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Royal Air Maroc and British Airways sign codeshare agreement
17-02-2020 | 09:09:00
British Airways and Royal Air Maroc have announced a new codeshare agreement which will open up new routes across Morocco including Casablanca and Agadir.
[Nigeria] Airbus and Green Africa Airways sign agreement for 50 A220s aircraft
14-02-2020 | 13:11:00
Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways, has signed an MoU for 50 A220-300 aircraft, one of the largest orders to be placed globally for the A220 programme and the largest ever from the African continent.
African airlines see passenger demand increase by five percent, IATA report
14-02-2020 | 08:30:00
The International Air Transport Association announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2019 showing that demand rose by 4.2% compared to the full year of 2018.
Ramco Systems automates operations of Aero Contractors Company of Nigeria Limited
12-02-2020 | 06:02:00
Global aviation software provider Ramco Systems has announced the successful implementation of its Aviation Suite V5.8 at Aero Contractors Company of Nigeria Limited.
[Column] Tabassum Qadir: South African Airways ship is sinking, but there is a life raft
11-02-2020 | 09:10:00
The South African Communist Party (SACP) has called for workers' rights to be fully protected while at the same time pursuing the turnaround of SAA.
Qatar Airways mulls buying 49 per cent stake in RwandAir
11-02-2020 | 06:41:00
Qatar Airways is in talks to acquire a 49 per cent stake in state-owned RwandAir.
South African Airways moves forward with restructuring plans
07-02-2020 | 06:22:48
The joint Business Rescue Practitioners (BRPs) of South African Airways (SAA) announced further initiatives to support the airline’s transformation into a sustainable and profitable business.
The U.S. and Kenya add all-cargo rights to air transport agreement
06-02-2020 | 10:34:00
The U.S. and Kenyan governments signed an important Amendment to the U.S.-Kenya Air Transport Agreement at the Department of State in Washington, DC.
Sanad and Ethiopian Airlines to launch aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul center of excellence in Africa
05-02-2020 | 16:20:00
Sanad Aerotech has elevated its business expansion ambitions in Africa by signing a landmark agreement with Ethiopian Airlines.
Jetex inaugurates North Africa's first VIP terminal in Marrakech
05-02-2020 | 12:42:00
Jetex has announced the opening of its latest VIP Terminal at Marrakech Menara Airport, introducing a new world-class facility in the Moroccan market.
[Equatorial Guinea] Centurion Law leads market entry for Turkish Airlines
30-01-2020 | 14:34:00
Represented by the pan-African law firm Centurion Law Group in its entry into Central Africa, Turkish Airlines has added Malabo, Equatorial Guinea to its route network.
South African Airways conserves cash, scrutinises financial, commercial efficiencies
30-01-2020 | 13:34:00
South African Airways (SAA) business rescue practitioners secured further post commencement funding (PCF) of R3.5 billion from the Development Bank of Southern Africa.
DBSA confirms equity bridge loan facility to South African Airways
30-01-2020 | 08:59:00
Following a statement issued by the SAA Business Rescue Practitioners, the DBSA confirms that the Bank has approved an Equity Bridge Facility of R3.5billion to South African Airways (SAA).
South African Airways reports successful finalization of post commencement funding
29-01-2020 | 07:09:36
The business rescue practitioners of South African Airways supported by the Departments of Public Enterprises and National Treasury have been successful in obtaining the balance of the post commencement funding.
NHV, Tropical Arctic partner for strategic opportunities offshore Nigeria, West Africa
28-01-2020 | 07:16:00
NHV Group and Tropical Arctic have entered into a teaming agreement to allow both companies to jointly pursue strategic opportunities in Nigeria and West-African offshore industry.
[South Africa] Comair refreshes its Board with new appointments
27-01-2020 | 10:11:00
JSE-listed airline operator, Comair, has announced the appointment of four new Directors to its Board, an independent lead Director, a new Company Secretary, as well as a new Chief Information Officer.
