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ICAO, ILO and IMO call for essential air and sea personnel 'key worker' designations

Posted 28 May 2020

ICAO joined the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) issued a Joint Statement to governments, on the need to ensure Ďkey workerí designations for the millions of skilled personnel now maintaining essential global air and sea trade capacities.

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737 MAX production resumes

Posted 28 May 2020

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 MAX at the companyís Renton, Wash. factory.

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Denelís ventilator project reaches critical stages

Posted 27 May 2020

South African aerospace and military technology company Denel has said two projects to design and manufacture local ventilators to be used for the treatment of Covid-19 patients have reached critical stages.

in Air Transport

Calls for South African government to support its aviation sector

Posted 27 May 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) and the Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA) are calling on the South African government to

in Air Transport

IATA: Heavy new debt levels will weigh down airline recovery

Posted 26 May 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released analysis showing that the airline industryís global debt could rise to $550 billion by year-end. Thatís a $120 billion increase over debt levels at the start

in Air Transport

Congo Airways converts Embraer E175 order to E190-E2 jets

Posted 26 May 2020

Congo Airways has converted an order made in December 2019 for two E175 aircraft, with purchase rights for two more.

in Air Transport

IATA board declares principles for industry re-start

Posted 22 May 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a commitment by the airline CEOs on its Board of Governors to five principles for re-connecting the world by air transport.

in Airports

Smiths Detection: Airport screening in a Covid-19 environment

Posted 22 May 2020

Richard Thompson, global market director aviation, Smiths Detection shares insights into the solutions that will enable new health and hygiene standards whilst enhancing security at the checkpoint - a typical

in Air Transport

Vertis adds first multi-mission Embraer ERJ145 to Equatorial Guinea

Posted 21 May 2020

Switzerland-headquartered Vertis Aviation has added an Embraer ERJ145 to its Vertis Charter Management Programme, VCMP.

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Rolls-Royce announces up to 9000 job losses

Posted 20 May 2020

Rolls-Royce announced this morning that it will lose up to 9,000 jobs as it addresses the change in demand following the collapse of the aviation industry due to Covid-19

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A new life of lease?

Posted 29 May 2020

One of the challenges for African airlines is gaining access to suitable aircraft. Now, as Victoria Moores reports, leasing-support company, Six West, has an idea that could help.

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