The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 5.8% compared to the same month last year. Capacity grew 6.3% and load factor slid 0.4 percentage points to 80.1%.
Lufthansa has appointed Heike Birlenbach as vice president sales EMEA Lufthansa Group Airlines. She will take upon the role in January 2017.
Air Austral and Air Madagascar conclude their code-sharing agreement for China.
The Vega launcher has successfully completed its eighth mission correctly positioning into orbit the Turkish satellite GÖKTÜRK-1, at an altitude of approximately 700 kilometres.
Airbus Corporate Jets has won another commitment for an ACJ320neo.
Souaré Antonio, a wealthy Guinean businessman, is hoping to set up a national airline for the small West African country, reports ch-aviation.
Air Djibout has signed an MoU with AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines to enhance cooperation between the two carriers in the field of cargo and freight logistics, reports ch-aviation.
Tanzania becomes Turkish Airlines' 50th destination in Africa with the brand new addition of three weekly return flights to Zanzibar
Tanzania has ordered two Bombardier CS300s and one Q400 turboprop, which will be leased to Air Tanzania.
FlightPath International and APAC (Academic and Professional Aviation Center) have signed a partnership agreement to provide a broad range of maintenance training solutions for all major commercial aircraft
An African C-130 Hercules could be completely rebuilt in Portugal. David Oliver looks at the company behind the project.
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