Could there be light at the end of the tunnel for Nigeria's aviation fuel crisis? Chukwu Emeke investigates.
Ethiopian Airlines inaugurated its new $20 million catering centre in Addis Ababa late last year. Kaleyesus Bekele reports.
South African Airways (SAA) is taking its product offering, Step-Up, which allows customers to bid for a Business Class upgrade, to greater heights with record sales.
Ethiopian Airlines, will introduce a Platinum tier level in its frequent flyer loyalty programme, ShebaMiles, as of January 2017.
RwandAir, has achieved certification of the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and following the IATA audit is now a certified ground service provider (GSP) under the ISAGO registry for two years until July
BP today announced the creation of a strategic partnership between its BP Ventures and Air BP businesses with Fulcrum BioEnergy, a pioneer in the development and production of low-carbon jet fuel, in which BP will invest $30 million.
International trip support company, UAS, which has operations in Johannesburg and Lagos has sold a major stake in the company to Chinese business aviation operator Deer Jet, it was announced at NBAA today.
Ethiopian Airlines, is pleased to announce that its newly built, state of the art In-flight Catering Facility will be officially inaugurated on October 29, 2016.
Signature Flight Support has signed an agreement with Lanseria Jet Centre to become a Signature Select affiliate.
Astra Aviation Service has been issued a licence to provide ground handling services for passengers, aircraft, cargo, and mail in the country of Mozambique.
Global aviation services group, Air Partner has entered the aviation safety market with the acquisition of Baines Simmons.
Officials in Niger have warned African business aviation operators to beware of scam email offering alternative overflight and landing services to those provided by the official agents Hadid.
Poor Search and Rescue (SAR) coordination has been highlighted by a succession of international air tragedies. In a case study, Brian Day, ICAO HQ technical officer, SAR (retired) and now a civil aviation SAR
Cameroon Airlines Corporation (Camair-Co) has chosen independent integrated aviation support services provider AJW Aviation, to provide power-by-the-hour (PBH) for its fleet of three Boeing aircraft: B767-300 & B737-700.
AviAssist has launched the 'Friends of the AviAssist Foundation': a charitable network for the good of the aviation safety in Africa. Friends of AviAssist will support the work of the AviAssist Foundation in promoting
Airbus Defence and Space has introduced new technologies in its latest air surveillance radar which give the Airport Surveillance Radar Next Generation (ASR-NG) advantageous air traffic control
African air navigation organisation ASECNA is to co-operate with traffic management venture Aireon to explore space-based surveillance for remote regions, reports Flightglobal.
The negotiating team of Air Namibia, in conjunction with the Namibia Cabin Crew Union (NCCU), has announced that an agreement has been signed this week following lengthy negotiations on the cabin crew benchmarking dispute of 2010.
Arik Air has launched a frequent flyer programme, aligning its offering with the industry's foremost airlines in the process.
fastjet has announced the following additions to its ancillary services.
Every year, South African Airways (SAA) convenes a panel of leading winemakers and sommeliers to choose the wines served on board its aircraft in the coming 12 months.
Kenya Airways has offered a five year extension of its catering supply contract to Servair, the French-owned catering operator.
Gulfstream Aerospace recently enhanced its sales and marketing efforts in Africa with the appointment of a representative to assist with new aircraft sales transactions.
UAS International Trip Support, a provider of global trip support services for flight operators, VIPs, and government officials, is opening a regional office in Nairobi, Kenya.
United Aviation Services (UAS), a provider of international trip support services for flight operators, VIP and government officials, launched a regional office in Lagos, Nigeria today.
fastjet has announced that on 28th February it signed two agreements with partners in the travel industry, marking the launch of ancillary products on fastjet.com.
Jettainer, the leading international service partner for outsources ULD management, is bringing its used ULDs back to life.
Proflight Zambia has introduced a new ground and cabin crew uniform that reinforces the airline's flair for staying at the forefront of customer service.
Mauritania Airlines has appointed APG to provide full sales and marketing services as well as customer support, ticketing and administrative facilities.
UVair, the fueling division of Universal Weather and Aviation, announced at NBAA today that it has reached an exclusive agreement with FlightAware to integrate customer-specific UVair jet fuel pricing into
Hangar8 has announced plans to add a new Bombardier Challenger aircraft to its aero medical business in Africa, to meet what it believes will be a substantial increase in demand for this type of service.
Jetex Flight Support has collaborated with Honeywell, to launch MyJETEX, an app for Apple platforms created to provide operators with dependable flight support solutions.
Business aviation activity in North Africa is out-performing global average, according to MEBAA, the association for business aviation across the Middle East and North Africa.
Kilimanjaro Aviation Logistics Centre (KALC), an affiliate of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., based in Mwanza, Tanzania, has enhanced its landing permit and overflight permit support services
Abdel Aziz Fadel Egypt's Minister of Civil Aviation conducted a tour of the country's Meteorology Authority today. The visit was to follow up on existing and ongoing projects to confirm easy flow of work, and to identify the time plan for the completion of these
Hadid International Services – the Dubai headquartered flight support company - has stepped up its presence and support in Africa having added in-house staff to supervise activities in Ethiopia, Djibouti and Republic of
South African Airways (SAA) has received authorisation to fly new safety enhancing and fuel saving instrument departure and approach procedures. The approval, which is the first in Africa, paves the way for
Travelport has unveiled the Travelport Merchandising Platform which transforms the way airlines deliver their products and the way that those products are displayed to travel agents.
Shell, one of the world's leading aviation fuel suppliers, showcased its advanced aviation solutions at the 13th annual World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit, which took place in Abu Dhabi at the Jumeirah
Air BP has marked entry into the Tunisian aviation fuel sector by signing a commercial and technical service agreement with Tunisia's AGIL, the national company of oil distribution.
Sixt and Air Mauritius, the national carrier of Mauritius have launched a comprehensive partnership.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) aviation arm operates in some of the most unforgiving and hostile areas in the world playing a major role in the recovery process of the afflicted areas.
Angola-based handling operator, Bestfly is underway with the building of a hangar at Luanda International Airport.
AAR - a provider of aircraft MRO and expeditionary airlift - has secured renewal of its support of US operations in Western and Central Africa.
The Director General of Rwandan Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA), Richard Masozera who is also a board member of the regional Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) said this week that the
The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) has released a new report on the future of air traffic management at the ICAO Air Navigation Conference in Montréal.
Evergreen Apple Nigeria (EAN) Ltd - which opened the first fully fledged FBO and MRO for business jets in Nigeria in July 2011 - announced today at NBAA an innovative partnershipto work closely with Banyan Air Service, Florida's leading and award winning