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Astral's unmanned innovation scoops IATA award

Posted 25 March 2017

IATA has named Kenya based Astral Aerial Solutions as the winner of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017, for the company's Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Concept for Africa.

in Route Planning & Tourism

ASKY to add nonstop service between Lomé and Johannesburg

Posted 24 March 2017

ASKY is to add a new nonstop service between Lomé and Johannesburg effective 8 April 2017.

in Business Aviation

Gulfstream G500 on schedule for certification

Posted 24 March 2017

Gulfstream Aerospace G500 flight-test programme is making significant progress toward the aircraft's anticipated 2017 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

in Airports

Zimbabwe seeks Chinese funding for Harare Intl. Airport upgrade and expansion

Posted 23 March 2017

Zimbabwe has approached the Chinese Import Export Bank (Exim) asking for an undisclosed loan amount to fund the planned upgrading and expansion of the Harare International Airport. By Oscar Nkala

in Airports

UK government restrict electronic items on flights from Egypt and Tunisia

Posted 23 March 2017

The UK government has announced changes to aviation security measures on selected inbound flights to the UK that restrict the size of electronic items that may be carried by passengers in the cabin.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Ethiopian Airlines adds three new destinations

Posted 22 March 2017

Ethiopian Airlines has finalised preparations to launch flights to three new destinations – Victoria Falls, Oslo and Antananarivo – within three days, 26-28 March 2017.

in General Aviation

Ethiopian to launch cargo services to Ahmedabad

Posted 22 March 2017

Ethiopian Airlines has added Ahmedabad, a fifth cargo gateway to India, to its global cargo network as of March 28, 2017.

in General Aviation

Nigeria certifies new commercial helicopter service operator

Posted 22 March 2017

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has licensed new entrant Genesis Global Aviation Limited (GGAL) to operate a commercial helicopter service across the country. Oscar Nkala reports.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Kenya Airways to launch direct flights to Victoria Falls

Posted 22 March 2017

Kenya Airways will start a direct flight between Nairobi and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on May 1, 2017.

in Business Aviation

FlightSafety starts only factory-authorised Gulfstream G650 training programme

Posted 22 March 2017

FlightSafety International, that has training facilities in South Africa, has announced the start of the only factory-authorised Gulfstream G650 training programme located close to operators in

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in Air Transport / Features

Why the African love story continues to grow

Posted 13 March 2017

Air France-KLM has lengthy historical ties with Africa and today boasts one of the strongest networks to the continent. Victoria Moores caught up with Air France-KLM SVP Africa Frank Legré to learn about the group's

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