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Civil Aviation

Business jet deliveries to fall next year, Honeywell says

A LearJet 75 business jet.Business jet makers will deliver fewer planes next year, deepening a downward spiral caused by slow global growth, political tensions and low oil prices, according to a forecast Honeywell International Inc released on Sunday.
 

First drone blood drop in Rwanda

A Zipline UAV.Robotics company Zipline International has started using unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver much-needed medical supplies to remote clinics in Rwanda.
   

Kenya Airways pilots delay strike plan

Kenya Airways pilots delay strike actionPilots at Kenya Airways have delayed plans to strike, the head of the pilots' union said, after a court ruled the action illegal and the loss-making carrier said a stoppage would hurt it further.

   

Crew shortages force Kenya Airways to cancel flights

Kenya Airways cancels flightsLoss-making national carrier Kenya Airways cancelled several flights on Sunday after some crew members did not report for work, the latest blow as the airline struggles to avert a strike called by its pilots.
   

Manaf Freighters orders four Solar Ship aircraft for African operations

A Solar Ship aircraft in flight.Logistics company Manaf Freighters has ordered four hybrid aircraft from Canadian company Solar Ship for operations in Africa.
   

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