April 27, 2017


Mozambique Seeks Foreign, Local Investments in Aviation Sector

The Mozambique Civil Aviation Authority, the aviation regulatory body,has launched a public tender for the allocation of domestic, regional and intercontinental routes, and asked interested Mozambican and foreign companies to apply for them.

This follows strong criticism of LAM (Mozambique Airlines) by many of its customers over flight delays and cancellations – criticism that was supported by President Filipe Nyusi, when he visited LAM on"...

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April 25, 2017


Dassault Forms Venture To Fly JAL Pax in Europe, Africa

Dassault Aviation’s Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) subsidiary is launching a service with Japan Airlines (JAL) that will connect passengers who fly from Tokyo to Paris to other destinations throughout Europe and Africa. To begin on May 1, the JAL Falcon Business Jet Service will provide ground transport between the JAL terminal at Charles de Gaulle Airport and the DFS fixed-base operation at Paris Le Bourget.

The service will use a fleet of"...

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April 20, 2017


Aviation executive joins fastjet as Chief Commercial Officer

African low-cost airline fastjet’s growing team of aviation specialists receives another addition this week as former South African Airways Chief Commercial Officer Sylvain Bosc joins the carrier to lead its commercial activities.

He joins a team of heavyweights assembled by fastject CEO Nico Bezuidenhout to rebuild, restructure and redevelop the business.


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April 20, 2017


Hassi Messaoud Airport shut down following plane wheel collapse

Hassi Messaoud Airport has been shut down Wednesday following the collapse of a wheel of Air Tec LET 420-type plane chartered by Tassili Travail Aérien (a subsidiary of Tassili Airlines), Tassili Airlines and air Algerie said.

This incident occurred Wednesday morning in Hassi Messaoud Airport during takeoff.

The plane, which was chartered from the South African"...

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April 19, 2017


Civil aviation: Adoption of National Security Programme

The national security programme of civil aviation has been adopted by the government, said an executive decree published in the Official Journal n°22, underlining that this programme complies with the standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in terms of security management.

This programme is an integrated set of regulations and activities aimed at improving security management of this type of transportation.


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April 19, 2017


Nigeria reopens Abuja airport after runway repairs

Nigeria's airport in the capital, Abuja, has reopened six weeks after it was closed for urgent repairs.

Henrietta Yakubu, a spokesman for the aviation authority, said repair works were completed 24 hours ahead of schedule.

An Ethiopian Airlines flight was the first to land on Tuesday morning.


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April 12, 2017


GE, Boeing Partner to Promote Aviation Training in Africa

General Electric (GE), Boeing and Kenya Airways have jointly initiated capacity building in aviation training schools in the East Africa region.

GE has donated a high-tech CF6-80A2 engine it manufacturers for hands-on training by Aerospace and Aviation Engineering programme students at the Technical University of Kenya (TUK).



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April 11, 2017


Ethiopian Airlines inaugurates three wide-body hangars

Apr 10, 2017: Ethiopian Airlines has recently announced the inauguration of three more wide-body hangars during the ICAO Symposium which Ethiopian is hosting from April 11-13, 2017.

Equipped with state of the art tele-platforms and tail docks. A full Paint and General Maintenance hangar along with 15,000 square meter backside offices, different shops and 105,000 square meter hangar apron area, each facility are capable of accommodating 1-B747-800"...

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April 6, 2017


African States renew their commitments to the sustainable development of air transport

African States, industry stakeholders, and international and regional organizations gathered in Accra, Ghana, last week, for the Second ICAO Meeting on the Sustainable Development of Air Transport in Africa.

Organized in conjunction with the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the Meeting gathered 224 participants from 36 States and many international organizations. They assessed progress towards the implementation"...

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April 6, 2017


Toshiba Tec Unveils Mobile Printer Delivering Three-Inch Wide Labels and Receipts

Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO: 6588) today unveils its B-FP3 mobile printer, which produces three-inch wide receipts and labels. The light and compact, yet robust printer with proven drop-resistant durability delivers crisp and clear labeling. The introduction of Toshiba Tec's latest product expands the company's mobile printer line enabling organizations to create two- to four-inch labels and receipts for an array of uses. The newly-minted B-FP3 printer will be available in April 2017*1.


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