Category archives for: Aviation

Rwand Air Expands To Abuja With Four Weekly Flights

April 30, 2018//-East African Carrier, Rwand Air at the weekend flagged off its Abuja-Kigali flights, offering passengers from Nigeria’s political capital opportunity to connect to its global route network.

Infograph: Africa is Geographically Fragmented

April 30, 2018//-

How Sick is South African Airways and what will it Cost to Fix it?- CEO Vuyani Jarana

April 23, 2018//-SAA’s new CEO Vuyani Jarana left a big position in telecoms to take on the perhaps impossible job of turning SAA around. SA Flyer and FlightCom Magazine editor Guy Leitch managed to get this hard-running CEO to make time for a detailed discussion of his plans.

China Excludes Africa from Countries Waived from Visa to Hainan

Beijing, China,  Apr 23, 2018//- China will give visa free entry to tourists from 59 nations to its southern island province of Hainan from May 1, but countries from South, South East Asia and Africa do not figure in the list.

Asamoah Gyan Signs Partnership Deal with Top UK Firm

April 20, 2018//-Ghana Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has signed a partnership deal with top UK investment company, Investment Development Capital.

Nigeria: Kenya Airways Accuses Aviation Union of Not Protecting Members

Lagos, Nigeria, April 16, 2018//-Barely 24 hours after the unions in the Nigerian aviation industry accused the management of Kenya Airways of unilaterally sacking 24 out of its 26 Nigerian workers, the airline has alleged that the unions did not do enough to protect the interest of its members working with it.

flydubai Marks Another Africa Expansion

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 15, 2018// –Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight touched down today at N’djili Airport (Kinshasa International Airport – FIH).  

Ports Across Ireland’s Brexit Divide Reaffirm Unity on UN Project

April 13, 2018//-The Northern Irish port of Belfast and its Irish counterparts of Cork and Dublin sign an agreement to bolster UNCTAD’s work with ports in Africa and Asia.

Why More Strategic Investment in Africa’s Ports Can Accelerate Growth

April 12, 2018//-Africa needs to take advantage of the economic potential of its ports and shipping sector if it is to realise its growth ambitions.

High Cost of Transporting Goods in Africa is Restricting the Continent’s Potential

Accra, Ghana, April 9, 2018//-Africa has witnessed massive trade liberalisation in the last three decades. But the success of translating reduced tariffs into increased international trade has been limited and geographically unbalanced.

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