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African Aviation Thread Part 4

Wed Nov 14, 2007 2:42 pm

African Aviation Thread Part 3 (by MD90fan Sep 13 2007 in Civil Aviation) African Aviation Thread Part 2 (by MD90fan Jun 17 2007 in Civil Aviation) African Aviation Thread Part 1 (by MD90fan Feb 21 2007 in Civil Aviation)

Continuing after reply 136 in Part 3 Big grin...


  • Afriqiyah Airways is leasing A320 (S5-AAC) from Adria Airways
  • Air Arabia has agreed to start a base in Rabat, Morocco.
  • Air Uganda will launch operations this month with service to Naroibi, but will add Dar-es-Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Juba.
  • CAM (Compagnie Aerienne du Mali) is adding 2 ex.IB MD-87s to expand DKR to 4x weekly, Conakry to 3x weekly, Abidjan to 2x weekly, Ouagadougou to 3x weekly, Lome to 2x weekly and they will add Contonou (weekly).
  • MyTravel has commenced charters from Copenhagen to Cape Town.
  • Virgin Nigeria has agreed to buy 10 Embraer aircraft-7 E-170s and 3 E-190s.

    http://i12.tinypic.com/30car85.gif


    Quoting AlexEU (Reply 133):
    I think they fly JNB- Bulawayo route.

    And Victoria Falls.

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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Wed Nov 14, 2007 2:51 pm

Looks like ET is staying in HRE
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Wed Nov 14, 2007 3:07 pm

Mauritania Airways took delivery of an Airbus A320 (TS-IMH) according to Skyliner.

Any info on Haji-leases yet?
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:55 am

Ethiopian leases two 747-200F from Southern air

"The Ethiopian, the national airliner, leases two freighter aircrafts (Boeing 747-200F) from Southern Air Inc. based in Kentucky, the US in a bid to address the ever-increasing demand of the perishable flower export."

http://www.ena.gov.et/EnglishNews/2007/Nov/14Nov07/42671.htm
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Nov 15, 2007 2:41 pm

Yes Air Uganda have introduced introductory fares of USD 169 return and USD 95 oneway on all their routes - NBO/EBB DAR-EBB JRO-EBB and JUB-EBB.

Their IATA code is U7. Was wondering if anyone in the travel industry can check if this Airline is there in the GDS. In other words Can Travel Agents book and issue tickets for this Airline on the NBO/DAR - EBB route? Or do they have an online based booking and ticket issuance system similar to ones operated by Zambian Airways, Swazi Express, Fly 540 Kenya.....
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Nov 15, 2007 3:17 pm

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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Sat Nov 17, 2007 10:57 am

EuroAtlantic is operating a B767 (CS-TLO) for Gambia International Airways according to Skyliner. Someone any idea what for? GIA hasn't been active for a while ( http://www.gia.gm ).
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:06 pm



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Comair (British Airways) (Johannesburg) is looking at adding Entebbe and the Johannesburg-Entebbe route in 2008, possibly as early as March.

Source: http://airlinersgallery.blogspot.com...planning-new-route-to-entebbe.html
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:30 pm



Quoting ENU (Reply 7):
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Comair (British Airways) (Johannesburg) is looking at adding Entebbe and the Johannesburg-Entebbe route in 2008, possibly as early as March

Great. That means they compete with SA and KQ [via NBO] on this sector which means prices should come down from the $700 odd currently charged for a 4 hour flight! Any indication of their planned frequency? SA currently flies four times weekly to EBB.
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Nov 19, 2007 5:16 pm

Why is there a part 4 of this thread when part 3 is still active? isnt it supposed to reach 200 repliesand be locked before the next thread is started?
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:58 pm

Although not African, exactly,

Yemenia seems to have big growth plans from what I have seen, but I don't really get it. Who flies them? Where are they going? Do they capture any 6th-freedom traffic at all?
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Tue Nov 20, 2007 9:12 pm

AF022, i had same question for Yemenia. Why is there a need for JNB?
I guess they do capture 6th freedom traffic, because their flights to Saana are via Dar Es Salaam now (i hope they do sell tickets for JNB-D.E.S. route, but they did sell tickets when flights were via Moroni).

