Category archives for: Aviation

A Look at Air Traffic in Africa

June 4, 2018//-According to International Air Transport Association (IATA) the top 10 fastest growing aviation economies in the next 20 years will be in Africa.

PM: Ethiopia to Allow All Africans to Visit Without Visas “Very Soon”

June 2, 2018//-Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has revealed that the country will “very soon” follow Rwanda’s example allowing all Africans to travel to the country without visas.

M&A Banker: Tiny African Airlines Must Consolidate

Zemedeneh Negatu has advised on numerous deals across the continent, not least the partnership agreement between Ethiopian Airlines (ET) and Asky, the regional airline based in Lomé, Togo, and operating across West and Central Africa.

EAC to Roll Out New Export Regime Soon

May 20, 2018//-Regional exporters of coffee, tea, fish, hides and skins are set to enjoy faster transit times from next month, when the commodities start being cleared under the Single Customs Territory.

Ethiopian Airlines, University of Mississippi in Landmark Training Pact

Accra, May 16, 2018//- Ethiopian Airlines and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Mississippi, USA to introduce different aviation related training programmes into the existing courses of Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA). 

British Airways Expands Operations On African Network

May 15, 2018//-British Airways is expanding its African network by starting three weekly flights directly from London Heathrow to Durban, South Africa.

Etihad Opens Free Stopovers For Economy Passengers

May 15, 2018//-Etihad Airways is offering one night’s free accommodation in Abu Dhabi to all guests travelling in Economy Class from destinations in the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, and stopping over in the nation’s capital.

Nigerian Woman Sues United Airlines for Kicking Her, Children Out of Plane

May 13, 2018//-A Nigerian mother-of-two, Queen Obioma, has sued United Airlines, claiming she and her two children were booted from its plane because a passenger complained she smelled ‘pungent’.

African Carriers on Growth path; Emirates Spoils Ride

May 9, 2018//-African airlines topped the global cargo chart last year, posting the fastest growth in freight volumes.

Ghana: Aviation Minister to Open Accra Weizo Event

The Minister of Aviation for Ghana, Mrs. Cecilia Abena Dapaah,  would declare open the fourth Accra Weizo event, which is slated for June 22 and 23, 2018 in the former Gold Coast.

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