October 19, 2017


Aviation Fellowship for Youth in Africa wishes to popularize aviation professions

There is an important lack of human resources in the sector of aviation in Cameroon and most of African countries, according to the Aviation Fellowship for Youth in Africa (Afya), an association which aims to popularize aviation professions with youth.

To illustrate their claim about this lack, Afya, which quoted a research of the American plane manufacturer Boeing conducted in 2016, said that Africa will need 22,000 pilots by 2035.


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October 18, 2017


Flexjet Acquires Its First Gulfstream G650 Aircraft

On the first Friday in October, Flexjet’s chairman, Kenn Ricci, and the company’s CEO, Michael Silvestro—following the inaugural flight of Flexjet’s sparkling new Gulfstream G650—stepped off the aircraft just outside of a hangar at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland and addressed Flexjet’s"...

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October 17, 2017


ACI Africa forum kicks off in Mauritius

October 17, 2017: The 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, hosted by Airports of Mauritius, officially kicked-off this morning in Port Louis, Mauritius, under the theme, 'Bold Leadership in a time of change.'

“Airports play a crucial role in the economic and social health of communities, countries, regions and the world at large, and we must craft a strategy for their sustainable development to continue those benefits,'"...

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October 15, 2017


Beverages Manufacturer Delta Set to Acquire Zambian National Breweries Plc

Listed beverages manufacturer Delta Corporation, (Delta), says it is set to acquire a controlling stake in Lusaka Stock Exchange-listed sorghum beer company, National Breweries Plc (NatBrew), from its parent firm, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (AB InBev).Company secretary Alex Makamure said while the acquisition was still subject to regulatory approvals, the board was optimistic of prospects.

“The entity is being acquired from Heinrich’s"...

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October 13, 2017


The 2017 World Branding Awards sees 245 Winners from 32 Countries Awarded at Kensington Palace

(AETOS Wire)-- The fourth edition of the prestigious World Branding Awards saw 245 brands from 32 countries named “Brand of the Year” in a glittering ceremony held in the main entrance and Orangery at Kensington Palace today.

Global tier winners included Apple, Beijing Tong Ren Tang, BMW, Cartier, Club Med, Coca-Cola, Facebook, Google, Lego, L'Oréal, Louis Vuitton, McDonald's, Nescafé,"...

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October 12, 2017


Vidsys CSIM Supports UAE Smart City Objectives through the Hassantuk Programme

(AETOS Wire)-- Vidsys, a global provider of enterprise Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) software, announced today that Injazat Data Systems will employ its CSIM platform as part of the UAE’s Hassantuk programme.

This Smart and Safe City programme aims to reduce the cost of inspecting buildings and provide central monitoring of fire and life safety events for over 150,000 buildings"...

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October 11, 2017


Ethiopian Airlines Group goes paperless

Ethiopian Airlines Group has digitised all of its internal work processes. The digitalisation process has been taking place aggressively for the past seven years with an investment of 50 million dollars.

According to the company, the move will ensure cost-effective and efficient service provisions of the enterprise. The company said it will use paper only when communicating with external stakeholders such as the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority"...

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October 5, 2017


Ethiopian Airlines Goes Completely Digital

Management of Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline in Africa, has fully digitalized all its business processes such as aircraft maintenance and flight operations, commercial operations and finance.

Others are human resource management, customer services, procurement and supply chain management, online learning, management approvals and authorizations.

A statement"...

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September 27, 2017


RwandAir to host Africa airlines assembly

Rwanda’s national flag carrier, RwandAir, has finalised preparations to host the 49th Annual General Assembly (AGA) and Summit of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) this November.

The three-day event from Nov.12 to 14 will be held in the prestigious Kigali Convention Centre in the capital Kigali.


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September 26, 2017


Ethiopian Airlines enters into codeshare agreement with Azul Brazilian Airlines

September 26, 2017: Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines and Azul Brazilian Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement effective October 1, 2017. Through the codeshare partnership Ethiopian Airlines will add its flight code (ET) in Azul’s operations; hence, customers will be able to purchase tickets directly from Ethiopian Airlines sales channels to fly to seven Brazilian destinations operated by Azul. Reciprocally, Azul airlines will market"...

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