The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Kenya based Astral Aerial Solutions is the recipient of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Award for 2017, for the company's Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Concept for Africa. The award was presented at the 11th World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Abu Dhabi.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that “Creating Sustainable and Safe Operations in an Interconnected World” will be the theme for the inaugural Safety and Flight Ops Conference.
Boris Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, has praised Ethiopian's fast growth during his visit to the Ethiopian Aviation Academy and state-of-the-art flight simulators at Ethiopian
Ethiopian Airlines is marking St. Patrick's Day (today) with a green livery on its A350 aircraft.
Meki Batu Farmers Association, under Oromia Cooperative and Promotion Agency, has thanked Ethiopian Group chief executive officer, Tewolde GebreMariam, for his support and commitment in creating business
Ethiopian Airlines, has won 'Cargo Airline Award for Network Development' at the tenth anniversary of the Brussels Airport Aviation Awards held on March 9, 2017.
The first ever African Airshow would create awareness within Africa and the Global Aviation Industry about the investment opportunities in Ghana, said Cecelia Abena Dapaah, minister of aviation.
The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) in partnership with Tunisair, will stage the 6th Aviation Stakeholders Convention from 07-09 May 2017 at the Medina Mediterranea in Yasmine Hammamet - Tunisia.
South African Airways Cargo has won an International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo in the category Air Cargo Brand of the Year in Africa.
Astral Aviation has won the African All Cargo Carrier of the Year at the Stat Times International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo which took place on the 22nd February 2017 at the eve of the Air Cargo Africa 2017 biennial event, in
Qatar Airways Cargo has received the Global Cargo Airline of the Year award at a a ceremony in Johannesburg, as part of Africa's biennial air freight industry trade exhibition and conference, Air Cargo Africa, that took
Aviation Africa 2017 is taking place at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda from 22 to 23 February 2017.
Airbus will set out its Africa forecast for modern, efficient and environmentally-sustainable commercial airliners and air finance solutions for the continent at the forthcoming Aviation Africa 2017 summit to be held here on 22-23
Proflight Zambia has partnered with Multichoice DSTV in a competition in which five families stand the chance to win flights to Livingstone this April.
Ethiopian Airlines will host the ICAO Global Aviation Training and TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium with the theme: “Together, Enhancing Training to Build Capacity” at the seat of the African Union,
The second edition of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards received 46 entries from across the industry from small start-up companies to large multinational corporations and this year Astral Aerial
Aviation Africa 2017 takes place at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda on 22-23 February 2017. The sold out conference and exhibition will be one of Africa's largest
The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) has teamed up with EAN Aviation, organisers of the annual Nigerian Business Aviation Conference, NBAC, to merge the two respected meetings into one powerful event.
The Aviation Africa 2017 conference, organised by Times Aerospace, and hosted by the Rwandan government will be held in Kigali, Rwanda from 22 to 23 February 2017 at Kigali Convention Center and Radisson Blu. RwandAir and the
Ethiopian Airlines has marked the commencement of its new services to Conakry, the capital of The Republic of Guinea, at a reception ceremony at Addis Ababa Bole Airport.
South African Airways (SAA) is, for the eighth year in a row, the official airline partner of the Investing in African Mining Indaba.
Arab Satellite Communication Organization (Arabsat) is holding its ninth Telecom Forum in Tunis during the period of 14th -15th February 2017.
As the global tourism market continues to boom, the inflight catering and travel retail industries are accordingly thriving. The sector has experienced steady growth in the five years to 2016 and, according to the World Travel
Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, has announced that its chairman, Kenneth C. “Kenn” Ricci, will receive the Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award at the Living Legends of Aviation 14th
Aviation Africa, which takes place in Kigali, Rwanda on 22-23 February 2017, has announced the first aircraft to be displayed at the event will be a Gulfstream G280 from Savannah-based Gulfstream Aerospace.
Embraer has named Arjan Meijer as chief commercial officer, Embraer Commercial Aviation, reporting directly to John Slattery, President & CEO, Embraer Commercial Aviation.
Boeing and INJAZ Al-Arab have revealed that their Start Up programme has supported the establishment of 60 businesses by Arab youth across the Middle East, including 23 in 2016 alone and now is spreading its
A record 5,499 students from around the world registered to participate in the fifth edition of Airbus' Fly Your Ideas, the global student challenge organised in partnership with UNESCO.
Airline partnerships, profitability and developing airport capacity were high on the agenda at the Aviation Festival Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa. Keith Mwanalushi gives a round-up of the issues discussed.
