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SAA to enter into business rescue

Posted 5 December 2019

South African Airways (SAA) has announced that the Board of Directors of SAA has adopted a resolution to place the company into business rescue at the earliest opportunity.

in Air Transport

African airlines’ traffic climbed 1.8% in October

Posted 5 December 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for October 2019 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.4% compared to the year-ago period.

in General Aviation

African freight carriers see fastest growth of any region in October

Posted 4 December 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 3.5% in October 2019, compared to

in Air Transport

Air Senegal receives second A330neo

Posted 4 December 2019

Air Senegal has taken delivery of its second A330neo. Anuradha Deenapanray Chappard reports.

in Air Transport

Airbus celebrates the 100th A220 aircraft produced

Posted 3 December 2019

Airbus has celebrated the 100th A220 aircraft produced for a customer during a ceremony at the aircraft programme’s headquarters in Mirabel, Canada.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Turkish Airlines to increase flights from Marrakesh to Istanbul

Posted 3 December 2019

Turkish Airlines has announced it will increase its services from Marrakesh (RAK) to Istanbul from five flights to seven flights per week as of December 16, 2019.

in Air Transport

SAA welcomes the scaling up of sustainable local fuel supply in South Africa

Posted 2 December 2019

South African Airways (SAA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary and low cost carrier, Mango Airlines, made history in 2016 as the first two airlines in Africa to operate commercial flights respectively,

in Airports

Is passenger profiling still the best defence against terrorists?

Posted 2 December 2019

Seen by critics as an exercise in discrimination, and by proponents as a vital security measure, passenger profiling at airports has long been contentious. However, for aviation security experts it remains the best

in Air Transport

IATA: Boost for efforts to tackle unruly passengers

Posted 29 November 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said it looks forward to the entry into force of Montreal Protocol 2014 (MP14) on 1 January 2020.

in Defence

Leading companies in Internet of military things, revealed by GlobalData

Posted 27 November 2019

The global internet of military things (IoMT) market is forecast to grow to $317.8bn by 2023, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

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International players behind Libya’s drone war

Posted 5 December 2019

Strikes are taking place every day in Libya’s deadly drone war. In the first conflict where unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are making up the bulk of the air operations, both sides have successfully attacked opposition

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Issue 4, Vol 7: African Aerospace October - December 2019

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