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First E175-E2 jet completes its maiden flight

Posted 13 December 2019

The Embraer E175-E2 made its inaugural flight today from the company’s facility in São José dos Campos. The E175-E2 is the third member of the E-Jets E2 family. The maiden flight kicks off a rigorous 24-month flight test campaign.

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Carbon emissions per passenger decrease more than 50% since 1990

Posted 13 December 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published information confirming that carbon emissions per passenger have declined by more than 50% since 1990.

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Airports of the future: What the future of air travel means for Africa

Posted 12 December 2019

SITA has this week unveiled 10 bold predictions about the technology shaping how passengers will move through the airport of the future, based on unique insights, driving industry forces and emerging

in Air Transport

Jasmin Airways obtains AOC

Posted 12 December 2019

The new private Tunisian airline Jasmin Airways has obtained its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from the national civil aviation authority. Acting Transport minister, René Trabelsi, told Anuradha Deenapanray Chappard that Tunisia will sign the Open

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Safety equipment can reduce the risk of airport accidents

Posted 11 December 2019

Workplace injuries and costly damage to equipment could be eliminated with on-board safety systems for airport vehicles. Emily Hardy, a safety expert at Brigade Electronics UK, explains how technology can help.

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ACC Aviation Group expands into Africa

Posted 11 December 2019

ACC Aviation Group has announced the opening of a new regional office in Addis Ababa.

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Qatar and Rwanda cement new airport hub deal

Posted 10 December 2019

The deal between Qatar Airways and Rwanda for the new $1.3 billion international airport near Kigali has been officially signed.

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Wrenelle Stander appointed as Comair Limited Group

Posted 10 December 2019

Comair has announced the appointment of Wrenelle Stander as Group CEO, effective immediately. Glenn Orsmond, previously joint-CEO, has been appointed as the CEO of Comair’s Airline Division. This forms part of the ongoing

in Air Transport

Congo Airways signs order with Embraer for two E175 jets

Posted 10 December 2019

Embraer and Congo Airways have signed a firm order for two E175 aircraft, with purchase rights for a further two. The deal has a total value of USD 194.4 million at current list prices with all purchase rights exercised, and will be

in Airports

Cape Town Air Access wins at Routes Africa

Posted 10 December 2019

Cape Town Air Access (CTAA) was announced as the overall winner of the Routes Africa 2019 Awards at a ceremony last night (9 December) in Mombasa, Kenya after also picking up the award for Destination Marketing.

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Zipping to the rescue

Posted 11 December 2019

Thousands of lives are being saved in west Africa thanks to Zipline, the world’s first commercial drone delivery service.

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