World’s largest amphibious plane in maiden China flight

World’s largest amphibious plane in maiden China flight

The world’s largest amphibious aircraft, China’s AG600, has made a successful one-hour maiden flight. The plane, roughly the size of a Boeing 737 but with four turboprop engines, lifted off from Zhuhai airport in the southern province of Guangdong. The...
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Qatar stakes £6b on 24 eurofighter jets

Qatar stakes £6b on 24 eurofighter jets

A £6bn deal to sell Eurofighter Typhoons to Qatar will help safeguard thousands of UK jobs.   BAE Systems employs about 5,000 people in the UK to build the fighter jets, mainly at Warton in Lancashire. Qatar’s purchase of 24...
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Dana Air Photo News

Dana Air Photo News

Dana Air Flight Crew with AKCAROLFEST HOSTESSES AT THE CEREMONY ANNOUNCING DANA AIR AS THE OFFICIAL CARRIER OF THE CAROLS FESTIVAL IN UYO
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Dana Air resumes flight operations

Dana Air resumes flight operations

Dana Air has resumed flight operations and apologised to its passengers for the delays experienced on Tuesday as a result of the disruption of its activities by the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE).  Communications Manager, Kingsl...
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Airbus gets order for 450 aircraft worth $49.5b

Airbus gets order for 450 aircraft worth $49.5b

Airbus has struck its biggest single deal with an order for 430 aircraft worth $49.5bn at list prices from US investment firm Indigo Partners. Indigo, whose interests include Europe’s Wizz Air, US-based Frontier, and Mexico’s Volaris, will buy Airb...
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Dana Air Photo News

Dana Air Photo News

L-R Manager, Flight Ops and Quality Assurance, Captain Olukayode Ola, Dana Air’s Chief Pilot, Captain Jemitola Ayorinde, Accountable Manager/ Chief Operating Officer of Dana Air Obi Mbanuzuo and The Area Manager, South West IATA, Dr Samson Fatokun during...
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Dana Air lifts 2.7m passengers in nine years

Dana Air lifts 2.7m passengers in nine years

Ahead of its 9th anniversary on Friday, November 10, 2017, the management of Dana Air on Thursday commended all stakeholders for their support and contributions.   In a statement, the company said: “Since commencing flight operations on November 10, 2008,.....
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Four killed, six injured in Cargo plane crash

Four killed, six injured in Cargo plane crash

A cargo plane has crashed into the sea off Ivory Coast, close to Abidjan airport, killing four people and injuring six. The wreckage of the turboprop plane, which was carrying 10people, was swept toward a beach where rescuers treated surviving...
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Edo to partner FG on Benin Airport expansion

Edo to partner FG on Benin Airport expansion

To expand and upgrade the Benin Airport for efficient service delivery and increase passenger traffic, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) have expressed readiness to partner with the Edo State go...
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Self-flying taxi debuts in Dubai

Self-flying taxi debuts in Dubai

The Autonomous Air Taxi (AAT) of Dubai, world’s first self-flying taxi introduced by Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA), launched its maiden concept trip on Monday near the Jumeirah Beach Park, the official Dubai Media Office reported.  Th...
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FG concessions Abuja, Lagos Airports

FG concessions Abuja, Lagos Airports

Describing partnership with the private sector as the “only sensible thing to do”, the Federal Government has approved the concessioning of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja.   Presiding over the 5th Presidential...
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