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Ethiopian marks African aviation history with 100th aircraft in active service

Posted 24 May 2018

Ethiopian Airlines and SKYTRAX have announced that it will take delivery on June 5 2018 of its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-900, making it the first African airline to operate a 100 aircraft fleet in the history of the continent.

in Business Aviation

Embraer Phenom to make impact with debuts at EBACE

Posted 24 May 2018

Embraer will debut the Phenom 100EV business jet at the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, from May 29 to May 31.

in Air Transport

Bombardier sees increasing demand for pre-owned aircraft in Africa

Posted 24 May 2018

At the African Aviation Finance conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft reflected on the development of the African Regional Aircraft market, stating that it was seeing a surge in

in General Aviation / Events

AfBAA to launch CGAS at EBACE

Posted 22 May 2018

The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) will launch the AfBAA Commercial General Aviation Symposium (CGAS), at EBACE 2018 in Geneva, with the CGAS event to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, 21-23 November 2018, as the Association’s first meeting focusing

in Events / Airports / Route Planning & Tourism

Africa’s busiest passenger air routes revealed

Posted 22 May 2018

The 10 busiest passenger air routes in Africa have been revealed in a new study conducted by Routes.

in Flight Services & Support / Airports

Air BP expands its network with six new locations in Africa

Posted 22 May 2018

Air BP has collaborated with Vivo Energy to grow its network in Africa, adding six new locations: Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Abidjan-Felix-Houphouet-Boigny International Airport, Nelson Mandela

in Airports

More than 41 million passengers pass through South Africa’s main airports

Posted 21 May 2018

The Aviation Barometer has released passenger traffic through Airports Company South Africa’s network of nine airports.

in Route Planning & Tourism

Ethiopian to start direct flights to Jakarta

Posted 18 May 2018

Ethiopian Airlines will launch thrice weekly flights to Jakarta, Indonesia as of July 17, 2018.

in Events

Ethiopian holds autism awareness panel discussion ‘Flying with Autism’

Posted 18 May 2018

Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA) conducted a half-day Autism Awareness panel discussion on May 11, 2018 at EAA Auditorium under the theme “Flying with Autism”.

in Air Transport / Events

ICAO examines Europe, Middle East and Africa civil aviation cybersecurity concerns

Posted 17 May 2018

ICAO Secretary General Dr Fang Liu addressed government and industry safety experts in Bucharest last week when she helped to launch the UN aviation agency’s Europe, Middle East and Africa

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in Business Aviation / Features

Tiger wants the Russians to roar

Posted 25 May 2018

Tiger Aviation Services (TAS) started its ground-handling services with just four staff in a small office at Cairo International Airport nearly three decades ago.

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Issue 2, Vol 6: African Aerospace April - June 2018

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