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Africa’s inter-regional traffic still underdeveloped

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated global aviation. The fallout is being severely felt across the African continent.  Even before the pandemic, only 9% of the continent’s air traffic was intra-African. It’s common to hear stories that the fastest, easiest, and...

Nigeria’s General Aviation market shrinks

The economic downturn has shrunk Nigeria’s General Aviation market.  Private jet ownership in Nigeria has dwindled considerably. To underscore the precarious situation, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) admitted that there are some gaps in the system that...

Undisclosed order is a boost for Embraer

In between the announcement of a deeper first-quarter loss, there was some bright news for Embraer. The Brazilian airframer has signed a firm order for 30 E195-E2, set for delivery from 2022. Valued at $2.2 billion at list prices, the undisclosed order is a boost for...

What is the challenge for Embraer’s E2?

The commercial aviation world has been turned upside down.  And at the very pinnacle of that swing is Embraer.   Embraer is the world’s third-largest aircraft OEM, which is a remarkable performance when you consider some of the storied brands that have disappeared....

Embraer at NBAA 2019

Embraer's pre-NBAA briefing follows, in two parts because of some technical difficulties. Nonetheless, it provides a...