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Green recovery must embrace sustainable aviation fuels

Posted 10 July 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has emphasised the aviation industry’s commitment to its emissions reduction goals.

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Iraq repatriation flight returns South Africans home

Posted 9 July 2020

CemAir has welcomed 80 South Africans home from Iraq and Jordan on a special repatriation flight which touched down at OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday morning.

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IATA: Travellers are taking precautions

Posted 7 July 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released public opinion research showing a willingness to travel being tempered by concerns over the risks of catching COVID-19 during air travel.

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Get online and grab yourself an African airline

Posted 6 July 2020

Aircraft, spares and even an entire South African regional airline are up for grabs on the online auction site Go-Dove.

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IATA: Get the aviation industry moving again

Posted 6 July 2020

Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have today urged that costs related to public health measures aimed at mitigating the spread of communicable diseases should be borne by

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Bolloré Logistics extends the airlift with Africa to ensure supply continuity

Posted 3 July 2020

Bolloré Logistics is extending until 31 July 2020 its special weekly cargo freight service between Europe and West Africa, the WARA AIR SERVICE.

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Quarantine measures threaten aviation restart in Africa

Posted 2 July 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments in Africa and the Middle East (AME) to implement alternatives to quarantine on arrival that would allow economies to re-start while avoiding the importation

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Ethiopian welcomes back business and leisure customers

Posted 30 June 2020

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it’s happy to welcome back business and leisure travellers with programmes aimed at safeguarding their health and safety.

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IATA: Urgent need for governments to address the quarantine issue

Posted 25 June 2020

IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac yesterday stressed at IATA’s media briefing the urgent need for governments to address the quarantine issue, and for countries seeking to open up their economies, travel and tourism is a

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Air Mauritius - Understanding the MK crisis

Posted 22 June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a huge impact on aviation and air travel industry globally, and particularly on insular economies. It has led to "a complete erosion of the revenue base” of Air Mauritius (MK) while tourism activities are at a

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Morocco to restart domestic flights this week

Posted 22 June 2020

Domestic flights in Morocco are set to resume on 25 June, in line with the partial easing of lockdown restrictions in parts of the country.

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Nigeria puts block on domestic flight restart

Posted 20 June 2020

Nigeria's regulator (NCAA) has said that the proposed opening of domestic flights in the West African country on tomorrow has been stopped.

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African aviation industry urging for safe restart of air services

Posted 17 June 2020

IATA, the Airports Council International- Africa (ACI Africa) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Regional Offices for African States are urging African governments to implement ICAO’s

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Covid-19 guidance for commercial and private aviation

Posted 16 June 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released criteria for the use of COVID-19 testing in the travel process.

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Slattery takes the top job at GE Aviation

Posted 16 June 2020

John Slattery, who it was announced yesterday is stepping down from his role as president of Embraer’s commercial aircraft division is to become president and CEO of giant engine maker GE Aviation.

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Meijer to head Embraer commercial aircraft business

Posted 15 June 2020

Embraer’s former vice president of commercial aviation for the Middle East and Africa, Arjan Meijer has been appointed new president and chief executive of the Brazilian company’s commercial aircraft division.

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Maouloud takes on the challenge at Mauritania

Posted 11 June 2020

The new CEO of Mauritania Airlines, Amal Maouloud, firmly believes in the success and sustainability of the company.

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AFRAA and ACC Aviation Group partner to support African aviation

Posted 9 June 2020

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and the leading aviation service provider, ACC Aviation Group, have announced a strategic partnership for the provision of market-leading services that will support the

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IATA calls on Tunisia’s Government for direct financial relief for aviation

Posted 5 June 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the Government of Tunisia to urgently provide financial relief measures for the aviation industry in order to mitigate the effects of the

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Comair unlikely to start operating before November

Posted 3 June 2020

More bad news for South African Aerospace as Comair announces it is unlikely to start operating again before November this year.

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AFRAA releases COVID-19 impact assessment on African Airlines

Posted 3 June 2020

AFRAA has released an impact assessment analysis showing a 90.3% year on year passenger traffic reduction for the month of May; recovery is expected to start from Q3 2020 with domestic flights, followed by regional and

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Resumption of restricted South African air services welcome but more is needed

Posted 2 June 2020

The Airlines Association of Southern Africa sees the resumption of South African domestic passenger air services, albeit on a limited basis, as a positive move, but more destinations will be included in

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IATA urges implementation of ICAO COVID-19 guidelines

Posted 2 June 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to quickly implement the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO’s) global guidelines for restoring air connectivity.

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Triple targets as Tunisair turns to plan B

Posted 1 June 2020

Three years after taking on the top job at Tunisair, Ilyes Mnakbi tells Martin Rivers the flag-carrier is still struggling to turn the corner.

