Category archives for: Aviation

Report: Africans Twice as Likely to be Denied a UK Visa

July 18, 2019//-Africans are twice as likely to be denied UK visas than applicants from any other part of the world, a report by the All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPG) for Africa shows.

Dubai to Host Global Investment in Aviation Summit in January

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 16, 2019, (AETOSWire):The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of UAE has announced that the second edition of Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS) 2020.

Global Airport Operator to Manage new $2.7 B Terminal One at Newark Liberty

July 15, 2019//-The Port Authority has reached agreement with EWR Terminal One LLC, a 100% subsidiary of Munich Airport International GmbH (MAI), to operate and maintain the $2.7 billion Terminal One now under construction at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in New York, USA.

flydubai Marks 10 Years of Bringing People Together

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 12, 2019/ — The Dubai-based carrier celebrated carrying more than 70 million passengers since its start of operations in 2009, more than five million of which were carried on its African routes; flydubai passenger traffic between the UAE and its African routes grew by 108% since 2015.

Boeing Pledges $100 Million Support for Families of Lion Air Flight, Ethiopian Airlines Flight Accidents

Chicago, USA, July 4th, 2019//-Ahead of Independence Day in the U.S., Boeing announced $100 million in funds to address family and community needs of those affected by the tragic accidents of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.

Kenya Airways Selects GE Aviation for Digital Flight Operations

Austin, United States of America, July 3, 2019/-Kenya Airways has selected GE Aviation for the Flight Operations suite of digital products across the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737, 787 and Embraer E190 airplanes.

Boeing Found With New Problem On 737 MAX

June 28, 2019/-US regulators said Wednesday Boeing must address a new “potential risk” in the Boeing 737 MAX, further clouding the timeframe for resuming service on the planes after two deadly crashes.

More Work Lies Ahead To Make Africa’s New Free Trade Area Succeed

The port of Mombasa in Kenya, which was the first country, with Ghana, to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Agreement in 2018. Shutterstock Frank Mattheis, University of Pretoria and Ueli Staeger, Graduate Institute – Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement (IHEID) June 9, 2019//-At a time when the global trade regime is […]

AviaDev Europe Team Getting Stronger

May 13, 2019//-The city of Valencia has been confirmed as the host of the second edition of AviaDev Europe, the aviation development forum geared towards Europe’s regional airports and airlines.

10 African Countries on Highest Schengen Visa Refusals List; Nigeria, Ghana In

Accra, Ghana, April 22, 2019//-Nigeria and Ghana are among the 10 countries in Africa that on the highest Schengen Visa Refusals List, according to official statistics from Schengen embassies located in Africa.

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