Tag Archives: Africa

EGNOS-Africa office opens for business

The SAFIR (Satellite navigation services for AFrIcan Region) project has opened the EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO). The SAFIR project is a three-year project funded … More ››

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Aireon strikes African space ADS-B deal

Aireon has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Agency for the Security of Aviation Navigation in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA), which provides air … More ››

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Egis, ICAD to target Middle-East, North Africa

Egis and ICAD have signed a strategic partnership to developing commercial business in the Middle East and North Africa. This partnership was signed by Cédric … More ››

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IATA gauges benefits of African shift to air service liberalisation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published a report setting out it sees as the considerable social and economic benefits of intra-African air service … More ››

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South Africa to implement GA accident plan

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has developed what it calls the Cross-Functional Accident Reduction Plan (CFARP) which aims to reduce accidents in the … More ››

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Harris upgrades for two African nations

Harris has been awarded contracts to upgrade critical air traffic control (ATC) communications at airports in Liberia and the island nation of Comoros. Harris will … More ››

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Adacel enters Africa with $1m Angola deal

Adacel Technologies has marked its entry into Africa with the signing of a contract to supply air traffic control (ATC) simulators to Angolan company TECANGOL … More ››

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Thales wins South African contracts

Thales and South Africa’s Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS) have signed several significant contracts. Thales has undertaken to replace the legacy ATNS ATM system with … More ››

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Landmark deal harmonises African skies

South Africa’s ATNS and the Swaziland Civil Aviation Authority (SWACAA) have signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to harmonise continental airspace to improve the … More ››

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Africa EGNOS extends leadership deadline

The EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) has extended the deadline for applications to head the SAFIR (Satellite navigation services for AFrIcan Region) project under the … More ››