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A Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamlliner resting under the JFK Airport air traffic control tower for the first time. (Photo: Tom Pallini)

African Airlines Are Ailing As Industry Braces for Restart

International Air Transport Association (IATA) has already outlined a roadmap of a proposed temporary layered approach that will help to jump-start air travel around the world. The guidelines are geared at building confidence with the aviation stakeholders to enable reopening of borders and the safe return of passenger flights amid the pandemic. There are, however, growing concerns that some African airlines may never be able to set to the skies again, especially those that were already in financial difficulty even…

IATA: More Clarity on Government Relief Measures Amid COVID-19 in…

International Air Transport Association (IATA) has renewed its call to nations in the continent to step up their efforts towards aviation relief for airlines to aid in the survival of the industry, even as COVID-19 impacts continue to consume the region’s aviation sector which is now on the verge of…