AFRAA

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 & COVID-19 VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

 

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 www.air-djibouti.com or the facebook page https://www.facebook.com/airdjibouti1963 […]

RwandAir is the first African airline to begin vaccinating all staff against Covid-19

 

RwandAir is the first African airline to vaccinate all staff against Covid-19, which will position the carrier as one of the safest on the continent. The airline began its vaccination rollout programme earlier this month targeting all staff and crew who received their first shot. Non-airline staff at Kigali International Airport, the airline’s hub, have […]

ASKY Joins African Union Vaccine & Lab Test Passport Alliance

 

ASKY, The leading Pan-African Airline set up at the initiative of West & Central African governments, has become the first airline with a hub in West Africa to join the Africa CDC Trusted Travel Alliance, a major undertaking by the African Union to ensure that Africa has its own digital platform to support the continent’s […]

Press Release: AFRAA and Ethiopian Airlines Strengthen Collaboration and Sign a Memorandum of Understanding

 

05 March 2021, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: AFRAA’s Secretary General, Mr. Abdérahmane Berthé and Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewode Gembremariam, accompanied by their respective leadership teams held a consultative meeting at Ethiopian Airlines headquarters in Addis Ababa. Leaders at the meeting noted AFRAA’s on-going projects geared towards fostering of collaboration among its members, cost reduction […]

Press Release: The AAIG Defines Actions for Reduction of High Cost of Air Transport Operations and Measures for Sustainable Growth of African aviation

 

The African Aviation Industry Group (AAIG) held a high-level webinar to deliberate on practical solutions for the reduction of high cost of air transport operations in Africa. Staged under the theme: “Achieving Affordable Air Transport across Africa”, stakeholders at the webinar agreed on a set of actions for implementation with defined timelines to achieve the […]

Press Release: AFRAA and ECA publish report on the financial impact of COVID-19 on African airlines and insights for recovery

 

03 March 2021, Nairobi, Kenya: The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) have published a report on the financial impact of COVID-19 pandemic on African airlines and insights for the recovery from the liquidity crisis. This follows a survey that was jointly conducted by the two organisations to quantify the […]

Astral Aviation commits to helping UNICEF in its historic mission of transporting COVID-19 vaccines in Africa and The Middle East

 

Nairobi, 16 February 2021 – Astral Aviation Limited has signed an agreement with UNICEF to support the launch of its Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative for the prioritization of delivery of COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medical devices and other critical supplies to respond to the pandemic. “Delivery of these life-saving vaccines is a monumental and complex undertaking, […]

RwandAir expands into Central Africa with new route to Bangui

 

RwandAir is set to launch a new route into Central Africa with flights to Bangui. The launch of the new intra-African service to the Central African Republic is part of RwandAir’s recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as it opens up new markets and destinations. The Kigali-based airline will fly to Bangui the […]

Royal Air Maroc lance une nouvelle ligne directe entre Casablanca et Dubaï

 

Casablanca, le 06 Janvier 2021 – Royal Air Maroc lance, à compter du 28 mars 2021, une nouvelle route aérienne directe reliant Casablanca à Dubaï. La Compagnie Nationale mettra à la disposition de ses clients trois fréquences par semaine. Les vols au départ de Casablanca seront opérés tous les mardis, jeudis et dimanches, avec une […]

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