Aviation

Published on 17 Oct, 2017

  fastjet has announced its entry into the Mozambican market will take place on Friday, November 3. Solenta Aviation (SET, Lanseria) was one of seven carriers awarded domestic Mozambican route authorities last month, the others being CFM – Transportes e Trabalhos Aéreos, TTA – Sociedade de Transporte e Trabalho Aéreo, Ethiopian Airlines, Malawian Airlines, and incumbents LAM – Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and MEX […]

Published on 17 Oct, 2017

  The Ethiopian Airlines in collaboration with ASKY Airlines on Monday assured its travelling and tour agencies of its support in promoting the airline business. Mr Abdul-Rahaman Mohammed, the Sales Manager, Ethiopian Airlines commended the agencies for their support to promote the interest of the airlines at a workshop in Accra. He said Ethiopian Airlines […]

Published on 17 Oct, 2017

  Ethiopian Airlines is eyeing a bigger share of the Chinese tourists’ market which at over 120 million is estimated to be the single largest tourist numbers globally. Speaking exclusively to Xinhua on Saturday, Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde GebreMariam, said with the air carrier having a presence in China since 1973, one of the handful […]

Published on 16 Oct, 2017
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  The association has warned that without a skilled workforce, airlines and other aviation businesses in the region face a calamitous future. Southern African Airlines will face a potentially crippling shortage of skills and failure to hit employee transformation targets if governments do not fix basic and tertiary education, the Airlines Association of Southern Africa […]

Published on 16 Oct, 2017
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  Dive Brief: Halliburton’s logistics manager for Europe, Eurasia, and Sub-Saharan Africa believes that forwarders must step up to the plate and embrace digitization if air cargo is to move forward, The Loadstar reported Wednesday. One suggestion for progress is the adoption of technology, a feature most shippers now expect, but which some freight forwarders haven’t fully […]

Published on 16 Oct, 2017

  Airlines need to create opportunities for new generations to experience the possibilities of the aviation industry, according to Paul Steele, senior vice president of member external relations and corporate secretary of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This can be done by, among others things, offering internships and giving talks about the industry. “Building […]

Published on 12 Oct, 2017
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  The Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority and the AviAssist Foundation, Africa’s only independent, non-profit organisation dedicated solely to the safety improvements in African aviation, today announced a partnership to establish the AviAssist Safety Promotion Centre (ASPC) Rwanda. The partnership, signed at AviaDev, aims to establish a long-term mutually beneficial association in capacity building on aviation […]

Published on 12 Oct, 2017
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  Ethiopian Aviation Academy, has graduated 262 aviation professionals. The academy graduated 50 pilots, 66 aviation maintenance technicians, 120 cabin crew and 26 Equipment and Facility Maintenance technicians; 10 majoring in Industrial Mechanics and 16 in Industrial Electricity. A statement issued in Accra by Mrs Hanna Atnafu, Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines and copied to […]

Published on 12 Oct, 2017

  New airline routes and fresh optimism on the continent have prompted robust growth in Africa’s international flight arrivals to 13.3 percent in early and mid 2017 compared to the equivalent period last year, an aviation report said Wednesday. The report was released by ForwardKeys, a global travel patterns firm, during Aviation Africa 2017 (AviaDev […]

Published on 12 Oct, 2017

  Aviation systems engineering and manufacturing firm Embraer will open an aviation training centre at OR Tambo International Airport, in Johannesburg, in the first half of next year. The facility will be the first of its kind in Africa to provide this range of training for qualified pilots, maintenancetechnicians and cabin crew, Embraer Services and Support president and CEO Johann Bordais said in a statement on Wednesday. The training centre will be equipped with an E-Jets full flight simulator, four […]