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Apply now for 6-month internship at Boeing in Seattle
Apply now for 6-month internship at Boeing in Seattle

Boeing is calling all students interested in a career in aerospace to apply for its fully paid, six-month International Business Intern Programme, based in Seattle, Washington...

9 hours ago

#StartupStory: Aura security app to aid beleaguered Uber drivers
#StartupStory: Aura security app to aid beleaguered Uber drivers

A revolutionary new app that provides speedy security assistance and cuts emergency response times has become a welcome safety measure, especially for beleaguered Uber drivers...

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Eritrea after 20 years
Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Eritrea after 20 years

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that, after 20 years, it will resume daily flights to Asmara, the capital and the largest city of Eritrea, on 17 July 2018...

11 Jul 2018

Prospects of pallet trucks market remain positive
Prospects of pallet trucks market remain positive

According to a recent Fact.MR study, prospects of the pallet trucks market remain positive. The study estimates the global sales of pallet trucks to bring in approximately $1,4m by end-2028...

11 Jul 2018

How we can unblock the biggest barrier to Nigeria's economic growth
How we can unblock the biggest barrier to Nigeria's economic growth

Africa's largest economy, Nigeria, is struggling with ports infrastructure that simply can't keep up with demand...

By Marleze van Loggerenberg 10 Jul 2018

ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flight
ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flight

ACSA, looking to drive social upliftment within the poverty nodes surrounding its nine airports, has invested heavily in supporting disadvantaged individuals from these communities...

By Sindy Peters 10 Jul 2018

Nairobi is planning car-free days. They could bring many benefits
Nairobi is planning car-free days. They could bring many benefits

Kenya's capital, Nairobi, is the second most congested city in the world. To reduce congestion, Nairobi County has proposed car-free Wednesdays and Saturdays in two of the busiest parts of the city...

By Haneen Khreis and Mark Nieuwenhuijsen 10 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: The last mile digitised, democratised and on-demand
#MobileCommerce: The last mile digitised, democratised and on-demand

It's no secret, in the digital age shoppers want what we want when we want it...

By Bronwyn Williams 10 Jul 2018

6 ways to save on fuel
6 ways to save on fuel

With the fuel price expected to increase yet again this month, small and medium-sized transport companies are finding themselves in particularly challenging times. The pressure is on to find ways to save fuel and reduce costs...

By Arnoux Maré 9 Jul 2018

New SA body established to manage marine pollution
New SA body established to manage marine pollution

The National Department of Transport has established an Incident Management Organisation...

9 Jul 2018

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37,390 new aircraft and 540,000 new pilots needed by 2038

Airbus' new Global Market Forecast 2018-2037 reveals that the world's passenger fleet will more than double to 48,000 aircraft in 20 years with traffic growing at a resilient 4.4% per year...

6 Jul 2018

African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China
African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China

Twenty-nine (29) African entrepreneurs have completed the two-week eFounders Fellowship programme in China, an initiative run by Alibaba and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development...

By Gabriella Mulligan 6 Jul 2018

Barig welcomes national airline of Mongolia
Barig welcomes national airline of Mongolia

The Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (Barig), which advocates for the mutual interests of around 100 national and international airlines in the areas cargo, passenger, and charter, has welcomed Miat Mongolian Airlines...

5 Jul 2018

Four-star ranking awarded to three ACSA airports
Four-star ranking awarded to three ACSA airports

The OAG's On-Time Performance (OTP) Star Ratings accredits the top airlines and airports around the world for superior punctuality performance...

4 Jul 2018

When the going gets tough, the tough get railing
When the going gets tough, the tough get railing

Earlier this year, it was widely reported that Zambia had passed a statutory ruling which instructed firms (affecting mostly mining), to transport at least 30% of its heavy and bulk freight volumes by rail...

By Benji Coetzee 4 Jul 2018

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The urgent areas of improvement for air cargo industry

The Federal Association of German Air Traffic Industry (BDL) along with various other organised associations addressed the challenges the air cargo industry is facing at a recent joint air cargo industry talk in Berlin, Germany...

