Africa

Boeing says Africa will need 1,030 new aircraft by 2040

Africa’s aviation market will require 1,030 new aircraft by 2040, says Boeing....


‌Air Seychelles enters administration in row over debt ‌

Air Seychelles enters administration, seeking to protect jobs and its operations in a row with bondholders over debt  ...


Aircraft collides with motorbike on Congolese runway

 A Congo Airways aircraft was seriously damaged after smashing into a motorbike on the runway on August 14, 2021....


Green Africa Airways begins commercial service

Green Africa Airways begins commercial operations in Nigeria....


Wizz Air hints a possible entry to Asia, Africa after the pandemic

While talking about post-pandemic plans, Wizz Air CEO said the airline saw the possibility of entering Asian and African markets....


Air Zimbabwe to continue operations after six-month travel ban

On September 16, 2020, Air Zimbabwe issued a statement announcing the resumption of some of its domestic and regional flights. The flight resumption comes following the Zimbabwean government’s decision to ease COVID-19 restrictions....


Emirates route network grows as more destinations are added

Emirates announced that it will resume flights to Nairobi, Baghdad and Basra, growing its passenger network to 67 destinations in August 2020....


Chadian Su-25 mistakenly fires missile at airport, 5 dead [Video]

A missile was fired off from a Chadian attack aircraft as it was preparing for takeoff. The ordnance hit a house near the base, killing at least five civilians....


Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 overshoots runway, disrupts flights

The year 2019 has kicked off with a close-call for Ethiopian Airlines. Its Boeing 737-800 (ET-ATV) aircraft skidded off the runway upon landing at the Entebbe International Airport (EBB) in Uganda, on January 3, forcing to close one of the airport’s two runways and affecting inbound international flights....


Cursed 777s & state secrets: Zimbabwe Airways fleet shrinks to 2

Earlier this month it became clear that in a best case scenario Zimbabwe Airways will receive only two of the four Boeing 777 aircraft it intended to buy from Malaysia Airlines. The deal began as a government secret and developed into a national scandal, which overshadowed the superstition surrounding the planes....