Fastjet Pushes New Routes To 2021

Fastjet Zimbabwe (FN) has rescheduled the launch of two new routes to 2021. Initially, the value-based airline had announced plans to introduce the Bulawayo – Victoria Falls and Victoria Falls – Kruger Mpumalanga flights in July 2020. In a statement released by the airline, “this is due to a decline in demand and the likelihood of the COVID-19 pandemic resurging and persisting well into 2021.” Both routes are crucial to the development of Victoria Falls

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SAA Business Rescue Practitioners Requires U$580M

Aligning South African Airways requires US$580 million to be saved according to the Business Rescue Practitioners. The government owned airline is one of two state owned airlines in South Africa currently under business rescue. Appointed in December 2019 the BRP have struggled to come up with a viable plan to save the airline. Last month the BRP were asked to present a viable plan to turn the fortunes of the struggling airline. The tax-payer is

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Nigerian CAA Defers Flights Resumption

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has deferred the resumption of domestic flights to a date to be announced. Speaking in Abuja the Director General of the NCAA, Captain Musa Nuhu said “We have to ensure that aviation is safe and secure. The industry has been closed for close to 3 months. We have to check the airworthiness of all aircraft and that all pilots are proficiency is up to date”. Captain Nuhu added “based

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Kigali Airport Now Open For General Aviation

Rwanda Airport Company has re-opened Kigali International Airport (KIA) for General Aviation purposes with effect from 18 June 2020. Rwanda imposed travel restrictions in March to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. This comes after the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) announced the reopening of tourism activities effective 17 June 2020. The board also announced the resumption of international travel for charter flights. In resuming the aviation activities, Rwanda Airports Company announced new health measures that

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AVIADEV Africa Moved To 2021

Africa’s premier air route development conference Aviadev Africa has been moved to June 2021. Aviadev is dedicated to growing connectivity to, from and within the African continent. Launched in 2016 the event has grown to be the leading aviation development conference in Africa.  In a statement posted on their website, Aviadev said “As a result of the international outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) we have taken the decision to postpone AviaDev Africa until 9-11 June

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