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New airport for Ethiopia

Ethiopian Airlines will start work on a new $5 billion airport later this year its chief executive officer was quoted as saying, as the...

Iran, Iraq flights cancelled or re-routed

Major airlines cancelled Iran and Iraq flights and re-routed others away from both countries’ airspace following an Iranian missile strike. Germany’s Lufthansa, Dubai-based Emirates...

Stowaway found dead at Paris airport after Ivory Coast flight

The body of a stowaway was found in the landing gear of an aircraft that landed in Paris after a flight from Ivory Coast...

Aircraft crash deaths drop

The number of people killed in large commercial airplane crashes fell by more than 50% in 2019 despite a high-profile Boeing 737 MAX crash...

Tripoli flights suspended

Flights were suspended at the only functioning airport in Tripoli because of rocket fire and shelling, as people in eastern Libya protested Turkish military...

Mitiga flights suspended

Flights were suspended until further notice at the only functioning airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli on Friday due to rockets nearby, an airport official...

Long wait seen for electric planes despite historic first flight

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The pioneers behind the world’s first fully electric, commercial flight say they have made history, but climate-change activists see electric air travel as a...

SAAF takes part in civil aviation day at Polokwane

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) was one of the main participants at the United Nations International Civil Aviation Day (ICAD) event in Polokwane...

Flights underway at Mitiga

Mitiga, the only functioning airport in Tripoli, resumed flight operations on Thursday after a 14 week break, and is expected be fully operational by...

Airlines cutting profit forecasts

Airline profits are on course to fall faster than expected in 2019 as trade wars hit global commerce and broader confidence, the industry’s main...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...