Press release: ICAO SG urges Africa’s aviation leaders to seize opportunities for safety and security performance improvements, air transport growth, and pandemic recovery

Montréal, 20 July 2021 – Addressing Africa’s aviation leaders last week, most notably through her opening of the 2021 AFI Aviation Week, ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu highlighted the tremendous potential future for aviation in Africa that could be achieved through the realization of regional commitments, and underscored the critical role aviation should play in […]

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Press Release : RwandAir Dream miles and Qatar Airways Privilege Club launch loyalty partnership for frequent fliers

KIGALI, 12 July, 2021 – RwandAir has become the first – and only – Sub-Saharan African airline to launch a loyalty partnership with Qatar Airways. The two carriers have joined forces to offer RwandAir Dream Miles and Qatar Airways Privilege Club loyalty members access to each other’s destinations with the opportunity to ‘earn and burn’ points […]

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Tunisia: Mohamed Rejeb, becomes CEO of the Office of Civil Aviation and Airports

On Monday, June 28, the Ministry of Transport and Logistics announced the appointment of Mohamed Rejeb, replacing Lotfi Mhissen to head the Office of Civil Aviation and Airports (OACA). Adviser in air safety at the headquaters of OACA until his appointment, the new CEO of OACA, is an industrial engineer, graduated from the School of […]

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Morocco, the country with the most AHA accredited airports

15 of the 22 airports in the Kingdom of Morocco have joined the list of airports that have received the “Airport Health Accreditation” (AHA), issued by the Airports Council International (ACI). These are the airports of Marrakech-Menara, Casablanca-Mohammed V, Agadir-Al Massira, Rabat-Salé, Oujda-Angad, Fez-Saïs, Tangier-Ibn Batouta, Ouarzazate, Nador-El Aroui, Essaouira-Mogador, Al Hoceima-Chérif El Idrissi, Errachidia-Moulay […]

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Niger : Inauguration of the renovated Mano Dayak International Airport in Agadez under ASECNA management

The Minister of Transport, Mr. Alma Oumarou, proceeded on Wednesday, June 16, to the inauguration of the Mano Dayak International Airport of Agadez, which was rehabilitated and modernized in 2016 under the Agadez Sokni program. Thus, this airport, which now meets international standards, comes under the community management of the Agency for the Safety of […]

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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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