Copyright Photo: Short-lived 2006 livery: TAAG-Linhas Aereas de Angola (TAAG Angola Airlines) Boeing 737-7M2 WL D2-TBH (msn 34561) PAE (Nick Dean). Image: 954666.
TAAG Angola Airlines is getting ready to take delivery of its first De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Dash 8-400 (formerly marketed as the Q400).
Wearing the temporary registration of C-GKXM, the new airliner also wears a revised livery, will become D2-TFA on delivery. The aircraft also has the name of “Kwanza”.
In other news, the company operated its first cargo-only Boeing 777-300 flight on May 21.
“The flight was an ad hoc departure for cargo only, sending much needed medical, mechanical and perishable supplies to Angola”, according to the airline.
Top Copyright Photo: TAAG-Angola Airlines De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Dash 8-400 (Q400) C-GKXM (D2-TFA) (msn 4616) YXD (TMK Photography). Image: 960156.
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TAAG Angola Airlines (TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola) (Luanda) is consulting with General Electric and Boeing as it juggles its international schedules after it grounded its three Boeing 777s in late December following two incidents in December.
Copyright Photo: Marcelo F. De Biasi. Please click on the photo for further details.
TAAG-Angola Airlines Boeing 777-2M2 ER D2-TEF (msn 34567) LIS (Pedro Baptista), originally uploaded by Airliners Gallery.
TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola (Angola Airlines) (Luanda) has ordered two 777-300 ERs (Extended Range) in a deal that also includes purchase rights for two additional 777-300 ER jetliners.
TAAG, the flag carrier for Angola, will use the airplanes for route expansion to additional European destinations. TAAG currently flies Boeing 777-200 ERs (Extended Range) 10 times weekly from Luanda, Angola, to Lisbon, twice weekly to Beijing via Dubai and four times weekly to Rio de Janeiro.
Copyright Photo: Pedro Baptista. Boeing 777-2M2 ER D2-TEF (msn 34567) departs Lisbon bound for Luanda.
TAAG Angola Airlines (Linhas Aereas de Angola) (Luanda) will soon announce a new strategic partner airline. Oil-producing Angola has become a lucrative destination.
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