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AAD2018: Airbus Pleiades satellite image of AAD at AFB Waterkloof

Posted 20 September 2018

Airbus’ Pleiades satellite has captured an aerial shot of the African Aerospace & Defence (AAD) 2018 airshow currently underway at Air Force Base Waterkloof, Pretoria in South Africa.

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South Africa’s President opens door on partnerships for defence as economic driver

Posted 19 September 2018

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa stressed the importance of the defence industry as he formally opened the 10th Africa Aerospace and Defence show at Waterkloof, Pretoria today.

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AAD2018: Air BP tech services to support African aviation growth

Posted 19 September 2018

International aviation fuel products and services supplier, Air BP, returns to Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD2018) at Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria, South Africa, this week as a Gold Sponsor, using the event

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Airbus to showcase products and its South African partnerships at AAD2018

Posted 13 September 2018

Airbus’ South African industrial partnerships will be highlighted at the biennial African Aerospace & Defence 2018 show in Pretoria next week.

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Every woman can be a high flyer

Posted 13 September 2018

Captain Alia Twal had a simple message to pass to the Aviation Africa audience: If you are female, want to be a pilot and have the determination, nothing should stop you.

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CAAi launch new Security Management Systems training course for aviation security

Posted 12 September 2018

The training arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), CAA International (CAAi), has announced a newSecurity Management Systems (SeMS) two-day training course.

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CANSO Africa Conference identifies key steps for safe ATM operations in Africa

Posted 7 September 2018

CANSO, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, has identified key areas of focus for improving the safety, efficiency and effectiveness of air traffic management (ATM) in Africa and paving the

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The sound of silence on the flight deck

Posted 6 September 2018

One highlight of Aviation Africa was the African launch of the new Bose headset meaning that airline pilots can at last benefit from a technology that has changed the world for passengers and general aviation pilots around the world.

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Strategies to support sustained airline financial health

Posted 24 August 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that the 2018 World Financial Symposium (WFS) will feature a strong focus on partnership strategies to accelerate delivery of transformation supporting

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ICAO and South Africa partner to advance gender equality in aviation

Posted 21 August 2018

In a major step forward for gender equality and gender action in international air transport, ICAO and South Africa’s Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) were joined by over 500 leaders and experts from around the

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It all AADs up to a spectacular

Posted 14 August 2018

According to Leon Dillman, CEO of the Commercial Aviation Association of Southern Africa (CAASA), this year’s anticipated Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD2018) show is expected to be “bigger and better than ever”.

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Kenya's aviation community welcomes Embraer's new E190-E2

Posted 8 August 2018

Kenya Airways recently collaborated with Brazil's Embraer S.A., to demonstrate the capabilities of Embraer’s passenger jet, the E190-E2 'Shark', in Nairobi.

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ICAO Sec Gen highlights compliance as key to Africa’s aviation development

Posted 7 August 2018

ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu concluded the UN aviation agency’s 2018 ‘AFI Week’ series of events last month, reaffirming that the continent has now established the necessary partnership and policy

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Paramount Group donates Mirage aircraft to aviation specialist school

Posted 2 August 2018

Paramount Group, the African based global aerospace and defence company, has handed over a Mirage V airframe to Rhodesfield Technical High School to mark the official launch of the first Engineering School of

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South African Airways wins Best Airline Staff in Africa’ award

Posted 24 July 2018

South African Airways (SAA) won Best Airline Staff in Africa’ award at the annual World Airline Awards hosted by Skytrax, last week.

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Ethiopian Airlines wins SKYTRAX World Airline Award for the Best Airline in Africa

Posted 20 July 2018

Ethiopian Airlines has won SKYTRAX World Airline Award for the Best Airline in Africa for second successive year.

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FIA2018: Rockwell Collins recognised by Airbus as a top performer for avionics support

Posted 19 July 2018

Rockwell Collins has been honoured with a Customer Services Award for its avionics service by Airbus and its customer airlines at a special ceremony at the Farnborough Air Show held yesterday.

