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Kenya Airways appoints Allan Kilavuka as chief executive

Posted 28 February 2020

Kenya Airways yesterday confirmed it has appointed Allan Kilavuka as chief executive of the airline.

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EgyptAir receives fourth Airbus 320neo at Cairo International Airport

Posted 28 February 2020

EgyptAir’s fourth A320 Neo aircraft arrived today at Cairo International Airport from 15 aircrafts the company has contracted for, from Airbus factory in Toulouse, France, in cooperation with Aercap.

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Airlines, finance, Airbus, Boeing feel the worst of coronavirus-linked economic turbulence

Posted 26 February 2020

Airlines, aviation financing and plane makers – inherently vulnerable to the economic side-effects of a potential pandemic - faced challenges as the year began, ensuring they are now at

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Airlines and Posts cooperate sign MoU

Posted 21 February 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Post Corporation (IPC) have signed an MoU to reinforce cooperation between the two organisations.

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Green Africa adds three more A220-300s to its fleet

Posted 19 February 2020

Green Africa has added to the news that it has ordered 50 A220-300s from Airbus by also committing to lease an additional three of the aircraft from leasing company, GTLK Europe.

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Oliver Wyman sees expansion ahead for aviation industry despite challenges

Posted 17 February 2020

The next decade will be more challenging for the aviation industry than the 10 years previous years, despite prospects for rising passenger demand, according to Oliver Wyman’s annual Global Fleet & MRO

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EgyptAir soars to become first A320neo and A220 operator in the region

Posted 17 February 2020

EgyptAir has taken delivery of its first of 15 A320neo Family aircraft, on lease from AerCap, becoming the first airline in Africa and Middle East to operate both the A320neo and A220, the most modern and

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Ethiopian Airlines answers the Coronavirus questions

Posted 14 February 2020

Ethiopian Airlines' controversial decision to continue operations to its Chinese destinations has been criticised by some other African airlines. Today the Addis-based carrier responded to explain why it has made this decision.

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Airbus celebration with Egyptair

Posted 14 February 2020

Airbus has today celebrated, at its factory at Toulouse, with Egyptair’s delegation for receiving the first A320 Neo aircraft in Egyptair’s fleet.

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Airbus and Green Africa sign MoU for 50 A220s

Posted 13 February 2020

Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways, has signed an MoU for 50 A220-300 aircraft, one of the largest orders to be placed globally for the A220 programme and the largest ever from the African continent.

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Wonder Woman

Posted 12 February 2020

Over the past 27 years, Zukisa (Zuks) Ramasia has seen many South African Airways (SAA) CEOs come and go, but she never expected to hold the role herself.

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Airbus reveals its blended wing aircraft demonstrator

Posted 11 February 2020

Airbus has revealed MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls) its “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstrator.

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African airlines see passenger demand increase by 5.0%

Posted 7 February 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.2% compared to the full year of 2018.

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Qatar Airways in talks to buy 49% stake in RwandAir

Posted 5 February 2020

Qatar Airways is in talks to acquire a 49% stake in state-owned RwandAir.

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AFRAA advocates for better business environment to support Air Transport in Africa

Posted 5 February 2020

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA), the trade association of airlines from the member states of the African Union is advocating for a sustainable, interconnected and affordable air

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Boeing postpones first flight of 777X due to poor weather

Posted 23 January 2020

Boeing is postponing the 777X first flight that was scheduled to take place today, January 23, due to weather.

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Boeing offers its estimation for MAX ungrounding decision

Posted 21 January 2020

In a statement issued tonight, Boeing has confirmed its expectation that the grounded 737MAX will not be back in service before the mid-year.and reiterated that the lifting of the ban would be the decision of the FAA and other

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Airbus to add A321 production capabilities in Toulouse

Posted 21 January 2020

Following its strategy to keep its overall production system at the leading edge of technology and to increase industrial capacity and flexibility, Airbus has decided to create new A321 production capabilities at its site in

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SAA sells nine aircraft to accommodate new fleet

Posted 17 January 2020

South African Airways (SAA) has put some of its aircraft up for sale to accommodate the new Airbus A350-900s the airline recently added to its fleet.

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Airbus demonstrates first fully automatic vision-based take-off

Posted 17 January 2020

Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based take-off using an Airbus Family test aircraft at Toulouse-Blagnac airport.

