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Boeing unveils concept for hypersonic passenger jet

US aerospace leader Boeing has unveiled its plans for what could be the world’s first hypersonic airliner, capable of flying at five times the speed of sound.

Envoy: Abuja-Kigali route will boost Nigeria, Rwanda trade relations

The Rwandan High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Stanislas Kamanzi, said on Friday that the Rwandair’s Abuja-Kigali route would boost trade relations between Nigeria and Rwanda.

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, alleges former pilot

A Mexican pilot who once flew the leased passenger plane that crashed in Cuba, killing 107 people on board, said Saturday he had previously complained about alleged sub-standard practices by the aircraft’s owner.

Cuban president says many feared dead in plane crash

A Cuban state airways plane with 104 passengers on board crashed shortly after taking off Friday from Havana's Jose Marti airport, leaving a thick column of smoke over the scene.

Expectations, opportunities of President Buhari’s US visit

President Muhammadu Buhari would be hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday at the White House to discuss issues, including fighting terrorism and economic growth.

President Buhari leaves Abuja on Saturday for meeting with Donald Trump

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday leave Abuja on an official working visit to the United States of America, on the invitation of President Donald Trump.

Envoy: UK, US planned Russian diplomats expulsion in advance

The U.S. and the UK ‘most likely” planned the expulsion of Russian diplomats in advance and the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal was just a pretext for this move, Russian Ambassador to the U. S. said.

Aero Contractors flight makes emergency landing in Sokoto

An Aero Contractors flight from Sokoto to Abuja made an emergency landing on Wednesday due to a faulty landing gear.

Larry Page’s flying taxis approach regulatory approval in New Zealand

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern is set to announce a new agreement with a company financed by Google co-Founder Larry Page to test autonomous air taxis for official certification in the country, reports The New York Times.

Medview Airline: Why our Maiduguri-bound flight turned back after taxiing

Medview Airlines on Sunday said passengers were not exposed to danger when it aborted its Maiduguri-bound flight due to technical issues.

Boeing says it has Trump deal on Air Force One planes

Boeing said Tuesday it has reached an agreement to build future Air Force One planes after addressing Donald Trump's criticism over hefty costs associated with the presidential aircraft.

Air Peace sets new record as B777 aircraft arrives

Nigeria’s leading carrier Air Peace on Friday set a new record with the arrival of its newly acquired Boeing B777-200 aircraft, becoming the first and only Nigerian airline to procure and register the brand of airliner in the country.

Search continues for missing Iranian plane, no wreckage found yet

Iranian rescue teams were still trying to locate the wreckage of a plane on Monday a day after it crashed with 65 people on board, as glacial temperatures and mountainous terrain hampered their search.

Passenger plane with 66 people on board crashes in Iran

A passenger plane carrying 66 people has crashed in southern Iran, the country’s semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Ethiopian airlines to commence direct flight to Geneva

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest carrier, has announced its plans to commence direct flight thrice weekly to Geneva, Switzerland from June 3.

China orders 184 Airbus A320 planes

China has ordered 184 Airbus A320 planes to be delivered to 13 airlines, French officials said Wednesday as President Emmanuel Macron wrapped up a state visit to the country.

Airlines maintenance in foreign countries make operations difficult – aeronautic engineer

Engr. John Ekundayo, an aeronautic engineer with one of the domestic carriers, in his remarks, said that carrying out of checks on the aircraft in foreign countries make operations difficult for the airlines.

Aviation sector’ll benefit from AfDB’s $2 billion facility – Hadi Sirika

The African Development Bank is focusing on Nigeria’s aviation sector as it provides financial assistance of over $2bn for the development of aviation infrastructure in different countries.

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