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Air Senegal launches Dakar hub

Posted 14 November 2019

The Senegalese national airline will launch many new routes in Africa (Nouakchott, Abuja, Lagos, Accra and Casablanca).

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Traveller Spend in Africa Could Increase by 27%

Posted 12 November 2019

Spend among African travellers could increase by 27 percent over the next year if they were able to move more freely within the continent, new research from Sabre Corporation reveals at 51st AFRAA AGA in Mauritius.

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Aviation stakeholders at AFRAA’s 51st AGA aim to boost air connectivity in Africa

Posted 12 November 2019

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) in partnership with Air Mauritius have kicked off AFRAA’s 51st Annual General Assembly with a call to support African airlines achieve sustainable

in Air Transport

South African Airways embarks on restructuring process

Posted 12 November 2019

South African Airways has informed all its 5146 employees that it is embarking on a restructuring process which may lead to job losses.

in Air Transport

Four priorities for African aviation

Posted 12 November 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments and industry in Africa to focus on four priorities to allow aviation to drive economic and social development on the continent, enrich people’s lives and enable the United

in Air Transport

South Africa welcomes visa reform for foreign minors

Posted 11 November 2019

The Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) has accepted the waiver on the requirement for foreign minors to carry unabridged birth certificates when travelling to South Africa.

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Inmarsat unveils new SwiftBroadband Helo X-Stream high date rate service for rotary aircraft

Posted 8 November 2019

Inmarsat has launched SwiftBroadband Helo (SB-Helo) X-Stream, a new system for X-Stream services specifically developed for rotary aircraft.

in Air Transport

African airlines' traffic climbed 0.9% in September

Posted 8 November 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for September 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.8% compared to the same month last

in Business Aviation

Vertis Aviation adds G5000 to its fleet

Posted 7 November 2019

Switzerland-headquartered Vertis Aviation is strengthening its ultra-long-range charter offering with the introduction of a Bombardier Global 5000 to its charter portfolio.

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VIPAero Angola opens executive handling station in Luanda

Posted 7 November 2019

VIPAero Angola has officially opened its executive handling station in Luanda.

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Nigeria’s battle-ground

Posted 14 November 2019

A price war has broken out between Nigeria’s two main ground-handling organisations, leading some to fear that safety could be compromised. Chukwu Emeke reports.

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

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Air Transport

Air Transport

Four priorities for African aviation
The International Air Transport Association (IATA)...

Defence

Defence

Aircraft boost for Madagascar
The Madagascar Air Force received a boost in June ...

Technology

Technology

Inmarsat unveils new SwiftBroadband Helo X-Stream high date rate service for rotary aircraft
Inmarsat has launched SwiftBroadband Helo (SB-Helo...

Space

Space

Space watch traces history back to Zambian village
A piece of space history rescued from a remote Zam...

Airports

Airports

Nigeria’s battle-ground
A price war has broken out between Nigeria’s two m...

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