Category: Africa

Top Fighter Jets Fighting ISIS in Syria

Reading Time: 10 minutes ISIS originated about a decade ago as an Al Qaeda offshoot and it is now a state within a state, complete with a “capital” in Raqqa, Syria. The movement controls a huge territory around Syria and Iraq. In response to rapid territorial gains made by ISIS and internationally condemned brutality, reported human rights abuses and […]

Ethiopian Airlines Increases Bombardier Q400 Turboprop Fleet

Reading Time: 4 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Addis Ababa-based Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise (Ethiopian Airlines) announced today that they have signed a firm purchase agreement for two additional Q400 turboprop airliners that will bring Ethiopian Airlines’ Q400 aircraft fleet to a total of 19 aircraft, the largest total fleet in Africa. Based on the list price of the Q400 […]

EDM Door Trainers Pass Site Acceptance Test for Two Ethiopian Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute EDM, a provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, has announced that the A350 and B767 door trainers it supplied to Ethiopian Airlines have passed their Site Acceptance Test (SAT). EDM manufactured the two door trainers for Ethiopian Airlines as part of a major contract to supply a comprehensive range of […]