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African airline passenger traffic up by 0.9% in September

"September marked the eighth consecutive month of below-average demand growth. Given the environment of declining world trade activity and tariff wars, rising political and geopolitical tensions and a slowing global economy, it is difficult to see the trend reversing in the near term."

22 hours ago

Safarilink, Kenya Airways announce one-way codeshare agreement.

The codeshare agreement enables Kenya Airways' international passengers to combine their travel experience between respective international destinations, and 18 destinations that Safarilink operates within Kenya and to Tanzania...

6 Nov 2019

Lufthansa expands long-haul network, introduces connection from Windhoek to Frankfurt

The new route is offered three times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays...

4 Nov 2019

ACSA suspends Air Zimbabwe

Airports Company South Africa has suspended Air Zimbabwe from using its airports. The airline has not adhered to the cash basis terms for using airports owned by Airports Company South Africa...

25 Oct 2019

Fastjet suspends Mozambique flights

Fastjet plc has confirmed that from midnight on Saturday 26 October 2019, that Fastjet Mozambique will suspend its flight operations in Mozambique. This will include flights under its code-share arrangements with LAM Mozambique Airlines...

24 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by 2 Oct 2019

Lessons from the Thomas Cook collapse

I believe that there are three key things that all businesses can learn from the collapse of Thomas Cook...

By Regine le Roux 30 Sep 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by 27 Sep 2019

Thomas Cook closes shop, 1000s of travellers stranded

Huge debt, online competition and geopolitical events have spelled the end for Britain's oldest travel company, Thomas Cook, leaving hundreds of thousands of holiday makers stranded around the world...

23 Sep 2019

CTIA to get a new look

Construction of a R7bn expansion and refurbishment project at Cape Town International Airport is set to commence early next year...

18 Sep 2019

Drone technology to advance aircraft inspections

Austrian Airlines has been testing a new technology for the purpose of carrying out technical inspections of its aircraft fleet...

13 Sep 2019

IATA: African airlines record 3.6% rise in demand for July

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recorded slow global passenger demand growth for July. All regions posted traffic increases. Monthly capacity increased by 3.2%, with the load factor rising by 0.3 percentage points to 85.7%, which is a new high for any month...

11 Sep 2019

SAA cuts flights to Dakar but adds more to Accra

SAA is strengthening its ties with Ghana following the airline's partnership with Ghana-based, Africa World Airlines (AWA), by adding more flights to Accra and suspending all flights to Dakar...

Issued by SA Airlines 5 Sep 2019

Improved baggage tracking key to ensuring passenger satisfaction

Enabling the air transport community to scale up tracking capabilities without needing massive capital investment from the community, has the potential to grow every airport's passenger capacity by orders of magnitude...

By Peter Drummond 20 Aug 2019

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