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An attempted coup in the West African nation of Burkina Faso has led to the cancelation of flights while the country looks to regain stability. The last flight logged as having departed was on January 24th at 17:25. This saw an Airbus A320 leave for Abidjan with Air Cote d’Ivoire. The flight cancelations appear to be continuing throu… read more
At the end of 2021, about one month ago, Ethiopian Airlines revealed that it was planning to bring the Boeing 737 MAX back into service in February 2022. The day appears to be fast approaching, as the airline took to Twitter on January 23rd to announce that it was “only a few days away” from returning the MAX back to the skies.
A “few d… read more
Africa has 357 airlines, the top 10 of which carried more than 60% of traffic. This reflects the fact that many airlines on the continent are very small: some have as few as two aircraft. Between them the airlines carried 95 million passengers in 2019, according to Routes, an online source of information on route announcements.… read more
A few weeks after scheduling the return of the B737 MAX, Ethiopian Airlines has added the type on eight more routes in February. They’ll mainly be used on a one-off basis as the carrier increasingly brings the type back online. Most destinations will be in Africa while venturing to Athens, Moscow, and Istanbul. However, two routes announced last… read more
Congo Airways remains safe. The national airline of the DRC has successfully renewed its IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) certification. The information was made public by the flagship on its Twitter account where it states that it has "once again passed the IATA (International Air Transport Association) safety audit with flyin… read more
Zambia Airways started commercial operations in December 2021 as a 45/55 joint venture between Ethiopian Airlines and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), the investment arm of the Zambian government.
The Zambia Airways Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Ethiopian Abiy Asrat Jiru as Chief Executive O… read more
International airlines flying into Harare’s Mugabe International Airport are out of pocket, with millions of dollars unable to be repatriated from the country. International airlines are among the many foreign companies waiting to repatriate around US$2.5 billion reportedly stuck in Zimbabwe.
Shortage of hard currency in Zimbabwe sp… read more
As wind blows out a candle but fans a fire, this can be an opportunity.
Working together and freeing up the air travel industry to reach its potential should be likened to the proverbial rising tide that lifts all boats. Some airlines may initially experience a drop in market share, but the great benefits to the industry will ensure growth… read more
Despite the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, international airlines operating at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) are optimistic of a rebound in their operations by the second quarter of 2022.
The aviation industry suffered from the pandemic with many countries introducing travel restrictions as part of preventive measu… read more
Camair-Co boosts its fleet with two A320s leased
The two 180-seater aircraft have been leased from Danish Air Transport (msn 839, OY-RUZ) and Moldova's HiSky (msn 6513, YR-JOY) respectively, while the short-term lease for the second aircraft has been arranged and negotiated by Skyworld Aviation.
Ch-aviation's a… read more