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SABENASociété Autonyme Belge d'Exploitation de la Navigation Aérienne (Belgian company for exploiting aerial navigation)
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(KDA) has announced Sabena technics has selected it as a partner to provide parts and component repair to support C-130 aircraft maintenance, the company said.
Wg Cdr Jackson said he was honoured to have been asked to not only present the awards at his old Squadron, but to know that the Sabena trophy, which he won as a 17-year-old, was still being bestowed on air cadets who had consistently demonstrated outstanding commitment and achievement across all areas of training and community involvement.
Now in their 61st year, the Sabena Awards - named after the former Belgium national airline which donated a trophy to the squadron for the best all-round cadet - recognise the hard work and dedication of the youngsters.
Sabena Technics was rescued by TAT from the bankruptcy of its parent company in the middle of the previous decade.
At that rate, the airline is set to soon eclipse the 25 destinations linked by Sabena before its demise in 2001.
After the war, he served as an instructor for Air India, flew converted Lancaster bombers during the Berlin airlift and settled in Brussels in 1952 to fly for Sabena. It was on his 50th birthday, in 1972, that Reg became global news.
Under the terms of the contract, Sabena will service the fleet of 40 aircraft including 30 A320s and A321s and 10 A330-200s and 300s.
But CY spokesman Kyriacos Kyriacou told the Mail that although the airline currently has an Airbus A320 at Sabena's Technics unit in Brussels, they had received assurances that the jet has not been tampered with.
Whilst the demise of Sabena, the first major European airline to cease trading, was not altogether unexpected as it had been under threat for some time prior to September 11, this nevertheless had an immediate and major impact on the airport.
The bridge financing is vital to an attempt to rebuild a smaller private airline around regional carrier Delta Air Transport and rescue some of Sabena's 12,000 workers from the biggest corporate failure in Belgian history.
ONE of Europe's oldest airlines, Sabena of Belgium, is filing for bankruptcy.
The crisis threatens to bring down the Belgian national carrier Sabena, 49 per cent owned by Swissair.