Dubai-based hybrid-carrier Flydubai has continued it assault on the African market with the announcement today of new routes to Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
Etihad Airways will expand its African route network with the launch of a daily service to Dar es Salaam, the largest city in Tanzania.
Ethiopian Airlines has placed an order for 20 737 MAX 8s worth more than $2.1 billion at list prices and includes options and purchase rights for a further 15 737 MAX 8s. The order is the largest single Boeing order by number of airplanes from an African
Bell Helicopter has announced new customer commitments for 14 new Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters in the region, with nine coming during the 8th Africa Aerospace and Defense (AAD) show in Tshwane, South Africa last week.
Air Seychelles has announced the launch of direct flights to Mumbai, India's financial, commercial and entertainment capital, commencing 2 December 2014.
Boeing in collaboration with South African Airways, the South African Department of Public Enterprises and the Department Basic Education, has unveiled Project SiVulindlela, an ambitious project to bring
South Africa is to develop its own regional aircraft dubbed SARA – South African Regional Aircraft – programme, led by the country's defence giant Denel.
Emirates Airline is heavily discounting it fares to boost its Zambian presence. The airline is offering passengers travelling from Lusaka to Dubai and Harare, up to 25 percent discount on business class and economy class fares to those
South Africans could see a boost to opportunities to sell to the UK defence industry – and UK small and medium size businesses are also being encouraged to look to Africa, according to the regional director of the UK's Trade & Investment
Only two months after launching its operations to Abuja, Emirates has announced it will upgrade the route's operating aircraft to a Boeing 777-200ER, starting from 1st October 2014.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published a report setting out the considerable social and economic benefits of intra-African air service liberalisation.