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  • PICTURES: Star Alliance hails ‘smooth start’ at Heathrow’s T2


    More than 4,000 passengers used London Heathrow’s Terminal 2 in its first eight hours of operation, says Star Alliance.


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  • VIDEO: Oneworld sees Qatar Airways boosting access to Africa


    The Oneworld alliance expects its latest recruit, Qatar Airways, to help it boost its presence in the expanding African...


  • IN FOCUS: African skies: South Africa's aerospace and aviation industry looks to opportunities in the continent


    During apartheid, South Africa's aerospace and defence industry provided the equipment the regime needed to defend its...


  • Premature clearances behind serious Johannesburg incursion


    Early clearances mixed with complacency from tower controllers at Johannesburg helped create the circumstances that...


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  • Kenya Airways to send team to monitor Ebola-hit regions

    News | 15 Aug 2014 10:56 | Oliver Clark

    Kenya Airways is sending a “rapid situation assessment team” to Sierra Leone and Liberia, in co-operation with Kenyan health inspectors, in order to monitor the procedures put in place by airport authorities to contain the spread of Ebola.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kenya-Airways-to-send-team-to-monitor-Ebola-hit-regions-402735/
  • South Africa still looking at single board for three carriers

    News | 08 Aug 2014 15:08 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​South Africa’s government is still exploring a possible unification of South African Airways and two other operators as part of an effort to slash costs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/South-Africa-still-looking-at-single-board-for-three-carriers-402534/
  • SAA to use tobacco as biofuel source

    News | 06 Aug 2014 10:44 | Michael Gubisch

    South African Airways is co-operating with Dutch biofuel specialist SkyNRG to produce kerosene from a hybrid tobacco plant.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-to-use-tobacco-as-biofuel-source-402418/
  • ASKY to keep main hub focus at Lome despite Accra calls

    News | 30 Jul 2014 15:45 | Martin Rivers

    ASKY Airlines is committed to its hub at Lome, Togo and will only increase operations at Accra, Ghana by boosting aircraft utilisation overnight, chief executive Yissehak Zewoldi tells Flightglobal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ASKY-to-keep-main-hub-focus-at-Lome-despite-Accra-calls-402199/
  • ANALYSIS: African carriers battle to fulfil potential

    News | 24 Jul 2014 08:14

    ​For many of Africa’s carriers 2013 represented some financial progress, but the pressures remain clear. Collective profits for those African carriers among the top 150 airlines to have reported 2013 figures, shows a return to small profit at both a net and operating level after losses in 2012.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-African-carriers-battle-to-fulfil-potential-401863/
  • INTERVIEW: Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam

    News | 17 Jul 2014 08:20 | Oliver Clark

    It’s difficult to believe a man as busy as Ethiopian Airlines' Tewolde Gebremariam when he says he sleeps as soundly as a baby each night – but not all is as it seems.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/INTERVIEW-Ethiopian-Airlines-CEO-Tewolde-Gebremariam-401693/