The Director General of ACI World has said that innovation is key to the growth of African airports but regulatory support is needed.
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Airport development is often greatly influenced by who owns the assets and how they are managed and regulated. Kashif Khalid from IATA here describes how it is no different in Africa and the Middle East.
Kenya Airports Authority has taken measures to make sure that the effects of its airports are minimal to the overall environmental emergency.
Aviation accounts for 4.6 per cent of Kenya's GDP, but to ensure the consistent development, the nation must improve infrastructure, connectivity, safety and technology.
CANSO is advocating strong regional collaboration and the acceleration of innovation to improve the performance of air traffic management in Africa.
Kenya's Airport Authority (KAA) is taking massive steps to mitigate the impact their airports have upon the environment; Naomi Njeri Gitau, Environmental Manager at KAA explains some of the measures implemented across the nation.
The new airport has been built with the purpose of serving the new capital, and significantly relieving pressure on Cairo International Airport.
Twenty-first century civil aviation is being more and more recognised as a driver of economic, social and cultural development.
ICAO have said that development in Africa is rooted in aviation infrastructure expansion and the connectivity that this growth can bring to the region.
Following the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash, other airlines are suspending the use of the aircraft until further investigations are carried out to find the cause of the incident.
Africa’s emergence as one of the world’s fastest growing air transport markets is is founded on a deepening cooperation and investment toward the implementation of ICAO’s strategic plans and standards.
Andhra Pradesh will be the first state in India to pilot the newly-launched Advanced Drone Operators Toolkit – a user-manual for governments wanting to regulate safely the use of drones.
Sphinx International Airport, which is due to begin full operations in 2020 to ease the congestion of Cairo International Airport, has begun a trail of 30 flights between late January and early February.
The ICAO-backed solar panel scheme at Douala International Airport is hoped to reduce the carbon emissions 2,575 tonnes.
A landmark route into the heart of Africa has taken off from the North, underlining Manchester Airport’s pivotal role in connecting the North to the world’s most important markets.