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Ethiopian Airlines signs interline agreement with Airlink

Posted 14 October 2021

Ethiopian Airlines has signed an interline agreement with South Africa’s Airlink.

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Survey reveals impact of pandemic on global aviation leaders

Posted 13 October 2021

More than 60% of the world’s aviation leaders believe the pandemic will discourage people from joining the aviation sector, according to the first worldwide survey of leaders in aviation since the Covid-19 crisis.

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Air Cargo needs cooperation, safety, sustainability and modernisation

Posted 13 October 2021

IATA has urged the air cargo industry to continue working together at the same pace, with the same levels of cooperation as during the COVID-19 pandemic to overcome future challenges and build industry resilience.

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IATA commits airlines to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Posted 11 October 2021

IATA 77th Annual General Meeting approved a resolution for the global air transport industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. This commitment will align with the Paris Agreement goal for global warming not to

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Historic moments as Uganda Airlines heads out of Africa

Posted 10 October 2021

It has been more than two decades since the 'flying crane' emblem has been seen on a Uganda Airlines aircraft outside the African continent. But The revived national carrier has taken to the skies with more than 200 passengers on the

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Embraer welcomes industry’s commitment to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Posted 6 October 2021

The global air transport industry has adopted a long-term climate goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, confirming the commitment of the world’s airlines, airports, air traffic management and the

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Etihad Cargo expands its African footprint

Posted 6 October 2021

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Aviation Group, has expanded its pharma sector reach into Africa with the signing of a Service Legal Agreement (SLA) with Astral Aviation and Kenya Airways to provide reliable and

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RwandAir and Qatar Airways sign codeshare agreement

Posted 5 October 2021

RwandAir and Qatar Airways have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travelers more choice, enhanced service, and greater connectivity to more than 65 destinations across Africa and the rest of the world.

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IATA slams South Africa and Ethiopia for "outrageous" increases

Posted 4 October 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that planned increases in charges by airports and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) will stall recovery in air travel and damage international

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Kenya Airways and SAA take historic step towards potential Pan African airline

Posted 29 September 2021

Kenya Airways and South African Airways have struck an historic co-operation deal that could pave the way for the creation of a pan-African airline group.

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African airlines’ saw international cargo volumes increase by 33.9% in August

Posted 29 September 2021

IATA has released August 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued its strong growth trend but pressure on capacity is rising.

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IATA urges Kenyan Government to reduce PCR test fees to boost travel

Posted 24 September 2021

IATA has urged the Kenyan government to use all mechanisms at its disposal to encourage air travel, including reductions in COVID-19 test charges.

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Ethiopian Airlines leases new Dash 8-400 from TrueNoord

Posted 24 September 2021

Ethiopian Airlines has signed an eight-year operating lease agreement with TrueNoord, the specialist regional aircraft lessor.

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Airbus launches extra high performance wing demonstrator

Posted 23 September 2021

Airbus has launched an extra-performing wing demonstrator project focused on accelerating and validating technologies that will improve and optimise wing aerodynamics and performance for any future aircraft.

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IATA urges Ethiopian Government to maintain support for aviation

Posted 22 September 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the government of Ethiopia to continue its focus on maintaining efficient air connectivity amid the COVID-19 crisis.

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Bestfly Cabo Verde receives third ATR-600

Posted 22 September 2021

Bestfly Cabo Verde has received its third ATR 72-600, from aircraft leasing company Elix Aviation, that will provide inter-island services in Cape Verde.

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ACIA Aero Leasing acquires its first Embraer E190

Posted 16 September 2021

ACIA Aero Leasing (ACIA), a provider of regional aircraft leasing and lease management services which has multiple customers in the Middle East and Africa, announced today the acquisition of its first Embraer E190.

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AFRAA: Leveraging airline consolidation for air transport industry sustainability

Posted 15 September 2021

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA), Lufthansa Consulting and Kenya Airways staged a workshop on 14th September 2021 on African airlines consolidation to discuss the reasons for few

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Airlink ranked as South Africa’s most punctual airline

Posted 13 September 2021

Airlink has been ranked as South Africa’s most punctual airline, based on its 98% average on-time performance for the year to date, according to the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA).

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Ethiopian COVID-19 vaccine airlift exceeds 50 million doses

Posted 8 September 2021

Ethiopian Airlines Group has transported 50 million doses of vaccine to more than 28 countries across the globe and became the only African carrier to reach such a milestone, playing a crucial role during this difficult time.

