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AviaDev Africa headed to Madagascar for 2020 show

AviaDev Africa headed to Madagascar for 2020 show

AviaDev has confirmed it will head to Antananarivo, Madagascar, for its fifth edition with the support of its host Ravinala Airports, Antananarivo and Nosy Be Airports. The event will take place from May 6th-8th next year.

Muilenburg replaced as Boeing chairman

Muilenburg replaced as Boeing chairman

Dennis Muilenburg has been removed from the role of chairman with Boeing, but will remain as chief executive, president and director. The board has elected David Calhoun, currently independent lead director, to serve as non-executive chairman.

Norwegian to focus on United States for summer season

Norwegian to focus on United States for summer season

Norwegian has announced frequency increases between London Gatwick and United States destinations such as San Francisco and Tampa. The increases will take affect from March 29th next year and run throughout the summer 2020 schedule.

British Airways to offset UK carbon emissions

British Airways to offset UK carbon emissions

All customers flying within the UK next year on flights operated by British Airways will have the carbon emissions from their flights offset by the airline and invested in carbon reduction projects around the world.

American Airlines plans to relaunch Boeing 737 Max in January

American Airlines plans to relaunch Boeing 737 Max in January

American Airlines has said it expects to re-launch flights on the Boeing 737 Max in January. In a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission in the United States, the carrier said it anticipates impending software updates to the aircraft will lead to re-certification “later this year”.

Vietnam Airlines to unveil on-board Wi-Fi services

Vietnam Airlines to unveil on-board Wi-Fi services

Vietnam Airlines will launch Wi-Fi connections on a number of flights from October 10th. Passengers will be able to access the new services on selected A350 flights from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, Shanghai, and Osaka.