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Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Eritrea after 20 years

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that, after 20 years, it will resume daily flights to Asmara, the capital and the largest city of Eritrea, on 17 July 2018...

11 Jul 2018

ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flight

ACSA, looking to drive social upliftment within the poverty nodes surrounding its nine airports, has invested heavily in supporting disadvantaged individuals from these communities...

By Sindy Peters 10 Jul 2018

37,390 new aircraft and 540,000 new pilots needed by 2038

Airbus' new Global Market Forecast 2018-2037 reveals that the world's passenger fleet will more than double to 48,000 aircraft in 20 years with traffic growing at a resilient 4.4% per year...

6 Jul 2018

Barig welcomes national airline of Mongolia

The Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (Barig), which advocates for the mutual interests of around 100 national and international airlines in the areas cargo, passenger, and charter, has welcomed Miat Mongolian Airlines...

5 Jul 2018

Four-star ranking awarded to three ACSA airports

The OAG's On-Time Performance (OTP) Star Ratings accredits the top airlines and airports around the world for superior punctuality performance...

4 Jul 2018

The urgent areas of improvement for air cargo industry

The Federal Association of German Air Traffic Industry (BDL) along with various other organised associations addressed the challenges the air cargo industry is facing at a recent joint air cargo industry talk in Berlin, Germany...

3 Jul 2018

Introducing high school girls to the aviation industry

FlySafair has signed on as a platinum sponsor for the Girl Fly Programme in Africa (GFPA) Foundation's 2018 Aviation and Space Camp which introduces more than 120 high school girls to the aviation industry...

2 Jul 2018

Heathrow's third runway is expensive, polluting and unequal - why the poor will lose out

After more than a decade of debate, the expansion of London's Heathrow airport has been given the green light after MPs voted in favour of the government's plans to add a third runway. Construction could begin as early as 2021...

By David Banister 2 Jul 2018

Ticket sales for first US direct flight low, says KQ

Ticket bookings for inaugural non-stop flight to New York have been low since opening in January, according to Kenya Airways (KQ), but it remains optimistic sales will pick up from August...

By Constant Munda 29 Jun 2018

Unicef opens applications for $100k fund for drone startups

Applications have opened for the Unicef Innovation Fund for Drone Startups, which will provide up to $100,000 in equity-free investment for profit-making tech startups that have potential to benefit humanity through the use of drones...

By Tom Jackson 28 Jun 2018

ACSA, NMBMM and NMBT signs MoU enhancing PE International Airport's connectivity

"Nelson Mandela Bay is a growing metropole for trade and tourism and the activities around these are facilitated through Port Elizabeth International Airport. This plan between the airport and the city will further support the economic growth of the region."

22 Jun 2018

Airbus, Côte d'Ivoire government sign MoU on aerospace industry

Airbus and the government of Côte d'Ivoire will together support the development of the country's aerospace industry after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...

20 Jun 2018

Airlines sold N505 billion tickets in 2017, says NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says domestic and international airlines operating in Nigeria sold tickets worth N505.2bn in 2017...

By Chinedu Eze 18 Jun 2018

New partnership to make Cameroon hub for developing civil aviation skills

JAA TO, a leading organisation for aviation regulatory training in Europe, and the Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)...

13 Jun 2018

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