Aircraft News - Africa / Middle East.


Jul 30, 2007

Djibouti Airlines, Antonov

Djibouti Airlines An-26 crashed Monday near Shinile, Ethiopia, killing one passenger. There were 13 passengers and six crew onboard the cargo flight, which departed Dire Dawa, Ethiopia, and was on its way to Djibouti City, according to the Flight Safety Foundation's Aviation Safety Network. The aircraft reportedly suffered engine problems and was attempting an emergency landing when it crashed. Jul 25, 2007

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise

State-backed Dubai Aerospace Enterprise offered to pay up to NZD$2.6 billion (USD$2.08 billion) for a controlling stake in New Zealand's Auckland International Airport, which was backed by the airport's board. Jul 23, 2007

Qatar Airways, Boeing

Qatar Airways confirmed this week that it is preparing to announce a...

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