The Board of Air Madagascar has appointed Hery Nirina Rakotomalala as CEO.
Airbus has appointed Mikail Houari, 50, as President for Africa and the Middle East region.
FlightSafety International, that has an office in South Africa, has announced that Edward Koharik has been promoted to general manager, visual systems.
Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi, founding chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA), has been elected Vice Chairman of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) Governing Board.
Kaleyesus Bekele gets the IATA perspective on the state of the African airline industry.
GE Aviation has named Jean Lydon-Rodgers as president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation, Services, and Tony Mathis is promoted to president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation, Military Systems.
Dassault Aviation has appointed Damien Farret, Director Customer Relations and Field Service.
South African based aviation services firm Hi-Fly Marketing has announced the appointment of Christobal Henner to the position of general manager.
Lufthansa has appointed Heike Birlenbach as vice president sales EMEA Lufthansa Group Airlines. She will take upon the role in January 2017.
The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) announced that its Secretary General and CEO, Dr. Elijah Chingosho, will retire in 2017 after serving seven years in the role.
Boeing chairman, president and CEO Dennis Muilenburg has named Kevin G. McAllister president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, succeeding company vice chairman Ray Conner in that role.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA)has announced that Muhammad Ali Albakri will join IATA as regional vice president for Africa and the Middle East (AME).
Dr Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu was re-elected by acclamation today for a second three-year term as President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Boeing is promoting Pat Goggin to be president of its Defense, Space & Security Development organisation, succeeding Jim O'Neill who will retire next year.
The Board of Directors of Air Mauritius met today and has taken the decision to terminate the contract of Megh Pillay as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.
Saleh Dunoma, managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has been elected President of Airports Council International (ACI), Africa Region.
Gulfstream Aerospace has appointed Robert Glasscock vice president and lead Organizational Designation Authorization (ODA) administrator.
Airbus has appointed Patrick de Castelbajac as company secretary and chief of staff; effective from November 1.
Graeme Shanks has been named as sales director, northern Europe and sub-Saharan Africa for private aviation finaciers Global Jet Capital. He was previously vice president for sales, business aircraft finance at CIT, where he
Jay Ireland, President & CEO of GE Africa has been named as chair of the second President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny
Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced strategic changes to its leadership team and organisational structure.
Honeywell has appointed Rudolph Louw as its first Aerospace business group leader in Africa. In this role, Louw will work to expand Honeywell's footprint across commercial aviation and defense and space divisions,
State-owned Tunisair is to shed around 1,000 jobs as part of a national austerity plan and a bid to make the airline more competitive
Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation division of the Libra Group, has appointed Christopher Grainger to the role of vice president marketing for the EMEA region.
Members of the African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) have voted in Nuno Pereira, MD of Angola-based BestFly, as the Association's vice-chairman.
The founder of a group committed to creating a gateway for young people to enter aviation has been recognised in his native Ghana.
FlightSafety International has announced that Ted Bowlds has been named chief information officer and Joe Warakomski has been promoted to deputy CIO.
Air Zimbabwe has a new chief executive. Ripton Muzenda, son to the late Vice President Simon Muzenda who is taking over from Edmund Makona who was acting CEO since September 2013.
Fastjet chief financial officer Nick Caine is to leave the African low-cost carrier next year.
Aerospace and defence contractor AAR has appointed Cheryle Robinson Jackson as its first president of AAR Africa.
Norwegian, Jonny Andersen has been appointed as the new chief executive of Kenya Airports Authority on a three year contract.
Air Transport editor Victoria Moores scooped a major award at the Aerospace Media dinner at the Royal Aeronautical Society headquarters in London.
Kenya Airways has appointed a new chief operating officer, with Jan de Vegt replacing Yves Guibert.
The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) has appointed Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) CEO, Thabani Mthiyane, to its executive committee.
Embraer has announced that John Slattery will be the President and CEO for its commercial aviation business unit, effective as of July 2016.