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Routes Africa 2018 Marketing Awards winners announced

Posted 19 July 2018

The winners of the Routes Africa 2018 Marketing Awards have been revealed, with Cape Town Air Access the overall winner through to the final at World Routes in Guangzhou.

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Ethiopian Airlines wins Best Airline in Africa award

Posted 17 July 2018

Ethiopian Airlines has secured the top prize at the 2018 World Airline Awards being named the ‘Best Airline in Africa’ for the second time.

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Boeing announces Farnborough International Airshow plans

Posted 9 July 2018

Boeing has announced its plans to reveal the future of air and space travel at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow in the UK which takes place July 16-22.

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Kigali gears up for African Aviation Week

Posted 5 July 2018

African Aviation Week will be held in Kigali from 10-14 September.

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Speakers confirmed for Routes Africa 2018 in Ghana

Posted 4 July 2018

The line-up of speakers has been confirmed ahead of Routes Africa 2018 which will take place in Accra, Ghana, 16-18 July.

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Emirates Airline Foundation continues to transform communities in Western Uganda

Posted 26 June 2018

The Emirates Airline Foundation along with Outreach to Africa (OTA) has established a school with three sections; nursery, primary and secondary.

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Aero South Africa set to go

Posted 21 June 2018

Messe Friedrichshafen, the global show for general aviation, has set its sights on a new destination....South Africa.

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African Air Expo to take place in Durban next year

Posted 18 June 2018

African Air Expo will take place at King Shaka International Airport in Durban between November 27-29, 2019.

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African Tourism Ministers stress importance of correct tourism measurement for improved policy

Posted 6 June 2018

“Tourism Statistics: A Catalyst for Development”, was the theme of this year’s seminar in the context of the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa which took place in Abuja,

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IATA and AFRAA sign MoU to advance aviation in Africa

Posted 4 June 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the African Airline Association (AFRAA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to deepen their cooperation.

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Ethiopian wins Airline Reliability Performance Award

Posted 1 June 2018

Ethiopian Airlines has won the 2017 Airline Reliability Performance Award, for the seventh year in a row, from Bombardier Aerospace.

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Air Mauritius Institute and Airbus Foundation join forces to inspire the young

Posted 1 June 2018

Air Mauritius Institute and the Airbus Foundation have joined forces to roll out a series of Airbus Little Engineer workshop in Mauritius.

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ICAO concludes worldwide series of Safety Management Symposiums in Kigali

Posted 1 June 2018

ICAO continued its worldwide series of Regional Safety Management Symposiums and Workshops in Kigali, Rwanda last week, promoting the use of risk-based aviation safety approaches by ICAO Member States in

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Ethiopian marks African aviation history with 100th aircraft in active service

Posted 24 May 2018

Ethiopian Airlines and SKYTRAX have announced that it will take delivery on June 5 2018 of its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-900, making it the first African airline to operate a 100 aircraft fleet in the

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AfBAA to launch CGAS at EBACE

Posted 22 May 2018

The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) will launch the AfBAA Commercial General Aviation Symposium (CGAS), at EBACE 2018 in Geneva, with the CGAS event to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, 21-23 November 2018, as the Association’s first meeting focusing

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Africa’s busiest passenger air routes revealed

Posted 22 May 2018

The 10 busiest passenger air routes in Africa have been revealed in a new study conducted by Routes.

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Ethiopian holds autism awareness panel discussion ‘Flying with Autism’

Posted 18 May 2018

Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA) conducted a half-day Autism Awareness panel discussion on May 11, 2018 at EAA Auditorium under the theme “Flying with Autism”.

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ICAO examines Europe, Middle East and Africa civil aviation cybersecurity concerns

Posted 17 May 2018

ICAO Secretary General Dr Fang Liu addressed government and industry safety experts in Bucharest last week when she helped to launch the UN aviation agency’s Europe, Middle East and Africa

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Precision Air plants 1000 trees around Mount Kilamnjaro

Posted 16 May 2018

Tanzania’s leading airline Precision Air services has taken part in preserving the environment around Mt. Kilimanjaro.

