Airbus Group on Tuesday reported that it had almost doubled its quarterly net profit, after a rise in sales driven by helicopters.
A Chinese billionaire and his 12-year old son are among four people feared dead when their helicopter crashed into a river near a French vineyard he had just bought.
A French man with multiple sclerosis became the first disabled person to skydive onto Mount Everest on Sunday.
The latest developments in Kismayo in Somalia and fake mobile phones in Kenya are among the stories covered in today's African papers..
A teachers strike in Kenya, questions over Uganda's growth prospects and lingering tensions within the South African mining industry dominate today's African papers.
The Kenyan press is full of follow-ups to Sunday's helicopter crash which killed six people including interior security minister George Saitoti.