AFRAA

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 […]

Interview: New African skies; New reality.

 

African Airlines Association Secretary General Abderahamane Berthe says there are opportunities to achieve a successful restart and recovery through enhanced cooperation among African airlines. How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected African airlines and the greater African aviation market? The impact of the pandemic on the airline industry is severe and unprecedented. AFRAA July 2020 analysis […]

Rolls-Royce Takes Next Step In Sustainability Drive With New Low-Emissions Testing

 

Rolls-Royce has started its latest phase of testing on its low-emissions technology for its next generation of engines. An ALECSys (Advanced Low Emissions Combustion System) demonstrator engine – with technology that features in both the Advance3 and UltraFan® programmes – has resumed ground test runs in Derby UK. Reducing emissions from gas turbines is part […]

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 […]

Accelya Completes Acquisition of Farelogix

 

Accelya, a leading provider of technology solutions to the global airline and travel industry, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Farelogix, a leading provider of SaaS solutions for airline retailing and New Distribution Capability-enabled commerce. With Farelogix, Accelya will accelerate customers’ digital transformations, and will provide a next-generation, end-to-end, Offer-to-Settlement airline commerce […]

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 […]

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