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Civil Aviation

EgyptAir firms up CS300 order

A CSeries aircraft.Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and EgyptAir have executed a firm agreement for the sale and purchase of 12 CS300 aircraft along with purchase rights for an additional 12 CS300 aircraft after signing a letter of intent.

 

2017 safest year on record for commercial passenger air travel

altAirlines recorded zero accident deaths in commercial passenger jets last year, according to a Dutch consulting firm and an aviation safety group that tracks crashes, making 2017 the safest year on record for commercial air travel.
   

AfBAA holds first AfBAC Expo

The African Business Aviation Association held an Expo at Lanseria.The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) recently held its first African Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition, a three day event dedicated to business aviation and unmanned aerial vehicles.

   

Africa's airlines to incur $100 million loss in 2018 – IATA

Cape Town International airport.Africa’s airlines are expected to continue making a combined loss of $100 million in 2018, the same as 2017, in spite of an anticipated 8% growth in demand and capacity expansion of 7.5%.

   

Siemens, Airbus, Rolls-Royce team up on hybrid-electric propulsion

Rendering of the E-Fan X.Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens have come together to develop a hybrid electric engine as the race intensifies to advance battery technology and electric motors to lower flying costs and move away from fossil fuels.

   

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