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Wrenelle Stander to step down as CEO of AASA

Posted 8 September 2021

The Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) has announced that its chief executive officer, Wrenelle Stander, is stepping down and will leave the industry body following a hand over to her successor.

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Propping up a challenging market

Posted 8 September 2021

Turboprops own the niche of short, low-density sectors into small or challenging airfields – a common enough description of domestic air travel in Africa. But is it a viable market?

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United Airlines delivers COVID-19 vaccines to Ghana

Posted 6 September 2021

This weekend United Airlines became the first US carrier to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to Ghana.

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Skyworld Aviation sells second ERJ 145 aircraft to Mwant Jet

Posted 6 September 2021

Skyworld Aviation has announced the sale of a second ERJ 145 aircraft to Mwant Jet of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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AFRAA releases African airlines’ performance updates

Posted 3 September 2021

In the month of August 2021, air passenger traffic reached 46.8% compared to same month in 2019 while capacity was at 54.6%.

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Berniq launches with a mission to unify

Posted 2 September 2021

Captain Abdelhadi Mansur, general manager of Benghazi-based Berniq Airways, talks to Martin Rivers about his plans for the Libyan start-up.

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oneworld outlines path to net zero emissions by 2050

Posted 2 September 2021

The oneworld Alliance has outlined its path to achieving net zero emissions by 2050, reiterating its commitment to sustainability across the alliance’s 14 member airlines.

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Ethiopian unveils digital options for economy travellers

Posted 1 September 2021

Ethiopian Airlines Group today announced it has unveiled a new digital option dubbed My Sheba Space that enables economy class travellers to purchase one or more empty seats on board to get extra space.

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SAA to take to the skies again on September 23

Posted 28 August 2021

South Africa Airways (SAA) is set to take to the skies again on September 23, 2021, with the airline announcing this week “the wait is finally over.”

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Comair gears up for take-off

Posted 26 August 2021

Comair aircraft will be back in the skies again from 1 September as planned.

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Inverted Comair

Posted 26 August 2021

South Africa’s Comair had its worst ever year in 2020 – and Covid-19 was just the half of it. Martin Rivers talked to chief executive, Glenn Orsmond, about the beleaguered airline’s recovery plan.

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Africa Airlines commences services

Posted 25 August 2021

Republic of Congo's Africa Airlines commenced services on Saturday, August 21.

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Title challenge

Posted 24 August 2021

South Africa’s beleaguered state-owned airline, SAA, has appointed Thomas Kgokolo as interim chief executive officer. His task is to prepare the airline for the relaunch of flight operations – now provisionally expected in the third quarter of 2021. Guy Leitch asked how his

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Emirates enters interline agreement with Cemair

Posted 23 August 2021

Emirates has signed an interline agreement with Cemair that opens up connections to six more destinations in South Africa through the airline's gateways of Johannesburg and Cape Town. The partnership also includes a couple of leisure

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IATA: Locked airline funds could slow recovery

Posted 19 August 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to abide by international agreements and treaty obligations to enable airlines to repatriate close to nearly $1 billion in blocked funds from the sale of tickets,

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Direct Maintenance to provide line maintenance services for China Southern Airlines in Africa

Posted 18 August 2021

MRO provider Direct Maintenance - part of Magnetic MRO - has expanded its partnership agreement with China Southern Airlines, to take over the full technical handling of the operator’s

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Air Austral and Corsair towards a commercial joint venture

Posted 18 August 2021

Air Austral and Corsair have decided to initiate discussions to conclude a joint venture regarding Indian Ocean routes.

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Embraer commits to carbon neutral operations by 2040

Posted 17 August 2021

Embraer has announced ambitious new ESG targets, including a commitment to carbon neutral operations by 2040.

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IAG Cargo reaches milestone supporting UNICEF and Crown Agents

Posted 12 August 2021

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), has announced that it has now transported over 10 million COVID vaccines, supporting global efforts in the fight against COVID-19.

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Embraer’s Eve and Kenya Airways partner on the future of Advanced Air Mobility

Posted 11 August 2021

Embraer’s “start-up” business dedicated to accelerating the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem, Eve, has signed an MoU with Kenya Airways through its subsidiary Fahari Aviation.

