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African airlines’ cargo demand in March increased 24.6%

Posted 5 May 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released March 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand continued to outperform pre-COVID levels (March 2019) with demand up 4.4%. African airlines’ cargo demand in March increased 24.6%.

in General Aviation

Boeing launches emergency assistance package to support India

Posted 4 May 2021

Boeing has announced a $10 million emergency assistance package for India to support the country's response to the current surge in COVID-19 cases.

in General Aviation

Kenya Airways and Skyports to launch drone delivery service in Kenya

Posted 27 April 2021

Advanced air mobility (AAM) company Skyports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the flag carrier airline of Kenya, Kenya Airways, to collaborate on launching permanent unmanned aerial vehicle

in General Aviation

Ethiopian Airlines transports vaccine to São Paulo

Posted 19 April 2021

Ethiopian Airlines Group, has transported 3.5 Million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Shanghai to São Paulo, Brazil, via Addis Ababa.

in General Aviation

Africa gets its first Level D helicopter simulator

Posted 14 April 2021

The Thales Reality H full-flight simulator, which is one of the most advanced commercial helicopter simulators in the world, is now operational with Caverton in Nigeria – this is Africa’s second Level D helicopter full flight

in General Aviation

Skyworld Aviation sells ERJ 145 to Westair of Namibia

Posted 6 April 2021

Skyworld Aviation has announced the sale of an ERJ 145 to Westair of Namibia.

in General Aviation

Bell delivers first Bell 505 to Ugandan aviation company

Posted 6 April 2021

Bell Textron has delivered a Bell 505 helicopter equipped with the Med-Pac Emergency Medical Services Lite Interior to BAR Aviation. This marks the first Bell 505 in Uganda and the first Bell 505 designed to complete medical

in General Aviation

Major efficiency improvement for the Air Cargo Programme

Posted 6 April 2021

The Cargo Agency Conference (CAC) is to give freight forwarders a stronger voice in the development of CAC resolutions.

in General Aviation

IAG Cargo records biggest uplift from Nairobi to London

Posted 31 March 2021

IAG Cargo the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG) has uplifted 53,793 kgs of cargo on a cargo-only flight from Nairobi, Kenya to London-Heathrow operated by a British Airways B777-300 aircraft in March – a record

in General Aviation

Ethiopian marks a year since first preighter operation on passenger aircraft

Posted 25 March 2021

On this day last year, Ethiopian Airlines operated its first cargo only service on a passenger aircraft with its Boeing B787-900.

in General Aviation

IATA launches EPIC to enhance digital collaboration across air cargo

Posted 24 March 2021

IATA has launched the Enhanced Partner Identification and Connectivity (EPIC) platform to support the digitisation of the global air cargo supply chain.

in General Aviation

Ethiopian Transports COVID-19 vaccines to African countries

Posted 11 March 2021

Ethiopian Airlines has operated COVID-19 vaccine delivery flights from Mumbai to Addis Ababa and from Beijing to Brazzaville.

in General Aviation

Etihad Cargo and EFL deliver vaccines to Egypt

Posted 11 March 2021

Etihad Cargo and EFL (Expolanka Freight), the global supply chain company, have carried a vital consignment of vaccines from India to Egypt.

in General Aviation

Most eVTOL aircraft will struggle to secure affordable insurance

Posted 10 March 2021

Most eVTOL aircraft seeking to become commercially operational will fail to secure insurance at an affordable price as they will be unable to meet the requirements of insurers, which includes providing them enough data

in General Aviation

Air Express Algeria secures three aircraft on lease from ACIA Aero

Posted 8 March 2021

Air Express Algeria, which serves the oil and gas industry from its hub in Hassi Messaoud, has secured three aircraft on lease from ACIA Aero.

in General Aviation

African airlines’ cargo demand soared 22.4% in January

Posted 4 March 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released January 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand returned to pre-COVID levels (January 2019) for the first time since the onset of the

in General Aviation

Astral Aviation selected by UNICEF for airfreight initiative

Posted 17 February 2021

Astral Aviation has been selected by UNICEF for its humanitarian airfreight initiative.

in General Aviation

Ethiopian transports first COVID-19 vaccine shipment to Africa

Posted 8 February 2021

Ethiopian Airlines transported the first COVID-19 vaccine shipment from Beijing to N'Djamena via Addis Ababa on 6th February 2021.

