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Civil Aviation

Airline industry targets African flight safety

altDespite the global air transport industry achieving a record improvement in jet safety performance, the high airline accident rate in Africa is still a concern, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Airlines agree on carbon-neutral growth

altThe International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) 69th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly endorsed a resolution on “the implementation of a Carbon-Neutral Growth Strategy.

IATA raises airline industry profit forecast

altGlobal airlines should post an industry profit of $12.7 billion this year, an increase from a previous $10.6 billion forecast, as lower oil prices and belt-tightening offset difficult economic conditions, industry group IATA said on Monday.

World airline summit puts Africa in the spotlight

altA meeting of the world’s largest grouping of commercial airline and freight executives in Cape Town is proving a unique opportunity for African aviation.

Ethiopian says may lease or buy more Dreamliners

altEthiopian Airlines plans to buy or lease up to six more 787 Dreamliner passenger jets by 2018 as it adds routes to Asia and South America, its chief executive told Reuters.

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