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Tunisair to lay off 1,200 employees

Posted 15 January 2020

Tunisair is to lay off 1,200 workers to ease the financial difficulties that have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts, Reuters reports.

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African airlines’ traffic climbed 4.9% in November

Posted 14 January 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for November 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 3.3% compared to the same month in 2018.

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SAA named as a top OTP airline

Posted 10 January 2020

South African Airways has been named as one of the top performing airlines globally for on-time performance (OTP) by travel data and analytics company, Cirium.

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Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing partner to help those in need

Posted 30 December 2019

Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing are partnering to deliver much-needed aid supplies to organizations across Ethiopia.

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SAA operates its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft

Posted 30 December 2019

South African Airways (SAA) last week operated its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft for the first time commercially in the domestic market.

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Rolls-Royce unveils all-electric plane

Posted 20 December 2019

Rolls-Royce’s ambitions to build the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft have taken a step forward with the unveiling of the plane at Gloucestershire Airport, UK.

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Kenya Airways and TAL Aviation sign agreement

Posted 19 December 2019

Kenya Airways and TAL Aviation cargo divisions have signed an agreement making it the first time TAL Aviation will be providing cargo and logistics services for the airline.

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Bureau Veritas advises aerospace sector to fly ahead on quality standards

Posted 19 December 2019

With soaring global tourism driving unprecedented demand for aircraft Bureau Veritas has revealed that demonstrating the highest standards of quality, health and safety is now a distinct competitive

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Boeing suspends 737 MAX production starting in January due to certification moving into 2020

Posted 17 December 2019

Boeing has confirmed it will be suspending its 737 MAX production in January due to certification moving into 2020.

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Industry steps up efforts against rogue lithium battery shipments

Posted 16 December 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), in partnership with the Global Shippers Forum (GSF), the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and the International Air Cargo

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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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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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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

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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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GlobalData releases report on what the aviation industry can expect in 2020

Posted 9 December 2019

Aircraft issues, sustainability, regulation, consolidation and long haul low-cost profit problems to shape airline industry in 2020, said GlobalData.

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Industry and economic implications of an SAA business rescue

Posted 9 December 2019

The Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) notes President Ramaphosa’s decision to have South African Airways (SAA) placed under immediate business rescue, a move that should provide some security and clarity for

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Routes Africa: African aviation market will grow to over 356 million passengers by 2038

Posted 9 December 2019

The African aviation market will grow to over 356 million passengers by 2038, according to International Air Transport Association latest forecast.

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How single can west African skies be?

Posted 9 December 2019

West Africa seems to be facing particular problems as it tries to come to grips with implementation of the single African air transport market (SAATM). Chukwu Emeke reports.

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SAA to enter into business rescue

Posted 5 December 2019

South African Airways (SAA) has announced that the Board of Directors of SAA has adopted a resolution to place the company into business rescue at the earliest opportunity.

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African airlines’ traffic climbed 1.8% in October

Posted 5 December 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for October 2019 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.4% compared to the year-ago period.

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Air Senegal receives second A330neo

Posted 4 December 2019

Air Senegal has taken delivery of its second A330neo. Anuradha Deenapanray Chappard reports.

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Just the ticket for tourism - or is it?

Posted 4 December 2019

A new agreement among African states seeks to link the growth of air transport and tourism – but more has to be done to improve the continent’s aviation infrastructure. Alan Dron reports.

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Airbus celebrates the 100th A220 aircraft produced

Posted 3 December 2019

Airbus has celebrated the 100th A220 aircraft produced for a customer during a ceremony at the aircraft programme’s headquarters in Mirabel, Canada.

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SAA welcomes the scaling up of sustainable local fuel supply in South Africa

Posted 2 December 2019

South African Airways (SAA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary and low cost carrier, Mango Airlines, made history in 2016 as the first two airlines in Africa to operate commercial flights respectively,

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IATA: Boost for efforts to tackle unruly passengers

Posted 29 November 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said it looks forward to the entry into force of Montreal Protocol 2014 (MP14) on 1 January 2020.

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Angola's goal

Posted 27 November 2019

Fly Angola’s general manager, Belarnicio Muangala, tells Martin Rivers why the start-up airline is betting on one of Africa’s most restricted aviation markets.

