Top African Aerospace Stories

Senegal Air Force takes its first new KAI trainer

Posted 3 June 2020

The Senegal Air Force has taken delivery of its first two KAI KT-1 turboprop trainers, giving the Korean manufacturer its first African customer.

in Air Transport

Comair unlikely to start operating before November

Posted 3 June 2020

More bad news for South African Aerospace as Comair announces it is unlikely to start operating again before November this year.

in General Aviation

Air cargo capacity plummets globally but African airlines are least affected

Posted 3 June 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in April showing that demand dropped 27.7% compared to the same period in 2019 - the sharpest fall ever

in Air Transport

AFRAA releases COVID-19 impact assessment on African Airlines

Posted 3 June 2020

AFRAA has released an impact assessment analysis showing a 90.3% year on year passenger traffic reduction for the month of May; recovery is expected to start from Q3 2020 with domestic flights, followed by regional and

in Business Aviation

DFS completes cargo conversion of Falcon 900B to help deliver masks to North Africa

Posted 3 June 2020

Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) has completed the conversion of a Falcon 900B from passenger configuration to full cargo in record time.

in Business Aviation

Global Data: Embraer will need state help to survive COVID-19 crisis

Posted 2 June 2020

Following the recent news that Embraer is reportedly seeking US$600m in credit line to public and private financiers, Nicolas Jouan, Aerospace and Defence Analyst at GlobalData offers his view on the situation.

in Air Transport

Resumption of restricted South African air services welcome but more is needed

Posted 2 June 2020

The Airlines Association of Southern Africa sees the resumption of South African domestic passenger air services, albeit on a limited basis, as a positive move, but more destinations will be included in

in Air Transport

IATA urges implementation of ICAO COVID-19 guidelines

Posted 2 June 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to quickly implement the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO’s) global guidelines for restoring air connectivity.

in Airports

Tanzania welcomes tourists as Covid 19 numbers decline

Posted 31 May 2020

The Tanzanian government has lifted the ban on scheduled and non-scheduled international air travel, following a decline in detected COVID-19 cases in the country.

in Air Transport

ICAO, ILO and IMO call for essential air and sea personnel 'key worker' designations

Posted 28 May 2020

ICAO joined the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) issued a Joint Statement to governments, on the need to ensure ‘key worker’

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in Maintenance / Features

Building a continent’s competence

Posted 4 June 2020

The African Federation of Non-Destructive Testing (AFNDT) takes a leading role in the expansion of NDT competence on the continent, mainly through training and certification.

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