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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 ‘key worker’

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737 MAX production resumes

Posted 28 May 2020

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 MAX at the company’s Renton, Wash. factory.

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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

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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 industry’s global debt could rise to $550 billion by year-end. That’s a $120 billion increase over debt levels at the start

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US/EU bans stunt Sudan's regeneration

Posted 26 May 2020

Three years after America lifted most sanctions against Sudan, local carriers like Tarco Aviation are still in a fight for survival. Bushra Abushora, the airline’s strategic planning director, told Martin Rivers how the sector is coping.

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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.

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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.

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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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ACI and IATA outline roadmap for aviation industry restart

Posted 20 May 2020

Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have called on governments to ensure any new measures introduced for airports and airlines in the wake of COVID-19 are

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Air Djibouti reveals expansion plans

Posted 19 May 2020

Having re-started commercial services in 2015, after more than a dozen years in the airline wilderness, Air Djibouti is embarking on ambitious plans to expand both freight and passenger services regionally and internationally.

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First Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop takes flight

Posted 18 May 2020

Textron Aviation has announced the successful first flight of its new twin utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier.

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Is Kane able to take Air Senegal to the next level?

Posted 15 May 2020

Air Senegal is pursuing its roll-out with a well-defined strategy in line with the government’s ‘Emerging Senegal’ plan. Anuradha Deenapanray Chappard met with CEO, Ibrahima Kane, one of the young generation of African leaders ready

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Ethiopian Airlines requests face masks to be worn

Posted 13 May 2020

Ethiopian Airlines has said that in line with recommendations from WHO, ICAO and IATA it requests that passengers, staff and the general public should wear face masks protect against Covid-19. This came in to effect on May 10.

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Silver lining shines through the fog of war

Posted 11 May 2020

Like all Libyan carriers, Afriqiyah Airways is in a seemingly endless fight for survival. But chairman, Mustafa Maatug, tells Martin Rivers he’s full of hope for the future.

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Statement from Air Mauritius

Posted 8 May 2020

No discussions ongoing regarding a partnership with another airline

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IATA calls on Nigerian Government to support aviation in the face of COVID-19 crisis

Posted 8 May 2020

Nigeria - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the government of Nigeria to address the severe impact of the COVID-19

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Resumption of commercial cargo flights by Air Mauritius

Posted 7 May 2020

Air Mauritius has resumed commercial cargo operations to and from some designated destinations.

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EgyptAir and Air Cairo sign MoU

Posted 7 May 2020

EgyptAir and Air Cairo have signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance strategic positioning, network and fleets that will add new customers to both airlines.

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South African Airways collapses with new airline to be formed

Posted 6 May 2020

The South African government National Transport Movement (NTM) has announced it is to shut down South African Airways and form a new airline.

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IATA calls for passenger face covering and crew masks

Posted 6 May 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) supports the wearing of face coverings for passengers and masks for crew while on board aircraft as a critical part of a layered approach to biosecurity to be implemented

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Minister's appeal as Kenyan turboprop shot down in Somalia

Posted 5 May 2020

Somalia’s transport minister has appealed for international help to investigate the crash of an Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia turboprop carrying aid for the fight against Cornavirus killing all six on board.

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Second Boeing 777X completes first flight

Posted 4 May 2020

Boeing has conducted a productive and successful first flight of the second 777X aircraft.

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Flying the flag for Uganda

Posted 30 April 2020

Cornwell Muleya is no stranger to African aviation, after gaining senior leadership experience at Air Botswana, Air Tanzania, Air Mauritius and Zambezi Airlines. As Victoria Moores reports, his latest challenge has been setting up Uganda Airlines, an ambitious

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Network Aviation Group and partners provide supplies for Nigeria’s COVID-19 response

Posted 30 April 2020

Network Aviation Group working together with Allied Air Cargo, Scan Global Logistics and various UN organisations, have successfully delivered vital emergency supplies into Abuja to help

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Passenger demand plunges in March as travel restrictions take hold

Posted 29 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2020 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) dived 52.9% compared to

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IATA calls for global mutual recognition by civil aviation authorities

Posted 28 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on regulators to take urgent action to help civil aviation operate seamlessly and safely between states during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as to

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TIACA urges action for air cargo in Africa

Posted 28 April 2020

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has raised its concern on the air-cargo sector in Africa which has experienced a significant drop in capacity to Europe by 70% compared to 2019 according to CLIVE Data Services.