MD90fan, where do you get those news  biggrin  ?
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Wed Nov 21, 2007 7:32 am

Hi Alex!

Yemenia no longer fly to JNB.
Tickets were sold JNB HAH JNB-mainly pax on inclusive tours to the Comores

Cheers!
Tony
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Wed Nov 21, 2007 7:45 am



Quoting MD90fan (Thread starter):
MyTravel has commenced charters from Copenhagen to Cape Town.

That is true. The flight will be operated by the A330.
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Fri Nov 23, 2007 10:33 am

I found following article on: http://www.travelhub.co.za/index.asp...=article&userid=2850&article=16645

No more JNB-GRJ says Airlink
SA AIRLINK will cease its operations on the Johannesburg–George route from mid-January 2008 due to pressure on the route as a result of a capacity supply and demand imbalance.

Airlink has decided to use its capacity on other routes instead such as on the Cape Town–George and Cape Town–Nelspruit/Kruger/Mpumalanga routes.
Passengers with bookings after mid-January will be accommodated on SA Express.
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Sun Nov 25, 2007 8:16 pm

TAAG is supposedly taking one of the SAA 747-400s and is going to codeshare with UM:



Quoting AF022 (Reply 10):
Yemenia seems to have big growth plans from what I have seen, but I don't really get it. Who flies them? Where are they going? Do they capture any 6th-freedom traffic at all?

Who knows. It could be that Yemen wants it's flag carrier to take advantage of it's ideal location as a transit point between Africa and Asia, even if it has a poor product and Yemen is viewed with caution in most of East Africa.

Quoting 777way (Reply 9):
Why is there a part 4 of this thread when part 3 is still active? isnt it supposed to reach 200 repliesand be locked before the next thread is started?

Umm, because maybe not everybody in Africa has high-speed internet and 200 replies will take a long time to load?  Yeah sure
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Nov 26, 2007 8:08 am

TAAG started flights to ADD. I saw their 777 parked in ADD in the morning yesterday.

http://nazret.com/blog/index.php?tit...aunches_luand&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Nov 26, 2007 12:02 pm



Quoting Dkny (Reply 16):
TAAG started flights to ADD. I saw their 777 parked in ADD in the morning yesterday.

Why?
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Nov 26, 2007 12:30 pm

Are they still flying 743 to JNB? Why is there such a big demand beatween Luanda and JNB? Few years ago there were almost 2x daily 747 to Luanda (SAA 744 and TAAG 743).
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Nov 26, 2007 3:18 pm



Quoting AF022 (Reply 17):
Why?

Some kind of agreement with ET where the bring passengers to ADD and feed into ET destinations
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Nov 26, 2007 5:09 pm

Compagnie Aerienne du Mali took delivery of a (second?) MD-87 (TZ-RMA).

Libyan Airlines add a CRJ-900 (5A-LAC).

Source: skyliner-aviation.de


Sudan Airways has dropped the weekly flight to Entebbe via Juba. It was operated with Boeing 737-200s.

Sao Tome and Principe and Cameroon are linked by air again: two weekly flights are operated by Elysian Airlines.
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Nov 26, 2007 7:28 pm

Will SunAir shine again?
SUNAIR Holdings Limited %u2013 the company that plans to resurrect SunAir as a Cape Town-based international airline %u2013 is negotiating a listing on the London Stock Exchange and has made an offer for an existing aviation operation in South Africa, says ceo, André Shaban.

