AFRAA’s 53rd Annual General Assembly and Summit, 16 – 17 November 2021


The 53rd AFRAA AGA will take place from 16-17 November 2021 in virtual format at the kind invitation of TAAG Angola Airlines – the President of the Association. Themed: “Flightpath to Africa’s resilient travel ecosystem”, air transport leaders and decision makers will discuss the roadmap for a successful restart and recovery of the air transport […]

AFRAA and Lufthansa Consulting Stage a virtual Workshop on Strategies to Bring Back the Customer


AFRAA in partnership with LH Consulting held a virtual workshop on the theme: “Bringing Back the Customer: Customer Experience and Trends” on 07 October 2021. The Workshop gave expert insights and case-study experience on how airlines can enhance their customer experience strategy so as to effectively bring back the customer. The aviation sector is collectively suffering […]

AFRAA and Sabre Stage a Workshop on Partnering for Digital Transformation – 21 September, 2021


AFRAA, in collaboration with Sabre held a virtual Workshop on 21 September 2021 on the theme: “Partnering for Digital Transformation”. Airlines have an array of technology necessary to run their businesses, such as passenger services, e-commerce, pricing, revenue management, aircraft movement, operations- and airport management systems. In the digital age, the airline enterprise must become […]

AFRAA Stages SAATM Capacity Building Workshop in collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC), 29-30 September 2021


AFRAA, in collaboration with the Union Commission (AUC) and African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) staged a SAATM Capacity Building Workshop for airlines in virtual format from 29-30 September 2021. The capacity building workshop was dedicated to African airlines and formed part of the actions in the Joint Prioritized Action Plan (JPAP). The main objective of […]

Press Release: Gender Diversity and the Development of Skilled Aviation Professionals Vital for a Sustainable Air Transport Industry


Air Transport is the backbone of many economies across Africa and is critical for the integration of the African continent. One of aviation’s greatest potential markets is Africa. Africa has a young and rapidly urbanizing population of over 1.3 billion and aviation is the best, and sometimes the only, option for efficiently connecting this huge […]

Safran launches Landing LifeTM, a single brand grouping all landing and braking system support services


Safran Landing Systems is launching Landing LifeTM, a single brand designed to promote and clarify its full range of customer support services for landing gears, wheels, brakes and associated systems. All of these services have been grouped in a user-friendly customer portal. Addressing operators, maintenance centers and leasing companies, Landing LifeTM was designed around three […]

Royal Air Maroc signe un accord de coopération avec la compagnie aérienne EL AL


Royal Air Maroc et la compagnie aérienne israélienne EL AL ont procédé à la signature d’un protocole de coopération (MoU) visant à régir leurs relations afin d’offrir les meilleurs services à leurs clients. L’accord a été signé par M. Hamid ADDOU, Président Directeur Général de la compagnie nationale marocaine et M. Avigal SOREQ, Président Directeur Général […]

Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 to Power New Gulfstream 800


Rolls-Royce’s Pearl® 700 engines have been selected by Gulfstream to power the company’s latest ultra-long-range business jet, the G800. The engine type was purpose-designed for Gulfstream and is on track to receive its certification next year. It is the most powerful product in the Rolls-Royce business jet propulsion portfolio flying today, and the exclusive powerplant […]

BOC Aviation Selects Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines to Power up to 25 More Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft


Pratt & Whitney announced that BOC Aviation has selected Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines to power its latest order of 10 firm and 15 option Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The aircraft are expected to enter service beginning in 2022. “The GTF powers a significant proportion of our A320neo family fleet and we are delighted to […]