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NAS Partners with Abbott to Facilitate Cross-Border Travel

Posted 11 August 2021

National Aviation Services has signed an agreement to partner with global healthcare company, Abbott, to drive the implementation of Covid-19 rapid testing solutions at major airports and trans border lounges across the

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Two New Gateways in Africa for Qatar Airways

Posted 9 August 2021

Qatar Airways enhanced its presence in Southern Africa with the launch of a new linked service between Doha and Lusaka, Zambia and Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Air Tanzania takes delivery of last new-build Dash 8-400

Posted 4 August 2021

Air Tanzania has taken delivery of the last new-build DHC-8-Q400 to roll off the De Havilland Aircraft of Canada production line, reports ch-aviation.

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Airline industry statistics confirm 2020 was worst year on record

Posted 4 August 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the IATA World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) publication with performance figures for 2020 demonstrating the devastating effects on global air

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African airlines’ traffic fell 68.2% in June

Posted 29 July 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced passenger demand performance for June 2021 showing a very slight improvement in both international and domestic air travel markets. Demand remains significantly below

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African airlines’ international cargo demand in June increased 33.5%

Posted 29 July 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air cargo markets for June showing a 9.9% improvement on pre-COVID-19 performance (June 2019).

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Air Austral becomes first French A220 operator

Posted 27 July 2021

The first of the three A220s for Air Austral, France’s La Réunion Island-based airline, has been delivered from the Airbus A220 Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Mirabel, Canada. The second and third aircraft are expected to join the Air

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Boeing releases first sustainability report charting path to sustainable aerospace

Posted 27 July 2021

Boeing has released its first Sustainability Report. In the report, the company shares its vision for the future of sustainable aerospace, establishes broad sustainability goals and highlights

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IATA warns governments on high cost of testing

Posted 23 July 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to take action to address the high cost of COVID-19 tests in many jurisdictions and urged flexibility in permitting the use of cost-effective antigen tests as an

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Single-engine Denali aircraft joins Beechcraft turboprop family

Posted 22 July 2021

Textron Aviation is realigning its turboprop aircraft lineup as the single-engine Beechcraft Denali (previously branded the Cessna Denali) to join the legendary twin-engine Beechcraft King Air 260 and King Air

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ICAO SG highlights African aviation's growth potential

Posted 22 July 2021

Addressing Africa’s aviation leaders last week, most notably through her opening of the 2021 AFI Aviation Week, ICAO Secretary General Dr Fang Liu highlighted the tremendous potential future for aviation in Africa that could be

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Embraer delivered 34 jets in Q2 of 2021

Posted 22 July 2021

Embraer delivered a total of 34 jets in the second quarter of 2021, of which 14 were commercial aircraft and 20 were executive jets (12 light and eight large).

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IATA: Passengers continue to support mask-wearing

Posted 21 July 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported that based on its latest passenger survey conducted in May, most air travellers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near-term.

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Ethiopian Airlines and Liege Airport extend partnership

Posted 15 July 2021

Ethiopian Airlines Cargo and Logistics Services and Liege Airport have announced that they have renewed their long standing partnership agreement until 2026.

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IATA: Tax is not the answer to aviation sustainability

Posted 14 July 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the reliance on taxation as the solution for cutting aviation emissions in the EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ proposal is counter-productive to the goal of sustainable aviation.

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IATA calls on states to follow WHO guidance on cross-border travel

Posted 14 July 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on states to follow new guidance on travel from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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IATA launch global Mobility Aids Action Group

Posted 9 July 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of a global Mobility Aids Action Group to examine and improve the transport journey of mobility aids, including wheelchairs, with the objective of improving the

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African airlines’ cargo demand in May increased 24.5%

Posted 9 July 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released May 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued its strong growth trend.

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AFRAA releases African airlines’ June performance updates

Posted 9 July 2021

With the alarming spread of the Delta variant, the havoc caused by the Covid-19 pandemic particularly on the aviation industry globally is far from over, reports AFRAA.

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Ethiopian retains Africa passenger and freight lead during pandemic

Posted 5 July 2021

The largest Pan-African airline, Ethiopian Airlines Group, has become Africa’s top airline in passenger and freight traffic retaining its leadership position in the continent.

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Air Cairo adds two A320 neos from GECAS to fleet

Posted 3 July 2021

Air Cairo has taken delivery of the first of two A320-200neos from GECAS, with the second expected in early August. These aircraft will expand on the Egypt-based low-cost carrier’s current fleet of seven A320s.

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Wrenelle Stander to be new CEO for AASA

Posted 1 July 2021

The Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA), has named Wrenelle Stander as its new chief executive officer, with effect from mid-July.

