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Oct 2, 2006

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority will deregister 300 aircraft it has deemed unsafe to fly, according to the African Airlines Assn. The types affected include the BAC 1-11, 727 and F27. Sep 25, 2006

Boeing, TAAG Angola Airlines

Boeing said TAAG Angola Airlines signed up for its Component Services Program covering the carrier's 777-200ERs and 737-700s. According to Boeing, CSP is a materials management and supply-chain solution "designed to help airlines reduce costs, enhance efficiency and improve spares availability." It is offered in partnerships with Air France Industries (777) and KLM Engineering & Maintenance (737-700). Sep 28, 2006

KLM Engineering, Airbus, ACT Airlines

KLM Engineering & Maintenance will provide total support for eight CF6-50C2 engines powering A300B4 freighters operated by ACT Airlines of Turkey under an 18-month contract. Sep 28, 2006

Qatar Airways, GE, Boeing

Qatar Airways ordered 40 high-thrust GE90 engines to power 20 777s it has on order for delivery beginning next year. The engine order is valued at more than $750 million. The carrier ordered 14 777-300ERs, which will be powered by GE90-115Bs, and six 777-200LRs, which will be powered by GE90-110Bs. "There is a...

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