Africa: Ghana to regain US FAA category 1 status

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The country is tipped to regain its US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Category 1 status, the BFTonline reports. This follows the realignment of various policies, establishment of key institutions, and amendment of laws governing the aviation sector in line with international requirements over the past few years. The economic benefits from a country being designated as a Category 1 country […]

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Aviation: FAA halts Boeing after data shows ET302, Lion Air similarities

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The Federal Aviation Administration(FAA), in the United States says that new information from sophisticated monitoring systems, as well as insights from the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302, led to its decision Wednesday to ban Boeing 737 MAX8 and MAX9 flights in the U.S. The FAA grounded all flights at 3 p.m. Wednesday, allowing only those aircraft that were […]

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Aviation: JKIA gets Category One status, paving way for direct US flights

JKIA gets Category One status, paving way for direct US flights The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has achieved the Category One status that will allow for direct flights between Kenya and the US, bringing to an end the long search for express connection between the two countries. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Nairobi the top status […]

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Aviation: Ghana may attain Category One certification by December- GCAA

Ghana may attain Category One certification by December- GCAA The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) says it is optimistic of meeting the United States Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) technical requirements for the restoration of Ghana’s FAA Category one status by end of this year. “The FAA is helping us work on our manuals and offering some technical support and training. […]

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Aviation: US airlines to meet with Trump on Thursday to block foreign competition

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US airlines to meet with Trump on Thursday to block foreign competition Being exempt from state consumer protection laws is not enough for the airlines. They seek to block foreign competition from airlines such as Norwegian Air, WOW Airlines, and Emirates. Blocking foreign competition will result in higher prices and fewer choices for consumers. CEOs from the major US Airlines […]

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Aviation: American Airlines are charging for Overhead Bin will other Airlines copy? US senate Worries

American Airlines are charging for Overhead Bin will other Airlines copy? US senate Worries NewYork Senator  Charles Schumer has threatened legislation if airlines continue to monetize every atom, Senate minority leader said Sunday. His target: Overhead bin fees. American Airlines recently announced that it would join United Airlines in instituting such a policy and Schumer feared of the ripple effect […]

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Bellview Airlines: A tale of life, peak and plunge

WHEN the name Bellview Airlines is mentioned, people will remember it as one of the airlines that came up when the country needed more airlines to handle the teeming passengers in the country. Owned by Kayode Odukoya, Bellview was at a point also the toast of the Nigerian Skies and was the biggest wig on the West-Coast route as the […]

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Direct Flight to America: Kenya to pass Aviation laws for FAA category 1

Kenya´s parliament will next month tick the last boxes in the application process for approval of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for Category One status by the American FAA. Legislation is reportedly now ready to be tabled in the house after the committee for transport has put the final touches on the draft. When signed into law by President Uhuru Kenyatta, […]

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US FAA seeks to blacklist Kenya list Airspace as a war zone

Kenya could be cut off from the rest of the world – and its economy devasted – if an ongoing campaign by the United States against the country’s airspace wins global aviation support. Key organs of the government concerned with air transport have for the past five months been locked in a frantic diplomatic battle to prevent Kenya’s airspace from […]

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