IATA welcomes G20 push to restart tourism

Posted 6 May 2021

IATA has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism.

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Bombardier releases financial results Q1 of 2021

Posted 6 May 2021

Bombardier has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2021 and affirmed its full year 2021 financial guidance and delivery expectations of 110-120 aircraft.

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Airbus engineering pioneer Bernard Ziegler passes away

Posted 6 May 2021

Airbus has announced the passing of Bernard Ziegler, at the age of 88. Ziegler, one of Airbus’ engineering pioneers, was instrumental in the introduction of the world’s first digital Fly-By-Wire (FBW) and side stick controls in a

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IATA: High testing costs could stall recovery

Posted 5 May 2021

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

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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

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SITA's eWAS helps African airlines weather the storms

Posted 5 May 2021

According to research by Cirium, weather phenomena such as heavy rains, thick fog and flooding are a significant cause of flight delays around the world and costs airlines billions of dollars annually. Adverse weather can also cause

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United Aviation Solutions and AFRAA launch initiative for African airlines

Posted 5 May 2021

United Aviation Solutions (UTD) and the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) have launched the Brown Condor Initiative (BCI) aimed at providing a platform for AFRAA members with Maintenance Repair and

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Egypt orders 30 extra Rafale fighters.

Posted 4 May 2021

Egypt has placed an order for 30 additional Rafale fighter jets for its air force.

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Air Seychelles awards StandardAero Awarded multi-year contract

Posted 4 May 2021

Air Seychelles has awarded StandardAero a multi-year contract to support the Pratt & Whitney PT6A-34 turboprop engines powering its fleet of DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Kenya Airways resumes domestic passenger flights

Posted 4 May 2021

Kenya Airways resumed domestic services on May 2 with two daily flights to Mombasa and one daily to Kisumu.

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Why growing is a pain at Khartoum

Posted 31 March 2021

Khartoum needs a new airport. But, with that project at a standstill, a study has recommended far-reaching improvements to the existing facility in the Sudanese capital.

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