPEO.COM had the chance to chat with Roland Bosch, Head of Aero and Member of the Board of Directors about a new planned exhibition in South Africa.

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Airlines Interview with Air Seychelles CEO Remco Althuis

Remco Althuis joined Air Seychelles in January 2018 as interim CEO. The Dutch manager formerly worked for KLM and Etihad Airways. AVIPEO.COM had the opportunity to talk with Mr Althuis about Air Seychelles and the plans for the future.

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Airlines Aviation in Africa - our themed week

This week on AVIPEO.COM we offer you very special insights into aviation in Africa.

Freight Ethiopian takes delivery of its 8th freighter

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has taken delivery of its 8th Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft.

Airlines Fastjet plans to become fully Tanzanian owned carrier

The African airline Fastjet could sell its Tanzanian unit to a local investor.

Industry Air Botswana takes delivery of its first ATR 72-600

Air Botswana has taken delivery of its first ATR 72-600 turboprop aircraft.

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UAV DHL successfully completes autonomous drone tests in East Africa

Cargo giant DHL has stated, that the company has successfully completed tests with autonomous drones in East Africa.

Start-Ups Nigerian Government stops flag carrier project

After a cabinet meeting, Nigeria has decided to suspend its flag carrier project Nigeria Air.

Airlines Icelandair selected as a partner for Cabo Verde Airlines

The Cape Verdean government has confirmed talks with Icelandair about a sale of a majority share in the African country’s carrier Cabo Verde Airlines.

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