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Civil Aviation

CAASA to hold first aviation industry symposium

ExecuJet at Lanseria.The Commercial Aviation Association of Southern Africa (CAASA) is set to host its first annual industry symposium on 22 May.

 

Ethiopian Airlines orders ten Q400 turboprops

An Ethiopian Q400.Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has concluded a firm order for 10 new Q400 aircraft with Ethiopian Airlines. The order also includes purchase rights for five additional Q400 aircraft.

   

Singapore airport may use facial recognition systems to find late passengers

An airport.Ever been delayed on a flight because of straggling fellow passengers?
   

Boeing forecasts continued growth for Africa

A Boeing 777.Boeing predicts that African carriers will need 1 220 new airliners to meet 5.9% annual commercial airline growth between 2017 and 2036. African airlines currently have a total of 74 Boeing aircraft on order at the moment and Boeing aircraft comprise nearly 70 percent of African airlines’ in-service fleets.

   

Zimbabwe government buys Boeing planes, leases them to new airline

An Embraer jet.Zimbabwe has bought two Boeing 777 aircraft and an Embraer plane from Malaysia, the finance minister said on Wednesday, adding the planes would be leased to a new local airline until national carrier Air Zimbabwe returned to profitability.

   

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Company News


  • BRONCO II launched for USA
    by Paramount Group, 10 May 2018

    The BRONCO II's internal Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay allows a single airframe to be rapidly reconfigured to perform multiple roles.

  • AHRLAC/Mwari enters production and preparing first deliveries
    by Paramount Group, 8 May 2018

    The Ahrlac and its armed variant, the Mwari, are being developed and produced at Wonderboom Airport by Ahrlac Holdings, co-owned by Paramount Group.

  • defenceWeb launches new drone portal
    by defenceWeb, 7 May 2018

    The unmanned aerial vehicle portal will focus exclusively on military and commercial unmanned aviation, regulations and technology.