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Self registration portal for IATA Travel Pass Lab Network

Posted 29 June 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a self-registration portal to make it easier for COVID-19 testing labs to join the IATA Travel Pass Lab Network.

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Stelia Aerospace delivers first A321XLR elements assembled on its sites

Posted 28 June 2021

Stelia Aerospace has just delivered to Airbus the first fuselage sections it has been assigned for the A321XLR (Extra Long Range) programme, the brand new member of the Airbus single- aisle family.

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Ethiopian starts operating flights with fully vaccinated crew

Posted 23 June 2021

Ethiopian Airlines Group has started operating flights with fully vaccinated crew against COVID-19 to keep travellers safe in light of the pandemic.

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Boeing completes successful 737-10 first flight

Posted 22 June 2021

Boeing's 737-10, the largest aircraft in the 737 MAX family, today completed a successful first flight.

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Green Africa delays launch of service - awaits AOC

Posted 18 June 2021

Green Africa, Nigeria’s Lagos-based value airline, in agreement with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has announced the delay of flight operations to July 2021.

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MK’s future at stake: the watershed meeting with creditors postponed

Posted 14 June 2021

The administrators of Air Mauritius announced that the watershed meeting of the national airline’s creditors initially scheduled for the end of June has been postponed to January 2022 following a Supreme Court

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Dakar MRO centre boosts emerging Senegal plan

Posted 11 June 2021

Air Senegal and Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD) have jointly signed an agreement to open a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre in Dakar.

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African airlines’ traffic fell 78.3% in April

Posted 10 June 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that domestic travel demand improved in April 2021 compared to the prior month, although it remained well below pre-pandemic levels, while recovery in international

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African airlines see 30.6% rise in demand for air cargo transport in Apr 2021

Posted 9 June 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released April 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand continued to outperform pre-COVID levels (April 2019) with demand

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AFRAA: African airlines cumulatively lost $10.21b in Q1 of 2020

Posted 7 June 2021

AFRAA has released African airlines’ performance update as the Covid-19 pandemic continues.

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Ghana national airline takes another step forward

Posted 4 June 2021

EgyptAir’s help has been enlisted to help dream become a reality. Alan Dron reports.

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ACIA Aero delivers ATRs to boost Green Africa's launch

Posted 4 June 2021

ACIA Aero Leasing announced today that it had completed the mandate to deliver a fleet of three ATR 72-600 aircraft to support the commercial launch of Nigeria’s Green Africa, writes Vincent Chappard.

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IATA: Governments should make data-driven decisions

Posted 3 June 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to make data-driven decisions to manage the risks of COVID-19 when reopening borders to international travel.

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Evonik enhances safe transport of hydrogen peroxide

Posted 2 June 2021

Evonik has developed a container made of pure aluminum with a 220-litre capacity for the safe transport of highly concentrated hydrogen peroxide.

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Air Austral operates a direct humanitarian cargo flight from Reunion Island to Kigali

Posted 2 June 2021

Air Austral today operated a Boeing 777-300ER (F-OLRE) to deliver medical equipment that will be used to set up an emergency camp in Rwanda.

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ACIA Aero Leasing acquires two Embraer ERJ145s from Jetcraft

Posted 27 May 2021

ACIA Aero Leasing (ACIA), a provider of regional aircraft leasing and lease management services, has purchased two Embraer ERJ145 aircraft from Jetcraft Commercial (Jetcraft).

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Airbus provides suppliers with update on production plans

Posted 27 May 2021

Airbus said it continues to expect the commercial aircraft market to recover to pre-COVID levels between 2023 and 2025, led by the single-aisle segment.

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IATA: Optimism when borders reopen

Posted 27 May 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Tourism Economics released a long-term view for post-COVID-19 passenger demand recovery which demonstrates that people remain eager to travel in the short and long-term.

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IATA urges adoption of digitalisation for efficient restart

Posted 27 May 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (COVID-19 testing and vaccine

in Air Transport / Features

CVA growth may hinge on intercontinental gateway

Posted 26 May 2021

Linking four continents through its hub offshore from west Africa remains Cabo Verde Airlines’ target as it emerges from Covid-19 shutdown.

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RwandAir awarded Diamond status rating for COVID-19 prevention measures

Posted 25 May 2021

RwandAir has become the first African airline to be awarded the top Diamond status rating for COVID-19 prevention measures.

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Chapman Freeborn appoints Sharon Vaz-Arab as IMEA regional director

Posted 25 May 2021

Chapman Freeborn has appointed Sharon Vaz-Arab, aviation expert with 30+ years of experience, as its new Director – IMEA (India, Middle East & Africa).

