Top African Aerospace Stories

Boeing Delivers First 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc

Posted 12 December 2018

Boeing has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner for Royal Air Maroc, introducing a second member of the super-efficient Dreamliner family to the airline's fleet. The new airplane offers more seats and more range, which will help Morocco's flag carrier grow its international business.

in Business Aviation

Middle East and North Africa business aviation association attracts new board members

Posted 11 December 2018

The MEBAA Show sees aviation industry leaders joining association to bolster regional business aviation

in Route Planning & Tourism

Ethiopian Airlines adds Manchester to its route network

Posted 11 December 2018

Ethiopian Airlines has inaugurated flights to Manchester, its second destination in the UK next to London.

in Air Transport

Precision Air flight in bird strike

Posted 11 December 2018

Precision Air has confirmed that its flight PW 722 from Nairobi via Kilimanjaro to Mwanza operated by one of its ATR- 72 aircraft was involved in a bird strike yesterday as it was making the final approach and landing at Mwanza Airport.

in Business & Finance

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

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

Top Feature Story
in Air Transport / Features

It's time for some joining-up thinking

Posted 11 December 2018

Rolls-Royce’s senior market analyst for Middle East & Africa, Taieb Ben Sghaier, outlines the potential for the civil aviation sector across the African continent.

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

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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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