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Africa warned against airspace protectionism

The vice president of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Wednesday warned against protectionism and urged African countries to open up their airspace. Some...

Industry players voice confidence in Ghana’s aviation sector

Players in the aviation industry in Africa and parts of the world have expressed great confidence Tuesday in Ghana's aviation industry. Speaking to Xinhua on...
Photo taken on Aug. 28th, 2015 shows the terminal building of Kisumu International Airport in Kisumu, western Kenya, on Aug. 28th, 2015. The economy of Kenya's western region has experienced a dramatic revival following the modernization of Kisumu International Airport by a Chinese company. Located on the edge of Kenya's third largest city, the upgraded Kisumu International Airport is now a busy transport hub connecting the country to the wider eastern African region. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

Djibouti, China sign air transport pact

The agreement was signed by Djibouti's Transport Minister Moussa Ahmed Hassan and China's ambassador to Djibouti Fu Huaqiang. "This agreement expands...

Air transport ties to go further along the Belt and road

Civil aviation between China and two Asian countries along the Belt and Road, a China-proposed trade and infrastructure network, will enhance cooperation as China...
Visitors waiting their turn to tour the Emirates A380 at ILA Berlin 2014. The line stretched over 155 metres during public visit days. The A380 in-flight products including the Onboard Shower Spas and Onboard Lounge have made the Emirates' double decker one of the most talked about aircraft in the world today.

More than 3 billion passengers traveled by air in 2014

Some 3.2 billion passengers used air transport for their business and tourism needs in 2014, according to preliminary figures on scheduled services released by...

Air transport reforms needed to unlock

?By Masimba Tafirenyika Until recently, it was not uncommon for passengers flying between two African cities to transit through Europe. It was cheaper and faster,...

2013 was the safest aviation year-ICAO

Preliminary data released by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has confirmed that 2013 was the safest year ever recorded in terms of fatalities...

Liberalise air transport-Rifai

The UNWTO Secretary-General, Mr Taleb Rifai, has called for increased visa facilitation and the liberalisation of air transport. Addressing the Royal Aeronautical Society at the...