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Ethiopian wins 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

Posted 8 May 2018

Ethiopian Airlines has been recognised by TripAdvisor as ‘The Best Business Class in Africa and Indian Ocean.’

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Ethiopian wins 2018 Africa’s Outstanding Food Services Award

Posted 30 April 2018

Ethiopian Airlines has won the 2018 ‘Africa’s Outstanding Food Services by a Carrier’ Award as voted by PAX International readers at a ceremony held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Hamburg, Germany in April 2018.

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Aviation Africa 2018 - it's a wrap!

Posted 25 April 2018

Aviation Africa 2018 opened its two-day summit and exhibition with strong growth predictions for the African Aviation Market.

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SAA retains 4-Star Skytrax ranking

Posted 20 April 2018

South African Airways (SAA) has maintained a 4-Star Skytrax ranking, in both Business and Economy Class, for a 16th consecutive year.

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Aviation Africa 2018: 'continuous growth' drives Sharjah, UAE-based LCC Air Arabia

Posted 18 April 2018

The lingering effects of the 2008 global financial crisis, over three years of low oil prices, currency devaluations and regional conflict caused by political instability had all contributed to a

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Aviation Africa: MROs eye tremendous market in Africa

Posted 18 April 2018

Speaking at the Aviation Africa MRO panel Hisham Ali, consultant to the Chairman of Egypt Air, said that African MRO market is growing. Africa represents four percent of the global 25,368 fleet and 3.9 percent of global 75.6 billion

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Aviation Africa 2018: Cyber security: Not if, but when

Posted 18 April 2018

An airline’s greatest cyber-security threat may also be its most precious asset – its staff – according to panellists speaking at Aviation Africa in Cairo. Victoria Moores reports.

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Aviation Africa 2018 gets under way in Cairo

Posted 17 April 2018

The Aviation Africa Summit and Exhibition 2018 is under way in Cairo with over 980 delegates and visitors at the two-day event.

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Aviation Africa 2018 to open in Cairo 17-18 April with record numbers

Posted 12 April 2018

The Aviation Africa Summit and Exhibition taking place on 17-18 April 2018 in Cairo, Egypt opens next week to a record audience of aviation industry professionals.

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Maseko - the history man

Posted 12 April 2018

Airports of Mauritius (AML) “proudly and efficiently” hosted the 27th Airports Council International (ACI) Africa/World annual general assembly, conference and exhibition. Anuradha Deenapanray and Vincent Chappard report.

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Ghana Airports Company to host Routes Africa 2018

Posted 12 April 2018

Routes Africa, the intra-Africa route development forum, will return after a two year hiatus, due to demand from the route development community.

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Leonardo named ‘Best Performing Supplier’ by Airbus

Posted 5 April 2018

Leonardo’s aerostructures division has been named ‘Best Performing Supplier’ by Airbus, recognising Leonardo for its sustained level of excellence including 100% On Time Delivery (OTD) and substantial improvements in quality.

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Orbis to highlight its Flying Eye Hospital at Hamburg event

Posted 4 April 2018

Passenger Experience Week that comprises of: Passenger Experience Conference, Aircraft Interiors Expo, World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo and Passenger Technology Solutions which takes place from

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SITA wins ‘Service Provider of the Year’ award

Posted 3 April 2018

SITA has been named Service Provider of the Year in the prestigious annual Air Transport Awards held in Dubai.

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SITA wins Service Provider of the Year award

Posted 27 March 2018

SITA has been named Service Provider of the Year in the prestigious annual Air Transport Awards held in Dubai.

