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EU infrastructure fund eyes African clean jet fuel projects
28th August 2023 By: Reuters

 The European Union is scouting Africa to back clean jet fuel projects under its Global Gateway infrastructure fund, an EU official said, ahead of an anticipated boom in demand for environmentally... 


An airlink aeroplane
Airlink obliged to suspend air cargo operations to and from Windhoek
24th August 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African regional airline Airlink has announced that, with immediate effect, it has had to temporarily suspend its air cargo (but not passenger) operations at Windhoek’s Hosea Kutako... 


Global, African airline associations are strengthening their cooperation
23rd August 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) is joining the Focus Africa Initiative of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), it was announced on Wednesday. IATA and AFRAA will also renew... 


Airline industry IT company highlights opportunities and risks for industry from AI
21st August 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The global air transport industry information technology (IT) and technology solutions company SITA has highlighted the opportunities, as well as the risks, presented to the commercial aviation... 


An Airlink aircraft
Lufthansa signs code-share agreements with South African airlines
17th August 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Germany’s national flag carrier Lufthansa has announced that it has recently signed code-share agreements with two South African airlines. These are the still State-owned (but soon-to-be... 


IATA reports continuing strong air passenger traffic in June, across the globe
10th August 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Air passenger traffic, worldwide, continued its strong recovery in June, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported. IATA was the global representative body for the airline... 


A cargo terminal in the US
IATA reports an easing in the contraction of air cargo demand in June
8th August 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the global representative body for the airline industry, has reported that the decline in air cargo demand continued its deceleration in June.... 


South Africa’s air traffic control agency signs agreement with its DRC counterpart
8th August 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

South Africa’s State-owned air traffic management (ATM) company, Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS), announced on Monday evening that it had entered a commercial agreement with its... 


Kenya Airways expands its partnership with major US airline
7th August 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Kenya Airways (KQ), the East African country’s flag carrier, announced on Monday that it and major US carrier Delta Air Lines (Delta) had expanded their strategic partnership. The partnership now,... 


A Boeing 777-300 of TAAG
Angolan airline enters strategic relationship with South Africa-based travel consortium
2nd August 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

TAAG Angola Airlines (TAAG), the south-west African country’s national flag carrier, announced on Wednesday that it had entered a collaboration with South Africa-based international travel... 


A freighter plane and cargo
Commercial aviation IT provider partners with AI company to help airports reach net-zero 
2nd August 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

International air transport industry company SITA has announced that it has entered a partnership with Singapore-based Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) technology company Envision Digital.... 


ATNS CEO Nozipho Mdawe.
ATNS signs collaboration agreement with Aireon to advance ADS-B services in Africa
28th July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

South African State-owned Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) and aviation surveillance technologies company Aireon have signed a cooperation agreement to advance space-based automatic... 


A Boeing 787-8 of Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways enters agreement with Lufthansa Technik for support for its Boeing 787s
26th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Kenya Airways (KQ), the East African country’s public private partnership national flag carrier, has announced that it has signed a long-term contract, with Germany-based maintenance, repair and... 


An Embraer E190 of Airlink
High Court dismisses Airlink’s attempt to recover funds from SAA
26th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African private sector airline Airlink has acknowledged the decision of the Johannesburg High Court, regarding the carrier’s application against the State-owned South African Airways (SAA).... 


Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan
Gordhan welcomes Competition Tribunal ruling on SAA Takatso deal
26th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has warmly welcomed the decision of the Competition Tribunal to approve the takeover of State-owned South African Airways (SAA) by the Takatso consortium.... 


A South African Airways plane
Competition watchdog approves SAA, Takatso deal - but bars minority shareholders, retrenchments
25th July 2023 By: News24Wire

The Competition Tribunal has approved Takatso Aviation's proposed acquisition of a 51% stake in South African Airways, but has given conditions - including a moratorium on retrenchments as, well as... 


DTIC aims to improve awareness on AfCFTA through outreach programme
25th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) has embarked on provincial outreach and awareness workshops in collaboration with provincial governments, wherein it hopes to have engaged... 


An image showing a FlyNamibia ERJ145 over a Namibian desert
FlyNamibia now on global travel network, in association with South Africa’s Airlink
24th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Namibian privately-held domestic and regional airline FlyNamibia is, from Monday, promoting its flights and services to travel agents around the world on the Global Distribution System (GDS), as a... 


