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The wiring in your plane could soon be made from recycled plastic - new research
The wiring in your plane could soon be made from recycled plastic - new research

Using recycled plastic to wire planes could reduce their emissions while cutting down on waste from the 3-D printing industry...

By Alvin Orbaek White 12 hours ago

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Blue-sky thinking: net-zero aviation is more than a flight of fantasy

Commercial flights could one day be propelled by sustainable fuels, renewable energy or hydrogen propulsion - but big challenges remain...

By Emma Rachel Whittlesea and Tim Ryley 3 Jan 2022

Emirates calls on applicants to join cadet training programme
Emirates calls on applicants to join cadet training programme

The Emirates Flight Training Academy is inviting aspiring United Arab Emirates nationals and residents as well as international candidates seeking a career in aviation to join its cadet training programme...

10 Nov 2021

Reducing air travel by small amounts each year could level off the climate impact
Reducing air travel by small amounts each year could level off the climate impact

Reducing jet fuel consumption by 2.5% each year could halt aviation's growing influence on climate change...

By Milan Klöwer 8 Nov 2021

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SAA, Kenya Airways partner with plans to create pan-African airline group

South African Airways (SAA) is signing a memorandum of cooperation with Kenya Airways with a long-term goal of creating a pan-African airline group...

29 Sep 2021

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United Airlines inks codeshare agreement with Airlink, expanding into Africa

The commercial agreement will offer one-stop connections from the US to more than 40 destinations in southern Africa...

29 Sep 2021

Hope Consortium, Astral Aviation partner to enhance vaccine distribution in Africa
Hope Consortium, Astral Aviation partner to enhance vaccine distribution in Africa

Hope Consortium and Astral Aviation have formed a strategic partnership with the aim of accelerating vaccine distribution to African nations...

28 Sep 2021

Blocked airline funds could slow down recovery - IATA
Blocked airline funds could slow down recovery - IATA

The International Air Transport Association has urged governments to abide by international agreements and treaty obligations to enable airlines to repatriate close to nearly $1bn in blocked funds from the sale of tickets, cargo space, and other...

19 Aug 2021

Combined market cap of global airlines plunge by $12bn as Covid cases rise
Combined market cap of global airlines plunge by $12bn as Covid cases rise

Airline companies are still far from pre-pandemic profit and sales as some of their businesses, like business travel, are not even comparable to normal levels...

13 Aug 2021

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UNCTAD, IATA extend partnership to facilitate global trade

The two organisations will leverage their leadership in their respective fields to boost e-commerce in developing countries through improved exchanges of trade data...

12 Aug 2021

Survey: Passengers confident in air travel safety, continue to support mask-wearing
Survey: Passengers confident in air travel safety, continue to support mask-wearing

The International Air Transport Association's latest passenger survey has found that most travellers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near term. However, a majority have been found to be frustrated with the...

22 Jul 2021

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Airlink expands intra-Africa network, launches new Johannesburg-Entebbe service

Flights on the route will operate four times a week, connecting with Airlink's domestic and regional network to and from various Southern African destinations...

9 Jun 2021

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Increased air travel digitalisation needed for sector restart, IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (Covid-19 testing and vaccine certificates) and other Covid-19...

27 May 2021

IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism
IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism

The International Air Transport Association (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...

7 May 2021



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