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A Kenya Airways 787-8 arriving at London Heathrow. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Pandemic Continues to Fuel More Pressure on African Airlines

The global aviation industry remains to be the worst-hit industry with the unprecedented pandemic continuing to bite out the world's biggest economies which the industry plays an integral role. COVID-19 has hit African airlines with the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) calling for collaborative efforts and the stakeholders developing an "all-inclusive proactive response strategy" to address the impact of the coronavirus. Ethiopian Airlines Africa's most profitable airline, in an aim to reduce the spread of the infectious disease on Friday, March…

Zambian Airways Looks to Relaunch Despite Backlash

The relaunch of Zambian Airways may not be a new story surfacing since it last went under receivership more than two decades ago. In 2018 plans were underway for the revival of the southern African carrier by Ethiopian Airlines looking set to acquire 45 percent with an initial investment capital…

COVID-19 Continues to Alter Growth for African Airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported a gloomy-looking revenue loss of approximately $113 billion caused by the spreading virus that has so far affected air travel in more than 80 countries. Airlines directly associated with China are expected to record a combined $29.3 billion in lost revenue, 21…