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Boeing crashes and Uber collision show passenger safety relies on corporate promises, not regulators' tests

Government regulators and industry experts often overlook the complexities and risks of human-technology interactions and increasingly rely on companies' voluntary oversight and self-assessments...

By Adam Gabriele and Thaddeus R. Miller 3 days ago

Air travel innovation, collaboration key to enhancing customer experience

"The power has shifted from airlines to customers. We need to adopt a new, more customer-centric approach and foster a more innovative cultural fabric if we want to thrive."

7 Mar 2019

The African aviation industry is still growing

The overall state of air travel and aircraft finance on the continent remain positive, with many carriers managing to weather the political and economic storms of the past few years...

By James Geldenhuys 4 Mar 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Bringing 'Wakanda' to life with life-saving drones

How an American and Rwandan partnership brought the mythical 'Wakanda' to life by harnessing drone technology to deliver life-saving medical supplies...

By Louise Marsland 1 Mar 2019

Ethiopian Airlines launches new airport terminal, hotel

Ethiopian Airlines has launched a state-of-the-art passenger terminal and a new Skylight Hotel...

31 Jan 2019

Air Cargo Africa exhibition and conference set for take-off under Messe München banner in February

The fifth biennial Air Cargo Africa conference and exhibition gets underway in Johannesburg in February under the management of international exhibitions giant Messe München...

Issued by ITP Communications 24 Jan 2019

10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit have announced the top 10 African tech startups that will take part in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator programme...

21 Jan 2019

In 'airports of the future,' everything new is old again

As massive new airports open across Asia and the Middle East, US airports are enhancing security checkpoints with technological gadgets to screen passengers and luggage more quickly...

By Janet Bednarek 18 Jan 2019

Businesses think they're on top of carbon risk, but tourism destinations have barely a clue

Tourism is a huge contributor to emissions, accounting for 8% of emissions worldwide and climbing as tourism grows faster than the economies it contributes to...

By Susanne Becken 8 Jan 2019

SAA announces extra flights between Ghana and the US

Due to increased demand, South African Airways (SAA) has expanded its non-stop service between Ghana and the US...

3 Jan 2019

Air Tanzania first African-based operator to take delivery of the Airbus A220

Air Tanzania becomes the fifth airline globally with an A220 family aircraft...

21 Dec 2018

Cape Town Air Access welcomes V&A Waterfront as private sector supporter

Established in 2015, Cape Town Air Access brings together the public and private sector to help secure direct routes into Cape Town International Airport...

13 Dec 2018

O.R Tambo boosts safety, security for festive travellers

According to O. R. Tambo International Airport's general manager, Bongiwe Pityi-Vokwana, the airport's community is gearing up for the busiest time of the year to help an anticipated four-million passengers get their holiday travels underway...

13 Dec 2018

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

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