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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 »

The Airports Council International (ACI) Europe is advocating for a boost in the budget of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) specifically dedicated to transportation, highlighting the importance of supporting airports and the wider air transport sector. Olivier Jankovec, Director General of ACI Europe, has emphasized the need for greater EU financial backing to facilitate the […]

EUROPE’S AIRPORTS CALL FOR INCREASED EU BUDGET ALLOCATION TO TRANSPORTATION SECTORRead More »

In June 2024, the Air Cote d’Ivoire first long haul route between Abidjan and Johannesburg will celebrate its second anniversary. Throughout this period, steady increases in both cargo and passenger volumes have reflected the ongoing growth in bilateral trade and investment between these two African industrial hubs – and the airline remains confident that volumes […]

ABIDJAN – JOHANNESBURG ROUTE LIGHTS UP THE SKIES FOR AIR COTE D’IVOIRERead More »

In a landmark collaboration, Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s premier aviation entity, and Boeing, a global leader in aerospace, are poised to revolutionise the continent’s air travel industry. The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the acquisition of cutting-edge Boeing 777-9 aircraft marks a pivotal moment in the evolution of Ethiopian Airlines and underscores […]

ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES AND BOEING FORGE NEW HEIGHTS WITH BOEING 777-9 PARTNERSHIPRead More »

Amidst concerns over compromised air quality and soaring temperatures, the South African Air Force (SAAF) has taken the unprecedented step of temporarily shuttering its headquarters building in Pretoria. The move, prompted by malfunctioning ventilation systems, underscores the urgent need for maintenance and modernisation within the organisation. In an official notice circulated to employees, the SAAF […]

VENTILATION WOES GROUND SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE HEADQUARTERSRead More »