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USD 1.8 trillion global investment needed for aviation infrastructure modernisation by 2030

Posted 9 December 2018

The required modernisation of aviation infrastructure expansion, development, and modernisation to cater to anticipated increase in passenger and freight air traffic demand will reach USD 1.8 trillion by 2030.

in People

Satcom Direct names Evgeniy Pashkov regional director EEMEA

Posted 9 December 2018

Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, has appointed Evgeniy Pashkov as regional director for EEMEA.

in Space

Vega made 13th successful launch Orbits MOHAMMED VI-B satellite for the Kingdom of Morocco

Posted 7 December 2018

Vega accomplished last November 21, a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), orbiting the MOHAMMED VI-B satellite for the Kingdom of Morocco.

in Route Planning & Tourism

First successful flight between Réunion Island, Fort Dauphin and Tulear

Posted 6 December 2018

The first flight of Air Austral and Air Madagascar partner airlines to Fort Dauphin and Tulear flew successfully on Monday, December 3, 2018

in Air Transport

African carriers saw freight demand decrease by 4.2% in October

Posted 6 December 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 3.1% in October 2018, compared to the same period

in Airports

Airports Company South Africa thank authorities over conviction of armed robbers

Posted 6 December 2018

Airports Company South Africa has thanked the South African Police Services and the National Prosecuting Authority on the conviction of three men responsible for the armed robbery at O. R. Tambo

in Events

ExecuJet Africa wins at SACAA Industry Awards 2018

Posted 6 December 2018

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, has won the Aviation Customer Services and the People Development Awards at the 2018 South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) Industry Awards.

in General Aviation

Russian Helicopters to certify a service centre in Egypt in 2019

Posted 6 December 2018

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) is completing the creation of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre for Mi-8/17 helicopters based at the facilities of Helwan Factory

in Air Transport

Royal Air Maroc to join oneworld

Posted 6 December 2018

Royal Air Maroc is to join oneworld. Its election as a oneworld member designate was announced as the chief executives of the alliance’s 13 current member airlines gathered in New York for their year-end Governing Board meeting, just weeks before the

in Technology

Kenya’s Airport Authority prepares for adoption of online Cargo Service Quality tool

Posted 6 December 2018

Kenya is set to become the first country in the world to adopt TIACA’s new Cargo Service Quality (CSQ) tool nationwide, in a bid to improve standards at all airports across the country.

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in Air Transport / Features

Air Algérie starts to punch its weight again

Posted 10 December 2018

Faced with the opening up of air freight to national private operators as part of the government’s new economic orientation, Air Algérie has taken measures to adapt to the new environment. Anuradha Deenapanray and Vincent

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Issue 4, Vol 6: African Aerospace October - December 2018

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Royal Air Maroc to join oneworld
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Technology

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Kenya’s Airport Authority prepares for adoption of online Cargo Service Quality tool
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Space

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Vega made 13th successful launch Orbits MOHAMMED VI-B satellite for the Kingdom of Morocco
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Airports Company South Africa thank authorities over conviction of armed robbers
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