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  • Miscellaneous

Amid Recession, Sub-Saharan Africa Poised For Recovery

Digital Technologies Key to Driving Future of Work

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have contracted by 2.0% in 2020, closer to the lower bound of the forecast in April 2020, and prospects for recovery are strengthening amid actions to contain new waves of the pandemic and speed up vaccine rollouts, according to … read more

  • Flights

IATA outlines three priorities for Africa

The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) outlined three priorities for African governments to ensure that the airline, travel and transport industry survives the Covid-19 crisis and is able to support economic recovery, growth and development throughout the continent.

The three priorities are:

In 2020, a handful of… read more

  • Miscellaneous

IATA outlined three priorities for African governments

In 2020 a handful of African airlines secured US$ 2.04 billion in government aid.  Most of this (US$ 2.02bn) was distributed through direct government loans, equity financing and cash injections. Despite this, 8 airlines in Africa filed for bankruptcy or entered business administration over the past 12 months.

Over US$ 30bn has been… read more

  • Flights

CemAir to launch flights between Johannesburg Luanda

South African regional carrier CemAir is set to launch its first own international route. Effective 23 March 2021, the airline will operate one weekly flight on board its sole Bombardier CRJ900 (90 seats) between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in read more

  • Destinations

Angola reopens its skies to Portugal, Brazil and South Africa

On January 16, Angola suspended its air links with Portugal, Brazil and South Africa, in response to new variants of Covid-19.

Two months later, the government lifted the restriction allowing TAAG Angola Airlines to regain its main markets. As of Thursday, March 11, regular commercial flights are once again authorize… read more

  • Flights

TAAG - Linhas Aéreas de Angola successfully renews its IOSA certificate

The operations of TAAG - Linhas Aéreas de Angola remain in accordance with international standards. The Angolan national company has successfully passed an operational security audit (IOSA), carried out from February 22 to 25, reports Angolan news agency ANGOP.

Unfortunately, this certificate will only last for one year (until… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Department of Tourism hosts Eighth Best Practice Workshop

In the pursuit for excellence, organisations are constantly exploring new ways to work better and smarter. Sharing of best practice is a benchmarking mechanism which is at the forefront of many organisational strategies. Align to this, the Department of Tourism today hosted its 8th Sharing of Best Practices Workshop virtually with countri… read more

  • Opinion

ET CEO: The future of Africa Aviation

The overall situation from an airline perspective in Africa at this time. African airlines did not have the opportunity to look for support from their government in terms of bailout money due to COVID-19.Building on more than airline passenger traffic to stem the tide and fund the budget.

Peter Harbison of CAPA Live, spoke with Tewolde Geb… read more

  • Flights

Fly Angola obtains its CTA and targets more Embraer aircraft

The Covid-19 period has not been easy for Fly Angola. The Angolan private company took advantage of the suspension of its commercial activities (in March 2020) to reorganize.

Since December 23, Fly Angola is now flying on its own, having obtained its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) two days earlier.

Launched in la… read more

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