AFRAA

Press release: AFRAA concludes its 2021 fuel programme: Significant cost savings estimated for participating airlines

 

Nairobi, 04 August 2021: The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has concluded its 2021 fuel programme for the period 2021-2022 under the framework of the AFRAA fuel project. The fuel programme, which runs on an annual basis, has achieved a total of US$55M cost savings to the participating airlines since its establishment in 2012. The 2021 […]

Air Seychelles to resume Scheduled Flights to Mauritius in October

 

Air Seychelles will be resuming scheduled passenger flights to the neighbouring island of Mauritius this October, after an absence of more than 18 months on the route. The return of the Seychelles flag carrier to the Indian Ocean Island, follows the announcement of the full reopening of the Mauritius borders starting from 1, October 2021, […]

RwandAir and Qatar Airways join forces to give customers greater choice over combined networks

 

KIGALI, 2 August, 2021 – RwandAir customers will be able to explore even more of the world following its new partnership with Qatar Airways via their hubs at Kigali and Doha. As part of the strategic partnership, the extensive interline agreement will give customers access to the networks of both airlines, providing a seamless travel […]

Rolls-Royce, ChefsFridge join forces to design cold pods to transport Covid-19 vaccines globally

 

27 July 2021 Rolls-Royce and ChefsFridge Co. have teamed up to develop an innovative, ultra-low temperature pod to transport and store Covid-19 vaccines globally to meet the challenge of vaccinating patients around the world in nearly any environment. The new ArcticRx system will help bridge the gap in the cold chain currently challenging the global […]

Pratt & Whitney Joins Aviation Coalition that Jointly Donates $400K to Support COVID-19 Vaccination in 92 Countries

 

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., July 27, 2021 – Pratt & Whitney joins AerCap, Collins Aerospace, and SMBC Aviation Capital in a group effort to support equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinations around the world with a collective $400,000 USD contribution to Gavi’s COVID-19 Vaccines Advance Market Commitment (COVAX AMC). COVAX AMC provides access to donor-funded vaccine doses […]

Insurance Savings for Operators of PT6 E-Series™ Enrolled in ESP™ Platinum Now Available Through New Industry Collaboration

 

OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN, July 27, 2021 – Pratt & Whitney Canada announced today that operators who are enrolled in the company’s Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™) Platinum pay-per-hour engine maintenance program can now benefit from insurance premium savings for their PT6E-67XP engines, which power the Pilatus PC-12 NGX. This first-of-its-kind program is designed to simplify engine coverage, […]

Pratt & Whitney Canada Introduces P&WCSMART Subscription Service, Providing PT6A Engine Maintenance and Services with Simple Annual Fee

 

OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN, July 27, 2021 – Pratt & Whitney Canada announced today that it has expanded its portfolio of P&WCSMART Solutions – made popular with its “flat-rate” and “capped-cost” programs for major maintenance events – to include a new category of service-based solutions. The first offering under the category is the P&WCSMART Subscription Service for […]

Collins Aerospace Joins Aviation Coalition that Jointly Donates $400K to Support COVID-19 Vaccination in 92 Countries

 

The donations will be matched by the Gavi Matching Fund, amounting to $800,000 USD to support global COVID-19 vaccine equity. CHARLOTTE, NC (July 27, 2021) – Collins Aerospace joins [AerCap, Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, and SMBC Aviation Capital] in a group effort to support equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinations in low-income countries via a […]

Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 E-Series™ Celebrates Milestone: Rapidly Achieving 15,000 Flight Hours Powering the Pilatus PC-12 NGX

 

OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN, July 27, 2021 – Pratt & Whitney Canada announced today that its PT6 E-Series™ engine has achieved yet another milestone, reaching 15,000 hours of flight powering the Pilatus PC-12 NGX aircraft. “The popularity of the new PT6E-67XP-powered PC-12NGX aircraft among buyers of turboprop business aircraft has brought us to 15,000 hours in a […]

International Pilot Academy and Air Djibouti Announce a New Partnership

 

Ottawa – Canada, July 27, 2021 – During a virtual ceremony held today, Air Djibouti and International Pilot Academy announced a partnership to launch a new Pilot Training Center in Djibouti, starting in January 2022. The training center will allow students from all over the world to register in the Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License […]

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