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Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Partial flight to resume from and to Asmara

There will be weekly flights from Asmara-Addis Ababa and Asmara-Dubai

The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced that partial flight from and to Asmara will resume in mid April. According to the program there will be weekly flights from Asmara-Addis Ababa and Asmara-Dubai with implementation of strict preventive measures including prior PCR testing, Rapid Antigen Testing upon arrival at the…

Source: Deutsche Post DHL |

Accelerated Roadmap to decarbonization: Deutsche Post DHL Group decides on Science Based Targets and invests EUR 7 billion in climate-neutral logistics until 2030

By 2030, 80,000 e-vehicles shall be deployed for last-mile deliveries, resulting in 60% electrification of the fleet

New sustainability roadmap defines ambitious sustainability targets; group decides on "Science Based Targets" and aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Climate Agreement; to this end, the Group will invest EUR 7 billion in climate-neutral logistics by 2030; by 2030, 80,000 e-vehicles shall be deployed for…

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Source: Thales Alenia Space |

ASECNA, in conjunction with NIGCOMSAT and Thales Alenia Space to accelerate SBAS development for aviation in Africa

ASECNA, NIGCOMSAT Ltd and Thales Alenia Space joining efforts through SBAS flight demonstrations at Lomé International Airport

The Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar, ASECNA, the Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd, NIGCOMSAT and Thales Alenia Space (www.ThalesAleniaSpace.com), joint venture between Thales (67 %) and Leonardo (33 %) joint efforts to accelerate SBAS development for aviation in Africa. Following the broadcast of a SBAS (Satellite-Based Augmentation…

Source: Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Switzerland |

Switzerland and The Gambia sign cooperation agreements on migration and civil aviation

The agreement covers issues relating to the practical organisation of returnees, such as identification and the issuing of replacement documents

On 12 January Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, as vice president of the Federal Council, and Federal Councillor Karin Keller-Sutter signed two cooperation agreements – on civil aviation and on migration – during the official visit to Bern by a delegation from the Republic of The Gambia, headed by Vice President…

Source: International Air Transport Association (IATA) |

Coronavirus: Deep losses continue into 2021

The COVID-19 crisis challenged the industry for its very survival in 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a revised outlook for airline industry performance in 2020 and 2021. Deep industry losses will continue into 2021, even though performance is expected to improve over the period of the forecast. A net loss of $118.5 billion is expected for 2020 (deeper than…

Source: African Union (AU) |

Yamoussoukro Decision (YD) Day 2020 Celebration

The event was marked by the Signing of agreements for the implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) activities

The 29th Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) designated 14th November of every year as the Yamoussoukro Decision day (YD Day) to be celebrated at National, Regional and Continental levels. Against this backdrop, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Civil Aviation…

Source: National Aviation Services (NAS) |

National Aviation Services (NAS) Wins New Ground Handling License in Democratic Republic of Congo

Under the terms of the COEA, NAS will offer comprehensive ground and cargo handling services at Kinshasa, Lubumbashi and Goma international airports in DRC

National Aviation Services (NAS) (http://www.NAS.aero), a leading airport services provider has been awarded a new ground handling license - Certificat d’Operateur d’Assistance en Escale (COEA) by the Civil Aviation Authority (Autorité de l’Aviation Civile - AAC) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Under the terms of the COEA,…

Source: Huawei |

How Huawei is accelerating digital transformation to support today’s smart airports

Huawei offers a comprehensive transportation solution, which leverages ICT technologies to digitize all transportation elements

In this special interview, DeeDee Doke, head of content production at Airlines. magazine interviews Mr. Wang Guoyu, Vice President of the Global Transportation Business Unit, Huawei Enterprise Business Group, about some of the developments underway at Huawei (www.Huawei.com) aiming to create a seamless passenger experience for all. DeeDee Doke: Do…

Source: International Air Transport Association (IATA) |

Coronavirus: International Air Transport Association (IATA) revises 2020 Passenger Traffic Forecast Down for Africa

Four airlines across Africa have ceased operations due to the impact of COVID-19 and two are in voluntary administration, with many more in serious financial distress

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) downgraded its traffic forecast for Africa for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery. IATA now expects full-year 2020 passenger numbers in Africa (to/from/within) to reach only 30% of 2019 levels, down significantly from the 45% that was projected in July In absolute numbers, the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Coronavirus: List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles

Changes to the list: Botswana, Burundi, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, South Africa and Zimbabwe has been added

List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles – changes to current list are effective from Monday 19th October 2020. Australia Egypt Liechtenstein Portugal Vietnam Austria Estonia Lithuania Qatar Zimbabwe Botswana Finland Malawi Rwanda Burundi Germany Malaysia Singapore Cambodia Ghana Mauritius South Africa Canada Iceland Monaco South…