The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for March showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 5.3%, compared to the same month last year, with African airlines continuing to enjoy strong demand, with traffic up 11.2%.
Finmeccanica has announced that third prototype (A/C3) of the AgustaWestland AW609 TiltRotor has completed its first ground run.
Proflight Zambia has installed a flight tracking system to monitor flight movements in real-time.
EgyptAir Training Center is to expand its presence in Africa by taking part in the Aviation Suppliers and Stakeholders Convention, which will take place May 7-9 in Kigali, Rwanda.
Air Mauritius has announced it is expanding its network by launching flights to Maputo and Dar es Salaam this week.
South African Express has had its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) reinstated by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA).
Fly Blue Crane has signed a contract with Travelport, as well as with its merchandising solution, Travelport Rich Content and Branding.
Boeing and TAAG Angola Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the airline's newest 777-300ER.
Air Seychelles has reported its fourth year of profitability in a row, with net profits of USD2.1 million in 2015, on revenues of USD 105.4 million.
Aireon and South Africa's Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) announced today that they have signed a Regional Commercialisation Agreement to jointly develop the uses of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast
National Airways Corporation (NAC) is Africa's largest general aviation company. Ian Sheppard visited its Lanseria Airport base near Johannesburg and found that it is also one of Africa's most diverse aviation companies.