3 Jul 2018

What if autonomous vehicles actually make us more dependent on cars?
What if autonomous vehicles actually make us more dependent on cars?

Cities across Europe are taking steps to become increasingly car-free. London Mayor Sadiq Khan is aiming for 80% of all trips to be made on foot, by cycle or using public transport by 2041...

By Mark Kleinman and Charlene Rohr 3 Jul 2018

Introducing high school girls to the aviation industry
Introducing high school girls to the aviation industry

FlySafair has signed on as a platinum sponsor for the Girl Fly Programme in Africa (GFPA) Foundation's 2018 Aviation and Space Camp which introduces more than 120 high school girls to the aviation industry...

2 Jul 2018

Heathrow's third runway is expensive, polluting and unequal - why the poor will lose out
Heathrow's third runway is expensive, polluting and unequal - why the poor will lose out

After more than a decade of debate, the expansion of London's Heathrow airport has been given the green light after MPs voted in favour of the government's plans to add a third runway. Construction could begin as early as 2021...

By David Banister 2 Jul 2018

Staff Bus Nigeria wins Step startup competition
Staff Bus Nigeria wins Step startup competition

Staff Bus Nigeria (Staffbus.ng), a tech startup solving the challenges of daily commuters in Lagos, was crowned the overall winner of the Seyi Tinubu Empowerment Project (Step), Lagos Edition...

2 Jul 2018

Ticket sales for first US direct flight low, says KQ
Ticket sales for first US direct flight low, says KQ

Ticket bookings for inaugural non-stop flight to New York have been low since opening in January, according to Kenya Airways (KQ), but it remains optimistic sales will pick up from August...

By Constant Munda 29 Jun 2018

The Tesla Pickup Truck is pitched as a smaller version of the Semi, but still large enough to haul a standard pickup in its bed (Credit: Tesla)
Elon Musk asks for development ideas for Tesla pickup truck

At the Semi and Roadster reveal last November, Elon Musk quickly showed a mockup drawing of an all-electric pickup truck large enough to carry a pickup truck in its bed...

By Paul Ridden 28 Jun 2018

Unicef opens applications for $100k fund for drone startups
Unicef opens applications for $100k fund for drone startups

Applications have opened for the Unicef Innovation Fund for Drone Startups, which will provide up to $100,000 in equity-free investment for profit-making tech startups that have potential to benefit humanity through the use of drones...

By Tom Jackson 28 Jun 2018

Plans unveiled for new cable car line in Amsterdam
Plans unveiled for new cable car line in Amsterdam

UNStudio has unveiled plans for a new one-and-a-half-kilometre cable car line and stations, connecting two growing residential areas of Amsterdam...

27 Jun 2018

Dodoma signs for major bus terminal
Dodoma signs for major bus terminal

Dodoma City Council (DCC) has announced that it will sign a contract to start construction of its major bus terminal at Nzuguni area, some 20km from the city centre en route to Dar es Salaam...

26 Jun 2018

ACSA, NMBMM and NMBT signs MoU enhancing PE International Airport's connectivity
ACSA, NMBMM and NMBT signs MoU enhancing PE International Airport's connectivity

"Nelson Mandela Bay is a growing metropole for trade and tourism and the activities around these are facilitated through Port Elizabeth International Airport. This plan between the airport and the city will further support the economic growth of the region."

22 Jun 2018

Why smart transportation is a game changer for Africa
Why smart transportation is a game changer for Africa

Many of the approaches and technologies which combine to form a smart city are being applied from Cape Town through to Cairo...

By Sherry Zameer 22 Jun 2018

Watch robots pack groceries in Ocado's automated warehouse
Watch robots pack groceries in Ocado's automated warehouse

Inside a warehouse located in the small town of Andover, England, more than 1,000 robots seamlessly navigate around a three-storey-high aluminium grid packing groceries for online shoppers...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jun 2018

Africa's first professional body for supply chain management launched
Africa's first professional body for supply chain management launched

At the recent Sapics Conference which took place in Cape Town, the organisation launched Africa's first professional body for supply chain management...

21 Jun 2018

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