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DHL Global Forwarding invests 126.5 million rand in new facility in South Africa

The new facility will boast 10,000 square meters of warehousing space, doubling the existing capacity to meet future demand

Signs exclusive ten-year lease for approximately 13,000 square meters of office and warehousing space at the newly-developed Skyparks Business Estate near Oliver Reginald (O.R.) Tambo International Airport; the new facility will boast 10,000 square meters of warehousing space, doubling the existing capacity to meet future demand. In a strategic move…

Source: Saloodo! |

Saloodo! Launches Digital Freight Platform Globally

Digital freight platform is available on 4 continents and in more than 50 countries

Saloodo! (Saloodo.com) seamlessly connects shippers and carriers in international markets; Digital freight platform is available on 4 continents and in more than 50 countries; Saloodo! is the most international digital road freight platform in the world. The logistics start-up Saloodo! remains on course for expansion. The digital platform is now…

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: African Union (AU) |

More than 70 Regional Infrastructure Projects lined up for Second Phase of Program for Infrastructure Development Program (PIDA)

Energy, Transport, Trans-Boundary Water, and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) have been prioritized from a long list of over 240 projects

The Program for Infrastructure Development Program (PIDA) focal points drawn from African Union Member States, Regional Economic Communities, and continental institutions get together virtually for PIDA Continental Technical Validation Workshop. The workshop presented the process, outcome, and the draft priority list of projects for the second phase of the PIDA…

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Source: Deutsche Post DHL |

DHL Global Forwarding honored with four Gold 2020 Stevie Awards for Women in Business

The awards make DHL Global Forwarding the world’s first freight forwarder winning such a number of Gold Stevies in one year

Success for the company’s “Women at DHL Global Forwarding” initiative: take home four gold awards in a field of more than 1,500 participants; The awards make DHL Global Forwarding the world’s first freight forwarder winning such a number of Gold Stevies in one year; DHL’s (www.DPDHL.com) diversity drive aims for…

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…

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Transforming how we move: Huawei’s Urban Rail Cloud Solution

Huawei’s Smart Urban Rail Solution streamlines the production, management and service subsystems of urban rails and fully integrates service data

By Huawei On 18 August 2020, Shenzhen Metro Lines 6 and 10 were officially opened. They are the first to comprehensively apply Huawei’s (www.Huawei.com) Urban Rail Cloud Solution in China, as well as the first batch of metro lines with full 5G coverage in Shenzhen. They also create a record…

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…