An Ethiopian Cargo Boeing 777 lifts off in Limburg, Netherlands. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

AFRAA and Ethiopian Airlines Agree on Aviation Academy and Training Activities

Africa Airlines Association (AFRAA), the Nairobi-headquartered trade association for airlines from the member states of the African Union (AU), envisioning a sustainable, interconnected and affordable Air Transport industry in Africa, today announced an industry-first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ethiopian Airlines on training that will facilitate a framework of collaboration between AFRAA and Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy that aims at achieving common objectives on the training of aviation professionals across the African continent. AFRAA’s Secretary-General, Abdérahmane Berthé and Ethiopian Airlines…

European Airline Executives Call For Eased Travel Restrictions in Canada

In a July letter, some major European airline officials called upon Canada to ease its travel restrictions even as airlines are slowly finding small footholds in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The senior executives, which include Air France-KLM and Germany's Lufthansa Group, have urged Canadian authorities to lift travel…