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#YouthMonth: SA teens assemble plane to fly from Cape to Cairo
#YouthMonth: SA teens assemble plane to fly from Cape to Cairo

This June, a historic aviation challenge will take place as 20 South African teenagers embark on a Cape to Cairo - and back - excursion in a self-assembled Sling-4 aircraft that uses ordinary motor fuel and was built in only three weeks.

11 Jun 2019

#AfricaMonth: Changing the flow of CFD technology
#AfricaMonth: Changing the flow of CFD technology

Based at the University of Cape Town, Elemental Numerics was established in 2013 to commercialise the Elemental software that was developed by associate professor, Arnaud Malan of the Mechanical Engineering Department...

By Evan-Lee Courie 29 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Taking drone solutions to new heights
#AfricaMonth: Taking drone solutions to new heights

Astral Aerial Solutions, based in Nairobi, Kenya, is an affiliate of Astral Aviation, an established all-cargo airline with over 20 years of experience operating within Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 29 May 2019

SA Express to lay charges against former executives
SA Express to lay charges against former executives

South African Express is preparing to lay fraud and corruption charges against some of its former executives...

27 May 2019

Cape Town-St Helena seasonal midweek flight launched
Cape Town-St Helena seasonal midweek flight launched

Cape Town Air Access, together with the St Helena Government (SHG) and Airlink, are launching a new connection between Cape Town and St Helena...

17 May 2019

Travelport, Qantas sign new agreement on NDC connections
Travelport, Qantas sign new agreement on NDC connections

Travelport has entered into a new agreement with Qantas that includes a commitment to continued collaboration on the future of distribution...

15 May 2019

CAAC overturns CAA's call to ground, suspend CemAir Airline
CAAC overturns CAA's call to ground, suspend CemAir Airline

The Appeal Committee's 82-page judgement described the CAA's decision as containing "material errors" rendering it "irrational, arbitrary, unreasonable and procedurally unfair".

14 May 2019

Emirates unveils pavilion design for Expo 2020 Dubai
Emirates unveils pavilion design for Expo 2020 Dubai

Emirates has unveiled the design concepts of its pavilion for the six-month Expo 2020 Dubai event, comprising a design and visitor experience which will utilise interactive technologies and design-thinking focusing on the future of commercial aviation...

13 May 2019

Uganda Airlines orders two Airbus A330neo aircrafts
Uganda Airlines orders two Airbus A330neo aircrafts

Uganda Airlines has firmed up its order for two A330-800 airliners...

10 May 2019

Africa's first general aviation trade show comes to Tshwane
Africa's first general aviation trade show comes to Tshwane

Wonderboom National Airport in Pretoria, Tshwane, will open its doors in July 2019 to welcome over 4,000 registered trade visitors looking to experience the latest the general aviation industry has to offer...

7 May 2019

Boeing issues statement on AOA Disagree Alert
Boeing issues statement on AOA Disagree Alert

Boeing has issued a statement on the AOA Disagree Alert...

7 May 2019

TPConnects launches IATA NDC-based SaaS software for global travel agents
TPConnects launches IATA NDC-based SaaS software for global travel agents

TPConnects SaaS-based solution addresses the current problem of 99% of the travel agents lacking their own digital assets...

2 May 2019

Airbus, Orbital Insight expand partnership to launch Earth Monitor
Airbus, Orbital Insight expand partnership to launch Earth Monitor

Earth Monitor, available through Airbus' OneAtlas Platform, leverages Orbital Insight's machine learning and computer vision expertise through powerful algorithms that detect changes in infrastructure and land use in near real-time...

26 Apr 2019

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Qatar Airways strengthens ties with Amadeus to maximise revenue, improve customer experience

Last summer, the aviation industry set a new record, with over 200,000 aircraft taking to the skies every day. In a competitive marketplace, airlines are looking for the right technology that enables them to deliver memorable experiences for their customers...

26 Apr 2019

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#ATMDubai: IATA forecasts Africa will increase its aviation potential by 2040

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) projects that the African continent will become one of the fastest growing aviation regions within the next 20 years, with an average annual expansion rate of almost 5%...

24 Apr 2019

Cathay Pacific reinstates seasonal Cape Town-Hong Kong route
Cathay Pacific reinstates seasonal Cape Town-Hong Kong route

Cathay Pacific has announced that its non-stop seasonal flight between Cape Town and Hong Kong will be returning. The route will operate alongside the existing daily non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong...

17 Apr 2019

6 aviation claim trends to watch
6 aviation claim trends to watch

The global airline industry has experienced some of its safest years ever, yet the number of claims shows no sign of abating...

17 Apr 2019

Boeing crashes and Uber collision show passenger safety relies on corporate promises, not regulators' tests
Boeing crashes and Uber collision show passenger safety relies on corporate promises, not regulators' tests

Government regulators and industry experts often overlook the complexities and risks of human-technology interactions and increasingly rely on companies' voluntary oversight and self-assessments...

By Adam Gabriele and Thaddeus R. Miller 17 Apr 2019

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane
The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane

South African transport and logistics environment will see significant changes in an attempt to streamline efficiencies and lower costs...

15 Apr 2019

Commercial aviation focuses on three moving targets
Commercial aviation focuses on three moving targets

Global fleet and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) markets will see dynamic growth as the demand for air travel rises...

By Mark Martin 8 Apr 2019

Airbus to introduce 'Connected Experience' platform
Airbus to introduce 'Connected Experience' platform

Airbus has decided to proceed with an IoT Platform for the cabin, known as the Airbus Connected Experience...

4 Apr 2019

Massive petrol price hike this April
Massive petrol price hike this April

Strong oil prices and an ever-weakening Rand have combined to set up yet another fuel price hike...

29 Mar 2019

CTIA skills development programme sees 45 graduate with house building skills
CTIA skills development programme sees 45 graduate with house building skills

Cape Town International Airport's (CTIA) skills development programme has resulted in 45 community members from the informal settlements of Freedom Farm and Malawi Camp graduating this month...

25 Mar 2019

Airbus trials shore-to-ship drone deliveries
Airbus trials shore-to-ship drone deliveries

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone...

18 Mar 2019

Boeing 737 Max: Air safety, market pressures and cockpit technology
Boeing 737 Max: Air safety, market pressures and cockpit technology

The 737 Max is the best-selling airliner ever. But two have crashed in five months, killing 346, damaging Boeing's future and raising questions about the increasing sophistication of cockpit technology...

By Oihab Allal-Chérif 18 Mar 2019

Emirates adds second daily flight on DXB-STN route
Emirates adds second daily flight on DXB-STN route

Emirates has launched a second daily flight from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN) starting 1 July 2019...

14 Mar 2019

Women in aviation and rail celebrated
Women in aviation and rail celebrated

Bombardier, a global company in the transportation industry, celebrated the contribution of Women in Rail and Aviation sectors in South Africa...

11 Mar 2019

Air freight makes weak start to 2019
Air freight makes weak start to 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand decreased 1.8% in January 2019...

11 Mar 2019

Air travel innovation, collaboration key to enhancing customer experience
Air travel innovation, collaboration key to enhancing customer experience

"The power has shifted from airlines to customers. We need to adopt a new, more customer-centric approach and foster a more innovative cultural fabric if we want to thrive."

7 Mar 2019

The African aviation industry is still growing
The African aviation industry is still growing

The overall state of air travel and aircraft finance on the continent remain positive, with many carriers managing to weather the political and economic storms of the past few years...

By James Geldenhuys 4 Mar 2019

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