in General Aviation

2020 worst year for air cargo demand

Posted 4 February 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand for air cargo decreased by 10.6% in 2020, compared to 2019. This was the largest drop in year-on-year demand since IATA started to

in General Aviation

ACC Aviation consolidates expertise in one brand

Posted 28 January 2021

ACC Aviation has unveiled a new logo and branding for 2021 that solidifies 36 months of significant transformation for the global aviation service provider under the leadership of CEO Phil Mathews.

in General Aviation

Bell 412 surpasses 40 years of flight

Posted 25 January 2021

The Bell 412 has been flying for 40 years with 1,100 Bell 412s being delivered across the globe, logging over 6.5 million flight hours.

in General Aviation

Ethiopian Airlines and Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority to launch freight transport service

Posted 25 January 2021

Ethiopian Airlines and the Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA) have agreed to launch a freight transport service aiming to transport more than 400,000 tons of goods,

in General Aviation

Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests on board its Flightlab

Posted 25 January 2021

Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests on board its Flightlab, a platform-agnostic flying laboratory exclusively dedicated to maturing new technologies.

in General Aviation

African airlines saw international demand fall in November

Posted 7 January 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in November showing that freight volumes improved compared to October, but remain depressed compared to 2019. Capacity

in General Aviation

Ethiopian-DHL and African Electronic Trade Group partner up

Posted 4 January 2021

Ethiopian Airlines-DHL and African Electronic Trade Group have partnered to transport historical parcels in the African Continental Free Trade Area.

in General Aviation

ACIA delivers an ATR72-212 LCD Freighter to Solenta Aviation

Posted 18 December 2020

ACIA Aero Leasing has delivered a further ATR72-212 LCD Freighter to Solenta Aviation. The aircraft will be based in Gabon and operate routes for the DHL West Africa network.

in General Aviation

Bell EDAT Demonstrator wins “Best of What’s New in Aerospace” award

Posted 9 December 2020

Bell Textron has announced that Popular Science recognised Bell’s Electrically Distributed Anti-Torque (EDAT) innovation as the winner of its “Best of What’s New Award” in the Aerospace category for 2020.

in General Aviation

Ethiopian and Cainiao launch cold chain air freight for medicines from China

Posted 3 December 2020

Ethiopian Airlines has partnered with Cainiao Smart Logistics Network to launch a special cold chain air freight for the transportation of temperature-controlled medicines from Shenzhen Airport,

in General Aviation

Thales and StandardAero achieve first 4-Axis Autopilot Flight Test

Posted 30 November 2020

Thales and StandardAero have successfully achieved the first flight test of a revolutionary compact autopilot system that they say will bring Airbus AS350 and H125 helicopters into a new era of performance and

in General Aviation

Astral Aviation helps with delivery of Covid-19 vaccines

Posted 26 November 2020

Astral Aviation, a member of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and Pharma.Aero, has announced that it is ready to support the distribution of the recently discovered COVID-19 vaccines across its scheduled

in General Aviation

Ethiopian Cargo launches trans-pacific cargo flight services

Posted 25 November 2020

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has launched Trans-Pacific routes, extending from Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage effective 09 Nov 2020.

in General Aviation

Ethiopian Airlines help airlift relief goods to Ethiopia

Posted 9 November 2020

Ethiopian Airlines and Airbus in partnership with Aviation Sans Frontieres and Pablo Horstmann Foundation have transported humanitarian goods onboard two new Airbus A350-900 aircraft delivered to Ethiopian on 6 November

in General Aviation

IATA: African airlines see demand increase in September

Posted 6 November 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released September data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo demand, while strengthening, remains depressed compared to 2019 levels. However, African

in General Aviation

Demand for FAI Air Ambulance’s corona transport

Posted 23 October 2020

FAIs air ambulance division has been operating at maximum capacity to meet the high number of requests for repatriation and medevac flights, including difficult destinations such as South Sudan.

in General Aviation

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines partner on 40th humanitarian flight

Posted 5 October 2020

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines recently launched their 40th humanitarian delivery flight when the airline’s new 787-9 Dreamliner departed Everett, Washington, carrying more than 20,000 pounds of humanitarian

in General Aviation

First ever purpose-built regional freighter takes flight

Posted 21 September 2020

ATR has announced the successful first flight of its new purpose-built regional freighter aircraft.

in General Aviation

Chapman Freeborn mobile hospital delivery aids West African Covid-19 relief efforts

