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SOMALIA / KISMAAYO MARSHALLER

Following Somalia's descent into anarchy and civil war 20 years ago, the civil aviation authority ceased to operate and staff fled the airport, leaving marshaller Adnan to single-handedly run the operations at the Kismayo airport. AU/UN IST

18 Jan 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / AIR OPERATIONS

From the moment they were allowed to fly again in and out of Juba, Air Operations in The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has carried out over 200 flights and moved over four thousand people from conflict zones and to conflict zones. One helicopter flight took off with 19 passengers and landed with 20 [...]

31 Dec 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / ETHIOPIAN PLANE CRASH

An Ethiopian Air force flight crash-landed a tMogadishu International Airport today killing four crewmembers and injuring two others. (UN/AU-UST)

9 Aug 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / AIR UGANDA

The wheels of an inaugural Air Ugandaflight touched down in Somalia today at about 8 a.m. local time. The maiden voyage from Kampalato Mogadishuthis morning, makes Uganda's premier airline the latest carrier to invest in Somalia's economic recovery, with the three weekly flights it has announced. AU-UN/IST

8 Jul 2013 | Read More »

HAITI / AIRPORT RESUMES OPERATION

Haitian air traffic finally resumed yesterday (29 May) 48 hours after a Brazilian military plane veered away from the runway last Sunday (26 May) due to a mechanic breakdown that forced it to interrupt the departure. MINUSTAH

30 May 2013 | Read More »

GOMA / PLANE CRASH

A plane crash in Goma last night killed seven people, three men survived and were taken to the hospital. Some of MONUSCO’s offices near the crash site got hit by flying debris, which damaged some roofs and UN Vehicles, but did not cause any human casualties on the ground.  MONUSCO

5 Mar 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / MOGADISHU AIRPORT

With relative calm restored after years of conflict, close to 15 flights a day now lift off or land at Mogadishu airport. But it is still not recognized by the International Civil Aviation Organization due to safety and security issues. AU-UN IST

5 Dec 2012 | Read More »

IFAD / AVIATION BIOFUELS

The UN agency for agricultural development, IFAD meets with Boeing and other aviation industry leaders today to debate how the development of aviation biofuels will impact rural farmers. IFAD

22 Nov 2012 | Read More »

UN / ARMS TREATY

  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (3 July) urged Member States to work towards a binding treaty to regulate the flow of weapons and lessen the suffering caused by firearms.  (UNTV IRIN)

3 Jul 2012 | Read More »

UN / CIVIL AVIATION

Officials from the International Civil Aviation Organization discuss the recent air travel disruptions following their meeting with the UN Secretary-General. The Organization runs nine Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers across the world. UNTV

20 Apr 2010 | Read More »

 

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