Sonangol’s aviation unit signs accord with Chinese company

21 July 2006

Luanda, Angola, 21 July – SonAir, the aviation arm of Angolan state energy company Sonangol, has signed an accord to provide services to Sino-Angolan energy consortium China Sonangol International, officials have said.

Under the deal, SonAir will operate and provide maintenance from October on two Airbus A319CJ jetliners, the corporate version of the standard A319 aircraft. The company will also offer services to China International Fund, which supports Luanda’s national reconstruction projects.

Sonangol has a 30 percent shareholding in China Sonangol International, registered in Hong Kong. (macauhub)