Aviation: 7 African Countries may join forces to form Mega Airline


Seven countries in eastern, central and southern Africa have begun talks aimed at establishing a multinational Pan African Airline. Africa’s largest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, initiated the talks, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told AIN on the carrier’s inaugural flight to Windhoek, Namibia, on October 6. The proposal to the governments of Zambia, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Rwanda, Namibia, DRC Congo and […]

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African Aviation: African Airlines Low cost competition sees Fastjet snatch CEO from rival Mango

Fastjet has announce Nico Bezuidenhout, whoo has just resign from Mango, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Company. London-listed Fastjet and Mango, a unit of South African Airways (SAA), are part of a wave of low-priced airlines expanding operations in Africa as they seek to capture middle-income travellers who are exhausted of unsafe road journeys but […]

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TEWOLDE GEBREMARIAM – It’s national duty to keep Ethiopian Airlines as an icon

Tewolde GebreMariam signed up with Ethiopian Airlines in 1985 as a transport agent, rising through the ranks to be appointed the chief executive officer in January 2011 having held various managerial positions. As the airline marks 70 years this month, he speaks on the various strides of the airlines, painting a glorious future ahead. Tell us what this anniversary means […]

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