IATA records healthy growth of 6.3% for global passenger demand

"October's healthy performance is reassuring after the slower demand growth in September-some of which was attributable to weather-related disruptions. However, the bigger picture is that traffic growth has moderated compared to earlier in the year."

7 Dec 2018

Governments urged to unlock Africa's aviation's benefits

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments in Africa to maximise the positive social and economic power of aviation...

27 Nov 2018

Airbus launches its second edition of #Africa4Future

Airbus is set to foster new aerospace business models with African startups, with the launch of the second edition of #Africa4Future...

2 Nov 2018

Airbus launches white paper on aerospace technologies in Africa

Airbus released The Great Enabler: Aerospace in Africa, a white paper on the role of aerospace technologies in Africa...

31 Oct 2018

We.Stream and KLM partner to offer on-board Wi-Fi hotspot

We.Stream and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced a partnership, for the sale of We.Stream's mobile Wi-Fi hotspot on board of KLM flights...

30 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

Airlines call on SADC governments to remove blockages

Airline industry leaders and government officials met to discuss responses to an array of pressures threatening the competitiveness and sustainability of carriers...

15 Oct 2018

How IATA's NDC technology is changing travel distribution

Ian Heywood, Travelport's global head of new distribution, recently addressed over 200 business leaders at Travelport LIVE Africa on the topic of New Distribution Capability, a technology standard launched by IATA that allows data to be transferred in a common way over the internet...

10 Oct 2018

Aviation marks a decade of emissions strategy

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined air transport businesses and associations to reaffirm its commitment to a sustainable future...

8 Oct 2018

Emirates wins Middle East & Africa Airline of the Year

Emirates has won the Aviation 100 Middle East & Africa Airline of the Year, awarded by Airline Economics magazine...

8 Oct 2018

Cape Town Air Access named destination marketing runner-up at World Routes 2018

Cape Town Air Access was shortlisted following their win at Routes Africa 2018, where the team was awarded best destination marketing award as well as the overall Routes Africa award...

19 Sep 2018

IATA releases global air transport statistics for 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its industry performance statistics for 2017, which reflects annual air passenger numbers exceeding four billion for the first time globally...

7 Sep 2018

Investors notice Africa's transport and logistics opportunities

Improved trade and transport linkages between African countries could open up new markets for businesses...

21 Aug 2018

June global passenger demand rises by 7.7%

The International Air Transport Association has announced its global passenger traffic results for June showing a demand rise of 7.8% percentage points compared to June 2017...

15 Aug 2018

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