Emirates has selected three not-for-profit organisations working in wildlife protection and environmental conservation in Africa as the recipients of award funding under its 'A Greener Tomorrow' initiative.
Ethiopian Airlines Los Angeles Area Office received the Star Alliance CEO Awards for 2016, as a member of Star Alliance project team at Tom Bradley International Terminal, during the annual Chief Executive
Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC and its aviation partners – launched a career awareness road-show in Harding, KZN, South Africa, as a precursor to the Aviation Youth Summit and
During the MEBAA Show this week, at DWC, Airshow Site, Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi, founding chairman of the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA), announced the dates and new location for the 2017 MEBAA
EgyptAir has received the IATA Platinum Award at the 204th board of governors meeting held recently in Montreal.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has highlighted four priorities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) which must be addressed for aviation to deliver maximum
Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) will support the First Aerospace & Aviation Exhibition and Conferences of Western Africa, in Accra, from 24 to 26t of October 2017.
The AviAssist Foundation has announced that the 6th Safety in African Aviation (SiAA) conference will be held in Kigali, Rwanda on 19 & 20 March 2018 and will be hosted by RwandAir.
Over a hundred delegates from Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs); Directorates of Civil Aviation Companies (DCAs) and airline companies based in Namibia, Swaziland an South Africa, have received their
Ethiopian Airlines, is pleased to announce that it has won Airline of the Year Award, for the fifth year in a row, by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) during its 48th Annual General Assembly held on November 21, 2016, in Victoria
Aviation Africa, which takes place in Kigali, Rwanda on 22-23 February 2017, has already confirmed 6 major sponsors from 5 countries with more signing up soon.
How African airlines will manage international demand for reduced air transport emissions and how they can adapt practices to gain greater access to international finance are among the key topics for debate at the Aviation Africa
Ahead of the first African of the first African Business Aviation Conference, (AfBAC 2016) to be held in Cape Town 17-18 November, Rady Fahmy, chief executive officer of AfBAA, has confirmed delegate
Joseph Phalwane has won the innovation award at the ATNS Avi Afrique Innovation Summit 2016.
Arik Air is celebrating 10 years of operations.
Air Traffic and Navigation Services SOC (ATNS) has welcomed international and local delegates for the 5th annual ATNS AVI AFRIQUE Africa Aviation Innovation Summit at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria.
STG Aerospace has won an APEX award for Best Cabin Innovation for its saf-Tglo blu photoluminescent floorpath marking system.
The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) will be strengthening its credentials with the RPAS sector when it features Zipline – the pioneering drone medical delivery service in Rwanda – at its annual conference in Cape Town next month.
The Secretary General of the African Airlines Associations, Dr. Elijah Chingosho, welcomed the agreement to control carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from international aviation that was reached at the 39th
Ethiopian Airlines has won the Rising Star Carrier of the Year Award, for the second year in a row, at the 5th Payload Asia Awards 2016 held in Hong Kong on 29th September 2016.
Emirates, the lead partner of the Emirates FA Cup competition in England, has taken the famous trophy on its first-ever tour to Africa.
AAR has signed a five-year agreement to provide power-by-the-hour (PBH) component inventory management and repair services to South African Airways Technical (SAAT). The contract is valued up to $125 million.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is organising a conference for aviation safety experts to advance safety management by sharing knowledge accumulated over the decade since
The fourth edition of the World Travel Catering Expo Middle East will take place in May 15-17, 217.
Denel has said it is confident that its participation in Africa's largest defence and technology exhibition will lead to a growth in business and a stronger order book.
The annual World Routes air service development forum was officially transferred to the city of Barcelona from this year's host Chengdu, China.
Jetex Flight Support has been appointed as the official FBO and handler for the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Show 2016, organised by F&E Aerospace on behalf of MEBAA at DWC,
The innovative use of space technology by a Cape Town-based space engineering company is currently on display at the biannual Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) expo held in Pretoria this week.
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional passenger jet has made its African debut at AAD.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 2016 World Passenger Symposium (WPS) will focus on key initiatives that are transforming the passenger experience.
Two Hongdu L-15 Falcon advanced jet trainers made their presence known on the opening day of AAD.
Ethiopian Airlines has won two awards in the first East Africa Careers in Africa Choice Awards, at an event hosted by the Global Career Company.
Aviation Africa 2017 will take place 22 & 23 February 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda.
