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Airports Company South Africa driving new frontiers for sustainable growth

Posted 26 September 2016

Airports Company South Africa reported revenue growth of 6.8% to R8.3 billion in the year ended 31 March 2016, driven by the introduction of new routes, growth in passenger numbers and strong performance in non-aeronautical revenue.

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Jay Ireland appointed as chair of Obama's Advisory Council on Business Priorities for Afri

Posted 26 September 2016

Jay Ireland, President & CEO of GE Africa has been named as chair of the second President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny

in Airports

Ethiopian Airlines sign MoU with Guangdong Airport Authorities

Posted 23 September 2016

Ethiopian Airlines signed Cooperative an MoU with Guangdong Airport Authorities in areas of increasing passenger flight frequency, launching new routes and joint promotion of Ethiopia cargo for additional frequency

in Business Aviation / General Aviation

Botswana on a Quest for anti-poaching and law enforcement with Kodiak

Posted 22 September 2016

Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism has taken delivery of a Quest Kodiak. The aircraft was officially delivered in a ceremony held in Gaborone on Tuesday.

in Air Transport

Analysis of International air travel to East Africa this year reveals strong growth

Posted 22 September 2016

Analysis of International air travel to East Africa this year (January to August) by ForwardKeys, a company that predicts future travel patterns by crunching and analysing 14m booking

in Training

Ethiopian Airlines' $100m Aviation Academy fitted with EDM training simulators

Posted 21 September 2016

EDM has announced that Ethiopian Airlines' new Aviation Academy is fitted out with a range of its cabin crew training simulators.

in Business Aviation / Events

Jetex appointed official FBO and handler for MEBAA Show 2016

Posted 21 September 2016

Jetex Flight Support has been appointed as the official FBO and handler for the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Show 2016, organised by F&E Aerospace on behalf of MEBAA at DWC,

in People

Bombardier Business Aircraft reorganises its leadership team

Posted 21 September 2016

Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced strategic changes to its leadership team and organisational structure.

in Technology

Satcom Direct acquires AircraftLogs

Posted 21 September 2016

Satcom Direct (SD) has announced it has acquired AircraftLogs a company based in Columbus, OH, that offers the latest technology in aircraft flight scheduling software and tax reporting tools for corporate and private flight departments.

in Maintenance

Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines exploring setting up a joint maintenance company

Posted 20 September 2016

Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines are looking into options to jointly provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the PW1000G family of geared turbofan engines.

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in Defence / Features

Lockheed's Herculean effort in Africa

Posted 26 September 2016

Lockheed Martin is focusing increased attention on Africa as a market for its C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft, in the face of stiff competition from the Airbus Defence C295, and the Alenia C-27J Spartan. Jon Lake

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Issue 3, Vol 4: African Aerospace July - September 2016

Air Transport

Air Transport

Learning the lessons of a lucky escape
Mohammed Yassin, the chief executive of Daallo Air...



Algeria ups its order for Night Hunters
Algeria's substantial order for Russian combat hel...



Satcom Direct acquires AircraftLogs
Satcom Direct (SD) has announced it has acquired ...



Boeing satellite built for African communications
Boeing is to build a 702 satellite, called GiSAT, ...



Birthing pains for island's new airport
The airport on St Helena the small island in the...

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