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flydubai celebrates 10 years of bringing people together

The Dubai-based carrier celebrates carrying more than 70 million passengers since its start of operations in 2009, more than five million of which were carried on its African routes; flydubai passenger traffic between the UAE and its African routes grew by 108% since 2015. 10 years ago, flydubai’s first flight …

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Nigeria boosts airport operations with N5bn fire fighting simulator

Airport operations in Nigeria have taken a boost as its government is set to take delivery of a N5 billion automatic aircraft firefighting simulator from a U.K. company. The equipment manufacturers, Messrs Alpine Metal Technology Company, UK, has already carried out the factory acceptance and pre-shipment inspection and test of the …

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Air Peace orders 30 brand new E195-E2 jets from Embraer

The $2.1bn deal between Air Peace and aircraft manufacturer,  Embraer has resulted in the airline putting up an order of 30 brand new E195-E2 jets from Embraer. With this, Air Peace is about to set a continental record with a firm order for 10 brand new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft. The deal which …

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African Aviation: Air traffic can only be sustained, optimized through local infrastructure development – ACI delegates

  Experts in the Aviation Industry in Africa gathered recently in Lagos for the Airports Council International (ACI) Africa Conference and Exhibition, an annual event held in Nigeria for the first time. Among other things, stakeholders on the continent harped on the sustainability of Air Traffic via infrastructure development, especially …

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National Aviation Services (NAS) Partners with #VisaFreeAfrica

The Kigali Global Shapers has partnered with National Aviation Services (NAS) the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets, for an exclusive sponsor of #VisaFreeAfrica (VFA), a global campaign to facilitate mobility in Africa. For the past 30 years, the African Union has attempted to address free movement …

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