The company intends to announce its plans before the end of March next year once all financial matters have been finalised, he told TravelHub. He said the reasons for wanting to list in the UK rather than in South Africa were that the UK market was 100 times bigger than South Africa. He also claimed the British and Europeans supported the transport sector and that similar companies to SunAir had opened their listing at 30p. He said support for SA companies was also expected ahead of 2010.

Shaban said negotiations for the purchase of the existing aviation company were %u201Cgoing well%u201D. %u201CI can't say anything more at this stage. I initially expected to make an announcement in early December, but there were delays from the UK. I will make an announcement when everything is finalised, which should be before the end of March next year.%u201D

He confirmed that the company had secured %u201Cat least R1,5bn%u201D in equity investment and that it had concluded a partnership with BEE company Molo-Moya.

According to its website, the business plan will involve an airline operating international and regional passenger and cargo flights from Cape Town; an airline maintenance operation; a ground handling organisation; an aviation training academy and an asset company. Also according to the website, SunAir had a meeting with representatives of Boeing, who had %u201Cpromised general aviation and technical advice and support for our efforts and indicated that they will assist us in our further developments%u201D.

Source: http://www.travelhub.co.za/index.asp...=article&userid=2850&article=16651
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Wed Nov 28, 2007 3:01 pm

Air France will drop the daily Paris-Casablanca A318 service
SAA and SAS have launched a codeshare
Zambian Airlines will end it's daily Beech 1900D flight to Harare
http://www.devanwells.blogspot.com/
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:39 pm



Quoting AF022 (Reply 10):
Yemenia seems to have big growth plans from what I have seen, but I don't really get it. Who flies them? Where are they going? Do they capture any 6th-freedom traffic at all?

They capture a lot of traffic ex Europe to Asia and Africa. A surprising amount actually. They don't and likely never will compete with the other Gulf Carriers but they do serve a niche market. They have an established network of Arab/Muslim ticket agents in Europe especially France that push their tickets. IY still show Arabic prayers etc before take-off which appeals to the more religious Muslims living in the EU. Try booking IY around the xmas break from Europe to say Doha. You will struggle! Now if only they could do something about SAH.

Quoting MD90fan (Reply 15):
Who knows. It could be that Yemen wants it's flag carrier to take advantage of it's ideal location as a transit point between Africa and Asia, even if it has a poor product and Yemen is viewed with caution in most of East Africa.

IY has a far better product than many (most?) African airlines so I think your comment is a little out of line. Sure it's not as polished as it could be but they boast excellent crew and FAs, a respectable and broad network, new planes amongst other things.

YOWza
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Nov 29, 2007 2:14 pm



Quoting YOWza (Reply 23):
IY still show Arabic prayers etc before take-off which appeals to the more religious Muslims living in the EU.

All Muslim airlines do that.
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Nov 29, 2007 2:48 pm



Quoting AlexEU (Reply 18):
Why is there such a big demand beatween Luanda and JNB? Few years ago there were almost 2x daily 747 to Luanda (SAA 744 and TAAG 743).

The bilateral between the two countries limits entry of other airlines and this keeps fares high. According to the NY Times, the bilateral also limits frequency to thrice weekly. SA wants to fly daily but Angola has resisted fearing that its superior service would hurt TAAG. So the logical thing was to fly 744s and get as much uplift as possible.

IMHO, there is lots of oil and other business traffic. Also Angola imports cargo from SA, including lots of consumer goods which are not manufactured in-country. I am informed that SA security companies do a roaring business providing servicing the oil companies and their staff.
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Nov 29, 2007 2:56 pm



Quoting 777way (Reply 24):

All Muslim airlines do that.

Well what exactly is a "muslim airline" to you? I would consider EK, EY and QR under the same umbrella and none of them have this practice.

YOWza
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Nov 29, 2007 3:31 pm

Any airline from an Islamic country is Muslim, Which practise are you referring to? the airlines you mentioned all offer Islamic channels in IFE, prayer directions, maybe not pre-journey prayer is recited publicly, like on some other airlines.
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:47 pm



Quoting B747forever (Reply 13):
That is true. The flight will be operated by the A330.