[Kenya] Irene Koki’s towering career as first female African Dreamliner Captain
24-01-2020 | 12:30:00
Irene Koki Mutungi, the first female African Dreamliner captain in the world has had a towering 23-year-career at Kenyan airlines.
Routes and AFRAA sign agreement to help drive growth for Africa aviation market
22-01-2020 | 09:39:00
The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and Routes have signed their first formal agreement in history.
South African Airways new A350 operates first international flight to and from New York
22-01-2020 | 08:38:00
South African Airways (SAA) new Airbus A350-900 operated its first international flight from O.R Tambo International (ORTIA) airport to New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport.
SAA consolidates selected domestic flights and international service to Munich
21-01-2020 | 11:53:00
South African Airways is in the process of consolidating selected domestic flights between the airline’s main hub, Oliver Tambo International Airport Johannesburg and Cape Town, as well as between Johannesburg and Durban’s King Shaka airports.
Securiport signs deal with the Central African Republic for provision of Civil Aviation and Immigration Security Services
20-01-2020 | 13:44:00
Securiport has announced that a contract has been signed with the Central African Republic for the provision of Securiport’s proprietary Civil Aviation & Immigration Security Services (CAISS).
South African Airways sells nine aircraft to accommodate new fleet
17-01-2020 | 06:25:00
South African Airways (SAA) has put some of its aircraft up for sale to accommodate the new Airbus A350-900s the airline recently added to its fleet.
RwandAir enters ticket purchasing agreement with Optiontown
07-01-2020 | 07:33:57
RwandAir customers could now save from their ticket purchases due to a new partnership with Optiontown.
Ethiopian, Abay Bank partnership expands air ticket payment options
02-01-2020 | 08:02:00
Ethiopian Airlines, the Largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline has teamed up with Abay Bank to offer additional digital payment option for buying air tickets through Ethiopian mobile app.
South African Airways adopts to enter into business rescue
05-12-2019 | 07:01:00
South African Airways (SAA) announces that its Board of Directors have adopted a resolution to place the company into business rescue at the earliest opportunity.
South African Airways welcomes the scaling up of sustainable local fuel supply
03-12-2019 | 05:55:00
SAA has launched project Reya Fofa, a follow up to project Solaris which made SAA and Mango Airlines be the first airlines in Africa to operate commercial flights, powered by sustainable aviation fuel produced from nicotine-free tobacco plant.
[Morocco] Royal Air Maroc awarded for its operational and financial performance
26-11-2019 | 14:16:00
Morocco’s flag carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) won two prizes as the best company in the categories "Global Operations" and "Best improved financial results" awarded by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA).
South African Airways reinstates flights to Cape Town, Durban and Victoria Falls
21-11-2019 | 07:07:00
South African Airways (SAA) announces its intention to resume selected flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town, Durban and Victoria Falls, with effect from Thursday, 21 November 2019.
Air Senegal to grow its fleet with eight Airbus A220s
20-11-2019 | 10:36:00
Air Senegal, the new national carrier of Senegal, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for eight A220-300 aircraft.
South African Airways reinstates flights to six destinations in Africa
19-11-2019 | 06:36:19
South African Airways (SAA) announces its intention to resume flights to six destinations on the African continent, namely Accra, Lagos, Lusaka, Maputo, Windhoek and Harare, with effect from Tuesday, 19 November 2019.
South African Airways cancels flights to minimize customers disruption
14-11-2019 | 09:32:00
South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled nearly all its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday, 15 November and Saturday, 16 November 2019.
South African Airways embarks on restructuring, process may lead to job losses
12-11-2019 | 08:50:00
South African Airways has informed all its 5146 employees that it is embarking on a restructuring process which may lead to job losses.
