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VIDEO: Uganda to attract biggest world’s airliner

VIDEO: Entebbe International Airport is to attract more foreign flights including the World’s biggest passenger airliner, Airbus A380. Civil Aviation Authority Communications Manager Igie Igundura confirms, saying that once the expansion works are complete, the passenger airline that was designed to challenge Boeing’s monopoly in the large aircraft market, will …

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Entebbe Airport shows it can handle crashes

The usually quiet Entebbe town was paralyzed Friday morning when the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) conducted a fire drill at the airport. It was a simulation of an aircraft crash, and the expected response from all bodies concerned in such an event.  Grade B Hospital in Entebbe, Nsambya Hospital, Rubaga …

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TURKEY: 36 dead in Istanbul airport suicide attack

Istanbul, Turkey | AFP | At least 36 people were killed and 88 wounded in a triple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport on Tuesday, the private Dogan news agency reported. Two police officers were among the dead, Dogan said. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday that early signs …

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Spain sells off ‘ghost airport’

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Spanish judicial authorities revealed Friday that the “ghost airport” of Ciudad Real, a symbol of the country’s financial excess in the boom years, had been sold off for 56 million euros ($62 million). Spain’s construction and property sectors boomed until the downturn hit seven years …

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