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6 Countries served
9 Destinations served
15 Routes served




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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 ...

Congo Airways eyes year-end launch date

Congo Airways (Kinshasa N'Djili) has been officially incorporated as a company following a signing ceremony held in Kinshasa on August 15. Among the various government bureaucrats who attended the event were Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo, and Minister of Transport, Justin Kalumba, alongside representatives from Air France (AF, Paris CDG) and the French ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The airline is backed by CDF32.5billion (USD35.34million) in start-up capital ...

Unidentified operator in Africa/Middle East orders two Q400NGs

Bombardier (BBA, Montréal Trudeau) has received a firm order for two Dash 8-400s from a customer in the Middle East and Africa region, that has requested to remain unidentified at this time. Based on the list price of the Q400 NextGen airliner, the order is valued at approximately USD62million.

According to the ch-aviation aircraft database, the following carriers operate the Q400 in Africa - Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa), Arik Air (W3, Lagos), ...


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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
B737-800 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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