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Nov 13, 2014
As regulators mull the international mobile telecommunication (IMT) industry’s call for space on the C-band frequency, commercial satellite services provider Intelsat on Wednesday warned of the dire consequences of reallocating the spectrum. Intelsat, working with...
Oct 24, 2014
The twenty-third Airports Council International Africa Regional Assembly, which took place in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, earlier this month, brought together African airport leaders under the theme: Service Excellence – Key to the Future.
Aug 18, 2014
International Air Transport Association (Iata) VP Africa Raphael Kuuchi has highlighted that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that restrictions on air travel to those West African countries currently suffering from a most serious outbreak of Ebola fever...
Jun 23, 2014
African low-cost airline fastjet announced on Monday that it will, in August, start operating flights between Tanzania and Zimbabwe as it expands its international route network across Africa. The airline would launch a twice-weekly operation from Dar es Salaam,...
Apr 30, 2014
Messe Frankfurt, producer of Automechanika, the leading international brand of automotive trade shows, and Advanstar Communications, one of the largest tradeshow organizers in the U.S., will join forces to launch Automechanika Chicago. The show will be the 14th...
Feb 06, 2014
African airlines’ international passenger demand increased by 5.5% year-on-year during 2013, the International Air Transport Association (Iata) said on Thursday. This increase was slightly above the global average 5.4%, however, it was lower than the contient’s 7.5%...
Feb 03, 2014
Low-cost airline Fastjet completed its maiden flight between Dar es Salaam, in Tanzania, and Lusaka, in Zambia, on February 1, marking the launch of the airline’s second international route on the continent. Services between Lusaka’s Kenneth Kaunda International...
Nov 15, 2013
South Africa requires a new freight railway line between Durban and Gauteng, much more than it needs a high-speed passenger service, says University of Johannesburg Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management head professor Jackie Walters. He notes that there...
Nov 01, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
Oct 04, 2013
European airliner manufacturer Airbus predicts, in its latest Global Market Forecast, that over the next 20 years (from this year until 3032) air traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.7%. This will be the result of economic growth, migration, urbanisation, rising...
Sep 23, 2013
The International Air Transport Association (Iata) on Monday revised its net profit estimates for 2013 downwards to $11.7-billion on revenues of $708-billion, compared with the net profit estimates of $12.7-billion in June. The latest forecast reflected the impact of...
Jun 21, 2013
Much of the work that I do involves travelling, usually with one of the engineers, to industrial plants, mines or power stations.
Apr 04, 2013
Global passenger demand grew by 3.7% in February, compared with the equivalent period last year, as business confidence improved, particularly in emerging regions, the International Air Transport Association’s (Iata’s) global passenger traffic results have shown. The...
Jan 10, 2013
Worldwide cargo volumes are expected to grow by 1.4% and passenger traffic by 4.5% during 2013, the International Air Transport Association (Iata) reported.
Nov 09, 2012
News of airline carriers experiencing financial headwinds has been coming thick and fast of late. There are two main reasons for this: stalling global economic growth and the heavy burden of three-digit oil prices. The outlook for both of these drivers does not bode...
Oct 22, 2012
BOMBARDIER ZEFIRO 380 very high speed (VHS) train named as a top product design in transportation Independent specialist jury’s recognition marks third award for the world’s most economical and eco-friendly VHS train
Sep 12, 2012
Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) posted a profit of R188-million for the 2011/12 financial year, which is a strong improvement on the R221-million loss reported in the previous financial year. This turnaround flowed from an increase in revenue from R4.66-billion...
Sep 11, 2012
Traffic with emerging markets driving demand
Sep 10, 2012
Breathtaking lightshow launches Airbus Smarter Skies campaign ahead of ILA
Sep 06, 2012
A future with more flights, fewer emissions and quicker passenger journey times
Jul 04, 2012
World’s leading aircraft manufacturer to recruit over 4,000 people in 2012