“In Africa we need to think big like China. We have too many tiny little airlines trying to make money operating on their own.”
The African Union describes its long-awaited Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) one of its flagship projects in the continental body’s blueprint Agenda 2063. There …
Accidents are decreasing and airlines are expanding, but finances are shaky and the realisation of a single aviation market is still a distant goal.
A recent hijacking underscores the problems facing the troubled country’s carriers.
A slump in tourism means that Kenya’s national flag carrier needs an immediate bailout and longer-term support.
Flyafrica succeeded in launching its long-delayed Namibian subsidiary on 2nd September – only to be grounded two days later by a High Court ruling.
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.
Since the turn of the century, the beleaguered South African Airways has embarked on no fewer than eight failed turnaround strategies.
Air Djibouti’s mission to get back in the air has captured the attention of Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden singer and founder of Cardiff Aviation.
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.