Posted 15 September 2020

Throughout 2020 Chapman Freeborn has helped aid the global fight against Covid-19, arranging cargo operations for PPE and medical supplies all over the world and recently its cargo team completed

in General Aviation

Air Partner opens new freight office in South Africa

Posted 14 September 2020

Air Partner, a charter and Freight solutions specialist, has established its first physical presence in South Africa, with a Johannesburg sales office that will provide localised support to Freight clients within the region.

in General Aviation

African demand for air cargo contracts 3.0% in July

Posted 1 September 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in July showing air cargo demand is stable but at lower levels than 2019.

in General Aviation

Bell Textron celebrates 85th anniversary

Posted 25 August 2020

Bell Textron has celebrated its 85th anniversary.

in General Aviation

Cessna Grand Caravan EX fleet in Africa grows

Posted 12 August 2020

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

in General Aviation

African air cargo sees contraction of 13.8% in June

Posted 28 July 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets in June showing improvement, but at a slower pace than some of the traditional leading indicators would suggest, with African

in General Aviation

Airbus' H160 receives EASA approval

Posted 1 July 2020

Airbus Helicopters’ multi-role twin engine H160 has been granted its type certificate by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

in General Aviation

African airlines post smallest cargo contraction in May

Posted 30 June 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in May showing a slight improvement in the air cargo market, although African airlines post smallest cargo contraction.

in General Aviation

Bombardier's Global 5500 enters service

Posted 25 June 2020

The latest model in the Bombardier Global series has entered service, it was announced today.

in General Aviation

Airbus Foundation completes relief flight to DRC and RDC

Posted 23 June 2020

The Airbus Foundation, together with the French Red Cross (FRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), have flown a medical team and 14 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the Republic of the

in General Aviation / Technology

Honeywell steps up its unmanned and urban air mobility game

Posted 16 June 2020

Global technology giant Honeywell has taken a step into the future with the formation of a new business unit dedicated to the growing unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and urban air mobility (UAM) industries.

in General Aviation

Air cargo capacity plummets globally but African airlines are least affected

Posted 3 June 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in April showing that demand dropped 27.7% compared to the same period in 2019 - the sharpest fall ever

in General Aviation

NAS donates RDT kits to assist Ugandan Ministry of Health

Posted 7 May 2020

National Aviation Services (NAS) recently donated Rapid Diagnostic Testing (RDT) kits to the Covid-19 National Task Force formed by the Ugandan Ministry of Health.

in Business Aviation / General Aviation / Flight Services & Support

Bestfly scoops three-year deal for ExxonMobil shuttle in Angola

Posted 6 May 2020

Angolan fixed wing and rotary aircraft operator, Bestfly, has won a three-year contract to support ExxonMobil’s requirements to ferry staff from Luanda to its main oil logistics base at Soyo.

in General Aviation / Features

The small aircraft paying big dividends

Posted 4 May 2020

Gyrocopters – also known as autogyros – have become a notable fixture of the African aviation panorama. Erwan de Cherisey reports.

in General Aviation

IATA and UPU warn of air capacity shortage

Posted 4 May 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) warned that air capacity for postal services is insufficient and urged governments to do more to support the movement of mail by air during the COVID-19

in General Aviation

Airbus develops solution for airlines to use widebody aircraft for pure cargo operations

Posted 30 April 2020

Airbus is developing a modification for A330 and A350 family aircraft which will enable airlines to install freight pallets directly onto the cabin floor seat tracks, after removal of the

in General Aviation

IATA: immediate and severe air cargo capacity crunch

Posted 28 April 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for March air cargo performance demonstrating a severe capacity shortfall. African airlines were less affected by disruptions in March.

in General Aviation

RwandAir resumes cargo flights to Guangzhou

Posted 22 April 2020

RwandAir has resumed cargo flights to Guangzhou, China, after a suspension of passenger flights in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

in General Aviation

Ethiopian finalises distribution of Jack Ma’s 2nd round donation to Africa

Posted 22 April 2020

Ethiopian Airlines completed the flight and delivery of the second-round shipments of life saving medical supplies to fight COVID-19 donated by Jack Ma to all African countries.

in General Aviation

SAA Cargo operates passenger aircraft for pure cargo uplift

Posted 9 April 2020

For the first time in its history, the Cargo division of South African Airways, SAA Cargo, operated a passenger aircraft for a pure cargo uplift.

in General Aviation

Ethiopian Cargo recalibrates its operations in the wake of COVID-19

Posted 9 April 2020

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services is adapting its operations to the evolving global demand for air cargo services following the COVID-19 pandemic.

