02/02/2019
Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa Bole expanded airport triples size

Ethiopia’s capital is set to cement its place as Africa’s leading aviation hub with an expanded airport terminal which triples it passenger capacity. Last year, Addis Ababa overtook Dubai as the leading […]
30/01/2019
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On safari with the H125 and H130

  Tropic Air Kenya flies nearly 4,000 tourists a year throughout sub-Saharan Africa in six Airbus helicopters. Below, a closer look at Kenya’s foremost air charter and helicopter company. MRO […]
20/01/2019
Mango-Airlines-Boeing-737-800

Mango Airlines orders Split Scimitar Winglets for its Boeing 737-800s

Seattle – South African low-cost carrier Mango Airlines has ordered Split Scimitar Winglets (SSW) from APB (Aviation Partners Boeing) for its Boeing 737-800 fleet. Mango Airlines plans to integrate the […]
17/01/2019
Boeing 777-300ER TAAG

TAAG begins talks on fleet renewal

Angola’s national airline TAAG will negotiate the delivery of new aircraft with Boeing and Bombardier from 2020 under the restructuring and fleet modernization plan recently approved by the Angolan President. […]
15/01/2019
emirates-boeing-777-300er

Emirates steps up African expansion, boosts European services

Dubai-based Emirates Airline will further increase its penetration of the African market from June as demand increases. All the Gulf carriers—Emirates, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways—as well as […]
10/01/2019
Air Cargo Iata November

Air Freight Demand Flat in November

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), was flat (0%) in November 2018, compared […]
05/01/2019
Africa Aviation Investment

The aviation sector in Africa – How can it be funded?

Because of the capital-intensive nature of the business, raising adequate finance is one of the major challenges facing Africa’s aviation sector. Local banks frequently lack the necessary resources or are […]
03/01/2019
IATA Cargo

Air Freight Marks Modest Growth in October, Up 3.1%

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 3.1% in October 2018, compared to […]
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