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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 […]

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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 193 1

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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 […]

todayJuly 25, 2022 83 2

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Almost 20,000 flights canceled or delayed in the US due staff shortages

The weekend's travel chaos did not let up on Monday as major airlines continued to cancel and delay many of their scheduled flights - even as airline executives continue to defend the industry. On Monday morning, more than 750 flights were delayed within, or coming into or exiting the United States, and over 270 were canceled, according to Flight Aware. New York City-area airports Newark International Airport and John F. Kennedy […]

todayJune 20, 2022 150

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ITA fires Pilot After Alleged Sleeping During long haul flight

A captain of a long-haul flight between New York and Rome was fired after accusations that he fell asleep and was unavailable while flying over France on May 1. ITA Airways confirmed on Tuesday that the pilot, who denies the incident, was dismissed, but stressed that passengers were not in danger at any time.The air-traffic control in Marseille was unable to contact the Airbus A330 in the early morning. This […]

todayJune 8, 2022 82

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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 […]

todayJune 8, 2022 26

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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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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 168

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Aviation Fuel: Airline Operators, NNPC Limited, others reach new agreement

Airline Operators of Nigeria, the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and relevant regulators have reached new agreements to end volatility in the price of Jet A1 fuel. The agreement was brokered by the leadership of the House of Representatives on Monday. Following three hours of deliberation chaired by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, the parties agreed the airline operators should get trusted marketers that will distribute […]

todayMay 10, 2022 17 1

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