Top African Aerospace Stories

Bruno Even appointed CEO of Airbus Helicopters

Posted 16 February 2018

Airbus SE has appointed Bruno Even, 49, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters, effective 1 April 2018. He will report to Airbus CEO Tom Enders and join the company’s Executive Committee.

in Business & Finance

Bombardier reports fourth quarter and full year 2017 results

Posted 16 February 2018

Bombardier has released its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results, highlighting solid financial and operational performance across the company.

in Events

Exhilarating aerial race heads to Africa

Posted 16 February 2018

The world’s only long distance paramotor race, the Icarus Trophy, will visit Africa for the first time.

in Air Transport

Air Peace takes delivery of its second Embraer 145

Posted 14 February 2018

Air Peace has taken delivery of its second Embraer 145 jet in a bid to end the travel difficulties of the nations’s unserved and underserved cities, reports The Afritraveller.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Flydubai adds Kinshasa to its African network

Posted 14 February 2018

Flydubai has announced the start of flights to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from 15 April.

in Defence

Lockheed Martin delivers 400th C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft

Posted 14 February 2018

Lockheed Martin reached a major milestone with the delivery of its 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on Feb. 9. This Super Hercules is an MC-130J Commando II Special Operations aircraft that is assigned to the U.S. Air

in People

Boeing names new communications leader for commercial jet business

Posted 13 February 2018

Boeing has appointed Linda Mills as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, the company’s $58 billion business unit that designs and builds the world’s most advanced and efficient

in Route Planning & Tourism

RwandAir to start flights to Abuja and Cape Town

Posted 13 February 2018

RwandAir will soon commence flights to Abuja in Nigeria and Cape Town in South Africa. RwandAir will operate four weekly flights from Kigali to Cape Town with a stopover in Harare.

in People

Emirates appoints country manager to Zambia

Posted 13 February 2018

Emirates has appointed Mohammad Bin Hafiz as country manager to Zambia

in Air Transport

Air Sénégal firms A330neo order

Posted 12 February 2018

Air Sénégal has firmed up a MoU signed with Airbus in November last year, for the order of two A330-900s, reports ch-aviation.

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in Training / Features

New training centre to boost security at West Africa Airports

Posted 27 December 2017

French airport operator EGIS and training organisation CAMAS have combined to create a training centre for airport specialists in Abidjan, the commercial capital of the Ivory Coast. The partners are confident that it will

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Air Transport

Air Transport

Air Peace takes delivery of its second Embraer 145
Air Peace has taken delivery of its second Embraer...

Defence

Defence

Lockheed Martin delivers 400th C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft
Lockheed Martin reached a major milestone with th...

Technology

Technology

Panasonic announces 24 aircraft deal with Kenya Airways
Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Ken...

Space

Space

KA-Band to extend over 60% of Africa
The Ariane 5 rocket carrying Yahsat's third satell...

Airports

Airports

Cape Town runway project receives the green light
Cape Town International Airport has received final...

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