Jul 21st, 2014
Binoy Kampmark Correspondent IT’S the sort of thing that would see any airline liquidate and vanish. Two lost aircraft in the course of months, one that has yet to be found, having veered off in a fit of perverse mindedness; another, shot down allegedly by militants in a contested area of a country w...
In East Africa
Jan 19th, 2013
Ethiopian Airlines said on Friday that it had grounded its Boeing 787 Dreamliners after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered a safety review of the aircraft. Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. (Rendering by Boeing) The FAA issued a directive to airliners not to fly the US-reg...
Jun 12th, 2012
In response to the crash of Dana Air flight 992, which killed 153 people on board and more on the ground last week in Lagos, the Nigerian government has assembled a nine-person panel to investigate the technical, legal and financial operations of the country’s airline industry. Before the Dana ...