September 19, 2018


Angola Airlines and Portuguese TAP to increase weekly flights

TAAG Angola airline and Portuguese TAP are preparing to increase weekly flights between Luanda and Lisbon, based on an agreement on air transport agreement between Angola and Portugal.

The new agreement, to be initialed in the framework of the two-day visit by the Portuguese Prime Minister, António Costa, to Angola replaces another one signed in Lisbon on October 14, 2010, which established 14 weekly flights.


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September 19, 2018


Aviation drives economic prosperity for Mauritius

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the government of Mauritius to continue to focus on aviation as a strategic enabler of the country’s economic and social development.

'The leaders of Mauritius have always understood that air connectivity is vital. As we celebrate the first half-century of the country’s success, let’s keep in mind the critical role that aviation plays as a pillar of the economy."...

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September 17, 2018


Air Peace, Boeing sign deal for purchase of 10 new aircraft

Boeing and Air Peace of Nigeria have announced a new order for ten 737 MAX 8 airplanes during a signing ceremony in Lagos.

Air Peace already operates Boeing 737s between major cities in Central and West Africa. The airline, which recently added Boeing 777s to its fleet, is looking to soon launch its international flight operations.

'We are excited to add the 737 MAX"...

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September 14, 2018


Kymeta Appoints New Sales Executives in Move to Build Global Sales Force

Kymeta—the communications company making good on the promise of global, mobile connectivity—today announced the appointment of Rash Jhanjee to Vice President of Sales, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) & Indian Subcontinent, Paul Mattear to Vice President of Sales and Business Development, and Scott Glass to Sales Director. Kymeta recognizes the appointment of Mattear, Jhanjee and Glass as a critical move that will support the global growth and accessibility of Kymeta solutions across multiple markets. Kymeta’s focus on its global sales force will help the company serve both commercial and government customers. Jhanjee—who joined Kymeta in August 2018—brings more than 20 years of experience in global strategic business development and sales with a specific emphasis on EMEA and Asia. Having previously held EMEA sales leadership positions with Loral Cyberstar,......

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September 14, 2018


Newmont Ranked Mining Sector Leader by DJSI World for Fourth Consecutive Year

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) announced that for an unprecedented fourth year running, the Company was named the Metals and Mining sector leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). Newmont was the first gold company named to the index in 2007, and has been included on the DJSI North America Index every year since 2006. “This recognition is an important reflection of how well we are doing to create value and improve lives for all of our stakeholders,” said Gary Goldberg, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Employees at our sites around the globe know that leading in profitability and responsibility go hand-in-hand, and that their day-to-day work can have positive and lasting impacts on local communities. Our focus is on the long-term success of our company and doing that requires integrating sustainability into all aspects of our business.” In addition to being recognized as the Metals and Mining sector’s sustainability leader, Newmont achieved outstanding performance in a number of areas including 100th......

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September 14, 2018


ABB and Nobel Media Announce International Partnership

ABB and Nobel Media today announced an international partnership, bringing together two respected organizations committed to the development of innovation, education and scientific research, making ABB one of a select group of Nobel International Partners.

Nobel Media, an entity within the Nobel Foundation, extends the reach of the Nobel Prize to millions of people around the world through inspirational events, digital media and special exhibitions"...

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September 14, 2018


USA and Canada to Lead Global Migration to 5G Finds GSMA Study

Almost half of all mobile connections in North America are forecast to be running on 5G networks by 2025, according to a new GSMA report, suggesting that the region will migrate to 5G at a much faster rate than comparable markets in Europe and Asia. The latest edition of the GSMA’s flagship Mobile Economy series, published at Mobile World Congress Americas this week, predicts there will be around 200 million 5G mobile connections in the USA and Canada by 2025, representing 49 per cent of the projected total market by"...

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September 14, 2018


Kiwisat Subscribers to Enjoy Augmented Channel Bouquet via SES

Aiming to enhance the variety of its TV package with Spanish-speaking content and new English-speaking channels, satellite TV provider Kiwisat is delivering 60 new channels to Caribbean audiences, of which 50 are in HD (High Definition), using SES’s satellite SES-10.

Under the long-term extension agreement announced by SES, Kiwisat is leasing additional capacity to transmit the 60 additional channels via SES-10, which is already delivering"...

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September 5, 2018


Africa aviation meeting to discuss open skies

Kenya will next week host a meeting of African aviation players to discuss air navigation management, as the African union pushes for open skies.

The meeting, under the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (Canso), will bring together civil aviation heads from more than 30 African countries, who are part of the technical committee on the Open Skies negotiations.


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September 4, 2018


Nigeria Aviation records over $42m from airlines in 8 months

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has recorded over $16.98million as Ticket Sales Charge TSC from international airlines and over N9.16billion from local airlines between the months of January to August this year through its automation system.

It is expected that the amount to be collected by the agency of government will be more than double before the end of the year as passenger traffic increases.


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