Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Kenya Airways Receives Clearance For Direct Flight To Sierra Leone

Kenya Airways has received clearance from the Kenyan Government to resume direct flights to Sierra Leone and from the country to its network following a ban last year due to the breakout of the...

FAAN To Partner Kwara State On Agro-Perishable Export

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has disclosed that the Authority would partner with the Kwara State Government to develop a strong agro-perishable cargo sector in the state, Nigeria and beyond. Director of Cargo...

Mozambique Upgrades Airport To Accommodate Largest Aircraft

Mozambique has upgraded the Maputo International Airport to accommodate the largest presenter plane in the world. Transport and Communications Minister, Carlos Mesquita said the Airbus 380, after the conclusion of the current work on rehabilitating...

Africa Accounts for 2.3% in International Aviation Traffic in 2014-IATA

Africa accounted for 2.3% of the international aviation traffic in terms of market share last year, according to the 59th Edition of IATA World Air Transport Statistics. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) industry performance...

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority To Commence Registration Of Aviation Fuel Marketers

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has made known its plans to commence official registration of all the Aviation Fuel Marketers in the country. This is coming on the heels of the controversies surrounding the Jet...

Nigerian Airports Repositioned As Hub Of Aviation In Africa

The new terminals at Nigeria’s major international airports in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Port-Harcourt and Enugu, when they are completed in 2016 will make Nigeria the hub of aviation in Africa.  This was disclosed by Managing...

Mahikeng Airport Back in Full Operation In South Africa

The Mahikeng Airport in the North West will be back in full operation on Monday, said the Office of the Premier. The airport will be back to full operation with regular flights to OR Tambo...

Namibia Expands Airports To Become Africa’s Logistics Hub

In its bid to become the logistics hub of Africa, Namibia Airports Company has opened a new terminal building in Ondangwa located in northern Namibia along the border with Angola. Botswana Guardian reports that this...

Air Transportation Public Company Envisages U.S$100 Million/Year Profit As of 2019 In Angola

The state-owned Angolan Airlines (TAAG) envisages to yield, as of 2019, annual profits of about 100 million US dollars, said last Thursday in Luanda the Transports minister, Augusto da Silva Tomás. The government official was...

Arik Air To Become Public Company By May 2016

Arik is expected to change ownership from sole proprietorship to public company by May 2016. Johnson Arumemi-Ikhide, Chairman of the airline, who disclosed this at a breakfast meeting with the topic: Ownership, funding and sustainability...