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 & […]

Accelya to Acquire Farelogix


Accelya announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Farelogix. Accelya has a 40-year history providing technology solutions to the global travel industry and has been at the forefront of settlement for IATA. Accelya’s product set – which includes solutions for revenue management, integrity, and accounting – is complementary to the technology solutions […]

Press Release: AFRAA and ACC Aviation Group announce strategic partnership


The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and the leading aviation service provider, ACC Aviation Group, have announced a strategic partnership for the provision of market-leading services that will support the development of Africa’s aviation industry. The strategic partnership forms the basis for AFRAA’s membership services initiative, “AFRAA Consulting – Powered by ACC”, with the global aviation […]

Press Release: AFRAA intensifies efforts for financial support to African airlines from adverse effects of COVID-19 pandemic


As part of intensified efforts and initiatives for financial support to its members from the adverse impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) staged a webinar on the theme: “Financial support to the African airline industry in the context of COVID-19 pandemic impacts.” The webinar, which took place on 04 June 2020, was […]

4 payments initiatives to improve cash flow


By Ignacio González | Financial, Payments Management| Accelya The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought unusual trends in a very short time period. Everything we have known has been turned upside down. The circumstances have modified priorities for airlines, making cash flow management and revenue protection essential strategies to respond to the industry situation. At Accelya, we […]

Press Release: AFRAA releases COVID 19 Impact Assessment on African Airlines


Nairobi, Kenya – 02 June 2020: The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has released a new analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on the airline industry in Africa which reveals an estimated revenue loss of USD 8.103 billion for African airlines for the year 2020. The analysis is the first in a series of studies that […]

AFRAA COVID-19 Recovery Plan


Air Transport is critical for the economic development and integration of the African continent and support to the airline industry will aid in a faster economic recovery. The recovery of the airline industry will require coordinated efforts and a collaborative approach with all stakeholders. AFRAA has therefore developed a recovery plan that outlines a framework […]

MTU Maintenance and Aerologic extend exclusive GE90-110B contract


MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, and its valued, long-term customer Aerologic GmbH have renewed their exclusive GE90-110B contract by a further twelve years. The contract encompasses multiple aspects of MTU Maintenance’s PERFORMPlus offering, including engine trend monitoring, fleet management and on-site support as well as spare engine provision. Aerologic […]