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Korongo Airlines resumes domestic flight operation

On June 3, Korongo, a private airline owned in part by Brussels Airlines and based in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, announced the suspension of all domestic Congolese flights with immediat

AFRAA signs up 14 member airlines for renewed fuel deal

(eTN) - Information from Nairobi has confirmed that the African Airline Association (AFRAA) is in the process of renewing a joint fuel purchase deal for 2013, renewing a previous deal put into place i

United we fly, divided we don’t?

(eTN) - The recently-held annual general meeting of AFRAA in Johannesburg sprang a few surprises on delegates and aviation pundits, when none other than Kenya Airways’ CEO Dr.

AFRAA joins Chinese and American Airlines to oppose the EU’s emission...

(eTN) - Although several key African airlines have complied with the EU Emission Trading Scheme, and at a very substantial cost, the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has now taken up the matter on

AFRAA launches joint fuel purchasing project

(eTN) - Nine member airlines of the African Airline Association (AFRAA) in Nairobi will be joining hands under a project devised by AFRAA in an effort to seek lowering their fuel cost in the future.

AFRAA blasts African governments at aviation meeting in Dar es Salaam

(eTN) - The African Airline Association (AFRAA) took advantage of the just-ended aviation conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to expose once again the lack of implementation of the Yamoussoukro Dec

AFRAA confirms annual general meeting in Marrakech

(eTN) - African airlines will meet in Marrakech, Morocco, between November 20 to 22 this year for their African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Annual General Assembly, hosted by Royal Air Maroc.

AFRAA targets Middle East carriers

(eTN) - Never shy of controversy, the last one having been sweeping allegations over the Europe Union's (EU) aviation black list targeting African airlines to protect their own – made days before an

AFRAA continues to oppose EU’s blacklist

(eTN) - Information was received from aviation sources in Nairobi that the African Airline Association (AFRAA) has stepped up their opposition against the European Union's (EU) aviation blacklist, whi

AFRAA attacks EU airline black listing

(eTN) - The African Airline Association (AFRAA), based in Nairobi, has come out strongly against the ban on LAM Mozambique in the most recent blacklist edition published by the European aviation overs

African Airlines Association shows support of Air Seychelles and country tourism

AFFRA’s recognition that "Air Seychelles has been one of the successful African airlines over the past several decades" is timely encouragement for the airline, which is an integral part of the "Sey

African airline chiefs meet in Maputo

NAIROBI, Kenya (eTN) - Top leaders of the African aviation industry gathered in Mozambique for three days beginning last Sunday to discuss strategies for African airlines that are besieged by foreign

Africa conference tackles aviation issues

On days two and three of the continental gathering of aviation regulatory bodies and stakeholders under the auspices of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), more relevant topics were