Top African Aerospace Stories

Go Comoros Titan is a write-off after fire

Posted 19 July 2019

Fledgling Indian Ocean airline Go Comoros has suffered the loss it its Cessna 404 Titan following a crash as it departed from Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport on Moroni.

in People

Ninety years since Bastié became the first woman to set an aviation world record

Posted 19 July 2019

Ninety years ago, on 28 July 1929, the French aviator Maryse Bastié made history when she became the first ever female pilot to set an aviation world record.

in Business Aviation

Textron drops Citation Hemisphere large cabin jet citing Silvercrest delays

Posted 18 July 2019

Textron has announced that its new flagship business jet, the Hemisphere program has been put on hold.

in Business Aviation

Moroccan start-up sets out its stall

Posted 18 July 2019

Operating since 2018, Morocco’s Sarah Airways is concentrating on VIP transport and medical evacuations – both growing markets in Morocco.

in Air Transport

Flame Lilly Hoopa gets Zimbabwe flying

Posted 18 July 2019

Zimbabwe’s ailing aviation industry has been fed a lifeline to aid its regional tourism business.

in Airports

Addis Ababa Airport sees record upsurge in number of passengers

Posted 18 July 2019

A record number of international passengers are traveling through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport this summer.

in Air Transport

Jasmin Airways takes to the air

Posted 18 July 2019

Private Tunisian airline, Jasmin Airways, having made its first flight last month to Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina is looking at strengthening its hand with its third aircraft being delivered this month.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Qatar Airways to launch direct flights to Gaborone

Posted 18 July 2019

Qatar Airways is to launch a new service to Gaborone, Botswana, starting 27 October 2019. The capital and largest city of Botswana will be the airline’s first destination in the African country.

in Air Transport / People

SAA in search of new leadership team

Posted 18 July 2019

Johannes Bhekumuzi Magwaza, chairman of South African Airlines,will be leaving the loss-making carrier at the end of the month.

in Business Aviation

Gulfstream outfits 300th aircraft with Jet ConneX

Posted 18 July 2019

Gulfstream Aerospace has outfitted an industry-leading 300th aircraft with Jet ConneX, the inflight broadband service.

Top Feature Story
in Defence / Features

Why are the Cobras not striking?

Posted 20 June 2019

Issues are arising surrounding the Kenya Air Force (KAF) Bell AH-1F Cobra attack helicopters, writes Jon Lake.

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