Ethiopian Becomes Africa’s First A350 Full-Flight Simulator Operator

  Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, has achieved yet another milestone by, becoming the first A350 XWB Simulator operator in Africa and among the few in the world.   This machine is fitted with a full electrical motion system which delivers improved performance while providing energy savings and environmental benefits. ...

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House Committee on Banking praises Arik Air’s new management for turning airline’s fortunes around

  Posted by Sade Williams   The Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Banking and Currency, Hon. Sir Jones Chukwudi Onyereri has commended the present management of Arik Air for the good work they have done in turning around the fortunes of the Nigerian flag carrier.   The airline’s incumbent management led by Capt. Roy Ilegbodu as Chief Executive ...

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IATA: commercial airline industry shows strong improvements in safety in 2017

…Africa records zero jet hull losses/fatal accidents for a second consecutive yr   Posted by Sade Williams   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2017 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continued strong improvements in safety.   The all accident rate (measured in accidents per 1 million flights) was 1.08, an improvement over the ...

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