African Airlines Association renews partnership with IATA to promote African aviation industry

August 24, 2023

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have extended their collaboration to aid Africa’s economic growth through a safer, more ... Read More

African airlines show resilience with 34.7% surge in traffic, yet global share remains just 2.1%

August 15, 2023

African airlines have achieved a 34.7% surge in passenger traffic over the past year, displaying remarkable resilience against the odds, yet their global share still ... Read More

Air travel in EAC region should be made more affordable for citizens

June 26, 2023

The cost of air travel within the East African Community (EAC) region is still very high, which is also due to high operating costs and ... Read More

Int. airlines promised to receive some of their funds trapped in Nigeria

August 30, 2022

The Central Bank of Nigeria said (26 August) it has made US$ 265 million available for release to international airlines shortly after the Dubai-based Emirates ... Read More

Emirates suspends all Nigeria flights from September over blocked funds

August 19, 2022

The Dubai-based Emirates airline will suspend all flights to Nigeria from 1 September after the West African country has failed to repatriate millions of dollars ... Read More

Morocco-Israel: Carriers RAM, El Al sign MoU

October 11, 2021

Morocco's flag carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) and Israeli carrier El Al have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to govern their ties in ... Read More

EgyptAir gets $191m loan to finance external debt

September 30, 2020

Egypt has approved a financing request of about $191 million by national carrier EgyptAir to be used to pay external debt. The Central Bank of ... Read More

Coronavirus: African airlines lost $400m since outbreak

March 4, 2020

African Airlines have lost $400m since the outbreak of the coronavirus in China in February, according to the global airline industry body.   In recent ... Read More

Libya’s sixth airline unveiled despite few international destinations

November 21, 2015

A new Libyan airline, Free Falcon Air, will start operations next year from Zintan and Labraq airport, as a purely commercial carrier. The new Libyan ... Read More