New Year - New financial problems! The Berlin-based carrier Germania has published a press release concerning the current financial situation.
AVIPEO.COM had the chance to chat with Johan Steyn. He is Director of Aerosud Aviation (Pty) Ltd. and also the Chairperson of the Commercial Aviation Manufacturing Association of SA (CAMASA). Aerosud Aviation employs over 600 people in commercial aircraft parts design and manufacturing for the likes of Boeing and Airbus.
In this week we present different areas of aviation in Africa. In this article we want to deal with the problems and potentials of aviation in Africa.
Swiss International Air Lines and Helvetic Airways has announced to expand their existing collaboration. The new deal sees E190-E2 aircraft to operate for Swiss.
Followed by the German and Polish subsidiaries, the Lithuanian parent company Small Planet Airlines has now also admitted financial problems.
Several airlines were forced to file for bankruptcy or cease operations in the last months. AVIPEO.COM analysis reasons for the problems.
According to a report in a local newspaper, the new airline is negotiating a joint venture with a major European airline and plans to launch first flights this summer.
Air Seychelles has announced a new strategic business plan to ensure long-term profitability. The airline will cease its long-haul services and invests in fleet modernization.
Christmas holidays are probably the busiest time to travel by airplane. Passengers around the world did not expect to meet Santa Claus during their travel. Several airlines launched marketing campaigns for the Christmas season and surprised their passengers.
According to a press release by the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus, Air Sénégal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for two Airbus A330Neo aircraft. This makes the carrier the first African airline to order the new aircraft model.
Airbus has delivered its 100th A350 XWB, just some 30 months after the first delivery in December 2014. The 100th aircraft delivered is an A350-900 for China Airlines. Airbus has delivered 36 A350 in 2017.