Aviation

Published on 15 Dec, 2017
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  For Qatar Airways, this year has been a record-breaking year, as the airline has claimed more global awards than it has ever before in their 20th years of operation. The airline’s national carrier has received countless individual awards across multiple categories since the year started, signifying its prolonged commitment to extremely passenger expectations with […]

Published on 15 Dec, 2017

  Ethiopian Airlines has made her first announced of its first all-female crew flight to Nigeria. According to the airline, this will also be the first time it will be operating an all-women flight in Africa and is expected to leave for Lagos from Addis Ababa on the 16th of December, with some selected Nigerian journalists […]

Published on 13 Dec, 2017
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  The international civil aviation day 2017 which occurred on Thursday, December 7 saw to the theme “Working Together to Ensure No Country is Left Behind”. The programme which highlights on the importance for air transport systems across the globe to comply with international requirements, ensuring air travel is safe. Since 2015, the theme for […]

Published on 13 Dec, 2017

  In Nairobi, Five airports are set for evaluation to accommodate more passengers, whose record has hit an all-time high of 10 million this year. Airports selected are Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, which handles 7.5 million passengers annually, Moi, Kisumu, Eldoret and Isiolo. On Thursday, Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary, Mr. James Macharia asked the […]

Published on 13 Dec, 2017

  On the 5th of December 2017, The 3rd Ministerial Working Group Meeting on the Single African Air Transport Markets (SAATM) kicked off in Addis Ababa with their participants calling out to the African Union (AU) Member States for the implementation of the 1999 Yamoussoukro Decision towards the establishment of SAATM. During the opening remarks at the […]

Published on 11 Dec, 2017
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  A decade after construction began, Senegal’s president, Macky Sall, opened a flagship airport on Thursday. The airport is seen as the central plank of government plans to boost the economy and create a West African regional hub for the country. President Macky Sall who was in a good mood toured the brand-new Blaise Diagne International Airport which is […]

Published on 11 Dec, 2017

  The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), South Africa chapter, is advising Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra state to complete the Airport project at Umuleri, so as to enhance commerce and trade in the area. On Thursday The Chairman of the party, Mr Henry Onyekumnaru, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Durban, Kwazulu Natal […]

Published on 11 Dec, 2017

  The International Air Transport Association, IATA, has made its predictions that African carriers in a whole are most likely to make small losses of about $100 million in the coming year 2018. This statement was issued by IATA’s Director-General, Alexandre de Juniac, on Tuesday during his visit to Geneva, a copy of this statement was also […]

Published on 6 Dec, 2017
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  “Africa’s aviation time has come!” That was the message from the African Development Bank (AfDB) after the organization signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IATA. Under the MoU, IATA and the AfDB will work together to help develop a safe, secure, and efficient aviation industry in Africa. The organizations have committed to creating […]

Published on 6 Dec, 2017
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  Passenger air traffic in Africa has risen sharply in October, up 7.5% year on year from a 3.6% increase in September, according to the International Air Transport Association’s (Iata’s) latest analysis of global demand. The increase for Africa was slightly better than the aggregate year-on-year growth in global demand, which stood at 7.3% from […]