August 16, 2017

“Botswana, Botswana, BOTSWANA!” chanted an enthusiastic crowd when the super-sized Botswana flag unfolded in the light breeze, trailing from one of the parachutists who had jumped from a Bell 412 above Sir Seretse-Khama International Airport in Gaborone, Botswana. 


August 16, 2017


Meseret Bitew

Ethiopian Airlines is the posterchild for airlines in Africa, and proves that state-owned African carriers can be successful. At the Air Finance Africa Summit held in Johannesburg in May this year, Nick Fadugba, summit host and CEO of African Airline Ser...

August 16, 2017

AHRLAC progresses to the next stage of development

At time of writing, the second AHRLAC prototype, the Advanced Development Model (ADM), had begun its initial flight testing phase. It first flew in July, in a significant milestone for the project’s backers.

Carrying the...

August 16, 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has presented a compelling case for the importance of aviation, which every African leader should have to see. 

IATA originally published research done in 2011 to determine the economic impact of the African airline ind...

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