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Sentiments remain grounded for Boeing with its turbulent journey not over yet, says GlobalData

Posted 27 November 2019

Ever since the grounding of 737 MAX started, the overall sentiments for The Boeing Co (Boeing) has been on a declining trajectory for three straight quarters in 2019, says GlobalData, a

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Boeing 737 MAX 10 makes its debut

Posted 27 November 2019

Boeing has marked a key milestone as thousands of employees gathered for the debut of the first 737 MAX 10 at the company’s Renton, Washington factory.

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Making the Business of Freedom Sustainable

Posted 26 November 2019

By Alexandre de Juniac. It’s no secret that aviation has come in for a good deal of scrutiny and criticism over its environmental impacts. The flight shaming phenomenon and proposals for a Green New Deal that would reduce and even replace air

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SAA suspends flights to Hong Kong

Posted 22 November 2019

South African Airways (SAA) is suspending all services between Johannesburg and Hong Kong from Saturday, 23 November until and including, 14 December 2019.

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Skyworld Aviation arranges sale of two ERJ 145 LRs to Air Peace

Posted 21 November 2019

Skyworld Aviation has announced the sale of two FAA registered ERJ 145 LR aircraft to Air Peace of Nigeria.

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Boeing and Ghana sign for three 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft

Posted 19 November 2019

Boeing and Ghana have announced that the country intends to re-launch an airline starting with the 787-9 Dreamliner.

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Tunisair Express receives first ATR 72-600

Posted 19 November 2019

ATR has just delivered the first of three ATR 72-600 aircraft to Tunisair Express.

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Ethiopian plots flightpath to 2035

Posted 19 November 2019

Ethiopian Airlines will shortly unveil a new strategic roadmap to serve the airline from 2020 to 2035. Kaleyesus Bekele talked to CEO, Tewolde GebreMariam, to find out more.

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Air Senegal to grow its fleet with eight A220s

Posted 19 November 2019

Air Senegal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for eight A220-300 aircraft.

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EgyptAir and AerCap sign leasing agreements

Posted 19 November 2019

EgyptAir and AerCap announced today they have executed long-term operating leases for two Boeing 787-9 aircraft, the aircraft are from AerCap’s order book with Boeing and the first unit is scheduled to deliver in 2021 with the second unit

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Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines announce 787 services agreement

Posted 18 November 2019

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have announced an agreement to implement retrofit connectivity solutions from Boeing for its entire 787 Dreamliner aircraft fleet.

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SAA extends cancellation of domestic and regional services

Posted 16 November 2019

South African Airways (SAA) has extended the cancellation of all domestic and regional flights scheduled for Sunday, 17 November and Monday, 18 November 2019.

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Traveller Spend in Africa Could Increase by 27%

Posted 12 November 2019

Spend among African travellers could increase by 27 percent over the next year if they were able to move more freely within the continent, new research from Sabre Corporation reveals at 51st AFRAA AGA in Mauritius.

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South African Airways embarks on restructuring process

Posted 12 November 2019

South African Airways has informed all its 5146 employees that it is embarking on a restructuring process which may lead to job losses.

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Four priorities for African aviation

Posted 12 November 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments and industry in Africa to focus on four priorities to allow aviation to drive economic and social development on the continent, enrich people’s lives and enable the United

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How Team Congo can pull away from the turbulence

Posted 11 November 2019

Congo Airways boss, Desiré Balazire Bantu, explains to Martin Rivers and Romuald Ngueyap how political unrest at home has slowed the flag-carrier’s growth plans.

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South Africa welcomes visa reform for foreign minors

Posted 11 November 2019

The Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) has accepted the waiver on the requirement for foreign minors to carry unabridged birth certificates when travelling to South Africa.

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African airlines' traffic climbed 0.9% in September

Posted 8 November 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for September 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.8% compared to the same month last

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SAA takes delivery of first of four Airbus A350-900s

Posted 4 November 2019

South African Airways (SAA) has taken delivery of the first of four new Airbus A350-900s.

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Adel's grand plan

Posted 1 November 2019

Ahmed Adel, EgyptAir’s new chairman and chief executive, tells Martin Rivers and Alan Peaford why he is looking forward to a renewed period of growth and prosperity for the nation’s flag-carrier.

