SAA settles Comair dispute
SAA settles Comair dispute

South African Airways (SAA) has reached a settlement with Comair following a protracted legal battle, saying it paves the way for the airline to reach financial sustainability...

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Emirates reduces A380 order, major blow to Airbus

Airbus has taken a knock with the announcement by Emirates Airline that it will reduce its A380 orderbook from 162 to 123 aircraft...

14 Feb 2019

First phase of R4.5bn OR Tambo mixed-use precinct development unveiled
First phase of R4.5bn OR Tambo mixed-use precinct development unveiled

OR Tambo International Airport has unveiled the first phase of a multi-billion-rand development plan for its Western Precinct...

13 Feb 2019

Global air freight demand up 3.5%
Global air freight demand up 3.5%

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets...

12 Feb 2019

DHL Global Forwarding launches Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics
DHL Global Forwarding launches Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics

DHL Global Forwarding has consolidated its portfolio of humanitarian logistics services within its first Global Competence Center for Humanitarian Logistics in Dubai...

8 Feb 2019

Airbus launches electric airplane race
Airbus launches electric airplane race

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E, reportedly the world's first electric airplane race set to launch its inaugural series in 2020.

8 Feb 2019

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Ethiopian Airlines launches new airport terminal, hotel

Ethiopian Airlines has launched a state-of-the-art passenger terminal and a new Skylight Hotel...

31 Jan 2019

CargoLogic Germany joins BARIG
CargoLogic Germany joins BARIG

CargoLogic Germany is now a member of the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (BARIG)...

28 Jan 2019

New report: Setting realistic targets for biofuel production in sub-Saharan Africa
New report: Setting realistic targets for biofuel production in sub-Saharan Africa

It's estimated that by 2050, global aviation could account for over 22% of all global carbon dioxide emissions due to rapid growth in air traffic...

25 Jan 2019

Air Cargo Africa exhibition and conference set for take-off under Messe München banner in February
Air Cargo Africa exhibition and conference set for take-off under Messe München banner in February

The fifth biennial Air Cargo Africa conference and exhibition gets underway in Johannesburg in February under the management of international exhibitions giant Messe München...

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Boeing completes first autonomous passenger air vehicle flight
Boeing completes first autonomous passenger air vehicle flight

Boeing has successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype...

24 Jan 2019

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Lufthansa Group invests in AI partnership with Hopper

The Lufthansa Group and the Lufthansa Innovation Hub have entered into a research alliance with Hopper focused on the subject of artificial intelligence...

23 Jan 2019

Oman Air enhances retailing capabilities
Oman Air enhances retailing capabilities

Oman Air has integrated the Offer and Order Management Solution (OfrMS) from TPConnects to enhance its personalised retailing capabilities...

23 Jan 2019

10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme
10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit have announced the top 10 African tech startups that will take part in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator programme...

21 Jan 2019

In 'airports of the future,' everything new is old again
In 'airports of the future,' everything new is old again

As massive new airports open across Asia and the Middle East, US airports are enhancing security checkpoints with technological gadgets to screen passengers and luggage more quickly...

By Janet Bednarek 18 Jan 2019

SA earns global recognition in space science capabilities
SA earns global recognition in space science capabilities

South Africa's international reputation has also been enhanced, with the country now seen as a leading player in the space science sector...

16 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Top consumer/business trends in aviation for 2019
#BizTrends2019: Top consumer/business trends in aviation for 2019

Using Air France-KLM (AFKLM) and its performance, as a global airline, as a benchmark against which we measure consumer and business trends...

By Wouter Vermeulen 15 Jan 2019

Dubai runway closure: Emirates adjusts schedule
Dubai runway closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport's Southern Runway in April and May 2019...

By Juergen T Steinmetz 14 Jan 2019

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Cape Town Airport international passenger numbers grow by 9.6%

Cape Town International Airport has recorded 2.6 million international arrivals for 2018...

14 Jan 2019

Turkish Airlines load factor reaches 80.2% high in December 2018
Turkish Airlines load factor reaches 80.2% high in December 2018

Turkish Airlines has recorded a load factor of 80.2% for December 2018...

11 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: What's the future of aviation in Africa?
#BizTrends2019: What's the future of aviation in Africa?

African airlines are faced with challenges and competition just like most other airlines in the world...

By Abel Alemu 8 Jan 2019

Businesses think they're on top of carbon risk, but tourism destinations have barely a clue
Businesses think they're on top of carbon risk, but tourism destinations have barely a clue

Tourism is a huge contributor to emissions, accounting for 8% of emissions worldwide and climbing as tourism grows faster than the economies it contributes to...

By Susanne Becken 8 Jan 2019

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SAA announces extra flights between Ghana and the US

Due to increased demand, South African Airways (SAA) has expanded its non-stop service between Ghana and the US...

3 Jan 2019

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IATA's new programme helps airlines avoid turbulence

The International Air Transport Association has announced the roll-out its new programme that will assist airlines with avoiding turbulence when planning flight routes...

2 Jan 2019

London Gatwick Airport sold for £2.9bn
London Gatwick Airport sold for £2.9bn

London Gatwick Airport has been sold to France's Vinci. Under the terms of the deal, a consortium led by US investment fund Global Infrastructure Partners will sell a 50.01% stake to Vinci Airports...

By Juergen Thomas Steinmetz 31 Dec 2018

Boeing, Green Africa Airways announce landmark commitment
Boeing, Green Africa Airways announce landmark commitment

Boeing and Lagos-based Green Africa Airways announced a commitment for up to 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft...

27 Dec 2018

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Emirates' new hub monitor app to improve aircraft turnaround

Emirates passengers travelling from or transiting through Dubai International Airport can expect fewer instances of delays associated with aircraft turnaround thanks to a new innovative application...

24 Dec 2018

Air Tanzania first African-based operator to take delivery of the Airbus A220
Air Tanzania first African-based operator to take delivery of the Airbus A220

Air Tanzania becomes the fifth airline globally with an A220 family aircraft...

21 Dec 2018

Cape Town Air Access welcomes V&A Waterfront as private sector supporter
Cape Town Air Access welcomes V&A Waterfront as private sector supporter

Established in 2015, Cape Town Air Access brings together the public and private sector to help secure direct routes into Cape Town International Airport...

13 Dec 2018

Boeing selects two South African students to join IBIP
Boeing selects two South African students to join IBIP

Two South African students have been selected to join the six-month International Business Internship Program (IBIP) in Seattle, USA...

13 Dec 2018

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