When is it starting?

I have not seen a single one flying through my sectors. We have LTU, DLH, BAW, VIR, KLM, but I haven't seen any MyTravel... They operate under KESTREL callsign??
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Fri Nov 30, 2007 1:08 am

Does anyone have any info on how KQ's E170 is doing? And what routes are they flying the bird on? She was purchased to replace the Saab 340's so my best guess is that she's flying NBO-KIS & NBO-MYD.

And has KQ taken delivery of their second E170? Their website still shows only 1 in service but I'm not sure if it's up to date.
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:17 am



Quoting 777way (Reply 27):
Any airline from an Islamic country is Muslim, Which practise are you referring to? the airlines you mentioned all offer Islamic channels in IFE, prayer directions, maybe not pre-journey prayer is recited publicly, like on some other airlines.

Referring to showing a prayer and scripture reading after the safety demo, before takeoff. Frankly it makes me nervous. I prefer to think the pilot determines our fate not an entity I can't see.

YOWza
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:23 am



Quoting Airbuske (Reply 29):
Does anyone have any info on how KQ's E170 is doing? And what routes are they flying the bird on? She was purchased to replace the Saab 340's so my best guess is that she's flying NBO-KIS & NBO-MYD.

And has KQ taken delivery of their second E170? Their website still shows only 1 in service but I'm not sure if it's up to date

'Mr Naikuni also announced that Kenya Airways has taken delivery of the second of three Embraer 170 Long Range (LR) jets. “The jet” he said “arrived on the 8th of September 2007 and made its maiden test flight to Malindi on the 12th of September 2007.” This jet bears the registration 5Y-KYJ and will mainly operate to the regional destinations of Malindi, Mombasa, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam'



http://www.kenya-airways.com/kqdispi...o.aspx?cname=Press_Releases&id=891
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:25 pm



Quoting YOWza (Reply 30):
Referring to showing a prayer and scripture reading after the safety demo, before takeoff. Frankly it makes me nervous. I prefer to think the pilot determines our fate not an entity I can't see.

To each his own.
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Dec 03, 2007 2:54 pm

Arik Air to become flag carrier of Niger

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Nigeria's fastest growing private airline, Arik Air, h as been appointed the national carrier of Niger Republic, according to airline s pokesman Ggbemiga Ogunleye.

Ogunleye told PANA here Monday that ECOWAS had also approached the airline to help facilitate air travel within the sub-region.

http://www.afriquenligne.fr/news/dai...'s-national-carrier-2007120312608/
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Dec 03, 2007 5:33 pm



Quoting 777way (Reply 24):
All Muslim airlines do that

Well RAM is a national carrier or Morocco which is a muslim country. The last couple of flights i have taken with them had no mention of any prayers. Although these were mainly shorthaul LHR-TNG, LHR-CMN.
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Mon Dec 03, 2007 8:18 pm



Quote:
Mauritania Airways (Nouakchott) as planned launched scheduled operations on November 7 with an Airbus A320-211 (TS-IMH, msn 402) leased from partner Tunisair. Sevenair will also lease an ATR 72-500 to the new airline. Mauritania Airways replaces defunct Air Mauritanie.

Source: http://www.jetphotos.net/news/index....es-operations&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Tue Dec 04, 2007 4:54 pm



Quoting RoyalAirMaroc (Reply 35):
Well RAM is a national carrier or Morocco which is a muslim country. The last couple of flights i have taken with them had no mention of any prayers. Although these were mainly shorthaul LHR-TNG, LHR-CMN.

Did you check their Audio channels in the inflight magazine?
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:22 am



Quoting 777way (Reply 37):
Did you check their Audio channels in the inflight magazine?

Yes, theres usually just traditional andalous music.....but most of the time there is nothing on.
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:03 am



Quoting MD90fan (Thread starter):
MyTravel has commenced charters from Copenhagen to Cape Town.