Fastjet has appointed the former CEO of Mango Airlines to its board following shareholder Stelios Haji-Ioannou requesting the carrier reconsider its chairman.
Ethiopian Airlines' CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam has been reappointed to the IATA Board of Governors for a three year term.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced changes to its leadership at its 72nd Annual General Meeting (AGM).
Zambia's youngest commercial pilot, Kalenga Kamwendo, has clocked 1,000 hours of flying with Proflight Zambia.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has appointed Jean-Paul Boutibou as vice president, sales, Middle East & Africa.
Avtrade has appointed Patrick Armstrong as regional sales manager based in Dubai.
Etihad Airways has appointed George Mawadri as its new general manager in Nigeria.
Jet Aviation Basel has appointed David Peterson as director of completions sales.
Kamuzu International Airport (KIA), Malawi, has been blacklisted by international airlines with South African Airways (SAA) cancelling flights on Friday.
Travelport has appointed Nita Nagi as its regional manager for East Africa.
IATA's Vice President, Raphael Kuuchi, spoke at a ceremony to celebrate Camair-Co's IATA Operation Safety Audit (IOSA) accreditation, on the economic contribution of air transport in Cameroon and Central-West Africa
Alexandre de Juniac, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Air France-KLM Group, has informed the Group's Board of Directors of the proposal he has received today from the Board of Governors of the
SITA has announced that Barbara Dalibard has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective of July, replacing Francesco Violante, who plans to step down after 13 years in the role.
Zambian national, Nelly Chileshe Bupe, works as cabin crew looking after First Class passengers for Emirates combining her career with her passion for travelling. She has worked for the carrier for the past seven and a half years and has worked up
Hamza Johari has been announced as the new director general for the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority, effective from this week, replacing Redemptus Bugomola in the role.
Aero Contractors has names Adeniyi Adegbonmire as its new chief executive, as it continues to restructure.
Emirates has appointed Thani Abdulla Al Ansari as a country manager for Zambia this month.
His Majesty King Mohammed VI has appointed Abdelhamid Addou as Charmain and CEO of Royal Air Maroc.
Fastjet's chief executive Ed Winter will step down once a replacement has been found.
SITA has announced that David Lavorel, currently SITA's senior vice president for corporate development and CEO Office, has been appointed chief executive officer of SITAONAIR effective January 1, 2016.
SITA has announced that CEO Francesco Violante will step down in the second half of 2016 after 13 years in the position.
After a rigorous selection process Air Madagascar has appointed a new CEO with some 20 years experience of airline recovery.
SA Express CEO, Inati Ntshanga, was elected as the chairman of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) at the industry body's 45th annual general assembly which was held at Fancourt, George, this weekend.
BAE Systems has named Martin Bennett as its new managing director, for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey. He will based in Abu Dhabi.
Sabena technics has announced the appointment of Pascal Jallier as the new Vice President of their VIP completion programmes.
Vertis Aviation has announced that Mark Abbott has joined Vertis Aviation Africa as a partner, effective immediately.
South Africa's Skywise Airlines has named dynamic young entrepreneur. Irfan Pardesi as its new Co-CEO, sharing the chief executive responsibilities with current CEO Johan Borstlap.
South African Airways has appointed human resources manager Thuli Mpshe as acting chief executive officer, reports Bloomberg.
Air Seychelles has announced the appointment of Roy Kinnear as its new chief executive officer, with effect from 1 July 2015.
Boeing has named Dennis Muilenburg as its 10th chief executive, succeeding Jim McNerney, who has held the position for the past 10 years. Muilenburg, who has served as Boeing president and chief operating officer since 2013, becomes president and CEO
Etihad Airways has appointed Toyin Alaran as its new general manager for Uganda, following the launch of its new services between Entebbe and Abu Dhabi on 1 May 2015.
The final panel session at the Aviation Africa event looked at the shortage of human capital in the region and the need to train young people to make sure the industry thrives.
