Emirates, the Dubai-based airline, has agreed to pay a $1.8 million settlement for operating JetBlue codeshare flights through Iraqi airspace at unauthorised flight levels, as mandated by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This fine follows the airline’s breach of FAA regulations and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) restrictions. The DOT granted Emirates approval to […]

U.S. IMPOSES $1.8 MILLION FINE ON EMIRATES FOR IRAQ OVERFLIGHT VIOLATIONSRead More »

Honeywell Aerospace is poised to enhance runway safety with the introduction of Surf-A, a cutting-edge runway surface alert system designed to serve as a “third set of eyes” for pilots. This initiative comes in response to a rise in runway safety incidents, including incursions, excursions, and wrong-surface events. Last week, Honeywell showcased the Surf-A system […]

HONEYWELL AIMS TO BOOST RUNWAY SAFETY WITH SURF-A SYSTEMRead More »

Qatar Airways has opened up a new gateway in Africa, connecting the DRC with Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The inaugural flight from Doha to Kinshasa landed at N’djili International Airport on Saturday, 01 June 2024, bringing the total number of African destinations served by the airline to 29.   The new route promises […]

QATAR AIRWAYS TOUCHES DOWN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN KINSHASA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGORead More »

Luxaviation Group, a prominent player in the aviation industry, has made a significant stride in its quest for global FBO (Fixed Base Operator) dominance with the acquisition of Sky Valet. This strategic move, announced recently, marks a pivotal moment for the group as it solidifies its position with a remarkable total of 141 FBOs spread […]

LUXAVIATION GROUP EXPANDS FBO WITH ACQUISITION OF 17 SKY VALET LOCATIONSRead More »

Luxaviation Group, the parent company of the ExecuJet FBO chain, has announced the introduction of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its Paris Le Bourget Airport location. This move aligns with the facility’s recent transition to all-electric ground service equipment, marking a significant step in its sustainability efforts. The SAF offered by ExecuJet at Le Bourget […]

EXECUJET INTRODUCES SUSTAINABLE AVIATION FUEL AT PARIS LE BOURGETRead More »

The 2024 Africa Travel Indaba convened to deliberate on how airlift will serve as a dynamic catalyst for Africa’s economic development, tourism growth, and regional integration. Ms. Mpumi Mpofu, CEO of Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), graced the event, participating on the 2024 Africa Travel Indaba panel alongside esteemed industry figures like CemAir’s Chief Commercial […]

ACSA SIGNALS AN EXCITING CHAPTER OF CONTINENT-WIDE AIRLIFT AND THE ROLE OF AfCFTA AT THE TRAVEL INDABA Read More »

New Survey Unveils Progress The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has unveiled a comprehensive global progress report on the implementation of baggage tracking, shedding light on the efforts to mitigate baggage mishandling incidents.   Focused on IATA Resolution 753, which mandates baggage tracking at various stages of the journey, the survey encompasses insights from 155 […]

INDUSTRY STRIVES TO CURB BAGGAGE MISHANDLING: IATA REPORTRead More »

In a bid to map out its journey towards net zero emissions by 2030, Brussels Airport in Belgium has turned to climate tech firm IES and its cutting-edge digital twin technology. As part of the EU’s Stargate initiative, this ambitious project received a significant boost with a €24.8 million grant from the European Commission’s Green […]

BRUSSELS AIRPORT HARNESSES IES’ DIGITAL TWIN TO CHART COURSE FOR NET ZERO FUTURERead More »

In the fast-paced world of factory and warehouse automation, Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) stands at the forefront, providing cutting-edge machine vision solutions. Their latest innovation? Artificial Intelligence (AI) integration, propelling customers towards unprecedented levels of productivity and efficiency. Lavanya Manohar, Senior Vice President of Product at Cognex, expressed excitement over the positive feedback from customers. […]

COGNEX  AI-POWERED FACTORY AUTOMATION SOLUTIONSRead More »

FlySafair, a leading low-cost airline, inaugurated a fresh flight path linking Cape Town with Mbombela (formerly Nelspruit) on April 2, marking the 15th destination served by the carrier. This addition promises to enrich tourism opportunities in the Lowveld region and across the province. The tourism landscape in Mpumalanga is poised for significant growth as KMI […]

FLYSAFAIR AND KMI AIRPORT EXPAND THEIR HORIZONSRead More »