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Impact of COVID-19 on African Aviation is worsening

Posted 13 August 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released new data indicating that the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s aviation industry and economies has worsened sharply since the previous assessment in April.

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Rolls-Royce takes next step in sustainability drive

Posted 13 August 2020

Rolls-Royce has started its latest phase of testing on its low-emissions technology for its next generation of engines.

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GECAS Cargo adds more 737-800BCF Narrowbody freighters

Posted 13 August 2020

GECAS has signed an agreement with Boeing converting 11 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter options to firm orders and adding nine additional options to the GECAS Cargo order book.

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ICAO helps align national and regional Covid-19 response

Posted 12 August 2020

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is conducting the global roll-out of a civil aviation recovery Global Implementation Roadmap (GIR), providing an important enabling framework for countries as they begin

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AIX 2021 Business Jet Interiors Zone confirmed

Posted 12 August 2020

Organisers of Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) have released details on the new Business Jet Interiors Zone.

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Cessna Grand Caravan EX fleet in Africa grows

Posted 12 August 2020

Textron Aviation has been awarded a contract by ATI Engineering Services for two multi-mission Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft for the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) in support of the African Partnership Flight initiative.

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Jambojet launches PWA

Posted 12 August 2020

In an effort to accelerate digitisation, regional low-cost carrier Jambojet has introduced a Progressive Web App (PWA) that will allow customers book tickets, check in and access their boarding pass on their smartphones.

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New ground handling implemented at Seychelles International Airport

Posted 12 August 2020

With the resumption of commercial passenger services at the beginning of the month, a comprehensive set of new ground handling measures have been implemented at Seychelles International Airport.

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Comair secures short-term financing

Posted 11 August 2020

South Africa’s Comair, which operates a British Airways franchise and the Kulula Air has raised short-term financing to help the firm through the coming weeks.

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Green Africa appoints Kiran Koteshwar as Group CFO

Posted 11 August 2020

Green Africa, Nigeria's Lagos-based value airline, has announced Kiran Koteshwar as the new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective from September 2020.

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Africa’s fight is on to maintain operations

Posted 12 August 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on African civil aviation has laid bare the weakness of regional maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capabilities, where encouraging signs in one arena are counterbalanced by stumbling

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Issue 3, Vol 8: African Aerospace July - September 2020

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Air Transport

Air Transport

Impact of COVID-19 on African Aviation is worsening
The International Air Transport Association (IATA)...

Defence

Defence

Tons of problems for the SAAF
The South African Air Force has (quietly) celebrat...

Technology

Technology

Jambojet launches PWA
In an effort to accelerate digitisation, regional ...

Space

Space

Ethiopia's Strong Roots selects Eutelsat satellite for DTH platform
Eutelsat Communications and Strong Roots Ethiopia ...

Airports

Airports

New ground handling implemented at Seychelles International Airport
With the resumption of commercial passenger servic...

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