Aircraft News - Africa / Middle East.


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Airbus, Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian took delivery of an IAE V2500-powered A321 last month. The 167-seat aircraft is the fourth of a group of six new A320s/A321s acquired to replace older A310s and A320s. Jun 5, 2006

Boeing, Israel Aircraft

Israel Aircraft Industries said its Bedek Aviation division received an FAA STC for conversion of a 747-400 Combi into a pure freighter. The aircraft used for the certification process is owned by Guggenheim Aviation and will be operated by Air China. IAI said certification also was received from the Israeli CAA and certification from EASA and CAAC are expected shortly. Jun 6, 2006

Korek Airlines, MAP Jet

MAP Jet wet-leased an MD-83 to Iraqi startup Korek Airlines. Jun 7, 2006

Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian intends to make a decision before year end on the replacement of its long-haul fleet, President and CEO Samer Majali said during the IATA AGM in Paris. He said the initial version of the A350 "could have worked for us" but that deciding between the 787 and A350 has become problematic as "it is difficult to base...

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