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Kenya Airways in freefall?

Kenya Airways posted the worst financial result in the corporate history of its home nation this summer, when it announced a full-year loss of Ksh25.7bn ($254m).

Flyafrica spreads its wings…briefly

Low-cost airline group Flyafrica succeeded in launching its long-delayed Namibian subsidiary on 2nd September – only to be grounded two days later by a High Court ruling.

Somali skies welcome airlines

Airspace over Somalia has been considered a no-go area by most foreign airlines for two decades, but progress on the security and political fronts is now prompting a surge in commercial flights.

South African Airways: adapt or die

Since the turn of the century, the beleaguered South African Airways (SAA) has embarked on no fewer than eight failed turnaround strategies.

China-Africa flights set to increase

Over the past couple of decades, one of the symbols of China and Africa’s ever-growing relationship has been the frequent visits of high-level officials between the two regions.…

Say hi to Jambojet

Africa, particularly Eastern Africa, is slowly, painfully but determinedly inching its way towards fully fledged low-cost carriers.…