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AIME leaps into digital

Posted 27 January 2020

Airlines are encouraged to take a quantum leap into digital and learn to think like the world’s largest innovators and disruptors in February.

in Air Transport

Boeing postpones first flight of 777X due to poor weather

Posted 23 January 2020

Boeing is postponing the 777X first flight that was scheduled to take place today, January 23, due to weather.

in Route Planning & Tourism

SAA operates new Airbus A350-900 to JFK powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine

Posted 22 January 2020

South African Airways (SAA) new Airbus A350-900 operated its first international flight from O.R Tambo International (ORTIA) airport to New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport.

in Air Transport

Boeing offers its estimation for MAX ungrounding decision

Posted 21 January 2020

In a statement issued tonight, Boeing has confirmed its expectation that the grounded 737MAX will not be back in service before the mid-year.and reiterated that the lifting of the ban would be the decision of the FAA and other

in Business Aviation

Ideagen and ExecuJet MRO Services in global software project

Posted 21 January 2020

Dassault-owned, ExecuJet MRO Services, is to roll out several software applications from Ideagen across its global operations to standardise a series of processes as it prepares for a three year growth project.

in Events

Routes and AFRAA sign agreement to help drive growth for Africa aviation market

Posted 21 January 2020

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and Routes have signed their first formal agreement in history.

in Air Transport

Airbus to add A321 production capabilities in Toulouse

Posted 21 January 2020

Following its strategy to keep its overall production system at the leading edge of technology and to increase industrial capacity and flexibility, Airbus has decided to create new A321 production capabilities at its site in

in Business Aviation

Bombardier gets green light for avionics upgrade on Learjet aircraft

Posted 21 January 2020

Bombardier has announced that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified the latest update to the popular Garmin G5000 avionics suite aboard Learjet aircraft.

in Technology / Airports

ACSA selects BEONTRA to improve flight efficiency at nine South African airports

Posted 20 January 2020

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), which owns and operates a network of nine airports across South Africa, has selected BEONTRA Scenario Planning (a subsidiary of Leidos), to help optimise its

in Defence

Developing 3D printing capability for the defence and aerospace sector

Posted 17 January 2020

BAE Systems and Renishaw have signed an agreement to work together on the development of additive manufacturing capability for the defence and aerospace sector, designed to help improve performance, reduce

Top Feature Story
in Maintenance / Features

The search is on to plug the MRO gap

Posted 27 January 2020

With pressure mounting for more maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities throughout the continent, Chukwu Emeke looks at the situation in west Africa.

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