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A Let L-410 cargo plane crashed shortly before arrival at Bukavu-Kavumu Airport, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The two pilots and two passengers were killed. The plane, owned by the company Agefreco Air, was carrying out a domestic flight from Kalima-Kakungwa Airport (KLY) to Bukavu-Kavumu Airport (BKY), both in the eastern Democratic Republic of Read more
Qatar Airways and Emirates go head-to-head in rebuilding their previous network sizes in the wake of COVID-19’ initial wave. The two Middle Eastern giants, Qatar Airways and Emirates, mid-July 2020 have showcased increasing competitiveness, going back and forth to take the top network position. Looking at the last 30 days of airlines’ press releases for Read more
Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport’s (BEY) building sustained damage by the massive ammonium nitrate explosion that leveled Beirut port and caused over 100 casualties on August 4, 2020. Despite that, reportedly, its operations were not interrupted. According to information posted on Facebook group Lebanese Plane Spotters, the airport windows were shattered and some light structures collapsed. The airport is Read more
DHL signed up for three Boeing 767-300 aircraft to be converted to freighters, including an extra fourth aircraft as an option, the company that will partake the conversions, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), announced on June 22, 2020. As of June 22, 2020, DHL owns 11 Boeing 767 freighters, 10 of which were converted from passenger aircraft, planespotters.net data shows. Read more