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Boeing pulls out of Embraer partnership deal

Posted 25 April 2020

Boeing has pulled out of its $4.2 partnership deal with Embraer which was planned to give the American manufacturer a bigger stake in the narrowbody regional jet market and develop new markets for the C-390 Millennium medium airlift and air

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Aviation relief for African airlines critical as COVID-19 impacts deepen

Posted 24 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has renewed its call for government relief measures as the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Africa deepen.

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Vertis brings ERJ 145-LR to West African charter market

Posted 22 April 2020

Vertis AVIATION – the aircraft marketing company that operates across Africa and the Middle East – has signed an exclusive marketing agreement to offer an Embraer 145-LR from its West African base.

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Air Mauritius enters administration amid cash crisis

Posted 22 April 2020

Air Mauritius is entering voluntary administration following a total collapse in revenues due to the Covid-19 crisis.

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IATA: Slow recovery needs confidence boosting measures

Posted 21 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for governments to work with the industry on confidence-boosting measures in the face of an anticipated slow recovery in demand for air travel.

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Minister backs reform to ensure Tunisair survives virus

Posted 20 April 2020

Tunisia’s transport minister Anouar Maarouf has warned that Tunisair’s air transport industry is unlikely to recover before summer 2021, reports Romuald Touembou Ngueyap.

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Boeing to resume commercial aircraft production in Puget Sound

Posted 17 April 2020

Boeing will resume all commercial airline production in a phased approach at its Puget Sound-region facilities next week, after suspending operations last month in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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IATA and ICS: Governments must facilitate ship crew changes

Posted 15 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) are jointly calling on governments to take urgent measures to facilitate crew change flights for seafarers.

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SAA fly Canadian citizens home

Posted 12 April 2020

South African Airways (SAA), has collaborated with the Government of Canada through the High Commission of Canada in South Africa, to assist Canadians who were stranded in South Africa to return home, after the lockdown was implemented in response to the

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Osprey warns operators to get support on the ground as Africa closes doors

Posted 10 April 2020

While Africa remains the continent least-affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic, almost every nation now has confirmed cases of the disease and numbers are increasing. Health experts consider Africa as a

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Airbus provides update on March commercial aircraft orders and deliveries

Posted 9 April 2020

Airbus has said it is now revising its production rates downwards to adapt to the new Coronavirus market environment.

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Airbus adapts commercial aircraft production in Northern Germany and Alabama

Posted 7 April 2020

Airbus is temporarily adapting commercial aircraft production and assembly activity at its German sites in Bremen and Stade and pausing production at its A220/A320 manufacturing facility in Mobile,

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IATA releases 2019 airline safety report

Posted 6 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the release of the 2019 Safety Report showing continuing improvements in airline safety compared to 2018 and to the preceding five years.

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MEA commences repatriation flights from Abidjan and Lagos

Posted 6 April 2020

Middle East Airlines, Air Liban, yesterday commenced its repatriation flights after receiving the required approvals from the competent authorities following the covid-19 pandemic.

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African Airlines traffic slipped 1.1% in February

Posted 2 April 2020

Following IATA’s latest analysis of demand for passenger air transport based on traffic data for February 2020 when there was a 14% plunge in demand (compared with Feb 2019), as the COVID-19 and associated travel restrictions began to be

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Middle East and Africa Airlines revenue losses mount

Posted 2 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association strengthened its call for urgent action from governments in Africa and the Middle East to provide financial relief to airlines as the latest IATA scenario for potential revenue loss by

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African carriers see fastest air cargo growth of any region

Posted 2 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released February 2020 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in cargo tonne kilometres (CTKs), decreased by 1.4% compared to the same

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Airlines facing rapid cash burn

Posted 31 March 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published new analysis showing that airlines may burn through $61 billion of their cash reserves during the second quarter ending 30 June 2020, while posting a quarterly net loss of $39 billion.

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SAA board thanks crew who flew chartered flight to repatriate citizens from Wuhan

Posted 31 March 2020

The board and management of South African Airways (SAA) has thanked the SAA crew who flew a chartered aircraft which repatriated citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus originated.

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Aviation Industry asks G20 to act quickly to prevent irrecoverable damage to travel

Posted 26 March 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged G20 leaders to act quickly to support the aviation industry in order to prevent irrecoverable damage to international connectivity

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Track the number of in-storage aircraft globally with new analysis from Cirium

Posted 25 March 2020

Travel data and analytics expert, Cirium, has launched new analysis offering verified daily updates on the number of in-storage aircraft amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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IATA: Deeper revenue hit from COVID-19

Posted 24 March 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA)updated its analysis of the revenue impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global air transport industry.

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Air Seychelles takes delivery of Pti Merl Dezil

Posted 20 March 2020

Air Seychelles has announced that the airline has taken delivery of its new A320neo aircraft registered as ‘S7-PTI’.

