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RwandAir to restart its flights to and from London and Brussels

Posted 18 September 2020

RwandAir is to resume flights to and from London and Brussels to Kigali from 3rd October 2020, as it reinstates its passenger network.

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IATA: Quarantine measures hampering the restart of aviation

Posted 17 September 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments in Africa and Middle East (AME) to implement testing as an alternative to quarantine measures when re-opening their economies.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Qatar Airways increases more African services

Posted 17 September 2020

Qatar Airways is to resume services to Entebbe, Seychelles, and Windhoek, as well as many more global destinations.

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Emirates restarts flights to Luanda

Posted 17 September 2020

Emirates' African network will expand to 15 destinations with the restart of Luanda, Angola from 1 October.

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MEBAA show postponed to February 2021

Posted 16 September 2020

The Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) has announced that the region’s business aviation platform, the MEBAA Show, will now take place from 22 February until 24 February 2021 at DWC, Airshow Site.

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Mohamed Moussa re-elected as Director General of ASECNA

Posted 15 September 2020

The ASECNA Committee of Ministers meeting has appointed Mohamed Moussa as Director General of the Agency for the period 2021-2024.

in Technology

Seychelles deploys Travizory technology

Posted 15 September 2020

The Seychelles is today going live with Travizory technology to facilitate the collection and analysis of traveller documentation to ensure re-opening of the borders in the safest manner.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Qatar Airways to launch four weekly flights to Accra

Posted 15 September 2020

Qatar Airways will operate four weekly flights to Accra, Ghana via Lagos from 29 September.

in General Aviation

Chapman Freeborn mobile hospital delivery aids West African Covid-19 relief efforts

Posted 15 September 2020

Throughout 2020 Chapman Freeborn has helped aid the global fight against Covid-19, arranging cargo operations for PPE and medical supplies all over the world and recently its cargo team completed

in Air Transport

RwandAir cancels A330neo and B737 MAX leases

Posted 15 September 2020

RwandAir has said it is no longer taking its order of new aircraft after the airline had ordered two Boeing 737 MAX and two A330neos in 2018 due to be delivered from leasing companies in 2019.

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Morocco begins to rethink its future

Posted 18 September 2020

Before the Covid-19 outbreak, the Moroccan aeronautical and space industry had recorded a growth of more than 20% over the last two years. Now the Group of Moroccan Aeronautics and Space Industries (GIMAS) has launched a

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Air Transport

Air Transport

IATA: Quarantine measures hampering the restart of aviation
The International Air Transport Association (IATA)...

Defence

Defence

Virus adds new twist to Denel survival fight
South Africa’s Denel is in the midst of a transfor...

Technology

Technology

Seychelles deploys Travizory technology
The Seychelles is today going live with Travizory ...

Space

Space

ASECNA provide the first African early SBAS open service
ASECNA, NIGCOMSAT Ltd and Thales Alenia Space take...

Airports

Airports

Entebbe set to reopen with additional safety equipment
Passenger safety is being enhanced for the reopeni...

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