Tagged in: Aviation


Mixed fortunes for African aviation

Accidents are decreasing and airlines are expanding, but finances are shaky and the realisation of a single aviation market is still a distant goal. 

Kenya Airways in freefall?

A slump in tourism means that Kenya’s national flag carrier needs an immediate bailout and longer-term support.

Flyafrica spreads its wings…briefly

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 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.