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FlySafair named Best Airline Africa and Indian Ocean by TripAdvisor travellers

FlySafair has been named Best Airline Africa and Indian Ocean in the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines, which highlights the world's top carriers...

9 Apr 2018

February shows rebound in passenger traffic growth

"As expected, we saw a return to stronger demand growth in February, after the temporary slowdown in January. This is supported by a robust economic backdrop and solid business confidence."

6 Apr 2018

Aviation agency permits use of drones

Kenyans can now fly drones after the government legalised their use in the country...

3 Apr 2018

LAM, Fastjet signs MoU to stimulate commercial aviation

LAM - Mozambique Airlines and Fastjet have announced the joint signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to explore long-term commercial cooperation...

23 Mar 2018

Faulty business models, policies shrink air travel market, survival of airlines

Beyond the prevailing harsh operating environment, the faulty business models airlines' operators often adopt may be responsible for the perennial low market penetration and short lifespan of local carriers...

By Wole Oyebade 13 Mar 2018

IATA global passenger traffic results reflect slowest year-over-year increase

IATA's global passenger traffic results for January 2018 show that traffic rose by 4.6% compared to that of January 2017. These results indicate the slowest year-over-year increase in nearly four years...

9 Mar 2018

Emirates goes behind the scenes for International Women's Day

The video shows Emirates' female employees carrying out all key activities for the operation of flight EK 225 from Dubai to San Francisco. A team of over 75 women from more than 25 nationalities worked on the flight...

9 Mar 2018

Three African airports honoured at Airport Service Quality Awards

Airports Company South Africa's George Airport and King Shaka International, as well as another African airport, Nairobi Airport, were honoured at the ACI Airport Service Quality Awards...

By Ilse van den Berg 8 Mar 2018

Cameroon startup launches drones for global market

Talking fast and dreaming big, William Elong shows off the first "made in Cameroon" drone at his sixth-floor workshop in downtown Douala, minutes from the economic capital's Atlantic seafront...

5 Mar 2018

Namibia to review unified African air transport market agreement

The Namibian government will next month host a workshop to review the Single African Air Transport Marketing (SAATM) agreement, which the country has not yet signed...

28 Feb 2018

Ethiopian Aviation Academy rated top training centre in Africa

Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA), has been ranked among the top World Aviation Training Centers by Aviation Voice, a global aviation news provider engaged in the ranking of global aviation training centres...

14 Feb 2018

Automated passport readers at CAI a warm welcome for travellers, defence against security threats

By supplying Cairo International Airport with automated document readers, Gemalto is enabling faster border crossings for millions of travellers while ensuring rigorous security checking...

13 Feb 2018

Global passenger traffic results for 2017 show rise in demand

"2017 got off to a very strong start and largely stayed that way throughout the year, sustained by a broad-based pick-up in economic conditions..."

2 Feb 2018

Africa's single air market: Getting from A to B without going via Z

According to the latest pan-African agreement, eligible airlines will now be able to transact their business in the region unfettered...

By Lee Mwiti 31 Jan 2018

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