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Ethiopian equips new A350-1000s with Thales’ AVANT Up

By James Banda (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian Airlines Group, the fastest-growing global airline brand and the continent’s largest airline, has selected AVANT Up inflight entertainment solution for its upcoming aircraft Airbus A350-1000. Announcing the development in its Addis Ababa headquarters on Wednesday,
November 16, 2023

Russian missiles strike cities across Ukraine

Russia fired cruise and ballistic missiles at Ukraine on Thursday morning, striking facilities in several cities across the country, Ukrainian authorities said. At least one person was injured in the southern city of Zaporizhzhia, where a missile hit an industrial site, said
February 15, 2024

3 killed, 9 injured as hangar collapses at U.S. airport

Three people were killed and nine injured after an under-construction hangar collapsed at the Boise Airport in Bosie, capital of Idaho, on Wednesday. The three died at the scene, and five of the nine injured are in critical condition, said the Boise
February 1, 2024

520 killed in 6 months of violent attacks in Myanmar

A total of 520 people have been killed in violent attacks in Myanmar in nearly six months from Aug. 1, 2023 to Jan. 29, 2024. The official Myanmar News Agency reported on Thursday. The victims included three Buddhist monks, 438 civilians and
February 1, 2024

7 persons killed in plane crash in Brazil

All seven occupants of a small plane died in a crash in Brazil on Sunday, according to media reports. Pieces of the single-engine aircraft fell in a field in the municipality of Itapeva in the south-eastern state of Minas Gerais, the fire
January 29, 2024

Cameroon rolls out world’s 1st malaria vaccine

Cameroon launched the world’s first routine vaccine programme against malaria on Monday. It is one of 20 African countries planning to introduce the drug this year, according to global vaccine alliance Gavi. Here are some key facts: The RTS,S malaria vaccine, developed
January 23, 2024
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