Aviation: Plans to sell Kenya Airways gets investors interest

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Kenya Airways, the national carrier in East Africa’s biggest economy, is in talks with three investors over plans to sell a stake in the loss-making airline and raise cash for its operations. The airlines needs about $600 million in new debt and equity funds to finance its operations, months after it posted a record net loss of $258 million (Sh […]

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Aviation: Massive 120m passenger airport coming soon to Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE)) has finalised a study to build one of the biggest airports in Africa, an official said. EAE head of Communications Affairs Wondim Teklu said the airport aims to handle 120 million passengers annually. “The French consulting company, ADPI, has done a study on the potential locations for alternative airport construction. The company has selected seven […]

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Africa: Selling Heathrow slots is the worst turnaround mistake made by KQ says Expert

The African aviation industry is a vital catalyst for economic growth. This week on Africa Inc, Alishia Seckam and the team take a look at why some airlines are streaming ahead while other are losing altitude. Africa accounts for 3% of the world’s air traffic and most airlines are state-owned. Africa Inc explores whether state-owned airline companies are holding back […]

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Aviation: Star Alliance launch new Check in Concept at Narita Airport Tokyo

Star Alliance has successfully completed the rollout of a new check-in concept in the south wing at Tokyo – Narita Terminal 1, offering customers a wider choice of check-in options and giving them more control over this part of the travel process, thereby creating time savings. To achieve this, the layout of the check-in area was changed and travellers will […]

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