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Explosives-laden drone targets US forces at Iraq’s Erbil airport

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A drone dropped explosives near US forces stationed at Erbil airport in northern Iraq late on Wednesday, Kurdish officials said, with no immediate reports...

Egypt signs C295 support contract with Airbus

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The Egyptian Air Force, the largest C295 fleet operator worldwide, has recently signed a five-year services contract with Airbus for the performance-based support of...

Boeing delivers 29 aircraft in March; orders positive for second straight month

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Boeing Co said on Tuesday it delivered 29 aircraft in March, up from 20 a year earlier, with the US planemaker’s net orders staying...

IATA outlines main priorities for aviation in Africa

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Financial relief, the safe reopening of borders and planning for the safe restart of operations are the main priorities for aviation in Africa, the...

Transformation imperative in aviation: Mbalula

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Transformation in the aviation sector remains a challenge, with the 2020/21 financial year aviation statistics showing that no meaningful progress has been made in...

15 Squadron in Drakensberg rescue

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A 60-year-old hiker with head injuries was rescued from a precarious site in the Drakensberg thanks to the efforts of the provincial nature conservation...

South Africa needs to start planning now for the safe restart of aviation –...

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged South Africa to start planning for the safe resumption of international air travel to help repair...

Airbus deliveries surge in March, sending shares higher

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A rebound in air travel in China and the United States helped to drive a surge in March deliveries for Airbus, sending the planemaker’s...

Third and final Enstrom 480B handed over to Botswana Police

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Safomar Aviation has handed over the third and final Enstrom 480B helicopter to the Botswana Police Service Air Support Branch. The first aircraft, BPS-11, was...

Senegalese CN235 arrives home

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The Senegalese Air Force’s newest CN235 has arrived home after flying from the PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) factory in Indonesia. The aircraft arrived in Dakar...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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