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CANSO global vice chair encourages decision making

Posted 19 March 2018

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) Africa Region, in partnership with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) is hosting the Collaborative Decision

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Icarus X race series heads to South Africa

Posted 8 March 2018

This March sees the 2018 Icarus X race series land in South Africa for the first time, as paramorists take to the skies above Gauteng and Limpopo.

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Exhilarating aerial race heads to Africa

Posted 16 February 2018

The world’s only long distance paramotor race, the Icarus Trophy, will visit Africa for the first time.

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Ethiopian wins first cargo transportation award in China

Posted 9 February 2018

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has received the Export & Import Cargo Transportation award at a Customers Symposium organised by Guangzhou Bayiun International Airport in China on February 7, 2018.

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IATA address infrastructure crisis to secure aviation’s future

Posted 6 February 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling for urgent attention to address infrastructure challenges in order to secure the industry's future.

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Cyber Attacks: Aviation Africa 2018 to Tackle Cyber Security

Posted 2 February 2018

BM chief executive Ginni Rometty calls cyber attacks as "the greatest threat to every company in the world".

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African States launch the Single African Air Transport Market

Posted 29 January 2018

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has informed all stakeholders that 23 African States has launched the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) at the side-lines of the 30th Ordinary Session of the African

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AviaDev heads to Cape Town

Posted 25 January 2018

AviaDev, the African aviation development conference, will take place in Cape Town in June 2018.

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Blocked funds, connectivity, infrastructure, & safety top agenda for Angola at IATA Day

Posted 18 January 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts a trebling in the size of Angola’s air transport market to 7.1 million passengers a year by 2036 at the present forecast annual

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How to make the African cargo industry shipshape

Posted 13 December 2017

Two major air cargo conferences took place in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, in June. Kaleyesus Bekele reports.

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O.R. Tambo International climbs five places in global service rankings

Posted 6 December 2017

O.R. Tambo International Airport has climbed five places in the global quality rankings for airports in its category in the third quarter of 2017 following an intensified service drive by airport management and

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Dubai Airshow: Air Sénégal orders two A330neo

Posted 16 November 2017

Air Sénégal, the national carrier of Senegal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for two A330neo aircraft, which is the new re-engined version of the A330 widebody airliner.

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Dubai Airshow: EgyptAir signs with Bombardier for up to 24 CS300s

Posted 15 November 2017

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced yesterday at the Dubai Airshow, that it has signed a letter of intent (LoI) for up to 24 CS300 aircraft with EgyptAir Holding Company, of Cairo.

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Ninety-nine female pilots organisation visit EgyptairTraining Academy

Posted 2 November 2017

The Ninety-nine female pilots organisation visited EgyptairTraining Academyduring the fifth annual meeting of the Arab sector of the Ninety-Ninth International Organization of Female Pilots, which was held

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AfBAC EXPO taking off as Civil Aviation Authority lends support.

Posted 2 November 2017

AfBAC EXPO, the African Business Aviation Association's first combined conference, exhibition and static display, has confirmed that the event which takes place later this month, is being supported by the South

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Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport wins at ACI Africa Safety Awards 2017

Posted 26 October 2017

Airports Council International announced the winners of the ACI (Airports Council International) Africa Safety Awards at the 27th ACI Africa World Annual General Assembly which saw Kruger Mpumalanga

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Airports Company South Africa wins big in Airport Service Quality Awards

Posted 23 October 2017

Airports Company South Africa and four of its airports have been honoured at the 27th Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards, held in Port Louis, Mauritius on Tuesday

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Global airport industry climate action surpasses 200 airports

Posted 19 October 2017

At this year's ACI World & Africa Annual General Assembly (WAGA) hosted by Airports of Mauritius Co, the global airport industry issued an update on the progress it has been making in addressing its CO2 emissions,

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Aviation Africa 2018 announces key speakers and EgyptAir endorsement

Posted 18 October 2017

Links between Africa and the Middle East are being reinforced through the location of the 2018 Aviation Africa event, which will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel City Stars in Cairo, April 17-18.

