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Civil Aviation

Direct flights between Sudan and Uganda

Direct flights between Sudan and UgandaSudanese carrier Tarco Air is to start direct flights between Khartoum and Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport as the countries move on warming relations and boosting trade.
 

Zimbabwe renames main airport after Mugabe, plans $153 mln upgrade

Robert Mugabe.Zimbabwe will upgrade its main airport at a cost of $153 million in an effort to attract more visitors, state media reported on Thursday, as authorities renamed the airport in honour of 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe.
   

SAA in talks about strategic equity partner

An SAA aircraft.South African Airways (SAA) is looking at getting a strategic equity partner to provide capital for the airline, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

   

Fighting shuts down Libya’s Mitiga airport

Fighting closes Mitiga airportCivilian flights were suspended for several hours at the Libyan capital’s Mitiga airport on Monday and Tuesday as rival armed groups clashed nearby, a spokesman said.
   

St Helena airport finally opens

An SA Airlink E190 on St Helena.The British island of St. Helena, home to what critics called “the world’s most useless airport”, welcomed its first commercial flight on 14 October.

   

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