GAP FILLING; WESTAF AN LCC SOLUTION FOR WEST AFRICA

Start up; Fly West AF aims to introduce a low cost model to West Africa in 2021. Africa is said to be the next aviation frontier and entrance of a low cost model on a growing middle class in the region could not have come at a better moment. Fly West AF , Richard Powell (pictured above) said “We have a clear technical strategy linked with airline performance and the Dash8-Q400 comes out top at

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Collaboration; Strength in numbers.

Covid19 has affected each region differently. Southern Africa appears to have taken one of the biggest blows in Africa. With 3 airlines under administration and many more others struggling to survive. In this installment of the JAA Interview Series we speak to Chris Zweigenthal (pictured above) the Chief Executive Officer of the Airlines Associations of Southern Africa (AASA) on the status and way forward for commercial aviation in Southern Africa. How has the COVID-19 pandemic

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Nigerian Aviation, Focusing on resurgence.

Nigeria is one of Africa’s biggest aviation markets. The West African country in August resumed domestic flights and announced the 5th of September as the resumption date of international flights initially from Lagos and Abuja. We spoke to Joy Ogbebo (pictured above) the Chief Executive Officer of Mamaj Aviation Consult, on everything Nigerian aviation and female aviation professionals in Africa. 1. How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the Nigerian aviation market? I would say it

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New African skies; New reality.

African Airlines Association Secretary General Abderahamane Berthe (pictured above) says there are opportunities to achieve a successful restart and recovery through enhanced cooperation among African airlines. How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected African airlines and the greater African aviation market? The impact of the pandemic on the airline industry is severe and unprecedented. AFRAA July 2020 analysis of the toll of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the airline industry reveals an estimated revenue loss

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Lanseria International; Committed to growth.

What’s was the situation like at Lanseria International Airport during the COVID-19 lockdown? RR. The airport was under lock down from 26 March 2020 until 30 April 2020 except for medivac flights.  The easing of the lockdown restrictions from 01 May 2020 saw a resumption of limited services from the General Aviation market followed by domestic business travel for the commercial air services operators. International passenger and cargo services are still restricted. 2. In preparing

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