Africa remains the biggest revenue driver of three of the continent’s prominent carriers, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, and South African Airways. Their revenues highlight the important role that various countries play in keeping the carriers afloat. Industry...
The dream of floating a pan-African airline could happen earlier than expected. Kenya Airways is fast-tracking negotiations to launch common initiatives with South African Airways (SAA), with which it signed a pact last year to establish an African airline by 2023....
Rhetoric on the need for cooperation between airlines in Africa has never been in short supply, but action had been less forthcoming. In the current aviation landscape, filled by the emergence of new markets, two of Africa’s biggest airlines, Kenya Airways and South...
After more than one year of inactivity, one of Africa’s biggest airlines, South African Airways (SAA) has concluded plans to resume the lucrative Johannesburg-Lagos route. The carrier plans to re-start the service on December 12. This has brought smiles to several...
We have shared the view before that, as a general rule, governments are better off staying out of the airlines business. There are exceptions, but they are few and these few airlines are run, largely, on a commercial basis. The poster children for state airline...
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