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Comair leveraging Google Cloud to provide seamless travel experiences in sub-Saharan Africa

By: Schalk Burger     18th January 2022 Cloud technology and services provider Google Cloud and sub-Saharan African airline Comair are collaborating to accelerate the aviation group’s digital transformation plans in line with its mission to deliver seamless travel experiences for customers and help the travel industry regain momentum.... 

Green hydrogen best long-term opportunity to decarbonise hard-to-abate carbon emitters – Gungubele 

By: Donna Slater     17th January 2022 Hard-to-abate carbon emissions-intensive sectors – such as heavy-duty transport, aviation, maritime and heavy industries – may be able to reduce their emissions through the use of green hydrogen produced at a deep-water harbour facility in Boegoebaai, 60 km north of Port Nolloth. The Boegoebaai... 

Cape Town sees strong recovery in air travel 

By: Irma Venter     17th January 2022 Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) welcomed 869 119 air passengers between October and December last year, representing a 58% recovery of 2019 volumes in the same period. These numbers were largely driven by domestic travellers of whom 733 207 made their way to Cape Town in the three-month... 

Green public procurement can help cut 15% of global GHG emissions – report

By: Schalk Burger     13th January 2022 A report by the World Economic Forum and business strategy consultancy the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has found that about 40% of global greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions related to public procurement can be abated for less than $15/t of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. According to the 'Green... 

Formal launch of South Africa’s first green ammonia project on Tuesday  

By: Martin Creamer     12th January 2022 The formal launch of South Africa’s first green ammonia project takes place on Tuesday, against the background of the initiative having already secured an in-principle offtake agreement from a global player – a clear indication of the world’s ‘go green’ momentum. Hive Energy and BuiltAfrica –... 

Global air cargo demand up 3.7%, capacity down 7.6% for Nov

By: Donna Slater     11th January 2022 The latest global air cargo market data released by the International Air Transport Association (Iata) shows slow growth in November, as supply chain disruptions and capacity constraints impacted on demand, despite economic conditions remaining favourable for the sector. The baseline comparison... 

Airlink CEO Rodger Foster admitted to Order of the Southern Cross for Brazil-SA aviation links

By: Schalk Burger     11th January 2022 South African airline Airlink CEO Rodger Foster has been admitted to the Ordem Nacional do Cruzeiro do Sul (National Order of the Southern Cross) in the class of Commander in recognition of his active and devoted role in strengthening business ties between Brazil and South Africa in the field of... 

Airbus wins contract for first law enforcement version of its new helicopter

By: Rebecca Campbell     11th January 2022 France’s Gendarmerie Nationale has become the first police force to order Airbus Helicopters’ new-generation H160 multimission helicopter, the company has reported. The contract, for ten of the machines, was signed by the French Ministry of Defence’s Directorate General of Armaments, on behalf of... 

Airbus reports hitting its 2021 airliner delivery target

By: Rebecca Campbell     11th January 2022 Europe-based global major aerospace group Airbus announced on Monday that it had achieved its 2021 target for deliveries of commercial aircraft. During the year, the company delivered 611 commercial aircraft to 88 customers. Commercial aircraft deliveries in 2020 had totalled 566. Of the aircraft... 

SAA board to investigate airline's 'shameful past' exposed by Zondo Commission  

By: News24Wire      10th January 2022 The interim board of state-owned South African Airways says it intends to institute internal investigations and disciplinary processes with the aim of "cleaning the company of all vestiges of its shameful past" as exposed in the Zondo Commission's report. Furthermore, in line with its fiduciary... 

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