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DR Congo to set up new national airline “Air Congo”

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is preparing to set up “in the coming days” a new national aviation company called “Air Congo”, DRC’s Ministry of Transport said on Sunday. The new airline “will have to be born in the coming days in the …

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13 Ugandans return, quarantined in hotels

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thirteen Ugandans who were stranded abroad following the outbreak of COVID-19 arrived in the country on Monday. The 13, including five females and eight males arrived at Entebbe International Airport at 7:30 pm from Addis Abba, Ethiopia aboard Ethiopian Airlines. They are Barbra Kavuya, Blanche …

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40 U.S. nationals evacuated from Uganda

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Up to 40 US Nationals have left  Uganda after the government cleared another flight for persons who had been held here by ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns. They left Entebbe Intenational Airport aboard Ethiopian airlines on Tuesday evening. This is the third chartered flight for US nationals ever since …

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US regulators will force Boeing to rewire 737 MAX jets: report

New York, United States | AFP | US aviation regulators plan to require Boeing to rewire all 737 MAX aircraft before allowing the troubled planes fly again, the Wall Street Journal has reported. The MAX has been grounded worldwide since an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after take-off last March, less than six months after …

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Does the 737 MAX crisis threaten Boeing’s future?

New York, United States | AFP | Seven months after the 737 MAX was grounded, Boeing remains stuck in crisis mode. Revelations from recently-released text messages between two Boeing pilots add to questions facing the aviation giant. Uncertainty continues to cloud Boeing’s timeframe for returning the MAX to service. The accident …

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