Federal Government of Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, Parliament Speaker Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari, acting cabinet members, parliamentarians and cheering crowds clad in Turkish and Somali flags received Erdogan at Mogadishu’s seaside airport. Erdogan alongside Mohamud inspected guard of honor staged by a division from Somali National Army (SNA). First lady Emine has been seen walking next to President Erdogan shortly after a special plane carrying large Turkish delegation touched down at Adan Ade […]
Somali School for Aviation has being re-launched after more than 20 years of absence. The ceremony of the launch was organized by the Minister of Information, Post and Telecommunication Mr C/laahi Ciilmooge Xirsi. The school will offer up to 12 courses including aeronautical, aviation security, air traffic controller, among many others. This step is welcomed by many people and the school is expected to start operation in two months time when suitable candidates are being selected to take up the […]
Somali government is in the final stages of re-launching the much anticipated Somali Airlines. The Minister in charge of this operation has agreed with Slovakia based company, SAMAIR to provide a Boeing 737-400, with other aircrafts currently being sought from other companies. The Technical specification for B737-400: Maximum number of passengers 165 Length 36.45 m 119 ft Wingspan 28.88 m 94 ft Height 11.13 m 36 ft Engine CFM56-3C-1 Maximum cruising speed Mach 0.82 Ceiling 11 300 m Maximum […]
Somalia: Bossaso airport upgrade to boost Puntland aviation sector 3 Oct 3, 2013 – 9:50:27 AM GAROWE, Somalia Oct.3, 2013 (Garowe Online) –Twenty international companies are competing for Bossaso airport runway bid and the tender winner is expected to upgrade and bitumen in conformity with code 4C operations requirements, the existing runway from 1800m to 2650m, Garowe Online reports. Puntland government in northern Somalia says, the project went through various stages to boost the region’s aviation sector which was neglected […]
On 15th of September 2013, Turkish company FAVORI took over the management of Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport. Favori will be managing everything from ground handling, passenger services, cargo, fuel to security, as well as general airport maintenance. This is a great opportunity for FAVORI to enhance the image of Somalia’s main airport, as well as raising the reputation of the Turkish company’s engagement with Somalia and Somalis. Congratulations to FAVORI, and welcome to Somalia.