SITA’s 2021 Baggage IT Insights report


The COVID-19 pandemic morphed 2020 into an unrecognizable year for the air transport industry. Despite reduced workforces at airports and airlines globally, the per capita mishandled bag rate continued to decline, but plunging passenger numbers and pressure to redesign operations to meet changing travel regulations have posed new challenges. This year’s report explores these challenges […]

Pratt & Whitney: Australia F135 Engine Heavy Maintenance Facility Achieves Initial Depot Capability for Fan & Power Modules


EAST HARTFORD, Conn., July 20, 2021 – TAE Aerospace announced today it has successfully achieved Initial Depot Capability (IDC) requirements for the repair of the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine fan and power modules, which power all three variants of the 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. With this achievement, TAE Aerospace’s F135 Maintenance, […]

Shell and Rolls-Royce sign agreement to accelerate progress towards net zero


The companies will join forces to progress the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in aircraft engines and shape policies that support a net zero pathway for the industry Shell and Rolls-Royce today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which aims to support the decarbonisation of the aviation industry and their progress towards net zero […]

Save The Date: AFRAA 53rd Annual General Assembly & Summit – Virtual Format


21 June 2021 The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) would like to inform its members, partners and industry stakeholders that the AFRAA 53rd Annual General assembly (AGA) will be held from 16-17 November 2021 in virtual format. The AGA will be held at the kind invitation of TAAG Angola Airlines – the President of the Association. […]

AFRAA Secretary General Meets the New IATA RVP MEA


AFRAA Secretary General – Mr Abdérahmane Berthé, had a consultative meeting on 08 April 2021 with the newly appointed IATA Regional Vice President for Africa & Middle East, Mr. Kamil H. Al-​Awadhi following his recent assumption of office in March 2021. Accompanied by representatives of their respective teams AFRAA Secretary General and IATA RVP discussed […]



Air Djibouti has launched a COVID 19 vaccination for its staffs as well as those working at Djibouti International Airport, who received their first shot. Vaccinated against covid-19, we protect ourselves, we protect our loved ones and we protect our customers. For more information about Air Djibouti, please visit or the facebook page […]

Hi-Fly Marketing launches Africa’s First Dedicated Aviation Talent & Resourcing Service


Cape Town, South Africa – Hi-Fly Marketing has launched Africa’s first dedicated aviation industry personnel agency, Hi-Fly Talent & Resourcing, to match airlines, aircraft maintenance providers and other aviation businesses across the continent and beyond with qualified and competent African executives and specialist talent.  The new agency is a natural extension of Hi-Fly Marketing’s successful […]