News: Ghana’s aviation safety best in Africa-ICAO

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The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has rated Ghana’s aviation safety as the best in Africa after a safety audit of the country’s aviation sector this year. Ghana obtained Africa’s highest score in Aviation Safety Oversight after it received the Effective Implementation rate of 89.89 per cent after the ICAO had concluded its Coordinated Validation Mission in April this year. […]

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Aviation: ICAO, UNWTO, AUC Urge African States To Embrace SAATM For Tourism, Air Transport Growth

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President of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Mr. Benard Aliu, says market liberalization, visa facilitation among others are important to have a sustained growth in Africa and thereby encourages African States to support liberalization of the continent’s airspace. Dr. Aliu, who spoke at the first UNWTO-ICAO Ministerial Conference on Air Transport in Africa held recently in Cabo Verde, states […]

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Tourism: Statement Of Intent And Management Alain St.Ange Seychelles

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Statement Of Intent And Management Alain St.Ange  Seychelles Building On The Legacy Of My Predecessors A. TOURISM IN 2017 ONWARDS 1. Today, tourism is not only important in learning about the world’s cultures, but it is also directly contributing to the economies of so many countries. In so doing, the industry is putting money directly into the pockets of the […]

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Aviation: JKIA gets Category One status, paving way for direct US flights

JKIA gets Category One status, paving way for direct US flights The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has achieved the Category One status that will allow for direct flights between Kenya and the US, bringing to an end the long search for express connection between the two countries. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Nairobi the top status […]

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Aviation: Despite Recession, Airlines Sold N330bn Tickets in 2016

Despite Recession, Airlines Sold N330bn Tickets in 2016 Despite the economic downturn, which has eroded the purchasing power of Nigerians, air travel still recorded ticket sales of N330,548,324,796.84 from January to October 2016, a little less than N385,909,897,028. 80 sold between January to December in 2015. It is however projected that the total number of ticket sales last year would […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Graduates 107 Cabin Crew and Catering Professionals

Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest aviation academy in Africa, a full ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS Member designated as a Regional Center of Excellence and an IATA Authorized Global Training Center, is pleased to announce that it has graduated 107 Cabin Crew and Catering professionals as of December 10, 2016. Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest aviation academy in Africa, a full ICAO […]

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Aviation: Europe dumps old Aircraft on Africa then blacklist Airlines that buy them say expert

Just like other products, Africa has become a scrapyard for aircraft that have outlived their usefulness in Europe, Thabani Mthiyane, CEO of South Africa’s Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS) has said, calling on leaders on the continent to take their seat at the decision making table. In an interview with the B&FT in Accra, Thabani Mthiyane, who is also the […]

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Africa: Ethiopian Graduates 322 Aviation Professionals

Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest aviation academy in Africa, a full ICAO Trainer Plus Member and IATA Authorized Global Training Center, has graduated 47 pilots, 92 aviation maintenance technicians, 50 cabin crew and 133 marketing professionals in a graduation ceremony held at Ethiopian Headquarters , in Addis. Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam who congratulated and welcomed the new […]

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Africa Aviation: We will concession Nigerian Airports on PPP, Hon. Sirika tells stakeholders

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By Renn Offor Nigeria’s Minister of State for Aviation, Alhaji Hadi Abubakar Sirika, has presented the Federal Government’s Aviation Roadmap to stakeholders over the weekend, and saying in the process that Nigeria’s Government is now ready to move on with the concession of the airports through the process of Public Private Partnership (PPP), even as he stipulated government’s strategy for […]

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Akwaaba: How Governments hinder Airlines and Aviation in Africa

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Chinedu Eze writes that most African airlines are financially weak and cannot play in the big league of international carriers owing to poor policy implementation by governments One of the things people took away from this year’s Akwaaba African travel market was the exposition and insight given about African airlines and why it lags behind other regions in the world. […]

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