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African Airlines see 11.2% traffic increase in March

Posted 6 May 2016

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%.

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AW609 TiltRotor completes ground run

Posted 5 May 2016

Finmeccanica has announced that third prototype (A/C3) of the AgustaWestland AW609 TiltRotor has completed its first ground run.

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Proflight Zambia installs Spidertracks

Posted 5 May 2016

Proflight Zambia has installed a flight tracking system to monitor flight movements in real-time.

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EgyptAir Training Center to participate in Aviation Suppliers and Stakeholders Convention 2016

Posted 4 May 2016

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.

in Air Transport

Air Mauritius launches new African flights

Posted 4 May 2016

Air Mauritius has announced it is expanding its network by launching flights to Maputo and Dar es Salaam this week.

in Air Transport

South African Express AOC reinstated

Posted 4 May 2016

South African Express has had its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) reinstated by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA).

in Air Transport

Fly Blue Crane signs with Travelport

Posted 4 May 2016

Fly Blue Crane has signed a contract with Travelport, as well as with its merchandising solution, Travelport Rich Content and Branding.

in Air Transport

TAAG Angola Airlines receives delivery of B77-300ER

Posted 4 May 2016

Boeing and TAAG Angola Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the airline's newest 777-300ER.

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Air Seychelles reports fourth year profitabilty in a row

Posted 3 May 2016

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.

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Aireon and ATNS to develop African ADS-B data

Posted 3 May 2016

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

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Getting the NAC of Africa

Posted 6 April 2016

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.

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Issue 2, Vol 4: African Aerospace April - June 2016

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Air Transport

Proflight Zambia installs Spidertracks
Proflight Zambia has installed a flight tracking s...

Defence

Defence

Airbus Defense and Space develops counter-UAV system
Airbus Defense and Space has developed a counter-U...

Technology

Technology

Astral Aviation advocates commercial UAV use
Astral Aviation's CEO, Sanjeev Gadhia, has advocat...

Space

Space

Aireon and ATNS to develop African ADS-B data
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ACI discusses the influence of customer service on revenue
Airports Council International (ACI) has announced...

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