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Civil Aviation

New South African airline FlySafair to launch this year

altAviation service provider Safair will launch its own scheduled airline, FlySafair, later this year after receiving approval from the South African Air Service Licensing Council. Tickets are expected to go on sale next month.

Fire closes Kenya's international airport in Nairobi

altA fire engulfed Kenya's main airport on Wednesday, choking a vital travel and trade gateway to east Africa, witnesses and officials said.

Planemakers rein in new jets to chase regional growth

altAfter focusing for years on jetliners that could fly ever further, the world's leading planemakers are turning to shorter range aircraft that appeal to airlines reluctant to pay for performance they don't need.

All flights to and from Tunisia cancelled on Friday

altAll flights to and from Tunisia will be canceled on Friday after a general strike was called by the main labor organization in protest at the killing of a prominent opposition figure, the civil aviation office said.

SAA receives first new A320s

altSouth African Airways (SAA) this morning accepted the first two of 20 new A320 airliners from Airbus at its facility in Toulouse, France.

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