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Hahn Air welcomes six new partner airlines into its leading network

 

Ticketing and distribution leader, Hain Air, announced that it has established contracts with six new partner airlines during the past quarter, bringing the total number of new carriers implemented this year to 13. Air Liaison (DU) from Canada, Blue Islands (SI) from the United Kingdom, Corendon Airlines Europe (XR) from Malta, Corendon Airlines (XC) from […]

MTU Aero Engines: hydrogen puts the future at our fingertips

 

As the industry moves toward emission-free aviation, MTU Aero Engines welcomes the ZEROe concepts from European aircraft manufacturer Airbus. “Hydrogen is a highly attractive future option for us as an engine producer as well,” says MTU Chief Operating Officer Lars Wagner. “It should be used as a fuel right away,” he adds. Germany’s leading engine […]

Air Seychelles to resume Limited Services across its Network this Winter

 

Air Seychelles has today announced that the national airline will resume limited passenger services across its regional network from Seychelles to Mauritius, Johannesburg and Tel Aviv this winter. Travellers can view the schedule by visiting www.airseychelles.com  to book their seats for travel from 1 November, 2020 to 31 March, 2021 for the following services: Weekly […]

AFRAA Secretary General receives 2020 ATN Individual Award

 

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has the pleasure to congratulate Mr. Abdérahmane Berthé, the Secretary General of the Association, on the award recognition at the 2020 Air Transport Awards, which took place on 28 August 2020, in Athens, Greece. The ATN Individual Award has been presented to Mr. Berthé in recognition of his efforts at the […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Date and Format for AFRAA 52nd Annual General Assembly

 

Looking into the third and fourth quarter of 2020 vis-a-vis the developments on COVID-19 pandemic across Africa and the globe at large, air transport activity is resuming gradually and government-imposed travel restrictions are easing. Careful consideration in consultation with the President of the Association and host of the AGA as well as the leadership of […]

Press Release: AFRAA launches interactive capacity-sharing portal

 

As part of initiatives and efforts for the industry restart and recovery from the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has launched an interactive capacity-sharing portal for African airlines. The portal, which has been created under the auspices of the strategic partnership between AFRAA and ACC Aviation Group, will provide airlines access […]

AFRAA Virtual Training Programme

 

AFRAA is committed to equip the African aviators with the knowledge and the expertise that’s sustain the continuous growth of the African aviation. In this regard, highly qualified instructors conduct AFRAA courses. We believe that well-trained people are the most important asset for aviation organizations to ensure continuous development while adapting to the ever changing […]

NEC And SITA Announce Global Aviation Partnership Agreement To Deliver The Future Of Digital Identity At Airports

 

NEC Corporation and SITA today announced a global partnership to develop market-leading solutions that enable a secure walk-through travel experience at airports, leveraging NEC’s I:Delight identity management platform together with SITA Smart Path and SITA Flex.  The partnership comes as airports and airlines increasingly look to low-touch and automated passenger processing in order to comply […]

Rwandair Returns to Service

 

RwandAir, the Rwandan national flag carrier, will resume commercial passenger services from 1st August 2020. Flights will restart with select African routes where travel restrictions have been eased and borders have reopened. Flights to the airline’s long-haul destination of Dubai will also recommence with a 3 times a week service and more destinations will gradually […]

SITA: Smart Technology will be fundamental for Airlines to safely return to the skies in the coming weeks

 

SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, today sheds new light on how technology is helping airports and airlines safely resume operations and help implement new hygiene measures to restore passenger confidence after a lengthy shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking after the Aviation Week webinar event Sebastien Fabre, Vice-President Airline & […]

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