KQ, Safarilink partner to transport passengers to 18 safari destinations across Kenya, Tanzania
06-11-2019 | 12:27:00
National carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) has signed a one way codeshare agreement with Safarilink Aviation to open up Kenya by connecting domestic scheduled services to all the best safari destinations within Kenya and Tanzania.
South African Airways launches codeshare agreement with Africa World Airlines
30-10-2019 | 15:26:00
South African Airways is pleased to announce the launch of a codeshare partnership with Africa World Airlines which will apply between Accra (ACC) – Kumasi (KMS), Accra - Lagos (LOS) and Accra – Abuja (ABV).
Ethiopian Airlines expands services in India
28-10-2019 | 08:30:58
Ethiopian Airlines has launched a passenger flight to Bengaluru, India as of 27th October 2019.
Air Afrik to lay off 200 employees in Kenya and South Sudan
23-10-2019 | 12:34:00
Air Afrik will cut roughly 80 per cent of its salaried staff in both Kenya and South Sudan by November as part of the company’s restructuring process.
Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Athens
23-10-2019 | 11:30:00
Ethiopian Airlines has announced the resumption of its flight to Athens, Greece effective Dec 13, 2019.
Ghana Airports Company extends airport management contract with SITA
22-10-2019 | 10:35:00
Ghana Airports Company Limited has extended its agreement with SITA to manage and support all airport operations systems across Kotoka International Airport’s newly commissioned Terminal 3.
South African Airways recalls aircraft to undertake compliance verification
22-10-2019 | 08:00:00
South African Airways advises its customers that it may operate an amended flight schedule following a decision to recall some of its aircraft to undertake compliance verification in line with the South African Civil Aviation Authority requirements.
Ethiopia electronic visa service records 200,000 users from 217 countries
18-10-2019 | 12:32:50
With the introduction of e-visa service back in June 2017, Ethiopia has opened its doors for foreign visitors wider than ever before.
[DR Congo] Brussels Airlines launches seven weekly flights to Kinshasa
17-10-2019 | 06:12:00
Belgium national carrier Brussels Airlines is now operating seven flights per week to Kinshasa again.
Joramco and Kenya Airways sign maintenance agreement
16-10-2019 | 10:08:30
Joramco and Kenya Airways, the flag carrier airline of Kenya, have signed a heavy maintenance agreement for the first time to perform OOP check for six B787.
[Egypt] Cairo joins the Emirates A380 network
16-10-2019 | 07:01:00
Following the recent debut of its flagship A380 aircraft to Cairo, Emirates will introduce a regular scheduled commercial A380 service to the Egyptian capital starting from 27 October 2019, four times a week.
Innovation key to sustainable growth of African airports, Airports Council International
15-10-2019 | 13:21:19
As African airports seek to respond to the challenges of the rapid growth in demand for air services, Airports Council International (ACI) has emphasized the importance of innovation to the sustainable growth of the sector in the region.
Kenya Airways partners with AccesRail to support its European network expansion
15-10-2019 | 08:39:00
Kenya Airways (KQ) has signed an agreement with train ticketing company, AccesRail, to provide its passengers with connectivity to different destinations in Europe through train transfers from 3 of its 5 European gateways.
Ethiopian Airlines signs repair management contract with AJW Group
14-10-2019 | 06:28:32
AJW Group has extended its long-term relationship with Ethiopian Airlines with a contract for the maintenance and repair of parts.
Ethiopian awards Gold Status to longtime ShebaMiles members
09-10-2019 | 09:36:49
Ethiopian loyalty program, ShebaMiles, has come up with a special treat to honor its Blue or Silver status members.
[Egypt] Hyatt announces plans to open Hyatt Regency Cairo West in 2020
08-10-2019 | 14:12:00
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with ALDAU Development group for a Hyatt-branded hotel in Cairo, Egypt.
South African Airways announces codeshare expansion to New York with Air Seychelles
07-10-2019 | 10:30:00
South African Airways (SAA) has announced the expansion of the codeshare agreement with Air Seychelles (HM) to New York effective 1 November 2019.
Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority registers 135 aviation service providers in 4 years
03-10-2019 | 08:46:00
The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in the last four years has received 256 applications for licences/permits from aviation service providers in the sector.
ACC extends partnership with Ethiopian Airlines
03-10-2019 | 08:30:00
Aviation service provider, ACC Aviation Group, has announced the expansion of their partnership with Ethiopian Airlines, to include the operator’s charter and leasing capacity across North America and Asia.
Kenya Airways, Oman Air extend codeshare agreement
02-10-2019 | 06:15:00
Kenya Airways and Oman Air have expanded their codeshare cooperation effective October 1, increasing the destinations available to their guests.
EgyptAir and Lufthansa extend their codeshare cooperation
30-09-2019 | 11:01:48
EgyptAir and Lufthansa will extend their codeshare operation offering further connections to both airlines’ customers in Europe and Egypt.
Emirates launches first A380 service to Cairo
30-09-2019 | 08:49:00
Emirates will be operating its A380 service to Cairo International Airport on 2 October 2019, making it the first scheduled commercial airline to operate an A380 flight into Egypt.
DHL, Ethiopian Airlines joint venture scales operations in Ethiopia
27-09-2019 | 13:15:00
DHL-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services – a joint venture formed between DHL Global Forwarding and Ethiopian Airlines - is scaling its operations in Ethiopia.
Jambojet receives nod to fly to Kigali, Rwanda
23-09-2019 | 11:05:33
Regional low-cost carrier Jambojet has received approval from the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority to start flights to Kigali.
[Kenya] JKIA is the second fastest growing cargo airport in the world, ACI report
23-09-2019 | 07:19:32
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is the 2nd fastest growing airport in the word cargo ranking.
Air Seychelles steps up efforts to reduce carbon footprint
20-09-2019 | 06:46:00
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has announced that the airline is moving forward with its corporate social responsibility programme to reduce carbon emissions.
Egyptair enters codeshare agreement with United Airlines
19-09-2019 | 06:30:00
EgyptAir has entered a codeshare agreement with United Airlines.
[South Africa] Durban Aerotropolis to turn King Shaka International Airport into a smart city
17-09-2019 | 07:06:00
The Department of Trade and Industry announces that a 50-year Durban Aerotropolis master plan has been unveiled and the plan will set in motion ground-breaking initiatives with regard to the development of Durban Aerotropolis.
Ethiopian Airlines launches two new digital payment methods to serve Chinese and Middle Eastern markets
16-09-2019 | 13:10:00
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa and 4-star SkyTrax certified global airline, is expanding its partnership with CellPoint Digital, a provider of digital commerce and payment solutions for airlines.
Ethiopian Airlines to launch flights to Houston
16-09-2019 | 07:49:00
Ethiopian Airlines has finalized all preparations to launch a thrice weekly flights to Houston, Texas as of December 16, 2019.
Ethiopian Airlines launches digitized layover package targeting passengers on transit
13-09-2019 | 13:14:00
Ethiopian Airlines has launched a digitized transit package dubbed Feel Addis targeting passengers flying with layover between eight and 24 hours in Addis Ababa.
GAC TR signs exclusive marketing contract with EgyptAir Cargo
13-09-2019 | 12:57:00
ECS Group’s Turkish subsidiary GAC TR (Globe Air Cargo Turkey) has signed an exclusivity contract with EgyptAir Cargo to begin optimising marketing of its cargo offering from September.
[South Africa] Kukula.com implements Sabre’s cloud based solution to improve airport experience for customers
12-09-2019 | 13:24:33
As an airline at the forefront of innovation, South African carrier kulula.com is reinventing the airport experience for its customers, with the implementation of Sabre’s new Digital Workspace solution.
NAS Uganda renews ISAGO certification
10-09-2019 | 09:51:00
National Aviation Services (NAS), the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets, has renewed its IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) in Uganda.
