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Civil Aviation

FlySafair gets operating license


A FlySafair aircraft.FlySafair has been granted a license for domestic scheduled passenger services, several months after it was grounded by the competition.
 

The Flying Donkey Challenge


A Remo unmanned aerial vehicle.France’s Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Afrotech Project and the Swiss National Centre of Competence for Research in Robotics (NCCR), have sponsored a project aimed at using drones as a means of transport in Africa.
   

Congolese national arrested on aviation forgery charges


Congolese national arrested in connection with forging a pilot's licenceThat the SA Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is making inroads into people from all walks of the aviation sector is apparent in 95 criminal cases opened between January 2013 and last month.
   

Lufthansa, Austrian halt Libya flights; airport road blocked


An air traffic control tower.German airline Lufthansa and its subsidiary Austrian Airlines have halted flights to Libya indefinitely due to security concerns after a bomb at Tripoli airport two weeks ago, a Lufthansa spokesman said on Monday.
   

Kenya Airways receives first Dreamliner


The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner for Kenya Airways.Kenya Airways on Friday took delivery of its first of nine 787 Dreamliners, which departed Boeing’s Paine Field in Everett for a 7 800 nautical mile (14 456 km) nonstop flight to Kenya Airways' home base in Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
   

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