ExecuJet Africa is celebrating its 20th year at the Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) show, taking place on 14-18 September 2016 at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria, by presenting its full range of aviation
Vector Aerospace will be highlighting its local capabilities at this year's Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition (AAD 2016), taking place at AFB Waterkloof, Centurion, South Africa, this week.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Airports Council International (ACI) have joined forces to address evolving aviation security risks with
The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) has launched its first independent Chapter on August 9, 2016, when the AfBAA Ethiopia Chapter was founded in Addis Ababa.
Business aviation companies from as far afield as China and the USA are travelling to Dubai World Centre (DWC), Airshow Site from 6-8 December for a share of the region's growing business aviation market.
Star Alliance and its member carrier EgyptAir have created the latest addition to the Alliance's marketing campaign series which features genuine Star Alliance Gold Card holders.
Arik Air has won West African Airline of the Year at the Ghana Aviation Awards 2016 held in Accra last Friday.
Farnborough International Airshow organisers have said US$124billion of orders and options for aircraft, engines and supply chain orders were confirmed at this year's air show.
Air Transport editor Victoria Moores scooped a major award at the Aerospace Media dinner at the Royal Aeronautical Society headquarters in London.
The international aviation industry will gather in Tenerife this weekend for the 11th annual Routes Africa air service development forum (26-28 June).
Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it is hosting 'Africa 787 Supplier Technical Summit' in collaboration with the Boeing Company.
Nigeria is due to host its first international aerospace show, Airport Expo, this October.
French manufacturer Dassault achieved an air show world first today when its nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrator was presented in flight today at an air meet at Istres organized by the French Air Force making it the first
Ahmed Adel, assistant chief of the EgyptAir Holding Company was keynote speaker for a symposium held by the American Chamber of Commerce in Cairo. He called for respect the rights of the families affected by the crash of the
Airbus has launched its fifth Fly Your Ideas global student challenge, which gives students the opportunity to co-innovate with Airbus on challenges within the aviation industry.
As part of the national 'Take a Girl Child to Work Day' South African Airways (SAA), hosted a group of learners at its headquarters.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on African governments to prioritize the development of aviation nationally and at a pan-African level to bolster economic growth and development.
Fifty ministers of transport have gathered for the International Transport Forum Summit in Leipzig, to discuss 'green and inclusive transport'.
This June 6, Pilot Faisal Sultan will attempt to set a new world record circumnavigating the globe in a single engine aircraft within 26 days to raise awareness of international wildlife conservation and anti-poaching efforts.
Routes Africa will be taking place next month in Tenerife, with a focus on improving air connectivity across the continent.
Routes Africa 2016 will help to improve African connectivity by bringing together airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss future air services. Around 250 route development professionals are expected to
The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) is to announce its new conference concept during the European Business Aviation Convention and Expo, EBACE.
Rwandair chief executive John Mirenge called on his government's minister of infrastructure, James Musoni, to make a special point of pushing the case for liberalisation when the African Union meets in Kigali next
EgyptAir Training Center is to expand its presence in Africa by taking part in the Aviation Suppliers and Stakeholders Convention, which will take place May 7-9 in Kigali, Rwanda.
The Saudi Gazette has reported that Ali Alnaqbi, founding chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA), has announced at the opening ceremony
Strata Manufacturing is showcasing the UAE's aerospace ambitions at Hannover Messe this week.
EgyptAir is showcasing at the three-day Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016 exhibition, at Dubai World Trade Centre.
The Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) will bring its popular MEBAA Conference to Saudi Arabia once again, with the latest edition taking place in Jeddah on 1 and 2 May
African Ministers responsible for aviation security and facilitation met with Dr Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, President of the ICAO Council, in Windhoek, Namibia, to address challenges concerning
The President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Dr Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, met and held high-level discussions this week with the President and Head of State of the Federal Republic of
In partnership with the Tunisian Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA), the USAID-financed Business Reform & Competitiveness Project (BRCP) sponsored a pioneering webinar to bring together Supplier
The Aircraft Interiors Expo begins next week in Hamburg, showcasing new technologies and designs for cabin interior.
The MEBAA Show is expected to be the largest yet when it returns to Dubai World Central Airshow Site from 6-8 December this year.
The second African Ground Handling International Stakeholders' Conference has been organised to take place in June.
Ethiopian Airlines has been chosen as the Best Airline in Nigeria by the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents (NANTA).
Addressing the on-going challenges facing the global aviation industry, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority is hosting the World Aviation Safety Summit (WASS), returning to Dubai this year in its fourth edition.
EgyptAir Training Centre has announced its participation in the African Aviation MRO Conference & Exhibition 2016 next week.