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TIACA deal supports Africa's airfreight development - Air Cargo World

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 21:50

Air Cargo News

TIACA deal supports Africa's airfreight development
Air Cargo World
... which is the fastest developing in air cargo movement,” said TIACA secretary general Vladimir Zubkov. Sanjeev Gadhia, the founder and CEO of Kenya-based Astral Aviation and vice chairman of AFRAA's cargo task force, recently joined TIACA's board.
AFRAA appoints new secretary generalATWOnline

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Waiting to Take-Off - Aviation Week

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 19:16

Aviation Week

Waiting to Take-Off
Aviation Week
In an effort to move towards profitability, the airline aggressively optimized its operations by moving their 737-300 fleet to their high-volume routes and leveraged the Q400 turboprop to open new markets in Kenya where a bigger aircraft was too ...

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Chopper recovered from Lake Nakuru, 2 bodies still missing - Daily Nation

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 20:38

Daily Nation

Chopper recovered from Lake Nakuru, 2 bodies still missing
Daily Nation
The wreckage of a helicopter that crashed into Lake Nakuru last month was recovered on November 19, 2017. Police and military choppers lifted it from the lake. PHOTO | JOSEPH OPENDA | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...

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General assembly of African Airlines Association: Kenyan airline among four African airlines making profits in their ... - The Standard

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 20:00

The Standard

General assembly of African Airlines Association: Kenyan airline among four African airlines making profits in their ...
The Standard
A Kenyan airline was cited at the 49th Annual General Assembly of African Airlines Association (AFRAA) in Kigali, Rwanda among four African airlines that have been making profits in their operations. Astral Aviation, a cargo carrier joined Africa's ...

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Kenyan airline cited at 49th Annual General Assembly of African Airlines Association in Kigali - The Standard

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 19:45

The Standard

Kenyan airline cited at 49th Annual General Assembly of African Airlines Association in Kigali
The Standard
A Kenyan airline was cited at the 49th Annual General Assembly of African Airlines Association (AFRAA) in Kigali, Rwanda among four African airlines that have been making profits in their operations. Astral Aviation, a cargo carrier joined Africa's ...

School relies on technical subjects to boost performance - The Standard

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:15

The Standard

School relies on technical subjects to boost performance
The Standard
The secret is out. Investing in technical subjects is what propels Kakamega High School into academic limelight. Last year, the school emerged second in Kakamega County in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a mean score of 7.806, ...

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School relies on technical subjects to boost performance - The Standard

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:14

School relies on technical subjects to boost performance
The Standard
The secret is out. Investing in technical subjects is what propels Kakamega High School into academic limelight. Last year, the school emerged second in Kakamega County in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a mean score of 7.806, ...

Kenya's Jambojet to lease two Bombardier Q400s - ATWOnline

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 19:56

ATWOnline

Kenya's Jambojet to lease two Bombardier Q400s
ATWOnline
Bombardier has signed a firm purchase agreement with Denmark-based Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) for two Q400 turboprops, for lease to Kenyan LCC Jambojet. Based on list prices, the order is valued at approximately $64 million. The order was already ...

Recent Freighter Aircraft Transactions - Cargo Facts (blog)

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 19:44

Cargo Facts (blog)

Recent Freighter Aircraft Transactions
Cargo Facts (blog)
The freighter will be operated for Kenya-based Astral Aviation. NAM said the freighter would “help it develop its presence in Africa,” particularly in the Kenyan perishables market to move flowers and vegetables from Nairobi to the UK. Atlas Air ...

Nigeria: Expert Identifies Merger As Viable Option for Nigeria Airlines - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 16:50

Nigeria: Expert Identifies Merger As Viable Option for Nigeria Airlines
AllAfrica.com
You know, you don't get that in South Africa or Ethiopia or Kenya, the aircraft tends to fill from the back but in Nigeria it fills from the front. That means the premium, the ticket yield is very high and you can be profitable and of course the load ...

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Nairobi aims to find investor for Kenya Airways beyond 2027 - ch-aviation

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:39

Nairobi aims to find investor for Kenya Airways beyond 2027
ch-aviation
Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury, Henry Rotich, said in a statement marking the event that the move, which came about through the conversion of a KES25 billion (USD241.5 million) loan to equity, would allow the government to ensure ...
Kenyan Airways to focus on Africa market to hit profitabilityXinhua

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Jambojet set to receive two Sh6.6b planes by Christmas - Daily Nation - Daily Nation

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:03

Daily Nation

Jambojet set to receive two Sh6.6b planes by Christmas - Daily Nation
Daily Nation
Jambojet was in May granted regulatory approval to fly to 16 routes including Entebbe, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro, Mwanza, Kigali, ...

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Jambojet set to receive two Sh6.6b planes by Christmas - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:32

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Jambojet set to receive two Sh6.6b planes by Christmas
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Jambojet is set to receive two new aircraft worth Sh6.6 billion before Christmas in anticipation of the high-season passenger demand and as the low-cost carrier prepares to start international flights. The airline, a subsidiary of national carrier ...

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Expert Identifies Merger as Viable Option for Nigeria Airlines - THISDAY Newspapers

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 02:23

THISDAY Newspapers

Expert Identifies Merger as Viable Option for Nigeria Airlines
THISDAY Newspapers
You know, you don't get that in South Africa or Ethiopia or Kenya, the aircraft tends to fill from the back but in Nigeria it fills from the front. That means the premium, the ticket yield is very high and you can be profitable and of course the load ...

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Kenya to Allow Non-Military Use of Drones - APA

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:35

APA

Kenya to Allow Non-Military Use of Drones
APA
The Kenya Civil Aviation can allow all Kenyans acquire drones for private activities and various commercial ventures. Individuals and companies will face a six-month imprisonment or Sh2 million penalties for having a drone with specific military ...

Leonardo providing air traffic control systems to Africa - defenceWeb

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:11

defenceWeb

Leonardo providing air traffic control systems to Africa
defenceWeb
The company, with the support of its local subsidiary Selex ES Technologies Limited (SETL, based in Kenya), will provide a national Area Control Centre (ACC) as well as three tower control centres for three major airports, for a total of 16 operator ...

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'Momentum grows' for C Series as Europe weighs in to help its fight against threat of US levies - Belfast Telegraph

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:15

Belfast Telegraph

'Momentum grows' for C Series as Europe weighs in to help its fight against threat of US levies
Belfast Telegraph
And the Belfast workforce of the Canadian-owned manufacturer received a further boost from an order for two Q400 turboprops to be flown by an airline in Kenya. The deal with Nordic Aviation Capital - which will lease the aircraft to Jambojet in Kenya ...

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11 killed in Tanzania plane crash - Daily Nation

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:01

Independent

11 killed in Tanzania plane crash
Daily Nation
Coastal Aviation, which conducts flying safaris in East Africa, said the Cessna Caravan, carrying a pilot and 10 passengers, had crashed in the Empakaai crater area. An official at the nearby Serengeti National Park, speaking on condition of anonymity ...
11 killed in 'devastating' plane crash in TanzaniaGulf Times
Eleven dead in Tanzania plane crash: aviation companyIndependent

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11 dead in Tanzania plane crash: aviation company - GMA News

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 20:50

GMA News

11 dead in Tanzania plane crash: aviation company
GMA News
NAIROBI, Kenya - Eleven people have died after a plane belonging to a safari company crashed in northern Tanzania, according to the aircraft's owners, Coastal Aviation. "We are deeply saddened to report that eleven people have died after a single-plane ...