Passenger Demand Recovery Continues On Track in October

  (Posted 07th December 2023)   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the ongoing recovery in passenger demand continued in October. •    Total traffic in October 2023 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 31.2% compared to October 2022. Globally, traffic is now at 98.2% of pre-COVID levels. •    Domestic traffic for October rose […]

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SAF Volumes Growing but Still Missing Opportunities

  (Posted 07th December 2023)   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced estimates for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production. •    In 2023, SAF volumes reached over 600 million liters (0.5Mt), double the 300 million liters (0.25 Mt) produced in 2022. •    SAF accounted for 3% of all renewable fuels produced, with 97% of renewable […]

10to4 Mountain Bike Challenge – Check out their new website

  (Posted 07th December 2023)     The Mount Kenya Trust 10to4 Team have been working hard to create a brand new website with all the information you’ll need to decide which 10to4 race to choose for 2024! The site is now live, so check it out using the address and let us know […]

Corporate Council on Africa’s latest news

  (Posted 07th December 2023)   CCA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS TDB Group and FSD Africa Collaborate on Project Preparation Facility for Climate Action Projects in Africa  Trade and Development Bank  The Eastern and Southern African Development Bank Group (TDB Group) and Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) are pleased to announce a new partnership […]

Akwaaba African Travel Market Announces Date For 2024 Event

  (Posted 06th December 2023)   (Chefs during the Jollof Rice War at Akwaaba African Travel Market 2023)   In a significant milestone, Akwaaba African Travel Market, the foremost travel and tourism fair in Nigeria and West Africa, is gearing up to celebrate two decades of shaping the landscape of travel and tourism on the […] – Malawi: Malawi Airlines to commence daily flights to three new regional destinations!

  (Posted 06th December 2023)     The flag carrier airline of Malawi, Malawi Airlines, has announced that it will launch flights to three new regional destinations. According to the airline’s social media, Malawi Airlines is set to commence daily flights to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN) in Lusaka in Zambia, RG Mugabe International Airport (HRE) in Harare in Zimbabwe and… READ MORE  

IATA announces the World Sustainability Symposium 2024

  (Posted 06th December 2023)   IATA has announced that the 2nd edition of IATA’s World Sustainability Symposium (WSS) is scheduled to take place in Miami on 24th to 25th of September 2024. Make sure to save the date!     The IATA World Sustainability Symposium stands as the leading gathering designed for air transport sustainability experts. […]

#ATHW2024 – Taking place from 17th to 19th June 2024 in #Lagos #Nigeria

  (Posted 06th December 2023)   Following the success of the 2023 edition of Tourism Invest Africa have the organizers told ATCNews that planning for the 2024 edition is on course and advancing. Said Vera Sharon Ohioma, Founder – GATEHUB COMPANY LTD and Lead Initiator – Tourism Invest Africa: ‘I am excited to inform you […] – South Africa: Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) reiterates hand baggage regulations at its airports!

  (Posted 06th December 2023)     Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), which owns and operates South Africa’s nine principal airports, including O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg, Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in Cape Town and King Shaka International Airport (DUR) in Durban, has announced that it reiterates hand baggage regulations at its airports as the festive season 2023/24 looms. These regulations aim to manage […]

#Tanzania’s Auric Air reports ‘Temporary Airstrip Closures’

  (Posted 06th December 2023)     Greetings, We regret to inform you that certain airstrips in our network are temporarily closed. Please refer to the table below for details on affected airstrips. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this time. Aerodrome: Pangani (Kwajoni) Description: Runway Wet and Slippery due to heavy rains Status: […]

Air Cargo Demand up 3.8% in October

  (Posted 06th December 2023)   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for October 2023 global air cargo markets indicating the third consecutive month of stronger year-on-year demand. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometres (CTKs*), increased by 3.8% compared to October 2022. For international operations, the demand lagged slightly at 3.5%. Capacity, measured […]

#Boeing appoints Henok Teferra Shawl as Managing Director for #Africa

  (Posted 06th December 2023)     Boeing has appointed Henok Teferra Shawl as the new Managing Director for Boeing Africa to strengthen the company’s operations and relationships across the African continent. Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Henok Teferra Shawl reports to Kuljit Ghata-Aura, president of Boeing Middle East, Türkiye, Africa, and Central Asia (METACA). […]

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  (Posted 06th November 2023)   ATCNews readers continue to have daily access, courtesy of #CAPA, to their Corporate Travel Community news, by simply clicking on – South Africa: Shosholoza Meyl long-distance mainline passenger train service resumes!

  (Posted 06th December 2023)     The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has announced that the Shosholoza Meyl long-distance mainline passenger train service from Johannesburg to Durban and Cape Town is set to resume. According to a statement by PRASA, the services, which were both suspended in 2021 due to operational and network infrastructure challenges, are set to resume just in time for […]

#AerolinkUganda adds another flight to #Kisoro

  (Posted 05th December 2023)   Exciting news from the Ugandan domestic aviation sector:   Aerolink Uganda is introducing an additional flight to/from Kisoro in the Mid-morning slot (Flight 117/118). Please note that this service will be available for the months of June, July, August, September and October. The airline discourages passengers with connecting flights […]

SITA announces the appointments of Stefan Schaffner and Sergiy Nevstruyev

  (Posted 05th December 2023)   SITA has announced the appointments of Stefan Schaffner as Senior Vice President of SITA AT AIRPORTS and Sergiy Nevstruyev as Senior Vice President of SITA Global Services (SGS). The two bring a wealth of management experience in the travel, transport, and mobility technologies sectors to SITA.   With SITA’s […]

#Airlink upgrades service to Richards Bay from turboprob to jet aircraft

  (Posted 05th December 2023)     Airlink, Southern Africa’s premier privately owned airline, is boosting its Johannesburg – Richards Bay service with the introduction of jetliner flights on the route.    The enhanced service, which commences today, will see a significant increase in capacity with the introduction of Airlink’s comfortable, quiet and reliable 74-seat […]

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#BrusselsAirlines adds #Lille to its network in collaboration with bus company

  (Posted 03rd December 2023)   As of now, Brussels Airlines offers customers a seamless travel experience between the North of France and Africa on one single ticket. In cooperation with, the airline welcomes Lille to its network and offers smooth connections to its destinations in sub-Saharan Africa. For passengers this means a guaranteed […]

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  (Posted 04th December 2023)   ATCNews readers continue to have daily access, courtesy of #CAPA, to their Corporate Travel Community news, by simply clicking on – Zimbabwe: Peace Parks Foundation & ZimParks sign 20-Year agreement to co-manage the Greater Mana Pools Ecosystem!

  (Posted 02nd December 2023)     The Peace Parks Foundation and the Zimbabwe Parks and the Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) have signed a Co-Management Agreement for the Greater Mana Pools Ecosystem in Zimbabwe. This 20-year agreement aims to unlock meaningful and critically needed cooperation to protect unique ecosystems, enable community development, and cultivate a robust, sustainable wildlife economy within Mana Pools and surrounds. […]

World Travel Awards 2023 Grand Finale in #Dubai names global winners

  (Posted 02nd December 2023)   Breaking News    At the just concluded Grand Finale of the World Travel Awards at the Burj al Arab in Dubai were the World winners of the 30th World Travel Awards™ announced. ATCNews has published all the winners from across the world below and extends warmest congratulations to all the winners, winning companies […]