Top African Aerospace Stories

Astral in celebratory anniversary mood with new award and new aircraft

Posted 4 March 2015

Astral Aviation is back in Kenya celebrating the award as Africa's “All Cargo” carrier of the year to kick off its 15th anniversary.

in Space

Arabsat and CETel spread coverage across Africa

Posted 4 March 2015

CETel and satellite operator ARABSAT are stepping into the extended C-band with their jointly built earth station, offering unprecedented business expansion possibilities with the launch of teleport facilities, network and broadband

in General Aviation

African helicopter market set to grow says Honeywell

Posted 3 March 2015

Middle East and Africa leads all regions in new helicopter purchase rates, with up to 32 percent of respondent fleets slated for turnover with a new helicopter replacement or addition according to Honeywell Aerospace in its 17th

in Air Transport

Africa grows as freight market shows signs of weakness

Posted 3 March 2015

Global air freight markets showed a 3.2% expansion in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) in January 2015 compared to the same month last year according to the latest figures from IATA.

in Business Aviation / General Aviation

Airbus unveils all-composite H160 civil helicopter

Posted 3 March 2015

Airbus Helicopters today presented its all-new H160 all-composite civil helicopter and the first product introduced with the Airbus Helicopters corporate identity and its new numbering designation.

in Business Aviation

Execujet adds to African managed fleet

Posted 3 March 2015

ExecuJet Aviation Group is expanding the company's managed fleet in Africa with the addition of a Falcon 900B, Hawker 800 and Bombardier Challenger 604.

in Air Transport

Pilot screening tool for South African market

Posted 2 March 2015

Symbiotics Ltd, part of the Resource Group, has formed a working partnership with Ascenso, a South African aviation recruitment company to provide a suite of computerised applicant screening tools, known as Adapt that will be used

in Airports

O.R. Tambo is Africa's cargo airport of the year

Posted 27 February 2015

O.R. Tambo International Airport walked away with the title “African Airport of the year” at an awards ceremony held as part of Air Cargo Africa 2015 in Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg yesterday evening.

in Air Transport

DHL named Africa's top international freight forwarder

Posted 27 February 2015

DHL Global Forwarding scooped the award for Africa's International Freight Forwarder of the Year for the 3rd time. In a ceremony at the Air Cargo Africa event in South Africa yesterday.

in Air Transport

Ethiopian and Air Austral eyeing the 'troubled teen' Dreamliners

Posted 26 February 2015

African airlines are believed to be at the front of the queue to purchase ten of the first manufactured models of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner currently parked at Boeing's Everitt Factory near Seattle.

Top Feature Story
in Features

Combating Nigeria's Growing Insecurity

Posted 2 February 2015

Dr. David Leffler, Executive Director at the Center for Advanced Military Science (CAMS) in Fairfield, Iowa offers a new option for military planners.

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