Kenya Airways stays in the red despite 2022 revenue jump
Kenya Airways remained loss-making in 2022 as foreign exchange headwinds hit the carrier’s performance, countering a jump in revenues to within 5% of pre-pandemic levels.
Crew hurry cited after Twin Otter seaplane hit villas during take-off abort
Maldivian investigators believe time pressure contributed to an accident in which a Viking Air DHC-6-300 Twin Otter seaplane collided with accommodation structures after aborting take-off.
RwandAir reinforces long-haul fleet with third A330
RwandAir has introduced a third long-haul aircraft, receiving an Airbus A330-200 at its hub in Kigali.
Passenger demand steps up in encouraging start to 2023
Global demand for passenger travel has undoubtedly stepped up in the early months of 2023, as the recovery from Covid-19 continues.
Airline Business Covid-19 recovery tracker: March 2023 update
Our regular examination of the latest global data for several key airline market indicators, including traffic and capacity in passenger and cargo markets, in-service and stored fleets, jet fuel costs, and share price trends for the world’s largest groups.
Ethiopian Airlines to return to Karachi after 20-year hiatus
Ethiopian Airlines will resume flights between Addis Ababa and Karachi in Pakistan from the start of May, almost 20 years after it axed the route for a second time.
Mango administrator appeals decision to cancel grounded carrier’s operating licence
Mango Airlines’ administrator is seeking to overturn a decision to cancel the grounded South African budget carrier’s operating licence.
South African start-up Suid Cargo ties up with Kenya’s Astral for fleet capacity
South African start-up Suid Cargo Airlines is intending to commence services in the second quarter of this year, initially leasing a Boeing 727-200 freighter.
EgyptAir claims Africa’s first A321neo introduction
EgyptAir is has received the first Airbus A321neo for the African continent, following delivery of its latest twinjet at the airframer’s Hamburg Finkenwerder plant.
State funds to tackle historic debts as SAA covering operating costs
South African Airways (SAA) has flagged that it is now covering its operating costs after the country’s finance ministry set aside R1 billion ($55 million) to deal with a portion of its historic debts.