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Embraer delivers 17 commercial and 27 executive jets in 3Q19

Posted 31 October 2019

Embraer delivered a total of 44 jets in the third quarter of 2019 (3Q19), of which 17 were commercial aircraft and 27 were executive jets (15 light and 12 large). As of September 30th, the firm order backlog totalled USD 16.2

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The partnership between Air Mauritius and South African Airways approved

Posted 27 October 2019

The South African Competition Commission has approved the commercial partnership between Air Mauritius and South African Airways (SAA) for the Mauritius-Johannesburg route.

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CemAir's AOC's is renewed

Posted 22 October 2019

CemAir has received its renewed Aircraft Operating Certificates from the SA Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) meaning that CemAir can again operate commercial flights on its South African registered aircraft.

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De Havilland Canada signs first order for Dash 8-400 aircraft from Air Tanzania

Posted 22 October 2019

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada has confirmed that Tanzania, represented by the Tanzanian Government Flight Agency (TGFA), has signed a firm purchase agreement for a Dash 8-400 aircraft.

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African airlines' traffic climbed 4.1% in August

Posted 14 October 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic data for August 2019 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.8% compared to the year-ago period.

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Airbus and Air Austral sign purchase agreement for three A220s

Posted 12 October 2019

Air Austral has signed a firm order for three A220 aircraft, Airbus newest family member.

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Sustainability and economic growth to be focus at AASA

Posted 10 October 2019

Impediments to the success of African carriers and the economies they support will be the focus of discussion at the Airlines Association of Southern Africa’s (AASA) forthcoming 49th Annual General Assembly.

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Airlines welcome significant progress made at 40th ICAO Assembly

Posted 7 October 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

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AviAssist to cooperate on promoting aviation safety in Africa

Posted 4 October 2019

Flight Safety Foundation and the AviAssist Foundation have renewed their long-standing relationship with the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) that will see the two organisations work more closely to promote

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Boeing-Embraer strategic partnership taking shape

Posted 4 October 2019

Boeing and Embraer have together released a statement outlining they will continue to work closely together to establish their strategic partnership, positioning both companies to deliver greater value to airline customers and the

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ACC expands Ethiopian Airlines partnership

Posted 3 October 2019

Aviation service provider, ACC Aviation Group, has announced the expansion of their partnership with Ethiopian Airlines, to include the operator’s charter and leasing capacity across North America and Asia, in addition to aircraft

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Oman Air and Kenya Airways expand the scope of their codeshare agreement

Posted 1 October 2019

Kenya Airways and Oman Air have expanded their existing codeshare cooperation increasing the destinations available to their guests. Oman Air (WY) and Kenya Airways (KQ) commenced their codeshare agreement

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EgyptAir receives its second A220-300

Posted 1 October 2019

EgyptAir has received its second Airbus A220-300 aircraft from Mirabel, Canada, as a part of a deal of 12 aircraft from the same type to be received respectively until June 2020.

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IATA launches gender diversity campaign

Posted 27 September 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today launched the 25by2025Campaign—an airline industry initiative to advance gender diversity in the airline industry by 2025.

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EgyptAir and Lufthansa extend their codeshare cooperation

Posted 26 September 2019

EgyptAir and Lufthansa will extend their codeshare operation offering further connections to both airlines’ customers in Europe and Egypt.

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Aviation pushes governments to set emission target timeframe

Posted 24 September 2019

The aviation industry, alongside environmental groups, will request governments to set a timeframe for agreement on a long-term target to reduce CO2 emissions from air transport at a meeting of the International Civil

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Airbus forecasts need for over 39,000 new aircraft in the next 20 years

Posted 20 September 2019

The world’s passenger and freighter aircraft fleet is set to more than double from today’s nearly 23,000 to almost 48,000 by 2038 with traffic growing at 4.3% annually, also resulting in a need for 550,000 new

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Air Seychelles commits to reducing carbon footprint

Posted 19 September 2019

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has announced that the airline is moving forward with its corporate social responsibility programme to reduce carbon emissions, reinforcing its commitment

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EgyptAir in codeshare with United Airlines

Posted 17 September 2019

EgyptAir has entered a codeshare agreement with United Airlines.

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GAC TR signs exclusive marketing contract with EgyptAir Cargo

Posted 10 September 2019

ECS Group’s Turkish subsidiary GAC TR (Globe Air Cargo Turkey) has signed an exclusivity contract with EgyptAir Cargo to begin optimising marketing of its cargo offering from September.

