Category: Africa

Ethiopian Aviation Academy A Certified ICAO Regional Training Center

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ethiopian Aviation Academy manages the operations of Ethiopian Airlines. Ethiopian Aviation Academy is one of the leading modern African aviation institution. The Ethiopian Aviation Academy has been credited by the ICAO Regional Training Center of Excellence on May 11, 2016, as reported in a press release released in relation to Ethiopia Airlines. The mentioned award […]

SriLankan Airlines Expands Aviation Training Franchise

Reading Time: < 1 minute SriLankan Aviation College, a unit of state-run SriLankan Airlines, said its franchise schools will be expanded around the country in a franchise deal with Colombo-based Nawaloka Group, with plans to move to Seychelles. Nawaloka Air Services will open training centres in Galle, Batticaloa, Jaffna and Kandy, the training school said in a statement. SriLankan Airlines […]

Calling on African States to Harness the Power of Aviation

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on African governments to prioritize the development of aviation nationally and at a pan-African level to bolster economic growth and development. Africa is set to be one of the fastest-growing aviation regions over the next 20 years, with annual expansion averaging nearly 5%. This opens up incredible […]

International Debut for IASO

Reading Time: < 1 minute A new non-profit organization, the International Aviation Services Organization (IASO), was unveiled, coinciding with the first day of EBACE. IASO’s mission is to provide a unified voice for aviation services companies at airports around the world. Created by a Board of Directors with decades of international industry experience, the organization will champion key issues affecting […]

The European « Cabin Crew Attestation » Now Available in Morocco

Reading Time: < 1 minute The mandatory diploma to integrate the European airlines is now available in Morocco thanks to a partnership with English aviation training institute SkyPeople based in Manchester and the biggest aviation training based in North Africa, AirForm Group. Approved by the UK Civil Aviation Authority on behalf of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the theoretical […]

Aviation Fuel Shortage – Nigeria

Reading Time: < 1 minute In spite of the artificial shortage in aviation fuel in Nigeria, a situation which has compelled most airlines in that country to lift fuel from Ghana, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has assured airline operators and travelers that it has enough stock of the fuel to supply. Currently, Nigeria is experiencing an artificial shortage […]

Revitalizer Of The Russian Aviation – Sukhoi SuperJet 100

Reading Time: 4 minutes In 2015, the Irish regional airline CityJet has announced the will to buy 15+10 Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft for 1 billion USD to update its fleet. Since that day the European aviation community and non-professional aviation lovers are still trying to understand how the Russian twin-engine became the loved one by the CityJet. […]

BAA Training Offers New Type Rating Training Locations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Global aviation training solutions provider BAA Training announced new capabilities for Boeing 737 NG, Airbus A320 and Dash 8Q400 pilot type rating training. BAA Training has signed an agreement with Quadrant Systems, based in Burgess Hill UK for lease of Boeing 737NG and Airbus A320 simulators and classroom facilities. In addition to that, BAA Training […]

TOP 12 World’s Busiest Passenger Airports In 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes A few weeks ago Airports Council International (ACI) made their calculations and information updates about the world‘s busiest passenger airports in 2015. With the updated traffic results of the world’s biggest hubs it will be our pleasure to reveal TOP 12 busiest airports for passenger traffic in 2015. The definition of world’s busiest airport has […]

IATA: Moderating Demand Growth in March

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 5.3%, compared to the same month last year. Capacity grew slightly faster at 5.9% which pushed the average load factor down by half a percentage point to 79.6%. March performance shows […]