Top News on africa

  • OPINION: Are Gulf VIP airlines a First Class folly?


    ​How elastic is an airline brand? Two of the big three Gulf airlines have built on their reputations for innovative customer service with VIP charter spin-offs to tap a market beyond their top-end scheduled products.


  • Other News for africa

  • MEBA: Bell highlights Middle East appeal of new 505


    ​With the first flight of its new light single-engined 505 Jet Ranger X under its belt, Bell Helicopter arrives at MEBA...


  • AIRSHOW CHINA: Thai agriculture ministry signs LOI for 10 MA60s


    Thailand’s agriculture ministry intends to order 10 Xian Aircraft MA60 turboprops, which will used them for cloud...


  • Euronaval: Italian Hero prepares for JARUS testing


    ​Sistemi Dinamici’s SD-150 Hero rotary unmanned air vehicle is preparing to undergo testing in the Czech Republic in...


  • News Listings for africa

  • Octagon Aviation Capital comes to market

    News | 20 Dec 2014 04:56 | Laura Mueller

    ​Aviation executives Eamonn Cronin and Douglas Winter are the directors of Octagon Aviation Capital – a new aviation financier that is registered in Bermuda,company documents indicate.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Octagon-Aviation-Capital-comes-to-market-407348/
  • ANALYSIS: African airlines hope for speedy recovery

    News | 16 Dec 2014 14:44 | Graham Dunn

    For Africa's airline industry, 2014 has been another year of muted progress, as geopolitical, social, and local factors continue to block the path to consistent profitability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-African-airlines-hope-for-speedy-recovery-407117/
  • OPINION: Are Gulf VIP airlines a First Class folly?

    News | 15 Dec 2014 10:20

    ​How elastic is an airline brand? Two of the big three Gulf airlines have built on their reputations for innovative customer service with VIP charter spin-offs to tap a market beyond their top-end scheduled products.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Are-Gulf-VIP-airlines-a-First-Class-folly-407053/
  • IATA confident of sufficient demand to meet extra capacity

    News | 11 Dec 2014 17:10 | Graham Dunn

    IATA director general Tony Tyler believes demand is there to meet the above-average capacity airlines are bringing to the market next year, pointing to the large potential that remains in the emerging market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-confident-of-sufficient-demand-to-meet-extra-capacity-407024/
  • Boeing announces new production cut for 747-8

    News | 09 Dec 2014 17:29 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has decided to lower yearly output of the 747-8 by 2.4 aircraft starting in September 2015 due to a slower recovery cycle in the cargo market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-announces-new-production-cut-for-747-8-406922/
  • MEBA: Emirates considers expanding Executive offering

    News | 09 Dec 2014 05:36 | Murdo Morrison

    Emirates says it will decide in 2015 whether to expand its Emirates Executive offering with further aircraft, one year after launching the high-end charter service with a single Airbus A319.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MEBA-Emirates-considers-expanding-Executive-offering-406851/