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Airbus delivers first Egyptair A220-300

Posted 6 September 2019

Egyptair has taken delivery of its first of 12 A220-300 aircraft on order, becoming the first A220 operator based in the Middle East and North African region and the sixth operator worldwide.

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The African Airlines Association grows its fraternity with new member airlines

Posted 6 September 2019

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has this year welcomed four new member airlines namely: Safarilink aviation operating from Kenya; Air Djibouti - the flag carrier of Djibouti, Air Senegal - the

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Tunisair Express acquires three ATR 72-600s

Posted 5 September 2019

Tunisair Express and ATR have confirm a firm order for three ATR 72-600s. The aircraft will renew Tunisair Express’s regional fleet and supply essential connectivity, both domestically and internationally.

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Transformation building a head of steam

Posted 3 September 2019

Air Madagascar continues to implement its ‘Alefa 2027’ transformation plan that’s designed to revive this major airline player in the Indian Ocean and African regions.

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Pegasus Universal Aerospace and Callen-Lenz Group partner on flight control systems

Posted 3 September 2019

South Africa’s Pegasus Universal Aerospace, pioneer of the Vertical Business Jet (VBJ) Pegasus One, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK-based, technical aviation

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A cape of good hope for Icelandair

Posted 2 September 2019

Icelandair Group’s charter and leasing specialist, Loftleidir, has taken a majority shareholding in Cabo Verde Airlines. Alan Dron asks why the Nordic carrier is focusing on a tiny island group 5,000km south of its home?

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E2 wins the Peace prize…

Posted 27 August 2019

The newest Nigerian private carrier, Air Peace, is the largest airline in west Africa with 80% of market share. Now the biggest Embraer operator in the region will be the first to add an E2 to its fleet in Africa. Anuradha Deenapanray reports.

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First EgyptAir A220-300 makes maiden flight

Posted 23 August 2019

The first A220-300 for EgyptAir has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel assembly line. The first of 12 aircraft EgyptAir has on order is due to be delivered to the Cairo-based airline in the coming weeks.

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New kid on the block is not kidding around

Posted 15 August 2019

Allan Kilavuka became CEO of Kenya Airways’ low-cost carrier (LCC), Jambojet, in January 2019, succeeding industry veteran Willem Hondius. Kilavuka talked to Victoria Moores about how it felt to fill those shoes, as a complete newcomer to

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African airlines' traffic soared 11.7% in June, up from 5.1% in May

Posted 8 August 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for June 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 5.0% compared to June

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Air Serv expanding operations to Sudan and South Sudan

Posted 8 August 2019

Air Serv is expanding operations in eastern Africa with the deployment of two aircraft to Sudan and South Sudan.

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Cirium reveals the world’s busiest day for flying in 2019 is today

Posted 8 August 2019

Travel data and analytics expert Cirium predict today, Friday 9 August, will be the busiest single day of the year around the world for flying.

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Mahogany en route to a solid base

Posted 7 August 2019

After a false start in 2014, Mahogany Air is riding a wave of pro-aviation government policies in Zambia. Martin Rivers talked to the airline’s founder and chief executive, Jim Belemu.

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Green Africa adds three more A220-300s to its fleet

Green Africa has added to the news that it has ordered 50 A220-300s from Airbus by also committing to lease an additional three of the aircraft from leasing company, GTLK Europe.

Kenya Airways appoints Allan Kilavuka as chief executive

Kenya Airways yesterday confirmed it has appointed Allan Kilavuka as chief executive of the airline.

Airbus to add A321 production capabilities in Toulouse

Following its strategy to keep its overall production system at the leading edge of technology and to increase industrial capacity and flexibility, Airbus has decided to create new A321 production capabilities at its site in Toulouse.

SAA named as a top OTP airline

South African Airways has been named as one of the top performing airlines globally for on-time performance (OTP) by travel data and analytics company, Cirium.

Tunisair to lay off 1,200 employees

Tunisair is to lay off 1,200 workers to ease the financial difficulties that have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts, Reuters reports.

Ethiopian Airlines answers the Coronavirus questions

Ethiopian Airlines' controversial decision to continue operations to its Chinese destinations has been criticised by some other African airlines. Today the Addis-based carrier responded to explain why it has made this decision.

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