in General Aviation

Air Serv begins operations in Central African Republic

Posted 7 April 2020

An Air Serv aircraft is on the ground in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) to support humanitarian operations there.

in General Aviation

Airbus A350-1000 deployed in fight against COVID-19

Posted 6 April 2020

Airbus continues to purchase and supply millions of face masks from China, the large majority of which will be donated to governments of the Airbus home countries, namely France, Germany, Spain and the UK.

in General Aviation

Denel joins local drive to develop ventilators

Posted 6 April 2020

South African state-owned aerospace and military technology conglomerate Denel is mobilising its resources and expertise towards a priority project for the local design and development of medical ventilators in support of the national

in General Aviation

Ethiopian delivers medical supplies to 39 African countries

Posted 30 March 2020

Ethiopian Airlines has delivered medical supplies donated by Jack Ma, the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, to 39 African countries within five days. Ethiopian has transported Jack Ma’s support including

in General Aviation

Air cargo bottlenecks could put lives at risk

Posted 25 March 2020

International Air Transport Association (IATA) and its members renewed their call to governments to take urgent measures to ensure that vital air cargo supply lines remain open, efficient and effective.

in General Aviation

FAI works around the clock to meet critical Covid-19 demands

Posted 24 March 2020

FAI rent-a-jet AG, Germany’s Air Ambulance Specialist and Special Mission Operator has been working 24/7 to help evacuate those in need following unprecedented demand from the spread of coronavirus.

in General Aviation

Astral Aviation to continue freighter services

Posted 24 March 2020

Astral Aviation has said it will continue to operate freighter throughout the current crisis.

in General Aviation

Etihad Cargo boosts its freighter summer schedule in Africa

Posted 17 March 2020

Etihad Cargo has announced its freighter schedule for the IATA summer season, boosting capacity to its top freighter gateways.

in General Aviation

Air Cargo essential to fight against COVID-19

Posted 17 March 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said it continues to support governments in their efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

in Defence / General Aviation

Denel at advanced stage of exiting aerostructures business

Posted 9 March 2020

As part of its efforts to restructure its business, exit from non-core entities and find new markets for its defence and high-tech products and services, Denel is currently at an advanced stage to exit and wind up its

in General Aviation

African air cargo carriers post fastest growth of any region

Posted 5 March 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has eleased data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in cargo tonne kilometers decreased by 3.3% in January 2020, compared to the same period in

in General Aviation / Events / Airports

AVIATION AFRICA: Air BP highlights low carbon solutions at Aviation Africa 2020

Posted 4 March 2020

Air BP will be highlighting innovative carbon reduction solutions and aviation sustainability at the Aviation Africa 2020 summit, which starts today in Addis Ababa (4th-5th March).

in Defence / General Aviation

Beechcraft King Air 350ERs begin maritime patrol duties

Posted 19 February 2020

Leonardo has revealed that two Beechcraft King Air 350ERs, equipped as Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), have gone into service with an African Navy following their delivery by the Company, which acted as prime contractor and

in General Aviation

Stellwagen delivers second Airbus C295 to DAC

Posted 17 February 2020

Stellwagen Group has today announced the delivery of a second Airbus C295 aircraft to DAC Aviation International, which will add this additional aircraft to its humanitarian operations in Africa.

in General Aviation

Virgin Atlantic Cargo to launch daily services from London Heathrow to Cape Town

Posted 12 February 2020

Virgin Atlantic Cargo will launch a new daily Heathrow-Cape Town service from October 2020 and increase capacity to Cuba as part of their winter flying programme.

in General Aviation

2019 worst year for air freight demand since 2009

Posted 6 February 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released full-year 2019 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), fell by 3.3% compared to 2018 while capacity (AFTK)

in General Aviation

Airbus BelugaXL enters service, adding XL capacity to the fleet

Posted 16 January 2020

The BelugaXL has entered into service, providing Airbus with 30% extra transport capacity in order to support the on-going production ramp-up of commercial aircraft programmes.

in General Aviation

African freight carriers post fastest growth of any region in November

Posted 8 January 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 1.1% in November 2019,

in General Aviation

UPS flies urgent relief from Dubai to flood-stricken Somalia

Posted 2 January 2020

UPS, in collaboration with UNHCR, has delivered close to 100 tons of relief items to bring critical supplies to victims of the recent flooding in Somalia which has affected half a million people and uprooted 400,000 from

in General Aviation

TIACA opens its doors to new air cargo player

Posted 16 December 2019

The International Air Cargo Association or TIACA is making significant changes in its approach to reach out to all stakeholders in the air cargo value chain in a rapidly evolving and challenging global trade and commerce.

