COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE: Royal Air Maroc offre gracieusement une couverture internationale jusqu’à 150 000 € contre la Covid-19


Soucieuse du bien-être et de la sérénité de ses clients, Royal Air Maroc met en place un nouveau service d’assistance internationale Covid-19 auprès d’Allianz Partners et Maroc Assistance Internationale. Ainsi, la Compagnie Nationale offre à ses clients, et à titre gracieux, une assistance en cas d’infection positive à la Covid-19 contractée pendant un voyage à l’international. […]

The 2020 African Aviation Industry Group (AAIG) Aeropolitical Forum


This year’s edition of the African Aviation Industry Group (AAIG) Aeropolitical Forum was held on the 11th of November 2020. The event was attended by 140 participants from African airlines, Civil Aviation Authorities, Airports, Airline Associations, Ministries and related agencies, private sector groups, non-governmental organizations, aviation service providers and the media. Every year, the forum […]

Accelya – Air Transformation Lab


The COVID-crisis has uncovered a need for airlines to change, and fast. There is an upside to this new imperative. There has never been a more necessary time for far-reaching transformation in our industry than now. And to be successful, the airline voice needs to be at the center of new thinking and technology. That’s […]

Interview: Abderahmane Berthe, Secretary General Of The African Airlines Association


The Secretary general of AFRAA discusses how COVID-19 has affected African airlines and progress toward a single African market for commercial aviation. Here is a rush transcript of our interview with Abderahmane Berthe. Victoria Moores: Good morning. My name is Victoria Moores and I’m the European Bureau Chief with Air Transport World magazine. And today […]

Air Seychelles Adds Tel Aviv Back to its Route Network


Air Seychelles has added Tel Aviv back to its route network following the successful restart of commercial passenger services between Israel and the Seychelles. The national carrier operated its first flight from Ben Gurion Airport in the late evening on Tuesday, 17 November arriving at the Seychelles International Airport at 7.45am. Commanded by Captain Vincent […]

Press Release: AFCAC, IATA and AFRAA Join Forces to Promote Aviation Safety and Connectivity Across Africa


The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and African Airlines Association (AFRAA) have joined forces with the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) on a three-year safety project. The objective is to provide technical support to the African air operators of states party to the Single Africa Air Transport Market (SAATM)  to ensure that they achieve and […]

Aviation leaders to define the roadmap for the recovery of the African air transport industry at AFRAA’s 52nd AGA


Nairobi, Kenya – 03 November, 2020: The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and TAAG Angola will host the 52nd Annual General Assembly in a virtual format on the 09 and 10 November 2020. The premier African air transport industry event will gather over 500 high profile African and global aviation leaders to draw a roadmap for […]

Rolls-Royce to accelerate future Aerospace Technologies with ATI Programme


A new project led by Rolls-Royce with support from the ATI Programme will make future aerospace servicing technologies a reality. Engineers will work on 20 technologies that will reduce disruption for airlines and lessen our environmental impact by repairing components rather than scrapping them. Other industries such as nuclear and off-shore renewables will also benefit […]

Accelya Air Transformation Lab Survey


Accelya has embarked on a project, the Air Transformation Lab, to identify what is required to build profitability in the airline industry.  As a part of the Air Transformation Lab initiative, Accelya is carrying out a survey, in partnership with Atmosphere Research Group, to understand airline professionals’ perspectives on the state of airline commerce, the […]