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Jambojet launches daily flights between Nairobi and Entebbe - The Standard

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 18:00

The Standard

Jambojet launches daily flights between Nairobi and Entebbe
The Standard
Jambojet Chief Executive Mr Willemm Hondius (left) receives a a bouquet of flowers on touchdown at Entebbe International Airport. Looking on is Director of Uganda Civil Aviation Authority Mr David Kakuba. Jambojet, a subsidiary of Kenya Airways on ...

Avic has stolen in excess $1.8 B, continues raping Zambia - Zambian Watchdog

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 00:46

Zambian Watchdog

Avic has stolen in excess $1.8 B, continues raping Zambia
Zambian Watchdog
The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has lately been the centre of controversy because of a myriad of allegations ranging from corruption, illegal land acquisition to flouting Zambia's labour laws. For all intent and purpose, AVIC – a ...

Namibia to consult before subscribing to SAATM – Goeieman - New Era

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:02

New Era

Namibia to consult before subscribing to SAATM – Goeieman
New Era
Windhoek-Namibia will eventually sign up for the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), which was launched in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the end of January 2018. However, the Ministry of Works and Transport, as the custodian of the local aviation ...

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Kenya: Agency Invites Tenders for Building New JKIA Runway - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:30

Kenya: Agency Invites Tenders for Building New JKIA Runway
AllAfrica.com
The project is designed to improve reliability of air transport to and from JKIA by reducing delays at peak hours and costly flight diversions arising from incidents on the existing runway. It also involves reconfiguration of the existing single runway ...

Low-cost airline Jambojet goes regional as it launches Uganda flights - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:26

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Low-cost airline Jambojet goes regional as it launches Uganda flights
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
A Jambojet aircraft touches down at Uganda's Entebbe International Airport, February 15, 2018. PHOTO | MUGAMBI MUTEGI | NMG. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Whatsapp Messenger. Low cost carrier Jambojet has launched international flights, touching ...

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Five airlines to face KCAA penalties for flouting regulations - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:11

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Five airlines to face KCAA penalties for flouting regulations
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Skyward Express is among five airlines that will face punitive action from the sector regulator until they address regulatory breaches. The move by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) will also affect Buff Air, Capital Airlines Limited, Bush Air ...

Tanzania Firm Gets Kenya Evacuation Licence - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 14:00

Tanzania Firm Gets Kenya Evacuation Licence
AllAfrica.com
Nairobi — A Tanzanian medical evacuation firm, Arusha Medivac, has received an air operator's licence to kick-start medical evacuations within Kenya. The firm will, according to the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), conduct international non ...

How steel magnate built empire from scratch - The Standard

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:04

The Standard

How steel magnate built empire from scratch
The Standard
“I belong to the Brahmin Caste and it is against our practices to engage in unclean business,” he said, adding that it has become normal in Kenya for government officials to demand kickbacks after awarding tenders. But as a pointer to his vision for ...

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The steel guru: How former temple boy built an empire - The Standard

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 07:40

The Standard

The steel guru: How former temple boy built an empire
The Standard
“I belong to the Brahmin Caste and it is against our practices to engage in unclean business,” he said, adding that it has become normal in Kenya for government officials to demand kickbacks after awarding tenders. But as a pointer to his vision for ...

Investigators search snow for clues to deadly Russian plane crash - Daily Nation

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 06:50

Daily Nation

Investigators search snow for clues to deadly Russian plane crash
Daily Nation
Russian Emergency Ministry rescuers work at the site of a plane crash on February 12, 2018. An Antonov An-148 plane went down on February 11, 2018, killing all 71 people on board. PHOTO | VASILY MAXIMOV | AFP. In Summary. Rescuers searched through deep ...

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Kenya to woo more airlines to boost tourism sector - Xinhua

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 17:24

Kenya to woo more airlines to boost tourism sector
Xinhua
NAIROBI, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- Kenya is seeking to woo more airlines to fly into the country in order to boost the tourism sector, a senior government official said on Monday. Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, told a tourism ...

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Investigators hunt for clues over Russian passenger plane crash - The Standard

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 09:50

The Standard

Investigators hunt for clues over Russian passenger plane crash
The Standard
A Saratov Airlines Antonov AN-148 plane takes off from the Domodedovo airport outside Moscow. [Photo: Courtesy]. Investigators will Monday examine numerous possible causes of one of Russia's worst ever aviation accidents that saw a passenger plane ...
71 dead, no survivors in Russian plane crash: investigatorsDaily Nation

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Aviation: Africans still Divided on Single Air Transport Market - eTurboNews

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 03:14

eTurboNews

Aviation: Africans still Divided on Single Air Transport Market
eTurboNews
The African Union on Monday launched the much-anticipated Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) amid strong criticism from member states and some African airlines. The confederation officially launched SAATM at the Assembly of Heads of State and ...

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Operators Fault Aviation Minister on Alleged N516bn Debt ... - THISDAY Newspapers

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 02:57

Operators Fault Aviation Minister on Alleged N516bn Debt ...
THISDAY Newspapers
Airline operators have questioned the veracity of the N516 billion debts, which the Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika alleged that Nigerian carriers owe aviation agencies and other companies in Nigeria. The minister, who spoke to ...

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Raila donates iron sheets, mattresses to Kijiji fire victims, says there's plot to grab Lang'ata - The Star, Kenya

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 17:30

The Star, Kenya

Raila donates iron sheets, mattresses to Kijiji fire victims, says there's plot to grab Lang'ata
The Star, Kenya
The NASA leader further claimed that DP William Ruto grabbed land next to Wilson airport. In 2016, the NLC investigated how the Weston Hotel, owned by Ruto, acquired a land next to Wilson Airport claimed by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority. The five ...

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Kenyan pilots to halt Juba flights to force release of captured colleagues - Capital FM Kenya

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 16:56

Capital FM Kenya

Kenyan pilots to halt Juba flights to force release of captured colleagues
Capital FM Kenya
“We urge all Kenya commercial and charted flights operators to withhold flights into and within the North-Eastern Upper Nile State until such a time as our Kenyan colleagues are released, and the security of Kenyan pilots, as well as Kenyan-registered ...

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Long wait for national carrier - The Nation Nigeria - The Nation Newspaper

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 02:00

The Nation Newspaper

Long wait for national carrier - The Nation Nigeria
The Nation Newspaper
Of the over 200 campaign promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari during the political hustings in 2015, the proposal to revive the now defunct Nigeria Airways troubles him the most. The President himself confirmed this much last November during a ...

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Emergency door falls off Nigerian aircraft - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:26

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Emergency door falls off Nigerian aircraft
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
A Nigerian airline has blamed a passenger after one of its aircraft doors fell off shortly after landing. The flight from Lagos to Abuja was taxiing on the runway when the emergency exit door came away. Dana Air denied that it was caused by a ...
Passenger blamed for Nigerian airline door falling offAfrican Independent
Nigeria's Dana Air blames passenger after door falls offBBC News
Passengers panic as aircraft's emergency door falls offCNN
Nigerian Flight Deck
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Nigeria airplane door falls off after landing - Daily Nation

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 05:47

Daily Nation

Nigeria airplane door falls off after landing
Daily Nation
An aeroplane. The emergency door of an aircraft fell off shortly after landing in Abuja, Nigeria. PHOTO | FILE. In Summary. Dana Air denied that it was caused by a mechanical fault, and said the door could not fall off without a passenger trying to ...

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