What are they using? I noticed when I left JNB on Saturday morning that one of the 3 MyTravel DC-10s that have been parked there for months has gone.
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:19 pm



Quoting Andz (Reply 39):

My guess = A330-300.

It certainly wouldn't be a DC10, they withdrew those from UK use a few years ago now.
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:03 am



Quoting Andz (Reply 39):
What are they using? I noticed when I left JNB on Saturday morning that one of the 3 MyTravel DC-10s that have been parked there for months has gone.

Hi Andz,

I started a thread about the 'Iraqi Airways DC10'. That was where that one went - on loan to Iraqi airways for Hajj flights...

I still have not had a flight from Copenhagen to Cape Town - but I did have LTU the other day from Dublin to Cape Town...

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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:04 pm



Quoting Vasu (Reply 45):
Might not be so good for Ghana Intl...

What is the present situation of GIA? What aircrafts are they using at the moment? Is it still the 767 or its now 757's? Will they ever get the md-90 that were rumored they would use for the regional flights?
Any plans to acquire their own metal?
What about the planned routes to West Africa, Europe and the US?
Does anyone have a breakdown as to whats going on with GIA?
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:15 pm



Quoting Swallow (Reply 31):
'Mr Naikuni also announced that Kenya Airways has taken delivery of the second of three Embraer 170 Long Range (LR) jets. ?The jet? he said ?arrived on the 8th of September 2007 and made its maiden test flight to Malindi on the 12th of September 2007.? This jet bears the registration 5Y-KYJ and will mainly operate to the regional destinations of Malindi, Mombasa, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam'

Cheers for the information. I'm going home in a week and hopefully I'll fly on one of the 170's on my NBO-MBA segment  Big grin

Also, when are the ATR 425/725 due for PW? Does Fly540 have any on order?
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Dec 06, 2007 11:11 pm



Quoting Soups (Reply 43):
Anyone heard of Ecoairlines aparently they are running flights next week between LGW and ACC with connections to LOS on a 747-200...

Is this the new ECOWAS carrier (would surprise me) or a Haij flight?

Quoting LouA340 (Reply 46):
Is it still the 767 or its now 757's?

B757 to my knowledge.

http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/photos/01zssil.jpg

The first Boeing 737-200 for Tanzanian newcomer Community Airlines (skyliner-aviation.de). Anymore information?
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Thu Dec 06, 2007 11:18 pm



Quoting LouA340 (Reply 46):
Is it still the 767 or its now 757's?

Its a 757 with winglets.
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Fri Dec 07, 2007 11:54 am



Quoting ENU (Reply 48):
Is this the new ECOWAS carrier (would surprise me) or a Haij flight?

I guess the name could possibly suggest an ECOWAS airline...
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Fri Dec 07, 2007 2:36 pm

Air Service Gabon CRJ-200

http://www.devanwells.blogspot.com/
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Fri Dec 07, 2007 5:32 pm



Quoting ENU (Reply 48):

A bit off-topic, but....

Poor old ZS-SIL, after being sent out to pasture by SAA, seems to have been taking some knocks. There seems to be some "skin warping" behind the wing...
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Tue Dec 11, 2007 12:58 pm

More news from ET
"Ethiopian plans to start flights to Equatorial Gunea, Kuwait, Riyad, Toronto, South Korea, and Malaysia. The company also plans to add two additional destinations in the US."


http://www.ethiopianreporter.com/mod...p?name=News&file=article&sid=18670
 
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RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:45 pm



Quoting Dkny (Reply 53):
Equatorial Gunea

Talking about Equatorial Guinea, what is the status with new airline to be established there and their recently ordered ATR frames. Still found nothing about their plans. Suggest they will operate SSG-BSG and neighbouring countries around. Some plans to offer SSG-TMS as well? Any info welcomed.
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Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos