Articles tagged 'egyptair'

EgyptAir crash: Second flight recorder recovered 18 June 2016 CAIRO - The flight data recorder from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea last month has been retrieved, Egyptian investigators say. The news comes a day after search teams recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of Flight MS804. Both recorders, known as ...
EgyptAir crash: Wreckage found 16 June 2016 CAIRO - Wreckage of the EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean last month has been found, Egyptian investigators say. A statement said "several main locations of the wreckage" had been identified. A deep sea search vessel had also sent back the first images of the wreckage...
EgyptAir crash: Debris found 20 May 2016 PARIS - Debris from the missing EgyptAir flight has been found floating in the Mediterranean, Egyptian officials say. Flight MS804 was en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew when it vanished early on Thursday. Egypt's army spokesman said wreckage and passenger belongings w...
'EgyptAir crash: Plane 'made sharp turns, plunged' 19 May 2016 CAIRO - An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo made two sharp turns before plunging into the Mediterranean Sea, Greece's defence minister says. Panos Kammenos said the Airbus A320 had "turned 90 degrees left and then a 360-degree turn to the right". It then dropped more than 25,000ft (7,620...
EgyptAir plane from Paris missing 19 May 2016 CAIRO - An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar with 66 people on board, the airline says. The Airbus A320 went missing over the eastern Mediterranean, soon after entering Egyptian airspace. The Egyptian military has denied a report from EgyptAir that a distress si...
Policy inconsistency, our own undoing 14 September 2014 HARARE - With global foreign direct investment topping $1,46 trillion last year, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Zimbabwe’s share was a meagre $410 million in 2013. Neighbouring Mozambique attracted inflows of $7,1 billion, up 30 percent from the 2012, South Af...
Govt officials to fly EgyptAir 11 September 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has pledged to lobby government officials to fly EgyptAir — among a basket of key airlines — as part of conditions for the carrier to defer its plan to pull out of Zimbabwe. This comes after the authority sweet talked the Egyptian national carrier,...
EgyptAir to review pull-out decision 10 September 2014 HARARE - Egypt's national carrier, EgyptAir, is reviewing its decision to cancel flights to Zimbabwe following government intervention. Karikoga Kaseke, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive, said he held fruitful meetings with the airline's management in Egypt last week. “In...
Another airline departs 18 August 2014 HARARE - Egyptian airline, Egyptair, has decided to roll back its Zimbabwean operation from next month, adding to woes of a flagging aviation industry, which has been battered by deteriorating economic and political slowdown. The flag carrier of Egypt, which returned to the Zimbabwean skies la...
EgyptAir seeks Airzim partnership 2 May 2013 HARARE - EgyptAir, which is returning to Zimbabwean skies in June after a nine-year absence, plans to partner struggling national airline Air Zimbabwe (AirZim). Hamdy Elghaffar, EgyptAir country general manager, said they have proposed to lease their planes to AirZim. We have no problem in assist...