Aviation supports 6.2 million jobs in Africa

The aviation industry supports $55.8bn of economic activity and 6.2 million jobs in Africa, according to Raphael Kuuchi, special Envoy on Aero-Political Affairs at the International Air Transport Association (IATA). “While this is impressive, we are only scratching the surface of what aviation can contribute to building Africa’s future,” he said on Monday at a […]

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US Warns Airlines Risk Being ‘Misidentified’ Flying over Persian Gulf

US diplomats in Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates communicated the order from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Saturday, The Associated Press reported. The original FAA Notice to Airmen, published on Thursday in the US, notified the commercial planes flying over the waters of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman that they must be aware of “heightened military activities and increased […]

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