South Africa business delegation seek for trade and investment opportunities in Angola
10-09-2019 | 06:32:00
A South African business delegation is in Luanda, Angola in search of export market as part of the Outward Trade and Investment Mission.
Ethiopian Airlines rolls out onboard WiFi internet connectivity
09-09-2019 | 17:52:21
Ethiopian Airlines has launched onboard WiFi internet connectivity on its A350 fleet using the latest broadband satellite technology
African Airlines Association adds Kenya, Djibouti, Senegal, Uganda
09-09-2019 | 11:39:00
The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has this year welcomed four new member airlines in Kenya, Djibouti, Senegal and Uganda.
Tunisair Express acquires three ATR 72-600s aircrafts
06-09-2019 | 08:59:29
Tunisair Express and ATR have confirmed a firm order for three ATR 72-600s. The aircraft will renew Tunisair Express’s regional fleet and supply essential connectivity, both domestically and internationally.
[EGYPT] PAYFORT to offer flyEgypt new online payment solution for passenger
06-09-2019 | 08:37:02
flyEgypt is partnering with online payment solution provider and Amazon subsidiary, PAYFORT to offer new payment solution for passengers.
SITA to support systems at Algeria’s new international terminal
29-08-2019 | 10:22:11
SITA has been selected to provide key systems to support the smooth opening and operation of Algeria’s new international terminal at Houari Boumediene International Airport.
[Zimbabwe] Fastjet gets nod to operate in more routes
27-08-2019 | 07:04:00
fastjet Zimbabwe, a low-cost airline, has received approval from the government to operate flights to new regional routes.
Ethiopian Cargo launches flights to Bangkok and Hanoi
23-08-2019 | 11:35:00
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the largest cargo operator in Africa has started once weekly freighter service to Bangkok, Thailand and Hanoi, Vietnam.
Air Mauritius launches flying academy
22-08-2019 | 07:00:00
The Flying Academy of the Air Mauritius Institute (AMI) has been launched offering pilot training for an ATPL license recognized by the International Civil Aviation Organization.
South African Airways restores Hong Kong service
19-08-2019 | 12:59:00
South African Airways has restored flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong on August 14, which was suspended for two days due to protest action at the Hong Kong International Airport.
Kenya Airways adds two direct flights on the Nairobi- Cape Town route
16-08-2019 | 12:05:37
Cape Town Air Access has announced the addition of two direct flights to the weekly Cape Town-Nairobi service, operated by Kenya Airways.
EgyptAir’s B787-9 Dreamliner set to fly to Beijing
16-08-2019 | 06:47:06
EgyptAir has said that the first ever flight for the sixth and last Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is set to be operated on the company's route to Beijing on Sunday.
South African Airways strengthens its Ghana presence
13-08-2019 | 07:21:00
South African Airways is further strengthening its presence in Ghana by increasing weekly frequencies from 9 to 10 flights between Johannesburg and Accra, and by launching a daily service between Accra and Washington DC.
Ethiopian Airlines to launch flights to Beira, Mozambique
12-08-2019 | 05:43:00
Ethiopian Airlines will launch thrice weekly service to the city of Beira in central Mozambique via Malawi effective September 3, 2019.
Air Serv expands operations to Sudan and South Sudan
09-08-2019 | 11:28:00
Air Serv is expanding operations in eastern Africa with the deployment of two aircraft to Sudan and South Sudan.
Zahira Bouaouda appointed President of Matis Aerospace
09-08-2019 | 06:09:00
Zahira Bouaouda has been appointed President of MATIS Aerospace, a 50/50 joint venture between Safran Electrical & Power and Boeing, specialising in electrical wiring interconnection systems.
EgyptAir maintenance and engineering establishes LM Station in Dubai
08-08-2019 | 09:59:00
EgyptAir maintenance and engineering has signed a partnership agreement with SKAN Aviation to establish a line maintenance station in Dubai International Airport.
