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Zela Aviation and Precision Air Strategic Agreement

 

Zela Aviation is adding another significant deal to its portfolio, announcing its strategic partnership with Precision Air, one of Tanzania-based most dynamic airlines. During a challenging time for the aviation sector, this agreement reaffirms the trust and credibility that Zela Aviation enjoys internationally. The agreement, signed on August 25, 2021, at Precision Air’s headquarters in […]

Press Release: AFRAA and UNWTO to Cooperate to Restart of African Tourism and Travel

 

Madrid, Spain, 21 September 2021 – UNWTO has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) to work more closely together and strengthen the relationship between the aviation and tourism sectors. The MoU was signed by Abdérahmane Berthé, AFRAA’s Secretary-General and UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvilil. Under the terms of the agreement, […]

AIRLINK CONFIRMS SELECTION OF ROLLS-ROYCE TOTALCARE® FOR ENGINE SERVICING

 

TotalCare® chosen for maintenance of AE3007-powered aircraft 10 September 2021 Rolls-Royce and Airlink have signed a TotalCare® service agreement for the AE3007 engines that power the South African airline’s fleet of Embraer ERJ135 aircraft. The agreement, which covers 28 aircraft, is an extension of service for a further 10 years, continuing the airline’s drive to […]

Beyond the crisis: Leveraging Airline Consolidation for Air Transport Industry Sustainability

 

15 September 2021 Air transport plays a fundamental role in Africa’s socio-economic development. The sector is a catalyst for promoting tourism and fostering trade and regional development. However, Africa represents less than 3% of global air traffic and over the past 15 years, the continent has had the lowest level of market consolidation compared to […]

Rwandair adds Two New Routes in DRC to its Network

 

Kigali, 13 September, 2021 RwandAir continues its recovery from the pandemic by adding additional routes to the Democratic Republic of the Congo ( from September. As of September 29, the Rwandan flag carrier is to launch new twice weekly services to both Lubumbashi, the DRC’s mining capital, and Goma capital of North Kivu province, on […]

Media Release: African airlines’ performance updates by AFRAA – August 2021

 

In the month of August 2021, air passenger traffic reached 46.8% compared to same month in 2019 while capacity was at 54.6%. Domestic markets across Africa recorded a slight reduction in passenger demand although still outperforming intra-Africa and intercontinental traffic. Domestic traffic for the month under review was 58.9% compared to 22.7% for intra-Africa and […]

Airlines Consolidation Workshop, 14th September

 

African Airlines Association (AFRAA), in partnership with Lufthansa Consulting and Kenya Airways will hold a high level virtual workshop on Airlines Consolidation on 14 September 2021 from 13:00 – 16:30hrs (East Africa Time) in virtual format. Objectives and Target Audience This important workshop for airline CEOs, C-level representatives and African air transport decision makers at […]

Media Release: African airlines’ performance updates by AFRAA – July 2021

 

Release Date: 9th August The African continent continues to witness a significant increase in number of Covid 19 cases.  The situation seems to be getting out of control especially in South Africa where daily infection has now exceeded 15,000 cases. Some African governments are resorting to lockdowns again as a way to curb the surging […]

Air Seychelles to resume Scheduled Flights to Mauritius in October

 

Air Seychelles will be resuming scheduled passenger flights to the neighbouring island of Mauritius this October, after an absence of more than 18 months on the route. The return of the Seychelles flag carrier to the Indian Ocean Island, follows the announcement of the full reopening of the Mauritius borders starting from 1, October 2021, […]

International Pilot Academy and Air Djibouti Announce a New Partnership

 

Ottawa – Canada, July 27, 2021 – During a virtual ceremony held today, Air Djibouti and International Pilot Academy announced a partnership to launch a new Pilot Training Center in Djibouti, starting in January 2022. The training center will allow students from all over the world to register in the Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License […]

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