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Air Seychelles to operate combined flights to Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles

 

Air Seychelles is set to operate combined flights to Madagascar and Mauritius on Thursday, 15 October 2020, to provide Mauritian and Malagasy nationals the opportunity to go home. Travellers can also book the returning sector from Mauritius to Seychelles already on sale via email at reservation@airseychelles.com or contact +248 4 391000 no later than Wednesday, […]

Air Seychelles to resume Limited Services across its Network this Winter

 

Air Seychelles has today announced that the national airline will resume limited passenger services across its regional network from Seychelles to Mauritius, Johannesburg and Tel Aviv this winter. Travellers can view the schedule by visiting www.airseychelles.com  to book their seats for travel from 1 November, 2020 to 31 March, 2021 for the following services: Weekly […]

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 […]

Rolls Royce Trent 1000: ZERO AOG MILESTONE IS REACHED

 

Teamwork, commitment, and innovative thinking key to customer support effort It has been a difficult journey, and one we could never have undertaken without our customers’ patience and support, but we have now reached a position where there are zero Boeing 787 aircraft on the ground (AOG) due to Trent 1000 durability-related issues. While we […]

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 […]

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