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Civil Aviation

Airlines, flight schools try to lure pilots with cheaper - or free - training

A training aircraft.In 2014, Danny Perna found himself caught up in the global shortage of pilots that has vexed airlines from China to the United States.
 

U.S. helicopter crash survivor to receive record $100 million pretrial settlement

Airbus Helicopters.A former Colorado flight nurse who survived a helicopter ambulance crash with horrific burns over 90 percent of his body will receive a record $100 million cash settlement from the maker and operator of the aircraft, his lawyer said on Thursday.

   

Air Senegal orders two A330neos

CGI image of an Air Senegal A320neo.Air Senegal, Senegal’s national carrier, has signed a firm order for two A330neo aircraft with Airbus after signing a Memorandum of Understanding in November at the Dubai Airshow.

   

IATA cautions that implementation is key to Single African Air Transport Market

Cape Town International Airport.The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the launch of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) initiative by the African Union (AU) to open up Africa’s skies and improve intra-African air connectivity, but adds that implementation is key to its success.

   

Mitiga Airport open again

Mitiga airport reopensThe only functioning airport in the Libyan capital reopened on Saturday after a five-day closure caused by deadly clashes that left passenger jets damaged.
   

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