Aircraft News - Africa / Middle East.


May 14, 2007

Airbus, Emirates

Emirates and Airbus A380 Agree on Damages; Orders More. Dubai-based Emirates, the largest customer for the Airbus A380, said it had agreed compensation with the European planemaker over the delayed delivery of the world's largest passenger aircraft. Emirates has ordered four more A380 aircraft, taking its total orders to 47, Airbus said on Monday. Simon said the purchase was not linked to the compensation. May 7, 2007

Emirates Airlines, Airbus

Emirates orders four more A380s. Emirates Airlines has reached an agreement with Airbus for compensation related to delivery delays of Airbus A380 jetliners. The airline has also ordered four more of the superjumbo jets. The new order is worth almost $1.3 billion, based on list prices. May 8, 2007

Kenya Airways

Cameroon Data from a French satellite station led Cameroon rescuers 150 km off track as they searched last weekend for a crashed Kenya Airways plane in which 114 people died, Cameroon's government said. May 11, 2007

Kenya Airways, Boeing

Kenya Airways said yesterday that the flight data recorder from the Boeing 737-800 that crashed after takeoff from Douala on Saturday, killing all 115 on board, was recovered "and appears to be in good condition," adding that "the recovery is still going on under very difficult circumstances" and that the airline is flying victims' relatives to Cameroon while working to "put measures in place to minimize disruptions on our flight schedules." May 9, 2007

Saudi Arabian Airlines, Airbus, Boeing

Saudi Arabian Airlines is looking...

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