The launch three years ago of the African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) moved business aviation in the region into the spotlight. Operators, financiers, lessors, owners, FBO and flight service providers now have a voice.
Dr. Nicklas Dahlstrom, director of human factors for Emirates Airline, addressing the Aviation Africa conference in Dubai today, told the audience that human factors training is essential, especially when
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
No Open Sky agreements have been signed between African countries, but several have been signed between African countries and other regions. The consequence has been a limitation on the growth of Africa's airlines, efficiency
Former director of CAA in Lebanon (twice), Dr Hamdi Chaouk (pictured), now managing partner, Aviation Minds, opened the second day of the first Aviation Africa conference and exhibition in Dubai by
How can regional airlines grow in Africa? That is a question that was put to panelists at the first Aviation Africa conference and exhibition in Dubai today.
For many years Africa has been seen as a high-risk investment. Access to structured finance has been hard to break through, but are things changing? From modernising fleets to introducing new business aircraft,
The first afternoon panel, moderated by Victoria Moores, bureau chief, Air Transport World and African Aerospace, looked at airline business in the region.
A senior member of Etihad Airways finance team has been appointed as Air Seychelles' chief financial officer.
Yissehak Zewoldi, has resigned as general direction of the Pan-African airline, ASKY, reports eturbonews.com.
How aviation will help African countries improve their economies and cooperation between blocks of African nations will develop infrastructure will be the subject of a keynote address by Hon. Dzifa Aku Attivor, Minister
AJW Aviation has appointed experienced aviation industry specialist Oliver Stratford as Sales Manager - Southern Africa.
Airports Company South Africa has appointed Refentse Shinners as the new group executive: corporate affairs. The position is a newly created role following the company's leadership realignment earlier last year.
Lufthansa Consulting is establishing a regional office in the Republic of Djibouti to further develop its market engagement in Africa.
The former head of flight operations at FastJet, Capt Ali Hammoud, has told students at a UK university that Africa is preparing for a “big aviation boom”.
Transportation consultant Arik De who has been working on the transformation of TACV (Cabo Verde Airlines) has joined the Cape Verde carrier as its chief commercial officer.
Following an investigation into allegations of misconduct, South African Airways (SAA) has begun formal disciplinary proceedings against suspended chief executive Monwabisi Kalawe.
Etihad Airways, has appointed John Friel as its new general manager for South Africa.
Lumka Msibi's, a 24-year old engineer at Denel, has received South Africa's highest award for young ambassadors who promote a positive image of the country.
Business aircraft sales, acquisitions and trader Jetcraft, has launched a new commercial aircraft sales and leasing division.
At the close of the 46th general meeting of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), organised by Air Algérie in early November, Fatima Beyina-Moussa, managing director of ECAir (Equatorial Congo Airlines) was named President of
The Flight Safety Foundation announced today that Dr. Harold O. Demuren had been recognized with the FSF-Boeing Aviation Safety Lifetime Achievement Award at its 67th annual International Air Safety Summit
One of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' An-124-100 freighters has operated to five cities in Congo, Ghana, Mali, Guinea-Bissau and Ivory Coast to deliver urgent equipment being used to help fight the outbreak of the Ebola virus in the region.
Comair CEO, Erik Venter, was elected as the new chairman of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) at the industry body's 44th annual general assembly which was held in Mauritius this past weekend.
Bas Hendriksen has joined Chromalloy as the company's EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Account Manager.
FlightSafety International announces that Tracey Clough has been promoted to Director, International Teammate Resources.
Arik Air has appointed Vinay Nambiar as Vice President - UAE & Gulf Region.
African Aerospace editor-in-chief Alan Peaford has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement award in the International Aerospace Media awards at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London
Etihad Airways has appointed Mrs Wuraola Oduntan as its new general manager for Nigeria. The appointment took effect from 1 July 2014.
fastjet has announced that Angus Saunders is stepping down as chief financial officer and executive director of the board for personal reasons.
The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has announced the appointment of Dr. Koussai Mrabet as director commercial, corporate and industry affairs.