Volkswagen partners with Lionesses of Africa to assist female entrepreneurs in South Africa
08-08-2019 | 07:12:00
Volkswagen has partnered with the Lionesses of Africa organization to assist in developing their over 600 000 female entrepreneurs across 54 African countries.
[Morocco] Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian ink codeshare agreement
07-08-2019 | 06:51:59
Royal Jordanian (RJ) and Royal Air Maroc (RAM) have signed a free sale codeshare agreement, where RJ will market RAM flights, putting RJ's code on the flights.
Air Tanzania to launch flights to London
06-08-2019 | 07:28:34
Air Tanzania has received landing slots for the launch of flights to London's Gatwick Airport.
Turkish Airlines adds Republic of Congo’s Pointe-Noire to its flight network
05-08-2019 | 11:21:00
Turkish Airlines has added Republic of Congo’s second biggest city, Pointe-Noire to its flight network as its 58th destination in Africa.
Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of 25th Dash 8-400 Aircraft from Canada
05-08-2019 | 09:14:31
Ethiopian Airlines has received its 25th Dash 8-400 Aircraft, with registration number ET-AXE, from De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited.
[Nigeria] Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Lagos route
05-08-2019 | 08:19:00
Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner recently touched down in Lagos after its inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi.
Ethiopian expands its services in India, adds Bengaluru to its network
01-08-2019 | 08:53:00
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified four star global airline, is pleased to announce that it will start passenger flights to Bengaluru, India as of 27th October 2019.
CDB Aviation delivers Africa’s First A320neo airbus to Air Seychelles
01-08-2019 | 06:15:00
CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited, has delivered a new Airbus A320neo to Air Seychelles.
Air Namibia increases flights to South Africa
30-07-2019 | 13:10:00
Air Namibia will up its service between Windhoek-Cape Town and Windhoek-Johannesburg from August 10. The route will be serviced by A319.
Egyptair launches three weekly flights to Douala, Cameroon
25-07-2019 | 06:58:57
Egyptair has launched three flights every week will start operating on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays each week to the city of Douala, Cameroon, via Ndjamena, Chad.
[Morocco] Royal Air Maroc partners with Wirecard to integrate digital payments globally
23-07-2019 | 08:43:14
Wirecard is handling payments for online and travel agency bookings for Royal Air Maroc, Morocco's national airline, and one of Africa's leading and fastest growing airlines.
ExecuJet adds second super versatile PC-24 to Africa fleet
23-07-2019 | 06:07:30
ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, is expanding its Super Versatile Jet capabilities in Africa, adding a second Pilatus PC-24 to its managed fleet.
[Ethiopia] Addis Ababa Airport sees record upsurge in number of passengers
22-07-2019 | 06:29:00
A record number of international passengers are traveling through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, the major gateway into Africa, this summer.
Tunisia private airline Jasmin Airways strengthens operations with acquisition of new aircraft
19-07-2019 | 13:15:00
Private Tunisian airline, Jasmin Airways, having made its first flight last month to Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina is looking at strengthening its hand with its third aircraft being delivered this month.
Qatar Airways to introduce three weekly direct flights to Gaborone Botswana
18-07-2019 | 07:07:00
Qatar Airways will be launching its new service to Gaborone, Botswana, from October 27, 2019. It will be the airline's first destination in the African country.
Air Seychelles set to launch weekly direct flights to Tel Aviv
17-07-2019 | 06:36:17
Air Seychelles has announced the commencement of a new service linking the Seychelles and Israel’s largest metropolitan area, Tel Aviv effective 27 November, 2019.
Ethiopian connects Chongqing with freight corridors of the world
12-07-2019 | 08:23:41
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, the largest cargo operator in Africa, has connected Chongqing, the largest municipality in Southwest China with Africa and South America with a weekly cargo flight.