Airline News - Africa / Middle East.
Jul 30, 2007
Bmi announced enhancements to its Middle East service anchored by the launch of a daily London Heathrow-Cairo flight from Oct. 28 aboard a dual-class A320. The carrier also said it signed an MOU (Minutes Of Usage) A metric used to compute billing and/or statistics for telephone calls or other network use. with EgyptAir to enter a codeshare and reciprocal frequent-flier agreement when the service starts. Flights to Amman and Beirut will become daily from Oct. 28. Bmi said restrictions in the bilateral air services agreement between the UK and Egypt will force the cancellation of British Mediterranean Airways' Alexandria service. Passengers will connect to the city through Cairo using the aforementioned codeshare agreement Code sharing is a business term which was first originated in the airline industry in 1990 when the Australian airline, Qantas Airways and the US's American Airlines combined services between an array of US domestic cities and Australian cities. . Jul 23, 2007
Djibouti Airlines Djibouti Airlines is an airline based in Djibouti. It operates regional scheduled and charter services using wet leased aircraft as required, as well as being actively engaged in relief operations in East Africa. Its main base is Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport. , 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 Dire Dawa or Diredawa (both: dē'rədä`wä), city (1994 pop. 164,851), Harar region, E Ethiopia. It is a commercial and industrial center located on the Addis Ababa–Djibouti railroad. , Ethiopia, and was on its way to Djibouti City, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. 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
Gulf Air[sup.1]s Andre Dose has resigned from his position as president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. after serving the company for a mere four months. Despite his plans to reinstate Gulf Air as one of the world[sup.1]s leading airlines when he was appointed CEO in January this year, he has now stepped down from the position which he took up on 2 April. Jul 24, 2007
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