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President Weah Makes Appointments at Liberia Airport Authority (LAA), Dismissing its Technical Services Director

The President of the Republic, H E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, has made two appointments at the Liberia Airport Authority (LAA) and, at the same time, effecting a dismissal at the entity. President Weah expressed hope that the two appointees will justify the confidence he has reposed in them Those appointed today, September 14, 2022 are Mr. Musa Shannon as Acting Chairman of the Board of Directors and Mr. Akoi Sowogie as Acting Deputy Managing Director for Technical Services. President Weah expressed hope that the two appointees will justify the…

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Zanzibar airport deal drama far from over

ACT Wazalendo, a party to the Government of National Unity in Zanzibar, on Friday faulted the awarding of Airport management contract to Dubai National Air Travel Agency (Dnata) to operate the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport’s Terminal 3. In November 2021, Dnata signed a contract with authorities in Zanzibar to provide ground handling services at newly built Terminal 3 at the airport. As part of the contract, two other Emirates’ subsidiaries, Emirates Leisure Retail and MMI will operate all 13 retailers and two lounges in the terminal. These include restaurant,…

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LIBERIA AIRPORT AUTHORITY AWARDS NEW GROUND HANDLING LICENSE TO NATIONAL AVIATION SERVICES (NAS)

The Liberia Airport Authority has awarded an exclusive ten-year ground handling management contract to National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero), the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets. Under the terms of the cooperation, NAS will provide comprehensive ground handling services at the Roberts International Airport (ROB) airport in Liberia. This includes passenger handling, ramp services and lost luggage handling for all airlines operating to and from the airport.  These airlines include Air France – KLM, Ethiopian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Air Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya Airways, Royal Air Maroc and…

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AFRICAN AIRLINES’ PERFORMANCE UPDATES BY AFRAA – FEBRUARY 2022

The BA.2 Omicron variant of COVID 19 continues to be considered a variant of concern, though global circulation of all variants is currently declining. The WHO urges countries to remain vigilant as they continue to monitor and report sequences. Globally, the number of cases reached 426 million and 11.5 million in Africa as of February 2022. The air travel industry continues to experience strict travel advisories, insistence on full vaccination before travel, forceful vaccination at ports of arrival, repatriation of passengers not meeting entry travel requirements and quarantine of passengers…

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HAS COVID-19 BEEN DETRIMENTAL TO THE WIDEBODY FLEET ?

Author: Darren Biddlecombe, Aviation Manager Covid-19 has had a significant impact on travel, with flying being perhaps the most limited form for the past two years. Despite global travel slowly resuming and getting back to some form of normality, the impact of Covid-19 on the Aviation industry and specific types of aircraft is a slow recovery process. In this article, using VesselsValue data, we assess the impact of Covid-19 on the performance of the Widebody fleet. We’ll address values, production rates, ESG factors and the overall demise of the A380.…

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VESSELS VS AIRCRAFT: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES AS A VALUE ANALYSIS

Author: Adrian Economakis Ten years after we launched our online Maritime asset valuations and market information services, we’ve now expanded coverage into commercial passenger aircraft. “Similar to what we did in Shipping ten years ago, we are the first to bring a daily updated, truly automated valuation model (AVM) to the Aviation market.” – Richard Rivlin, Founder and CEO Increasing Volatility Recently, we have seen increasing demand for real-time and transparent information for aircraft since the outbreak of Covid-19. The Aviation market, after two years of stability, has started to…

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NEW PEARL LOUNGE OPENS AT KENNETH KAUNDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN ZAMBIA

Departures lounge located at new terminal in Lusaka National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero) and NAC2000 Corporation today launched their Pearl Lounge at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) in Lusaka, Zambia. The lounge located at the new terminal is part of Zambia Airports Corporation Limited’s (ZACL) efforts to upgrade international airports in the country. Last June, ZACL awarded a five-year tender to NAS and NAC2000 to build and operate an exclusive departure lounge catering to passengers travelling out from Lusaka. The 588 square meter Pearl Lounge includes comfortable seating, food and…

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Morocco – Here Are The Mesures Of The ONDA For The Reopening Of The Air Space

The National Office of Airports (ONDA) has put in place a plan to welcome air flights and passengers at the Kingdom’s airports in the best conditions and has deployed a set of measures to provide a healthy and reassuring welcome to passengers, said the Office in a statement. “As part of the preventive measures taken by the Moroccan authorities to fight the spread of Covid-19, the National Office of Airports has put in place a plan to welcome air flights and passengers to the Kingdom’s airports in the best conditions.…

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Cairo International Airport

The history of Cairo International Airport began in the 1940s of the last century when the American air base at Bayn Field was established five kilometres from Almaza Airport to serve the Alliance during World War II. American forces left the base at the end of the war.In 1945, the Civil Aviation Authority took over the base and assigned it to international civil aviation. The airport was called “King Farouk 1st Airport”. Meanwhile, Almaza airport was dedicated to domestic flights. It should be noted that the movement of air traffic…

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