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Fastjet launches special fares to support Tanzania’s tourism industry

Tanzania’s LCC Fastjet earlier this week announced the introduction of a special fare for the South African market which will allow travel agents to package holidays to Tanzania’s national parks a

African aviation training organization launched in Nairobi

(eTN) - Following 5 days of meetings in Kampala last week, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) moved on to Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, where another series of seminars, workshops, and

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

Aviation news: Rogue regime detains jetlink aircraft and crew

(eTN) - A Jetlink CRJ aircraft was detained on arrival in Madagascar last Friday, when landing at Nosy B,e an island located off the northwest coast of Madagascar, to reportedly fly an Italian airline

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

Uganda OKs Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa code-share for Entebbe

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Information has been received that the Ugandan Civil Aviation Authority has granted permission to Brussels Airlines to add a Lufthansa code-share flight number to their own for

East Africa aviation to implement safety and security standard

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - The recently-started the Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) has announced last week that all airlines registered in the East African Community (EAC) c

Kenyan aviation fraternity split over new air service regulations

The Kenyan aviation sector has apparently placed an injunction on the new regulations, which were developed in recent years.

African aviation on the abyss

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - With aviation fuel prices in Entebbe now standing at US$1.17 per liter of JetA1 and an astonishing US$2.38 per liter of AVGAS, worries among aviation staff are spreading as the