• Short Summary

    A BOOST FOR THE DOMESTIC AIR SERVICES OF CONGO-KINSHASA WITH THE ARRIVAL OF THE TWO NEW TURBO-PROP AIRCRAFT.

  • Description

    A BOOST FOR THE DOMESTIC AIR SERVICES OF CONGO-KINSHASA WITH THE ARRIVAL OF THE TWO NEW TURBO-PROP AIRCRAFT. THE AIRCRAFT, TWIN-ENGINED FOKKER - 27'S WERE FLOWN IN TO NDJILI AIRPORT.

    IN OFFICIALLY ACCEPTING THE NEW AIRCRAFT, AIR CONGO CHAIRMAN, MR LOUIS LAMUMBA, SAID THEY WERE THE BEST AVAILABLE FOR LINKING THE COUNTRY'S ECONOMIC CENTRES. AT THE SAME TIME, HE SAID THEY PROVIDED THE BEST CONDITIONS FOR COMFORT, SAFETY AND ECONOMY.

    AFTER THE OFFICIAL CEREMONY THE OFFICIAL PARTY BOARDED ONE OF THE AIRCRAFT FOR AN INAUGURAL FLIGHT.

    THE FOKKER 27'S, OF WHICH SEVERAL ARE STILL TO BE DELIVERED, WILL REPLACE THE DC - 3, DC-4, AND DC-6 AIRCRAFT AT PRESENT IN SERVICE WITH THE COMPANY.

    THE NEW AIRCRAFT WILL GIVE PASSENGERS JET-STYLE COMFORT ON LONG AS WELL AS MEDIUM HAULS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1UN051LO3CE2K5UGV1QSXF3H7
    Media URN:
    VLVA1UN051LO3CE2K5UGV1QSXF3H7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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