The DRC signs with Qatar training agreements in civil aviation, modernization and development of its airport infrastructure

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Qatar signed on Monday 29 March, important cooperation agreements for the strengthening of technical capacities in civil aviation, financing and construction of 3 airports. These agreements, which occurred during the visit of DRC President Félix-Tshisekedi to the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Ben Hamad, at the Amiri Diwan […]

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Morocco, 39 destinations now suspended due to Covid-19

With the suspension of France and Spain, the Kingdom of Morocco has just increased to 39 the number of countries with which all passenger flights are suspended. “As part of the Kingdom of Morocco’s preventive measures against the spread of the new coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), passenger flights to and from the French Republic and Spain […]

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New Livingstone- Johannesburg line coming soon by Proflight Zambia

The Zambian company has just announced in a press release that it has received approval for direct flights linking the country’s Livingstone tourist capital to the South African city of Johannesburg. “We are extremely proud to be the first ones in Zambia to be offering this connection after South Africa begins relaxing COVID-19 travel restrictions,” […]

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Air France will launch a new Paris-Tangier route next summer

In addition to the cities of Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat, and Agadir in summer, Air France plans to strengthen its presence in Morocco by adding the city of Tangier to this list. On June 3rd, the French company will launch weekly flights by Airbus A320, between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Tangier-Ibn Battouta airports (Thursday/Sunday in June, […]

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ICAO and WCO issue joint calls on vaccine supply chain priorities, new customs and security guidelines

Montréal, 22 February 2021 – ICAO and the World Customs Organization (WCO) have published a joint statement calling on governments to demonstrate maximum flexibility with respect to border clearance and air transport supply chain operations essential to the effective distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and related medical supplies.  In a separate but related development, the two agencies […]

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Here is the list of African airports with ACI Airport Health Accreditation.

The ACI (Airports Council International) Airport Health Accreditation, was introduced to assess, the efforts of airports in the implementation of new health measures and procedures introduced following the COVID-19 pandemic. Mauritius International Airport was the first in Africa to receive it. Since 28 others have been added. Here is their list

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Soon an air freight hub between Marseille and West Africa by CMA CGM

During an interview on Wednesday, January 27th, 2021, the CEO of the CMA CGM group, Rodolphe Saadé, announced his project to create an air freight hub linking Marseille and West Africa. “I invested a few weeks ago in air transport. We have just bought two A 330 cargo ships from Qatar Airways that we could operate […]

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Equatorial Guinea – Civil Aviation Ministry suspends Air France flights for non-compliance with standards

The Government of Equatorial Guinea, through the Ministry of Civil Aviation, has decided to suspend the flights of the French airline Air France, for non-compliance with the prevention standards adopted against the spread of Covid-19 in our country. The decision was taken on 7 January, after the head of this ministerial department met with the […]

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Read for you – Dismissal of Minister Lazhar Hani and of the CEO of Air Algérie

KAMEL BENELKADI source elwatan.com translation by Africa Aero Lazhar Hani, Minister of Transport, Bakhouche Alleche, CEO of Air Algérie, as well as the head of catering for the airline, have been dismissed. Decisions taken yesterday on instructions from the President of the Republic, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s services. According to the same source, ‘this […]

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NEWS RELEASE Hi-Fly Marketing launches Africa’s First Dedicated Aviation Talent & Resourcing Service

11 January 2021 Cape Town, South Africa – Hi-Fly Marketing has launched Africa’s first dedicated aviation industry personnel agency, Hi-Fly Talent & Resourcing, to match airlines, aircraft maintenance providers and other aviation businesses across the continent and beyond with qualified and competent African executives and specialist talent.   The new agency is a natural extension […]

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