Category: Africa

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 […]

Boeing, TAAG Angola Airlines Celebrate Delivery of Carrier’s 777-300ER

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and TAAG Angola Airlines, the national airline of Angola, celebrated the delivery of the airline’s newest 777-300ER (Extended Range). The latest addition to TAAG’s fleet touched down in Luanda today following a non-stop 8,709 nautical mile (14,015 kilometers) delivery flight from Boeing’s Delivery Center in Everett, Wash. The latest 777-300ER enables TAAG to augment […]

SA Civil Aviation Authority Lifts SA Express’ Suspension

Reading Time: 2 minutes The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has lifted the suspension of SA Express’ Air Operator Certificate (AOC). This means that the airline may, with immediate effect, resume operating their fleet of 26 aircraft. The lifting of the suspension comes a day after the operator’s AOC privileges were temporarily withdrawn by the SACAA, after recent […]

The SA Civil Aviation Authority Suspends SA Express’ Air Operator Certificate

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following failure to comply with the applicable civil aviation regulations, the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has suspended SA Express’ air operator certificate (AOC). The suspension is effective as of today, Saturday, 30 April 2016. It is critical to note that this suspension is precautionary and taken in the interest of safety and preventing […]

Air Côte D’Ivoire Orders Two A320neos And Two A320s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Côte D’Ivoire, the national airline of Ivory Coast based in Abidjan, has signed a firm order for two A320neo and two A320 aircraft. The agreement makes Air Côte D’Ivoire the first African airline to order the A320neo. The airline’s first purchase agreement directly with Airbus also makes Air Côte D’Ivoire a new customer. Air […]

Aviation Future: Pilot Shortage And New Deliveries

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today we can easily see how the emerging economies are expanding and becoming more stable. It is just a question of time when the people from those countries will be able to afford and use the benefits of aviation. The airlines and manufacturers of flying machines from over the world are aware of it and […]