ATNS control tower at OR Thambo
ATNS now using space-based tracking, surveillance system
21st July 2023 By: Darren Parker

South African air navigation service provider Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) has started using global aircraft tracking and surveillance system manufacturer Aireon’s space-based... 


An image showing a RwandAir flight landing
RwandAir set to launch daily direct London flights
21st July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Airline RwandAir will soon launch daily direct services between London’s Heathrow airport and Kigali, as it continues to expand its European network and meet additional demand for UK flights. The... 


An airport baggage carousel
Airline industry seeking to restore passenger confidence in the handling of their baggage
20th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The incidence of mishandled baggage on commercial flights worldwide reached an incidence of 7.6 per thousand passengers in 2022, representing a year-on-year increase of 74.7%, SITA Director of... 


IATA to hold its first integrated safety and operations conference in September
19th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which is the representative body for the global airline industry, has announced that its first World Safety and Operations Conference (WSOC) will... 


Airlink CEO and MD Rodger Foster
South African airline Airlink receives prestigious international award
18th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African regional airline Airlink has been declared the winner of the Africa and Middle East category in the 2023 FlightGlobal-Korn Ferry Airline Strategy Award. The award was presented to... 


IATA, Atkins develop toolkit to calculate embodied carbon in airport construction
17th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Global airline representative body, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and design, engineering and project management consultancy company Atkins (part of the SNC-Lavalin Group)... 


Cape Town International
ACSA seeking to improve its operations, customer experience through digitalisation
17th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has highlighted its plans to digitalise its operations, to increase efficiency and improve the experience of the passengers using its airports. The... 


Airlink’s jet-black jet
Airlink unveils an airliner in a special livery
13th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African private-sector regional airline Airlink has painted its latest and recently-acquired Embraer E195 airliner in a special all-black colour scheme, in order to promote the carrier’s... 


IATA unveils collaboration to assess the financial aspects of reaching net-zero in aviation
12th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Aviation Impact Accelerator (AIA) are to collaborate to evaluate the financial aspects of achieving aviation’s and global governments’... 


SAA Technical completes overhaul of key aircraft components in record time
11th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African Airways Technical (SAAT), a subsidiary company of the State-owned South African Airways (SAA) Group (and so, a sister company to the SAA airline), has reported that its has overhauled... 


Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga
Transport sector has role to play in sustainable economies – Chikunga
10th July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The transport sector is not untouched by climate change and also has considerably high negative externalities, and this necessitates innovative thinking around the opportunities to renavigate... 


Artist’s impression of an A350-1000 in Ethiopian colours
Rolls-Royce and Ethiopian Airlines sign servicing agreement for new engines
7th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

UK-based global major power and propulsion systems group Rolls-Royce and Africa’s largest carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, have announced that the latter has signed a service agreement with the former... 


Passengers disembarking from an Airlink flight in Nairobi
Air passenger travel continues to recover strongly, worldwide, reports IATA
6th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The global representative body for the airline industry, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), has reported that air passenger traffic continued to grow strongly in May. Total air... 


IATA reports that the decreasing trend in air cargo demand decelerated in May
6th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which is the global representative body for the airline industry, has reported that the year-on-year (y-o-y) decline in air cargo demand... 


A view of the floor of the new Wing Technology Development Centre
Airbus opens new wing technology research and development centre
5th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Airbus officially opened its new Wing Technology Development Centre (WTDC) on Tuesday. Located at the group’s site at Filton, in England, the new centre will build and test demonstrator wings for a... 


An aircraft being refueled
IATA data shows uneven air passenger traffic recovery across Africa during the first quarter
4th July 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The global representative body for the airline industry, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), has published a graph charting the recovery (in percentage terms, not absolute numbers)... 


Kenya Airways on course for turnaround next year
30th June 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Kenya Airways, the country’s public private partnership national flag carrier, expected to achieve turn-around next year. This was reaffirmed at the airline’s 2023 virtual annual general meeting... 


Cape Town to have direct air link with São Paulo in Brazil
30th June 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Cape Town Air Access, an initiative led by Western Cape provincial trade, tourism and investment promotion agency Wesgro, and the Western Cape provincial government, have welcomed the decision by... 


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