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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

Kenya Airways adds two more direct flights to Cape Town-Nairobi route

The additional service will commence from 27 October 2019 on a Boeing 737-800...

15 Aug 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by 23 Jul 2019

Stronger regulation of powerful airports needed to protect consumers

The International Air Transport Association has welcomed the European Commission's evaluation of the Airport Charges Directive which highlights the need to further strengthen the Directive to protect consumers...

17 Jul 2019

Emirates commits to reducing single-use plastic

All plastic straws, plastic swizzle sticks and stirrers will be replaced with eco-friendly alternatives by the end of the year...

1 Jul 2019

Air Seychelles introduces seyStream enhancing customer experience in-flight

seyStream will be accessible bi-monthly via guests' personal devices including smartphones, laptops and tablets.

26 Jun 2019

Cape Town Air Access to promote New York/Newark-Cape Town route

As a mark of a collaborative effort between United Airlines and Cape Town Air Access, Cape Town and the Western Cape will be represented at the annual United Airlines Global Sales Conference in Anaheim on 17 June 2019...

14 Jun 2019

Ethiopian Airlines adds Addis Ababa-Marseille route

In this perspective of strengthening relations between France and Ethiopia, Ethiopian Airlines will propose three weekly flights between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Marseille, France from 2 July 2019...

12 Jun 2019

The future of travel: How technology is reducing airport baggage loss

As people look to travel more and visit destinations further from home, airports and airlines alike must act swiftly to lessen the risk of baggage loss, ultimately enhancing their customers' overall experience...

By Dean Porter 10 Jun 2019

Air Seychelles launches new daily Johannesburg flights

Air Seychelles has launched a new daily service between the Seychelles and Johannesburg.

5 Jun 2019

Air Mauritius to commence flights to Seychelles

Flight schedules for the Mauritius-Seychelles service have been designed to optimise connecting possibilities for passengers...

4 Jun 2019

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