Afrijet order proofs African market to ATR

Afrijet order proofs African market to ATR

Franco-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR has finalized the sale of three ATR 72-600 aircraft to the Gabon-based Afrijet who will use the aircraft to replace part of its ATR 72-500 fleet. From the second aircraft onwards, these ATR 72-600 would be equipped with the...
Green Africa’s tortuous road to AOC

Green Africa’s tortuous road to AOC

After months of uncertainty over whether or not one of Nigeria’s, and perhaps African, airlines that promises so much would end up on paper, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) today granted start-up Green Africa Air Operators Certificate (AOC). This clears...
Bitter-sweet topsy turvy African airlines

Bitter-sweet topsy turvy African airlines

Many years ago, African airlines dominated the skies of Africa. Gross mismanagement and corruption saw the end of promising airlines like Nigeria Airways, Ghana Airways, Air Afrique, and others that connected the continent. Worried by the situation, leaders in the...