The Bongo family's sky-high surprise

The Boeing 737 registering as P4-BBJ, frequently used by Sylvia Bongo.
The Boeing 737 registering as P4-BBJ, frequently used by Sylvia Bongo. © Planespotters/Proville
Gabon's presidential family had until now been blissfully unaware that it does not actually own the two Boeings and Bombardier Global that it uses to jet around. After recently learning otherwise, it is having trouble working out who does control the planes. Africa Intelligence connects a few dots. [...] (814 words)
Issue dated 09/06/2020 Reading time 4 minutes
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