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SITA technology to drive expansion at Ghana's Kotoka International Airport's Terminal 3

Posted 16 October 2017

SITA is providing its world-class passenger and baggage processing technology as well as its airport management solutions to Ghana's new Terminal 3 at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, helping cement the airport's position as a vital regional hub.

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Inmarsat certified for Jet ConneX inflight Wi-Fi installations on Gulfstream G550 aircraft

Posted 16 October 2017

Inmarsat has announced that its Jet ConneX business aviation inflight Wi-Fi service has received a Supplement Type Certificate (STC) for the popular Gulfstream G550 aircraft.

in Air Transport

Four die as cargo plane crashes into sea off Abidjan

Posted 16 October 2017

A cargo aircraft has crashed into the sea off Ivory Coast shortly after taking off from Abidjan's international airport.

in General Aviation

Third H160 prototype joins the flight test campaign

Posted 16 October 2017

The third H160 prototype (PT3) has performed its maiden flight. With its cabin interior configuration similar to that of a serial aircraft, will contribute to certification activities and flight testing to ensure the aircraft's

in Training

AASA warns Southern African airlines face skills crisis

Posted 13 October 2017

Wild Coast, South Africa - Airlines in the region will face a potentially crippling shortage of skills and failure to hit employee transformation targets if governments do not fix basic and tertiary education, warned the Airlines

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Rwanda CAA and AviAssist join forces for Aviation Safety in Africa

Posted 13 October 2017

The Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority and the AviAssist Foundation has announced a partnership to establish the AviAssist Safety Promotion Centre (ASPC) Rwanda.

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Comair Limited certified as one of the Top Employers South Africa 2018

Posted 13 October 2017

Comair Limited has announced that it has been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Qatar Airways upgrades to A330 service to Seychelles

Posted 12 October 2017

Qatar Airways is to upgrade service its Seychelles route to an A330 aircraft, starting 29 October 2017.

in General Aviation

ATA-WCO collaboration to improve Air Cargo

Posted 12 October 2017

(IATA) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) announced that IATA's Cargo-XML messaging standard has been fully integrated into WCO's Cargo Targeting System (WCO CTS), a risk assessment tool available to WCO member countries worldwide.

in Business Aviation

Demand for business aircraft finance set to increase

Posted 12 October 2017

Over 77% of business aviation professionals predict an upswing in demand for business aviation finance over the next five years, with more than one in six of those expecting the increase to be “dramatic”.

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Pools make waves in the drive to up safety standards

Posted 1 September 2017

Measures that help African nations to pool resources and help weaker members to improve their aviation oversight activities are having a real effect in raising safety standards throughout the continent, reports Alan Dron.

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