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British Airways IT failures create chaos for passengers

Passengers wait in long queues at Heathrow Airport as IT problems caused flight delays in London, Britain, August 7, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media. Paul Trickett via REUTERS Thousands of British Airways passengers had to endure cancellations, delays and long queues at airports as the airline suffered its third major computer failure

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Kenya Airways goes full circle with two-year nationalisation plan

Photo/Reuters Kenya will take at least 21 months to take back full control of its national carrier Kenya Airways, buying out minority shareholders and converting shares held by banks into Treasury bonds, a lawmaker briefed on the transaction said. The loss-making airline, which is 48.9 per cent government-owned and 7.8 per cent held by Air

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British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days: statement

Photo/Reuters British Airways abruptly suspended flights to Cairo for a week from Saturday over security concerns, giving no details about what had prompted the move. “We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around the world, and have suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precaution to allow for further assessment,”

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GDPR: British Airways faces record £183m fine for customer data breach

Photo/Reuters By Danny Palmer British Airways is facing the prospect of a £183.4m fine following a cyberattack against its systems last year. The proposed record penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office comes following a data breach which is thought to have affected hundreds of thousands of customers who used the British Airways website between April

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Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families

FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities

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Ethiopian Airlines Group Voted ‘Best Airline in Africa’

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, has been honored as the ‘Best Airline in Africa’ for the third consecutive year at the Skytrax 2019 World Airlines Awards held in Paris on June 18, 2019. The airline also won the much-coveted ‘Best Business Class in Africa’

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Two killed, seven injured as Russian plane makes emergency landing in Siberia

An Antonov An-24 passenger plane is seen on fire after an emergency landing in the town of Nizhneangarsk, Russia June 27, 2019. Russian Emergencies Ministry/Handout via REUTERS Two people were killed and seven injured when an Antonov An-24 passenger plane made an emergency landing on Thursday at an airport in Russia’s Buryatia region in Siberia,

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Resort city of Antalya sees new all-time daily high in number of visitors

Turkey’s holiday resort city of Antalya has hit a new all-time daily high for the month of May with the number of foreign tourists. The top Mediterranean resort province welcomed around 76,568 foreign tourists on May 25, according to the city’s governor.”On May 25, 2019, 76,568 tourists came to Antalya by air yesterday. An all-time

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Somalia: Kenya’s decision on flights destination is politically motivated

The Federal Government of Somalia is deeply concerned by the decision reached by the Kenyan government to divert Mogadishu flights destined for Nairobi via Wajir. The Federal Government believes this action places undue burden on Somali citizens and foreign travelers while also creating unnecessary barriers to trade and movement of people between the two countries.

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Banana Island: The Richest Estate In Africa and Home to Billionaires Like Dangote and Abiola

Photo TripAdvisor There’s only one place in Africa that can be likened to Beverly Hills in California, Its the billionaire’s haven called Banana Island in Lagos, Nigeria. Here’s what you need to be a neighbor. God helping you. Banana Island has one of the highest density of millionaires within its boundaries in Africa. An artificial

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