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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 […]

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GACL Issues Statement on Incident at Terminal 3 Departure Frontage

A statement sited on Ghana Airports Company Limited's social media accounts gives account on how a woman let loose her anger on a KIA car park attendant at the front of the Terminal 3 departure hall at the Kotoka International Airport. The statement reads, "On Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at about 10:45 am, a female foreigner parked on the Pedestrian crossing at Terminal 3 departure frontage, Kotoka International Airport (KIA). […]

todayJuly 14, 2022 341 1

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Air France-KLM CEO has expressed concerns over staff shortages at KLM and Schipol

The chief executive of Air France-KLM has expressed concern over further staffing shortages and aircraft delivery delays, as he looks ahead to the busiest travel months of the year. Ben Smith’s comments came after tough operational challenges at KLM in recent weeks, where disruption and flight cancellations have affected services at the Dutch flag carrier’s Schiphol hub. “We had an experience at Amsterdam Schiphol, which we’ve never seen before, over […]

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Ethiopian Airlines to Commence Flights to Chennai, India

Addis Ababa, 30 May 2022: Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading airline, is set to start thrice weekly operations to Chennai, India as of 02 July 2022. Chennai will join the vast Ethiopian network as a fourth destination in India after New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Ethiopian started its service to India with a debut flight to New Delhi in 1966, just 20 years after the airline was founded. Ethiopian pioneered the […]

todayMay 31, 2022 12

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Goge Africa partners with Walk For Love Africa to launch Destination West Africa project

Intra Africa travel and tourism has had its challenges bordering from lack of awareness of its destinations, to barriers that impede air travel. This has further been exacerbated in a post pandemic era. Having identified the gaps in domesticating Intra-Africa tourism, Goge Africa and it’s partners have come together to launch the Destination West Africa project. This project is to encourage Africans to travel Africa but the campaign kicks off […]

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Capt. Quainoo of Emirates fame joins McDan Aviation

Captain Solomon Kwakye Quainoo, a celebrated Ghanaian pilot,  has joined the country’s foremost indigenous aviation service provider, McDan Aviation Services. His addition to the McDan team, which runs the country’s first private jet terminal situated in Terminal One of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra, is consistent with the company’s goal of attracting the best names to develop the local aviation industry. Capt. Quainoo gained international recognition when in […]

todayMay 22, 2022 172 2

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Antonov An-225 Mriya to be rebuilt to honor hero pilots – Zelensky

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky wants to build another Antonov An-225 Mriya in honor of the pilots who have died in the war. According to a report on May 20, 2022 from news agency Interfax Ukraine, Zelensky announced the intention during an online meeting with Ukrainian students. The unique and much-loved Mriya was the heaviest cargo aircraft in the world, but was destroyed in fighting at Hostomel airport (HML) in March […]

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