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By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 4th, 2013
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LAGOS — Failure of regulation may have been responsible for the crash of Associated Airlines plane at the Lagos airport yesterday, killing about 15 persons and injuring others. Reports have it that 20 persons, including seven crew members, were on board the ill-fated plane, Brazilian made Embraer 120...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2013
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by Ibim Semenitari Press Release – The Rivers State Government has noticed with dismay a series of statements attributed to officials of different agencies in the aviation sector on the status of the aircraft belonging to the Rivers State Government, a Bombardier BD 700 Global Express jet. It i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 12th, 2013
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The Nigerian government plans to buy 30 aircraft for the nation’s domestic carriers to improve efficiency and lower the cost of air travel, according to media reports. The comments were attributed to Yakubu Dati, corporate communications general manager of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, d...
By benim
In Middle East
Nov 4th, 2010
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A mid-air emergency on an Airbus superjumbo is the third time an A380 powered by a Rolls-Royce engine has encountered problems during a flight. Qantas, the Australian airline, grounded its entire fleet of A380 Airbuses after an aircraft carrying more than 400 people was forced to make an unscheduled ...
By benim
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Oct 31st, 2010
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Eleven people were injured when they were evacuated from a 1Time aircraft that aborted take-off on Sunday, Airports Company SA said. Spokeswoman Unathi Batyashe-Fillis said the aircraft, which was destined for Cape Town from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, did not take-off because of ...
By benim
In Middle East
Oct 31st, 2010
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Yemen freed on Sunday a female suspect detained in connection with explosive packages sent from Yemen and bound for the United States on condition that she appears when summoned for questioning, a relative said. Asked if the woman had been released, a family member who refused to be identified, repli...
By benim
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Oct 31st, 2010
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A female engineering student has been arrested in Yemen on suspicion of posting the packages containing bombs found on two cargo jets in Dubai and Britain. The 22-year-old woman, named locally as Hanan al Samawi, was traced through a phone number left with a cargo company. Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen&#...