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Apapa port not conceived to receive trucks, fuel tankers
Apapa port not conceived to receive trucks, fuel tankers

The Apapa port was originally designed to receive imported goods and petroleum products and move them out by railway and pipelines, and not to receive articulated trucks and heavy-duty vehicles...

By Ejiofor Alike 1 day ago

57 million riders, drivers affected by Uber breach
57 million riders, drivers affected by Uber breach

Global transportation technology company Uber Technologies has admitted it suffered a breach that saw hackers stealing the personal information of approximately 57 million customers and drivers...

By Simon Campbell-Young 1 day ago

Airbus CEO will not seek third term
Airbus CEO will not seek third term

Tom Enders will not seek a third term as CEO of Airbus, the Le Figaro newspaper reported Tuesday, although the embattled aircraft manufacturer denied a decision had been made...

1 day ago

Why African ports need to harness technology
Why African ports need to harness technology

African ports needed African solutions that respond to the rapid technology changes in the maritime industry...

1 day ago

DHL Supply Chain South Africa introduces central control tower
DHL Supply Chain South Africa introduces central control tower

DHL Supply Chain South Africa has introduced a central control tower which takes all the systems that provide information around orders, planning and execution, health and safety, driver behaviour, fleet management, electronic PODs, and pulls it into one system to manage it from a central location...

2 days ago

Qatar Airways first airline in Africa, Middle East to achieve NDC Level 3 Certification
Qatar Airways first airline in Africa, Middle East to achieve NDC Level 3 Certification

Qatar Airways recently achieved the IATA NDC Level 3 Certification, demonstrating its use of the latest technological standards in providing information about airfares and other services...

2 days ago

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Cromet Molepo new acting group CEO of Prasa

Cromet Molepo has been appointed as the new acting group CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) with immediate effect...

3 days ago

London's iconic black cabs go electric
London's iconic black cabs go electric

London's first electric-powered black cabs hit the streets on Tuesday, the British capital's iconic taxis getting a facelift for the modern age that should help cut pollution in the city...

7 Dec 2017

The business of SIM management for vehicle tracking
The business of SIM management for vehicle tracking

Installing or self-managing a vehicle tracking solution sounds like such a simple thing to do, but like most things, there is much more to it, with many aspects to consider...

By Hein Koen 6 Dec 2017

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IATA: Global passenger traffic bounces back

IATA's global passenger traffic results show October's performance was a strong bounce-back after the hurricane-related disruptions in September...

6 Dec 2017

Air transport net profits to soar in 2018
Air transport net profits to soar in 2018

Led by US airlines, net profits in the aviation industry are set to rise by some 11% in 2018, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Tuesday as it presented economic forecasts for the industry.

6 Dec 2017

All the winners from among the airport’s service providers at this Feather Awards event which recognises service contributions by the wider airport community.
O.R. Tambo airport climbs global quality rankings

Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport rose five places in the global quality rankings for airports in the third quarter of this year, following an intensified service drive-by management...

5 Dec 2017

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens partner to launch E-Fan X
Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens partner to launch E-Fan X

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have announced a new partnership, bringing together some of the world's foremost experts in electrical and propulsion technologies...

5 Dec 2017

African airline safety shows improvement
African airline safety shows improvement

It is often said in the aviation industry that Africa has the lowest number of flights but records the highest number of air crashes in the world...

4 Dec 2017

Nigeria begins enforcement of 'palletisation of cargoes' January 2018
Nigeria begins enforcement of 'palletisation of cargoes' January 2018

Days after the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, accused shipping companies of aiding importation of arms into the country, the federal government has directed all containerised cargoes coming into Nigeria to be on a pallet...

By Kingsley Adeniyi 4 Dec 2017

Hardship before lift-off, says SAA
Hardship before lift-off, says SAA

South African Airways (SAA) chairman Johannes Magwaza has committed the board to coming up with a credible strategy to lift the airline out of its quagmire though he warned that it would go down before it rose up again...

By Linda Ensor 1 Dec 2017

New heavy truck, trailer factory in Ethiopia
New heavy truck, trailer factory in Ethiopia

A factory that produces trailers, semi-trailers and Sinotrucks and fuel tankers was inaugurated recently in Ethiopia...

30 Nov 2017

Artist's impression of the new liquid bulk terminal at the Port of Ngqura
Ngqura liquid bulk terminal development making headway

The construction of a new petroleum trading hub at the Port of Ngqura is making progess...

29 Nov 2017

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Museveni slashes fees for city taxis

President Museveni has said taxi operators should pay a monthly road user fee of Shs80,000 and not Shs120,000 to Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)...

By Amos Ngwomoya 29 Nov 2017

New partnership agreement between Prasa, SNCF, AFD
New partnership agreement between Prasa, SNCF, AFD

On Monday, 27 November 2017, France's national state-owned railway company SNCF, the French Development Agency and Prasa signed a tripartite financial partnership agreement amounting to R6.15m in the form of a grant...

29 Nov 2017

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SA Airlink, Safair to apply for merger approval

Independent airline companies SA Airlink and Safair are planning a merger in which Airlink will acquire Safair...

28 Nov 2017

Jambojet to launch Uganda, Tanzania flights by February
Jambojet to launch Uganda, Tanzania flights by February

Jambojet is set to start flights to Tanzania and Uganda by February next year, kicking off its regional expansion plan designed to see the low-cost carrier fly to 16 new routes...

By Mugambi Mutegi 28 Nov 2017

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This Indian airport handled close to 1000 flights in a single day

We're not sure what you were up to Friday night, but an airport in India had no time for partying. In fact, Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport this weekend broke the record for the most number of flights handled in a single day by a single airport...

By Andy Walker 28 Nov 2017

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Drones are taking to the skies above Africa to map land ownership

Mapping land boundaries is an important way to boost a country's economic growth and development. It contributes towards better security of land ownership, allows landowners to get bank loans and...

By Robert Wayumba 27 Nov 2017

SA's Droppa plans Cape Town, Durban rollouts next year
SA's Droppa plans Cape Town, Durban rollouts next year

South African on-demand logistics startup, Droppa, is planning to expand to Cape Town and Durban in 2018 having established a decent foothold in Johannesburg, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni...

By Tom Jackson 27 Nov 2017

TPT launches SIE automation solution
TPT launches SIE automation solution

Transnet Port Terminals has launched its service instruction entry automation system at Durban Ro-Ro Terminal. The solution has been a four-year project that is set to improve the speed at which information is received and exchanged...

27 Nov 2017

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Railway's R1bn accident and crime bill

Accidents and crime cost South African railway operators almost a billion rand. Most of the increased cost arose from derailments, collisions, and train fires. Eight train-on-train collisions cost railway operators...

By Laura Bratton 24 Nov 2017

MakeMeMobile expands its operations, creates new division
MakeMeMobile expands its operations, creates new division

Mobile enterprise solutions provider MakeMeMobile is expanding its operations, moving premises to house its growing team and to accommodate its larger mobility helpdesk and national repair centre...

24 Nov 2017

Trend Micro releases Cyberattacks against Intelligent Transportation Systems report
Trend Micro releases Cyberattacks against Intelligent Transportation Systems report

Trend Micro has released a report that looks at what future threats we may expect with regard to intelligent transportation systems...

24 Nov 2017

Adesina: High taxes stunting the growth of African airlines
Adesina: High taxes stunting the growth of African airlines

Dr Akinwumi Adesina has said that high taxes imposed on airlines by government agencies was a major challenge dwarfing the growth and development of air transport in Africa...

By Chinedu Eze 24 Nov 2017

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