Ethiopian, Geven-SkyTecno inaugurate facility for manufacturing of Insulation Blankets for B-737 MAX airplanes

Ethiopian Airlines and Geven-SkyTecno have inaugurated a state-of-the-art facility for the manufacturing of Insulation Blankets for Boeing 737 MAX airplanes as part of a Boeing agreement (BSCA) between The Boeing Company, Geven-Skytecno and Ethiopian Airlines. The new joint venture company of Ethiopian Airlines and Geven-SkyTecno, named “Ethiopian Sky Technologies”, is based in Addis Ababa with primary manufacturing facility at Bole Airport. Ethiopian Airlines holds 51% and SkyTecno 49percent of the stake of the newly established company. The parties as per their commitment are jointly manufacturing the products in Italy and…

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Nigeria airports record 93 bird strikes in Q1 of 2022

No fewer than 93 bird strike incidents have occurred across Nigerian airports in the first half of 2022. Out of the number, 54 of such bird strike incidents happened at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos alone. Speaking at the the workshop organised by the Search and Rescue Mission of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Wednesday in Lagos, Mr. Azike Edozie, Head Bird/Wildlife Hazard Control, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), decried the high incidents arising from bird strike incidents in the industry. Edozie however said that the responsibility…

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