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Gulf airline Flydubai makes three-prong assault on Tanzanian market

Posted 23 September 2014

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.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Etihad Airways launches daily service to Dar Es Salaam

Posted 23 September 2014

Etihad Airways will expand its African route network with the launch of a daily service to Dar es Salaam, the largest city in Tanzania.

in Air Transport

Ethiopian signs record deal with Boeing

Posted 22 September 2014

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

in General Aviation

Bell secures 14 new orders for Jet Ranger X

Posted 22 September 2014

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.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Air Seychelles to add Mumbai to its network

Posted 22 September 2014

Air Seychelles has announced the launch of direct flights to Mumbai, India's financial, commercial and entertainment capital, commencing 2 December 2014.

in Training

Boeing and South African Airways launch Aviation Education Project

Posted 19 September 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

in Air Transport

AAD: Denel announces launch of indigenous South African regional aircraft SARA

Posted 18 September 2014

South Africa is to develop its own regional aircraft dubbed SARA South African Regional Aircraft programme, led by the country's defence giant Denel.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Emirates discount fares for Zambian travellers

Posted 18 September 2014

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

in Defence

UK wants African SMEs to bid for UK defence work

Posted 18 September 2014

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

in Route Planning & Tourism

Emirates to put Boeing 777-200ER in service to Abuja

Posted 18 September 2014

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.

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IATA confirms benefits of liberalising African skies

Posted 7 July 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.

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