in General Aviation

African freight carriers see fastest growth of any region in October

Posted 4 December 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 3.5% in October 2019, compared to

in General Aviation

Air Peace signs firm order for three additional E195-E2 jets

Posted 17 November 2019

Embraer announced today that Air Peace, Nigeria and West Africa’s largest airline, has signed a contract for three additional E195-E2s, confirming purchase rights from the original contract, signed in April this year.

in General Aviation

Rolls-Royce Trent 700 certified to power new Airbus BelugaXL Transporter

Posted 15 November 2019

The Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engine has received certification to power the new Airbus BelugaXL air transporter.

in General Aviation

AHRLAC to fly again

Posted 23 October 2019

The successful adoption of business rescue will see the AHRLAC aircraft flying again soon, writes Sam Basch.

in General Aviation

Leonardo signs Distributorship Agreement with Absolute Aviation Group in South Africa

Posted 23 October 2019

Leonardo has signed a Distributorship Agreement with Absolute Aviation Group in South Africa for the civil and commercial market.

in General Aviation

African carriers see fastest growth of any region in August for air freight

Posted 11 October 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.9% in August 2019,

in General Aviation

43 Air School Pty is now the sole distributer of full Pipistrel Aircraft Range in South Africa

Posted 2 October 2019

43 Air School Pty has announced that it is now the sole distributer of the full Pipistrel Aircraft Range in South Africa, and Portugal.

in General Aviation

DHL-Ethiopian Airlines joint venture eyes further growth in Ethiopia

Posted 24 September 2019

DHL-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services – a joint venture formed between DHL Global Forwarding and Ethiopian Airlines - is scaling up its operations in Ethiopia.

in General Aviation

UPS expands express services within Africa

Posted 24 September 2019

UPS has announced the addition of three new countries served by UPS Worldwide Express, and broadened its reach across 76 cities in the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East, and Africa (ISMEA).

in Air Transport / General Aviation

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.

in General Aviation

African carriers post fastest freight growth of any region in July

Posted 5 September 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.2% in July 2019, compared to the

in Air Transport / General Aviation / Technology

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

in General Aviation

Ethiopian launches cargo flights to Bangkok and Hanoi

Posted 23 August 2019

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has started once weekly freighter service to Bangkok, Thailand and Hanoi, Vietnam as of August 16, 2019.

in General Aviation / Features

FAI celebrates and targets Africa

Posted 9 August 2019

As FAI marks its 30th anniversary it is looking to increase its business in Africa. Marcelle Nethersole reports.

in General Aviation

African carriers see air freight growth

Posted 7 August 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 4.8% in June 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the

in General Aviation / Features

How the Black Hawk can give commercial operators an edge

Posted 31 July 2019

Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk family helicopters have been used in Africa for several decades, with military operators including Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia. Commercial operators, however, were non-existent… with one

in General Aviation

Ethiopian adds Chongqing to its freight network

Posted 9 July 2019

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has connected Chongqing, the largest municipality in Southwest China with Africa and South America with a weekly cargo flight as of 26 June 2019.

in General Aviation

Mi-38 successfully passes testing in extreme conditions

Posted 5 July 2019

Specialists of the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, a subsidiary of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of Rostec) finished a series of Mi-38 flights conducted under the instrument flight rules (IFR), as well as in conditions of

in General Aviation

Paris Airshow: ASL Aviation and Boeing sign for Boeing Converted Freighters

Posted 19 June 2019

ASL Aviation (ASL) and Boeing have signed an MoU for 20 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF), bringing the world’s first Next-Generation 737-800 freighter conversion to 120 orders and commitments,

in General Aviation

Paris Airshow: Russian Helicopters showcases new concept of modernised light Ansat helicopter

Posted 17 June 2019

Russian Helicopters has presented a concept of the modernised light Ansat helicopter at the International Paris Air Show 2019.

in General Aviation

Air Serv sends aircraft to Mozambique for flood relief

Posted 21 May 2019

An Air Serv aircraft has positioned to Mozambique, where it will support relief efforts following a devastating period of successive storms.

in General Aviation / Features

Zambia on course for air ambulance service

Posted 21 May 2019

The Zambia Air Force (ZAF) and Zambian Ministry of Health have agreed to partner in establishing a national air ambulance service using a dedicated emergency response aircraft, writes Jon Lake.

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