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More airports to open

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While international passenger flights remain prohibited, with the exception of those authorised by the Transport Minister, seven more airports are set to resume operations...

Egypt to reopen all airports on 1 July, aviation minister says

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Egypt will reopen all its airports for scheduled international traffic on 1 July, the civil aviation minister said on Sunday, after suspending regular commercial...

Virgin Orbit fails first rocket launch attempt from modified plane

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Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit company aborted its first attempt to launch a rocket into space from the belly of a 747 airplane on Monday,...

Britain’s Rolls-Royce to axe 9 000 jobs in air travel slump

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Rolls-Royce plans to cut at least 9 000 jobs, or more than a sixth of its workforce, in the latest blows to the UK...

As flying returns, jetmakers seek to quell fears over cabin air

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Jet manufacturers and airlines are launching an urgent initiative to convince nervous travelers that the air they breathe on planes is safe, believing this...

Emirates plans to cut about 30 000 jobs amid virus outbreak

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Emirates Group is planning to cut about 30 000 jobs to reduce costs amid the coronavirus outbreak, which will bring down its number of...

Ethiopian Airlines CEO expects settlement with Boeing by end of June

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Ethiopian Airlines expects a settlement with planemaker Boeing by end of June over the crash of an 737 MAX plane in March 2019, CEO...

Nigeria impounds British plane for breaking coronavirus flight ban rules –...

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Nigeria impounded a plane operated by a British company for allegedly contravening a flight ban imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the...

Airbus to be ‘resized,’ could cut output again

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Planemaker Airbus has told senior staff the company must be “resized” in plans to be set out around end-June and is ready to cut jet...

Airbus reiterates commitment to Africa’s air transport at summit

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This week, Airbus joins experts and key decision makers in the aviation industry at the Aviation Africa Summit and Exhibition. The two-day summit is...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...