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SAA gearing up to take-off by August

Posted 20 May 2021

South African Airways (SAA) has said it will resume operations again in July or by the second week of August.

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Accepting vaccinated passengers should be best practice

Posted 20 May 2021

IATA has applauded the growing number of countries making data and evidence-driven decisions to open their borders to vaccinated travellers.

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BestFly takes over intra-island flights for Cape Verde

Posted 20 May 2021

Angola’s expanding BestFly has begun operations providing inter-island services in Cape Verde.

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Air Seychelles flies australian skies

Posted 18 May 2021

Air Seychelles has for the first time ever made history by operating into the capital of New South Wales and one of Australia’s largest cities, Sydney, as part of a special charter.

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Azman Air resumes flight operations

Posted 17 May 2021

Nigeria’s Azman Air has announced it will resume flight operations from May 16, 2021.

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Tunisair in turmoil

Posted 17 May 2021

Tunisair is in crisis. Its latest CEO, appointed in January, lasted just seven weeks before she was sacked. The country’s minister of transport has admitted the airline is “in great financial difficulty”, salaries are not being paid, union members are up in arms, and debts

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Airbus resumes work on modernisation of its A320 Family

Posted 12 May 2021

Airbus has resumed work on the modernisation of its A320 Family industrial capabilities in Toulouse.

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Miles ahead

Posted 10 May 2021

Looking over the ‘bloodbath’ of domestic competition, South African carrier, CemAir, is preparing to add its first narrow-body aircraft and branch out into regional flights. Victoria Moores talks to CEO, Miles van der Molen, about the opportunities.

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African airlines’ traffic sank 73.7% in March

Posted 7 May 2021

IATA announced that passenger traffic fell in March 2021 compared to pre-COVID levels in March 2019 but rose compared to the immediate month prior to February 2021.

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Azman Air cleared to resume 737 flights

Posted 7 May 2021

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has lifted a suspension order against local carrier Azman Air after it implemented a corrective plan to address safety matters on the B737.

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IATA: High testing costs could stall recovery

Posted 5 May 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to ensure that high costs for COVID-19 testing don’t put travel out of reach for individuals and families.

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Ethiopian wins gold award for cargo volume

Posted 30 April 2021

Ethiopian Airlines Group has been honoured with gold award for the volume of cargo transported to and from Guangdong Airport in 2020.

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Oman Air and EgyptAir sign codeshare agreement

Posted 28 April 2021

Oman Air has signed a codeshare agreement with EgyptAir. The codeshare agreement on flights between Muscat and Cairo was signed as part of both airlines’ commitment to work toward a strong restart for air travel to overcome the effects of the

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Air Cairo receives its first Airbus A320neo

Posted 26 April 2021

Air Cairo has taken delivery of its first A320neo aircraft. The new aircraft will join Air Cairo’s all Airbus fleet of seven aircraft.

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Kenya Airways and Congo Airways Sign MOU for Strategic Cooperation

Posted 23 April 2021

Kenya Airways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Congo Airways to collaborate, strengthen, and bolster aviation ties between Kenya and The Democratic Republic of Congo.

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AFRAA and ACI Africa sign MoU to support Air Transport Industry in Africa

Posted 23 April 2021

The African Airline Association (AFRAA) and Airports Council International Africa (ACI Africa) have signed an MoU to materialise their cooperation.

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Ethiopian unveils digital options for economy travellers

Ethiopian Airlines Group today announced it has unveiled a new digital option dubbed My Sheba Space that enables economy class travellers to purchase one or more empty seats on board to get extra space.

Airlink ranked as South Africa’s most punctual airline

Airlink has been ranked as South Africa’s most punctual airline, based on its 98% average on-time performance for the year to date, according to the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA).

Title challenge

South Africa’s beleaguered state-owned airline, SAA, has appointed Thomas Kgokolo as interim chief executive officer. His task is to prepare the airline for the relaunch of flight operations – now provisionally expected in the third

AFRAA releases African airlines’ performance updates

In the month of August 2021, air passenger traffic reached 46.8% compared to same month in 2019 while capacity was at 54.6%.

Comair gears up for take-off

Comair aircraft will be back in the skies again from 1 September as planned.

Propping up a challenging market

Turboprops own the niche of short, low-density sectors into small or challenging airfields – a common enough description of domestic air travel in Africa. But is it a viable market?

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