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Ethiopian launches mobile payment with Commercial Bank of Ethiopia

Posted 1 April 2015

Ethiopian Airlines has announced the commencement of mobile payment for online ticket purchase in Ethiopia. The option was made possible with the cooperation of the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) and Flocash an integration system provider.

in Air Transport / Airports

AviaSolutions completes St Helena project

Posted 31 March 2015

AviaSolutions, a GE Capital Aviation Services company , has completed a project for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to arrange air service to the island of St. Helena beginning in 2016.

in Business Aviation

Hondajet gets provisional certification

Posted 31 March 2015

An exciting new entrant to the business aviation sector, the HondaJet has received provisional type certification (PTC) from the United States FAA.

in Business Aviation / Technology / Maintenance

Jet Aviation develops EASA STC for upgraded TCAS

Posted 31 March 2015

Jet Aviation has developed European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II) version 7.1 upgrade.

in Route Planning & Tourism

ECAir launches new routes

Posted 31 March 2015

ECAir, Equatorial Congo Airlines is continuing to expand its network.

in Defence

Saab Grintek wins follow on order for India's Dhruv

Posted 31 March 2015

Saab, through its local South African company, Saab Grintek Defence (Pty) Ltd has received follow-on orders from Hindustan Aeronautic Limited (HAL), India, for serial production of an integrated electronic warfare

in Training

CAAi launches new Institute of Risk Management training courses

Posted 31 March 2015

In association with risk management training specialists KRisk, CAA International (CAAi), a wholly owned subsidiary of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), has launched two new Risk Management course titles,

in Route Planning & Tourism

Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomes SAA's inaugural Jo'burg flight

Posted 30 March 2015

Abu Dhabi International Airport last night welcomed the arrival of South African Airways' (SAA) inaugural flight from Johannesburg to the UAE's capital.

in Air Transport

Air Mauritius introduces new pilot procedures after GermanWings crash

Posted 27 March 2015

Following the crash of the Airbus German Wings A320, Air Mauritius has joined a growing number of international airlines to introduce new procedures to ensure that no pilot is left alone in the cockpit during a

in Airports

SITA report says improved bag handling saves air transport industry $18 billion

Posted 26 March 2015

The air transport industry has cut the rate of mishandled bags by 61.3% globally since 2007, creating US$18 billion in total estimated cost savings, according to air transport IT specialist, SITA.

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South Africa's Labour Relations Amendment Act and how it applies to the aviation sector

Posted 17 March 2015

Earlier this year the Labour Relations Amendment Act (LRAA) took effect (with the exception of s37(c)) and the South African aviation sector now has to comply with the new obligations created in the Act.

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