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Civil Aviation

Vliegmasjien displays innovative C-Wolf at AAD

The Vliegmasjien C-Wolf at AAD.Baragwanath-based aerospace company Vliegmasjien has showcased its prototype C-Wolf multi-role amphibious aircraft at the Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition outside Pretoria this week.

Foreign flights to Nigeria forced to refuel elsewhere

High aviation fuel cost in Nigeria forces airlines to refuel elsewhereForeign airlines flying to Nigeria have started to refuel abroad to bypass pricey, and increasingly scarce, jet fuel as the oil producer battles a hard currency shortage that has made fuel available only at a very high price.

One killed in Kenya plane crash

Kenya plane crash - one deadA Polish national was killed and five other people, including the pilot, were injured when a light aircraft they were flying in on a tour over Lake Naivasha crashed on Thursday, police said.

Commercial aircraft delivery: outlook intact despite order slowdown

The A320neo production line.Fitch Rating's large commercial aircraft delivery outlook for 2016 and 2017 remains intact despite some weakness in parts of the widebody aircraft market, delivery deferrals across most regions of the airline industry, and a likely decline in new orders in 2016 compared to 2015.

Nigerian aviation authority says domestic airlines not set to close

Nigerian airlines not closingNigeria's aviation authority on Thursday rejected suggestions that some of the country's airlines were set to close after two carriers suspended flights indefinitely.

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