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Coronavirus toll on aviation industry and call for support measures for African airlines

Posted 20 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is taking a toll on the aviation industry and global economy at large. The pandemic has restricted national and international supply chains.

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IATA urges African and Middle Eastern governments to give airlines emergency support

Posted 19 March 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is appealing to governments in Africa and the Middle East, as part of a worldwide campaign, to provide emergency support to airlines as they

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RwandAir cancels its commercial passenger flights

Posted 19 March 2020

Following instructions from the Rwandan Ministry of Health regarding the global fight against Covid-19 coronavirus, RwandAir has temporarily suspended its commercial passenger flights.

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IATA remarks from the media briefing on COVID-19

Posted 18 March 2020

Brian Pearce, chief economist at IATA, has explained during a media briefing on COVID-19 the current situation that the global air transport industry finds itself in.

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Air Traffic and Navigation Services releases statement on Covid-19

Posted 18 March 2020

South Africa’s Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) has said it will be working with the government to support national aviation plans for handling public health emergencies.

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Cabo Verde Airlines to suspend all transport activities for at least 30 days

Posted 18 March 2020

Cabo Verde Airlines has announced in view of Covid-19 and taking into account the action of the Government of Cabo Verde to close the country´s borders, it will suspend all its transport activities

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Passenger confidence is vital for the MAX to return

Posted 16 March 2020

After being grounded for almost a year, the Boeing 737MAX is being tested and prepared for re-entry to service. Boeing’s managing director for sub-Sahara Africa, João Miguel Santos, talks to Alan Peaford.

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ICAO presses on with carbon reduction programme despite COVID-19

Posted 15 March 2020

The International Civil Aviation Organization’s governing Council today took a key step to stand up its emission offsetting program to help airlines reduce climate pollution, even as the aviation sector reels from the

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FlyEgypt's MAX headroom for improvements

Posted 12 March 2020

New domestic services, new branding and – hopefully – new aircraft will make 2020 a significant year for FlyEgypt, its CEO tells Alan Dron.

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AFRAA advocates for a more sustainable air transport industry in Africa

Posted 12 March 2020

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA), the trade association of African airlines has urged stakeholders to work together to support African airlines achieve profitability and sustainable operations for

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Ethiopian operates Washington DC flight with all-female crew

Posted 11 March 2020

Ethiopian Airlines operated an all-women functioned flight to Washington DC on March 7.

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It's been a bumpy ride… but now we're ready to take off

Posted 10 March 2020

Air Botswana general manager, Agnes Khunwana, tells Victoria Moores how she is working to stabilise operations and cut costs after a frustrating and turbulent fleet-transition year, which has laid the foundations for future

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SITA accelerates air traffic control innovation with Boeing ecoDemonstrator

Posted 10 March 2020

SITA is accelerating innovation in air traffic control (ATC) communications as part of Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator programme, alongside key industry partners including NASA and long-standing airline

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Bolloré Transport and Logistics opens new subsidiary in Ethiopia

Posted 10 March 2020

The new subsidiary was created as part of a joint venture between Bolloré Transport & Logistics and the Ethiopian company CLS Logistics. It is set to offer Ethiopia a wider world of capabilities and solutions

in Air Transport / Features

ACC eyes up further African possibilities

Posted 6 March 2020

Aviation services provider, ACC Aviation Group, is increasingly looking to Africa as a major area of its future operations, writes Alan Dron.

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COVID-19 hits January passenger demand

Posted 5 March 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for January 2020 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 2.4% compared to January 2019.

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AVIATION AFRICA: Investment in infrastructure is essential warns Transport Minister

Posted 4 March 2020

Ethiopia’s Minister of Transport called for investment in infrastructure by African countries if the continent is to live up to its potential.

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AVIATION AFRICA: Isolating China is not fair and ethical says Ethiopian CEO

Posted 4 March 2020

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde Gebremriam said that isolating China due to the coronavirus outbreak is not fair nor ethical.

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AVIATION AFRICA: Voyageur Aviation supports Africa

Posted 4 March 2020

While Canadian company Voyageur Aviation is participating at Aviation Africa for the first-time it is no stranger to Africa as it provides charter services here.

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AVIATION AFRICA: Willis Towers Watson and AviAssist partner for aviation safety in Africa

Posted 4 March 2020

Willis Towers Watson a global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced at Aviation Africa a partnership with AviAssist in Africa, an independent non-profit organisation

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Ghana accelerates its transformation

Posted 2 March 2020

Ghana’s aviation authorities see huge growth potential in Africa’s air transport industry and have taken giant strides to position the sector to serve as the nation’s economic driver, with the mission of developing a regional aviation hub. Chukwu

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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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