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Civil Aviation

SA Express to resume flights

An SA Express aircraft.SA Express is readying itself for take-off, it said on Thursday.

 

Air Botswana orders two ATR 72-600s

An ATR 72-600.Air Botswana has signed a firm order for two ATR 72-600s from ATR, which will deliver them in the fourth quarter of this year.

   

Ethiopia Eritrea flights to resume

Ethiopia to resume Asmara flightsEthiopian Airlines would resume flights to Eritrea capital Asmara on July 17 for the first time in 20 years, a day after the neighbours and long-time foes declared their “state of war” over.
   

Fire likely cause of 2016 EgyptAir crash

Fire cause of EgyptAir crashThe 2016 crash of a Paris-Cairo EgyptAir flight that killed all 66 people on board was likely caused by a cockpit fire, French investigators said, contradicting an earlier suggestion by Egyptian authorities that a bomb may have been the cause.
   

Airbus predicts need for 37 400 new airliners over next 20 years

Airbus airliners under construction.The world’s passenger aircraft fleet will more than double to 48 000 aircraft in 20 years with traffic growing at a resilient 4.4% per year, driving a need for 37 390 new passenger and freighter aircraft, according to Airbus’ new Global Market Forecast 2018-2037.

   

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