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How excess speed, hasty commands and flawed software doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

Minutes after take-off, the pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX were in a bad situation. A key sensor was wrecked, possibly by a bird...

Fire disrupts one terminal at Kenya’s main airport in Nairobi

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joKenya has closed one departure terminal at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport in Nairobi after a fire sparked by a baggage system malfunction forced authorities...

Nigeria’s Air Peace selects Embraer’s E195-E2

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Embraer has signed a firm order for ten E195-E2 jets with Air Peace, Nigeria’s largest airline. The order was announced on 3 April, during the...

Doomed Ethiopian Airlines aircrew initially used Boeing emergency procedures

The pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX that crashed last month initially followed Boeing emergency procedures but later deviated from them as they...

French report say plane in 2016 EgyptAir crash should never have taken off

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The 2016 crash of a Paris-Cairo EgyptAir flight that killed all 66 people on board was a result of a lack of maintenance and...

Embraer delivers first E175 to Mauritania Airlines

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Embraer has delivered the first E175 regional jet to Mauritania Airlines, which will receive its second aircraft in the coming months. The E175 was handed...

Anti-stall system was activated in Ethiopian 737 MAX crash – investigators

Investigators in the Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia reached a preliminary conclusion that an anti-stall system was activated before the aircraft hit the...

SA and French space agencies sign space cooperation agreement

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The French national space agency (CNES) and the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) have signed an agreement outlining future space cooperation between the...

High speed followed by failed climb for doomed Ethiopia flight

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 had an unusually high speed after take-off before the aircraft reported problems and requested permission to climb quickly, said a...

Ethiopia crash black box data review starts

France’s air safety agency began studying data from the black boxes of a Boeing 737 MAX plane that crashed in Ethiopia, as regulators the...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...