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AirAsia partners with Ideagen to enhance safety

AirAsia, Asia's largest low-cost carrier, is to implement software from Ideagen to enhance processes around aviation safety, quality, and risk management.

2 days ago

Airbus opens first plane-completion centre in China

TIANJIN, China: Airbus on Wednesday inaugurated its first completion centre for large aircraft in China, a new asset for the European manufacturer in heated competition with American rival Boeing...

21 Sep 2017

British Airways starts African and Indian Ocean Islands expansion

As part of its African network expansion, British Airways will be starting its services to the Seychelles, offering more flights to Mauritius, with more seats on other routes...

20 Sep 2017

Airports Company SA grows full-year revenue 3.84%

Airports Company SA (Acsa), which operates all of SA's major airports has increased revenue 3.4% to R8.6bn in the year to end-March...

By Karl Gernetzky 19 Sep 2017

Airbus Helicopters introduces Fleetkeeper logbook, flight folio

Airbus Helicopters Southern Africa has launched its Fleetkeeper electronic technical logbook and electronic flight folio...

18 Sep 2017

Does Africa only have three facilities to repair aircraft?

To attract investors, Nigeria's Kaduna state wants to repair aircraft. But would its planned facility be only the fourth on the continent, as the state's governor's account tweeted?

By David Ajikobi 15 Sep 2017

Boeing, Malaysia Airlines sign MoU

Boeing and Malaysia Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding for 16 aeroplanes...

14 Sep 2017

Treasury plans R10bn special appropriation bill to keep SAA afloat

Treasury plans to bring a R10bn special appropriation bill to Parliament before the end of the month to provide SAA with capital to continue operating...

By Linda Ensor 14 Sep 2017

Fewer SAA domestic flights would be welcome, says Comair

If ailing South African Airways (SAA) were to reduce its scheduled flights, it could help to get rid of the "suicidally" cheap tickets at the bottom end of the domestic market, says Comair CEO Erik Venter...

14 Sep 2017

Kenya Airways becomes official sports ministry carrier

The Ministry of Sports and Kenya Airways have entered a one-year renewable partnership that will see the national carrier become the official airline for all Kenyan teams travelling outside the country...

By Timothy Olobulu 11 Sep 2017

Amcon denies plan to sell Arik to Ethiopian Airlines

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has denied plan to sell Arik Air to one of the leading airlines in Africa, Ethiopian Airlines.

By Wole Oyebade 8 Sep 2017

Abdul Khaliq Saeed new CEO of Etihad Airways Engineering

Abdul Khaliq Saeed has been appointed as the new CEO of Etihad Airways Engineering. He will be replacing Jeff Wilkinson who is leaving after 11 years with the company...

8 Sep 2017

African airlines record largest year-on-year increase in demand for air cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data showing African carriers recorded the largest year-on-year increase in demand of all regions in July 2017 with freight volumes growing 33.7%...

7 Sep 2017

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International

Support World Car-Free Day on 22 September

On Friday, 22 September 2017, cities around the globe will be celebrating World Car-Free Day - a day to showcase how our cities might look like, feel like, and sound like without cars.

By Ilse van den Berg 21 Sep 2017

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

NEW DELHI, India: India will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its sulphurous city streets in the coming weeks, setting it on the bumpy road to making new vehicle sales all-electric by 2030.

18 Sep 2017

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