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Programme revealed ahead of AHIF 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Programme revealed ahead of AHIF 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Among an impressive line-up of speakers will be Olivier Granet, chief executive, Kasada Capital Management, the new billion-dollar, sub-Saharan investment fund, the first and biggest of its kind in Africa, targeting both greenfield and brownfield projects.

IATA offers support to rollout of radio frequency identification for baggage

IATA offers support to rollout of radio frequency identification for baggage

The International Air Transport Association has resolved to support the global deployment of radio frequency identification for baggage tracking. The IATA annual general meeting also called for the implementation of modern baggage messaging standards to more accurately track passengers’ baggage in real time across key points in the journey.

IATA to seek harmonised global airport slot system

IATA to seek harmonised global airport slot system

The International Air Transport Association has approved a resolution on slot policy, to reaffirm the importance of a harmonised global airport slot system and called upon governments to urgently address capacity shortages.

IATA headed to Amsterdam for 2020 showcase

IATA headed to Amsterdam for 2020 showcase

The International Air Transport Association has announced that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will host the 76th annual general meeting and World Air Transport Summit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Maradiva Villas Resort takes top World Travel Awards title

Maradiva Villas Resort takes top World Travel Awards title

Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa has been awarded as the title of Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Villa Resort at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.

World Travel Awards reveals Africa and Indian Ocean winners in Mauritius

World Travel Awards reveals Africa and Indian Ocean winners in Mauritius

The finest travel brands in Africa and the Indian Ocean have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Mauritius. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony at Sugar Beach – A Sun Resort to find out who among them would be crowned best of the best.

IATA reveals fall in global freight traffic

IATA reveals fall in global freight traffic

The International Air Transport Association has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers, fell 4.7 per cent in April, compared to the same period the year before.