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Rwanda CAA and AviAssist join forces for Aviation Safety in Africa

Posted 13 October 2017

The Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority and the AviAssist Foundation has announced a partnership to establish the AviAssist Safety Promotion Centre (ASPC) Rwanda.

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Comair Limited certified as one of the Top Employers South Africa 2018

Posted 13 October 2017

Comair Limited has announced that it has been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings.

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Cape Town International Airport named Africa's leading airport for 2017

Posted 11 October 2017

Cape Town International Airport has clinched the award for Africa's leading airport at the 2017 World Travel Awards Africa.

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ATNS AVI Afrique Africa Aviation Summit to take place in October

Posted 9 October 2017

The 6th ATNS AVI Afrique Africa Aviation Summit, will take place at the CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria from 25-26 October 2017.

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Bombardier unveils the largest purpose-built business jet in the Industry

Posted 9 October 2017

Bombardier Business Aircraft has unveiled The Architect, its fourth Global 7000 flight test vehicle (FTV4) at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas.

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Gulfstream debut fully outfitted G600 at NBAA

Posted 9 October 2017

Gulfstream Aerospace has debuted its fully outfitted Gulfstream G600 at the 2017 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas.

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Ethiopian Airlines wins 'CIMG Airline of the Year 2016'

Posted 2 October 2017

Ethiopian Airlines has won Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Airline Company International award for the year 2016.

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World Passenger Symposium to focus on Digital Transformation, Data, Personalisation

Posted 29 September 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 2017 World Passenger Symposium (WPS) will focus on how technology, data, customisation and digital transformation will

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CANSO Africa Conference is underway in Morocco

Posted 26 September 2017

The 2017 CANSO Africa Conference is currently underway in Morocco.

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RwandAir ready to host AFRAA in November

Posted 19 September 2017

RwandAir will play host to the 49th Annual General Assembly (AGA) and Summit of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) scheduled to take place at the Kigali Convention Centre in Rwanda from 12 – 14 November 2017.

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The Prime Minister of Mauritius to open ACI World and Africa's annual conference

Posted 14 September 2017

Airports Council International (ACI) World has announced that the 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly Conference & Exhibition, taking place from 16–18 October 2017 in Port Louis,

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Morocco's business aviation airport project on track

Posted 12 September 2017

Morocco's business aviation project is on track to meet its goals of creating a new industry hub in North Africa, according to Zouhair El Aoufir, CEO of Office Nationale des Aeroports (ONDA).

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MEBAA launches insurance product

Posted 11 September 2017

The Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) has announced the launch of MEBAA Insurance to offer its members a suite of insurance products along side the aviation product.

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African Symposium on Human Factors and Aviation Safety to take place next week

Posted 8 September 2017

The African Symposium on Human Factors and Aviation Safety (ASHFAS), that incorporates the 13th Ergonomics Society of South Africa Conference (ESSA2017) and the inaugural ErgoAfrica Conference,

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MEBAA Show Morocco set to bring industry to Marrakech

Posted 8 September 2017

The business aviation industry in Morocco is looking forward to a boost from the MEBAA Show Morocco when it opens next week at the Marrakech Menara Airport on the 12 September.

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ASA to hold Annual General Assembly in October

Posted 30 August 2017

The Airlines Association of Southern Africa (ASA) will hold its 47th Annual General Assembly from 12-15 October 2017 at the Wild Coast Sun on South Africa's eastern seaboard. The conference host is Cemair.

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Airbus BizLab launches its first aerospace accelerator challenge in Southern Africa

Posted 24 August 2017

Airbus BizLab has launched the #Africa4Future challenge, targeting Southern African startups with innovative ideas that will help define the aerospace business of the future.

