Air Transport

South Africa : Spectacular recovery at Cape Town International Airport over December 2022

Provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger today warmly welcomed preliminary statistics received from Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), which showed that Cape Town International Airport recorded a spectacular recovery in passenger numbers during the peak season month of December when compared to pre-pandemic numbers. Minister Wenger said: “These preliminary statistics received from […]

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FELIX HOUPHOUËT-BOIGNY AIRPORT IN ABIDJAN: PRIME MINISTER PATRICK ACHI LAUNCHES THE THIRD PHASE OF THE EXPANSION

Abidjan, December 20, 2022 – The Ivorian Prime Minister, Patrick Achi, launched on December 19, 2022 in Abidjan, the third phase of the extension works of the Felix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport (FHB), which will enable to meet the increase in passenger traffic. read more on www.africaaero.org

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AFRAA CONCLUDES ITS 54TH ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY WITH EMPHASIS ON CONCERTED ACTIONS TO DRIVE AIR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY SUSTAINABILITY

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and Air Senegal concluded the 54th Annual General Assembly (AGA) in Dakar, Senegal. The event was held under the High Patronage of the Government of Senegal. The Assembly, which brought together 456 delegates from 42 countries under the theme “Acing the Roadmap to Sustainable African Aviation”, called upon African airlines and air transport […]

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DHL Global Forwarding Invests EUR 7 – million in New State-of-the-Art Facility and Head Office in Johannesburg

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international air, ocean, and road freight services provider, has inaugurated a new transhipment hub and head office in Johannesburg, South Africa. The sustainable, primarily solar-powered complex was officially opened on Thursday, 22 September 2022. Located in the Sky Park Industrial Estate it provides easy access to “OR Tambo International Airport”. […]

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South African Express placed placed into final liquidation

South African Express was finally placed in final liquidation by the South African High Court on Wednesday, a long-awaited decision since the cancellation of the airline’s licenses and operating rights by the International Air Services Council (IASC) of South Africa last July, due to the failure of a second sale attempt. read more

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PRESIDENT WEAH MAKES APPOINTMENTS AT LIBERIA AIRPORT AUTHORITY (LAA), DISMISSING ITS TECHNICAL SERVICES DIRECTOR

Those appointed on September 14, 2022 are Mr. Musa Shannon as Acting Chairman of the Board of Directors and Mr. Akoi Sowogie as Acting Deputy Managing Director for Technical Services.  read more 

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Aviation: Opening of the second session of the regional seminar on “innovation and cybersecurity

On Monday, September 5, 2022, the Moroccan Minister of Transport and Logistics, Mr. Mohammed Abdeljalil, launched the second session of the regional seminar on “innovation and cybersecurity”, organized by the Arab Civil Aviation Organization, the European Civil Aviation Summit, the African Civil Aviation Commission and the Directorate of Air Transport of the United States. This […]

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High salaries, recruitments at Uganda Airlines concern Members of Parliament

Officials from Uganda Airlines led by their Chief Executive Officer, Jennifer Bamuturaki appeared before the committee on Tuesday, 16 August 2022 KAMPALA, Uganda, August 17, 2022/ — The Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities (COSASE) has given Uganda Airlines one month to come up with a staff structure after it emerged that several officers are being […]

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Agility Completes £763 Million Acquisition of Menzies Aviation and creates the world’s largest aviation services provider

The combined company will be the world’s largest aviation services company by number of countries and second largest by number of airports served.   Agility Logistics a Kuwait-based supply chain, infrastructure and innovation services company, announced in a release that it has acquired John Menzies plc, the Scotland-based holding company of Menzies Aviation plc, which […]

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Ethiopian Airlines Orders Africa’s First A350-1000

Addis Ababa, 28 July 2022 Ethiopian Airlines Group, the flag carrier of Ethiopia, Africa’s largest airline group, has upsized four of its A350-900 on order to the largest variant of the A350 Family, the A350-1000, becoming Africa’s first customer for the aircraft. Ethiopian Airlines has already ordered 22 A350-900s, of which 16 aircraft have been […]

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