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Civil Aviation

TAAG Angola Airlines receives another 777-300ER

A TAAG 777-300ER.Angola’s national airline TAAG Angola Airlines on Saturday received its seventh 777 airliner from Boeing, with the 777-300ER arriving in Luanda after travelling 14 000 kilometres from Boeing’s factory in Washington.

Kenya Airways pilots call off strike saying some demands met

A Kenya Airways airliner.Kenya Airways pilots called off a strike on Thursday after the carrier met some of their demands, the Kenya Airline Pilots Association (KALPA) said, adding they would fully resume work on Friday.

Kenya Airways says cancels all but two flights due to pilots' strike

A Kenya Airways airliner.Kenya Airways said on Thursday it was cancelling all but two of its evening flights operating until 2300 GMT after a pilots' strike that led to 10 cancellations earlier in the day.

Air Côte D’Ivoire orders two A320neos and two A320s

The A320neo production line.The Ivory Coast’s national airline, Air Cote D’Ivoire, has signed a firm order for two A320neo and two A320 aircraft with Airbus, making Air Cote D’Ivoire the first African airline to order the A320neo.

Embraer forecasts demand for 240 new jets with 70 to 130 seats in Africa

An ERJ-135.Embraer Commercial Aviation released today its market outlook for Africa, which forecasts that the region will take delivery of 240 new jets in the 70 to 130-seat segment over the next 20 years. The 70 to 130-seat jet fleet in service is estimated to grow from the current 120 units to 260 by 2034.

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