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ATNS to host seventh International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Association meeting

Posted 21 August 2017

The Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC is hosting the seventh International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Associations (IFATSEA) Africa Region

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Ghana's African Airshow conference agenda detailed

Posted 21 August 2017

Ghana's minister of aviation, Cecilia Abena Dapaah is to give a keynote address on the country's air transport priorities before officially opening the country's first African Airshow which takes place at Kotoka International

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Airbus Foundation rolls out engineering programme in Africa

Posted 4 August 2017

The Airbus Foundation together with its partner The Little Engineer is rolling out the Airbus Little Engineer (ALE) robotics programme in Africa.

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The Montecasino confirmed as AfBAC EXPO conference location

Posted 3 August 2017

As awareness grows about AfBAC EXPO, Africa's first ever dedicated business aviation conference, expo and static display, the event organisers are pleased to confirm that the Italian inspired ballroom at the Montecasino

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Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum receives VIP visitors from Ghana

Posted 31 July 2017

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group recently welcomed a VIP delegation from Ghana to his offices.

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SAA wins 'Favourite Airline in Africa' award

Posted 24 July 2017

South African Airways (SAA) has been named “Favourite Airline in Africa” for the third consecutive year at the annual Trazee Awards.

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Air Côte d'Ivoire receives an A320

Posted 18 July 2017

Air Côte d'Ivoire received its new A320 at a ceremony that was held at the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse yesterday.

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MEBAA Show Morocco: Key market leaders on board, Jetex appointed official handler

Posted 13 July 2017

The second edition of the MEBAA Show Morocco, taking place at its new location in Marrakech Menara Airport from 12-13 September, is solidifying its reputation as the place to be for business aviation

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Denel hosts annual Youth Camps across six South African provinces

Posted 10 July 2017

Denel is giving high school learners in six provinces an opportunity to brush up on their maths and science performance through tuition and exposure to living examples from the innovation that is embedded in aviation

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Air cargo growth requires renewed commitment to Lomé Declaration

Posted 5 July 2017

Implementation of the Lomé Declaration is a crucial lever for realising the technological innovation, regulatory reform and investment in infrastructure demanded by Africa's tremendously promising growth

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Experts call to strengthen Africa's aviation industry at ICAO conference

Posted 28 June 2017

Experts at this week's ICAO conference in Addis Ababa have called for strengthening Africa's aviation industry in terms of development on the continent, reports XinhuaNet.

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PARIS AIRSHOW: Ethiopian wins Best Airline in Africa at Skytrax awards

Posted 23 June 2017

Ethiopian Airlines won Skytrax World Airline Award for The Best Airlines in Africa at the Paris Air Show this week.

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PARIS AIRSHOW: Farnborough International launches 2018 show

Posted 21 June 2017

Organisers of the Farnborough International Airshow detailed their plans for the forthcoming show which will take place from 16th – 22nd July 2018 at the Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre.

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Every woman can be a high flyer

Captain Alia Twal had a simple message to pass to the Aviation Africa audience: If you are female, want to be a pilot and have the determination, nothing should stop you.

CANSO Africa Conference identifies key steps for safe ATM operations in Africa

CANSO, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, has identified key areas of focus for improving the safety, efficiency and effectiveness of air traffic management (ATM) in Africa and paving the way for a seamless sky.

Kenya's aviation community welcomes Embraer's new E190-E2

Kenya Airways recently collaborated with Brazil's Embraer S.A., to demonstrate the capabilities of Embraer’s passenger jet, the E190-E2 'Shark', in Nairobi.

Paramount Group donates Mirage aircraft to aviation specialist school

Paramount Group, the African based global aerospace and defence company, has handed over a Mirage V airframe to Rhodesfield Technical High School to mark the official launch of the first Engineering School of Specialisation in

The sound of silence on the flight deck

One highlight of Aviation Africa was the African launch of the new Bose headset meaning that airline pilots can at last benefit from a technology that has changed the world for passengers and general aviation pilots around the world.

It all AADs up to a spectacular

According to Leon Dillman, CEO of the Commercial Aviation Association of Southern Africa (CAASA), this year’s anticipated Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD2018) show is expected to be “bigger and better than ever”.

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