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China’s satellite picks image of possible MH370-linked object

Malaysian Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein shows a note from the Chinese ambassador stating that they have received new satellite images during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370

China has a new satellite image of a large floating object in the Indian Ocean that could be related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, officials said Saturday. Malaysian Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein announced the news during his daily press briefing when he was handed a note by an aide. “The news that I just […]

Oman To Privatise Airline, Telecoms Company

Oman Air

Oman plans to privatise its loss-making national carrier Oman Air and continue selling chunks of telecoms company Omantel to local investors, Finance Minister Darwish al-Balushi said Thursday. Both operations would come be part of a broader plan of privatising some 60 companies in which the state holds an interest, he said. As a first step, […]

Turkish Airlines denies shipping arms to Nigeria

Turkish airlines: denies arms shipment to Nigeria

Turkey’s national carrier denied on Wednesday allegations of arms shipments to unknown groups in Nigeria, which has been ravaged by violence between the army and Boko Haram militants. “Turkish Airlines, in accordance with company policy, does not ship arms to countries … where there is a power vacuum or conflict,” the airline said in a […]

Turkish Airlines ships arms to Nigeria, tape reveals

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Turkish Airlines allegedly shipped weapons to unidentified groups in Nigeria, which has been ravaged by violence between the army and Boko Haram militants, a new incriminating phone call revealed on Tuesday. The leaked conversation is the latest blow to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been hit by a corruption probe ensnaring his key […]

Med-view plane makes emergency landing in Lagos

Med-View Airliner: emergency landing in Lagos

Simon Ateba/Aviation correspondent An aircraft belonging to Medview Airline made an emergency landing at the Murtala Muhamme Airport in Lagos on Saturday just minutes after take-off, witnesses said. The plane, a B737 with Registration No 5NBPB took off at 9:12am and flew only for five minutes and returned to the runway at 9.17am reportedly because […]

Missing Malaysian Plane: The riddle continues

Malaysian Boeing 777: the riddle continues

What could have happened to the missing Malaysian Boeing 777 plane? Nearly five days since it disappeared while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, there is still no trace of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Conflicting information, false alarms over debris and confusion over the focus of the search have produced more questions than answers. […]

Boeing joins probe of missing Malaysian plane

A Malaysian airline Boeing 777-200: no trace yet

Boeing said Monday it has joined an official US team investigating the still-mysterious disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines 777 aircraft, feared to have plunged into the Gulf of Thailand. Boeing said it would act as technical advisor to the US National Transportation Safety Board team already in Southeast Asia to offer assistance. The Malaysia Airlines […]

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