Airline News

Precision Air plane crash update: Investigators say fire and rescue brigade ill-equipped

The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB), has recommended the government to build adequate capability to its rescuing units for the implementation of search and rescue operations during occurrences. Citing the Airports Rescue and Fire Fighting Services and Marines Rescue Unit as an example, AAIB added that there should be a well-structured and effective coordinated aviation and marine search and rescue operation. The recommendations from the investigation unit which is under […]

todayNovember 24, 2022 16

Airline News

Tanzania Precision Air crash: ‘I tried to save pilots but was knocked unconscious’

A fisherman who was one of the first responders at the site of Sunday's plane crash which killed 19 people in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, has described how he tried to save the pilots stuck in the cockpit and how he nearly lost his life trying to rescue them. Majaliwa Jackson has been officially declared a hero, awarded 1 million Tanzanian shillings ($430; £370), and offered a job in the fire […]

todayNovember 24, 2022 18

Events

Top Women in Aviation and Tourism Nominated For Africa Travel 100 Awards

Top Women in Aviation have been nominated alongside female pilots and managers for the 2022 edition of the Travel 100 Awards Winners of the prestigious and most coveted Africa Travel 100 Women Awards will be released by the organisers in September as the voting process to unveil the 2022 awardees nears the completion date. According to the Organisers the voting for the final list of shortlisted candidates received over 5000 […]

todaySeptember 20, 2022 57 2

Events

AVIATORS AFRICA CONFERENCE AND AWARDS 2022

Aviators Africa Conference and Awards is an annual event organised for the Aviation, Travel and Tourism sector in Africa. Now in its 4th year, the Aviators Africa Conference and Awards will see the gathering of top stakeholders in African Aviation to discuss issues to promote and advance the development and sustainability of African Aviation and its allied industries. The full day conference will attract over 200 delegates and will feature […]

todaySeptember 20, 2022 34

Airline News

Delta Air Lines B767-332 N195DN banned from flying to Ghana – Ghana Civil Aviation Authority

Delta Air Lines plane B767-332 with registration number N195DN has been banned by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority from flying to Ghana. This decision came about as a result of the Airlines' failure to investigate and work on the technical issues involving that particular plane.   About a month ago, July 25th, the aircraft N195DN enroute to Accra had to return to JFK mid flight when the crew of the […]

todayAugust 22, 2022 1434

Airline News

Ethiopian Airlines plane overshot runway as pilots allegedly fell asleep during flight

Two pilots are believed to have fallen asleep and missed their landing during a flight from Sudan to Ethiopia on Monday, according to a report by commercial aviation news site Aviation Herald. The incident took place on board an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 en route from Khartoum to Addis Ababa, the report said, "when the pilots fell asleep" and "the aircraft continued past the top of descent." Data obtained by […]

todayAugust 20, 2022 207 1

Airline News

Pilot was the first to run away from plane after hearing a loud explosion

A pilot of a passenger jet was allegedly the first to flee the aircraft, abandoning all the passengers on board after he heard a loud explosion before the flight took off, media reports said. The incident happened on a Vueling flight that was scheduled to take off from Barcelona, Spain, to Birmingham in the U.K. on July 21. "It was completely shocking. Suddenly there was this huge bang and the […]

todayJuly 25, 2022 95 2

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