Category archives for: Aviation

Kenya Airways’ Rightsizing Exercise May Not Be As Easy As Its Pay Cut Move

July 9, 2020//-As the coronavirus pandemic takes its heavy toll on the world’s aviation industry, it is hardly an abnormalcy for an airline to consider restructuring its business to survive the pandemic’s financial/economic implications.

Briefly…on the Evolution of Airline Financing During a Crisis

July 1, 2020//-The airline industry has faced its fair share of crises, but the coronavirus has pushed it into new territory.

Ghana, Nigeria Excluded From List of Travellers Permitted to Enter Europe from July

Accra, Ghana, June 29, 2020//-Ahead of the planned reopening of its borders to international travellers on July 1, the European Union (EU) Commission has released a list of 54 countries that qualify for travels into Europe. Nigeria and Ghana are conspicuously missing.

Coronavirus: Which African Airlines Are Taking Off and When?

June 27, 2020//-While the reopening of air borders is looming, many uncertainties remain about when air traffic will return to normal to and from Africa. Jeune Afrique and The Africa Report takes a look at the situation.

Kenya Airway’s State Takeover: Delisting Bill Tabled In Parliament

June 27, 2020//-A Bill that will guide the sale of Kenya Airways (KQ) to the State was tabled in Parliament on Thursday, setting the stage for the buyout of minority shareholders at a premium and converting shares held by banks into Treasury bonds.

COVID-19 Crisis: Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Unite Fly Crucial Medical Supplies Into Africa

London, UK, 23 June 2020//-Virgin Group, Virgin Atlantic, and Virgin Unite – the Virgin Group’s not-for-profit Foundation have supported UNICEF and the World Food Programme-led Global Common Supply Chain Services Provision by donating a special cargo flight from Hong Kong (HKG) to Johannesburg (JNB).

Africa’s Aviation To Suffer $8 Billion In Revenue Loss

June 9, 2020//-Africa’s aviation industry will suffer an estimated revenue loss of $8.103 billion this year as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, according to a latest report by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA).

Ghanaians In Nigeria To Pay At Least $800 For Flight Back Home

Accra, Ghana, May 29, 2020//-Ghanaians who are currently in Nigeria and wish to return home despite the closure of the country’s borders will have to pay at least $800 to be flown back home via a chartered flight.

UN Seeks to Build Transport and Trade Resilience In Wake of COVID-19

Geneva, Switzerland, May 28, 2020// – A new joint UN project is seeking to help governments and businesses keep transport networks and borders operational and facilitate the flow of goods and services, while containing the spread of the coronavirus.

How Airlines Can Chart a Path to Zero-carbon Flying

May 14, 2020//-The airline industry is understandably focused on the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on growth, along with the health and livelihoods of its millions of workers.

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