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6 Countries served
9 Destinations served
15 Routes served




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Malawian Airlines inducts maiden B737-700

Malawian Airlines (3W, Blantyre) has added a maiden B737-700 to its fleet with the arrival of ET-ARB (msn 30687) on lease from parent Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa) earlier this month. The twinjet joins a B737-800 and a Dash 8-400 both of which are leased from Ethiopian.

Formed in 2013 as a joint-venture between Ethiopian, Malawian nationals and the Malawian government, Malawian Airlines serves Lilongwe locally as well as Beira, Dar-es-Salaam, Harare Int'l, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo, ...

Rwandair in talks with Etihad, Ethiopian over 49% stake

RwandAir (WB, Kigali) CEO John Mirenge has disclosed his airline is in talks with both Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa) and Etihad Airways (EY, Abu Dhabi Int'l) over the planned sale of a 49% stake in the growing Central African carrier.

"Currently, we are in talks with Ethiopian Airlines, but we are also talking to Etihad Airways," he said in a statement to Panapress. "This step will help us to select the right airline that would fit in."

In addition to gaining equity in the airline, ...

Malawian Airlines studying Dash 8-200 for thinner routes

Malawian Airlines (3W, Blantyre) is talking with lessors about the supply of 30-seater aircraft needed to serve thin routes in the Mozambican market. Since its founding in 2013, the carrier has operated a B737-800 and a Dash 8-400, sourced from parent Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa), on flights between Malawi's two main cities - Lilongwe and Blantyre - as well as to Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, and Tanzania.

CEO Kassim Geresu told the African Aerospace magazine that the ...

Nigeria shortlists three partners for planned new flag carrier

Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa) along with South African Airways (SA, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo) and Lufthansa (LH, Frankfurt Int'l) have reportedly been shortlisted as potential partners in the Nigerian government's quest to re-establish a viable national carrier.

Quoting "well placed sources", Ethiopia's Reporter newspaper did not specify in what capacity the carriers would act in relation to the proposed new airline. International consultancy firm KPMG is reportedly in charge of the ...

Ethiopian to partner South Sudanese government in new carrier

Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa) has reportedly reached an agreement with the government of South Sudan over the establishment of a new national carrier there. CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that his airline will hold a 49% stake in the airline with Juba holding the remaining 51%.

Following a tender process in 2012, Atlasjet Airlines (KK, Antalya) was selected as the preferred partner for a new South Sudanese carrier only to pull out of the project in ...


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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
B737-700 WIN.1 1hiddenhiddenhidden
Dash 8-4001 1hiddenhiddenhidden
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.


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