Tag: aviation industry

Oas Helicopters CEO on how COVID-19 has impacted Nigeria’s aviation industry

Nigeria plans to enter the second phase of easing of restrictions on domestic flights from Wednesday. Evarest Nnaji, CEO, Oas Helicopters joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: What the reopening of domestic flight operations means for Nigeria’s aviation industry

Domestic operations in Nigeria’s aviation industry will commence from Wednesday the 8th of July. Captain Dele Ore, a Retired Pilot and Chairman of the Board of Trustee of the Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative joins CNBC Africa for more.

Kulula Founder on plans to launch a new domestic airline in SA

Kulula founder and hotel disrupter, Gidon Novick is setting his eye back onto the aviation industry as he hopes to launch a new low-cost domestic airline in South Africa. This is amid the chaotic global aviation industry and South Africa’s depressed airline market. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Gidon Novick, Founder of Kulula and the Former CEO of Comair.

COVID-19: What the future holds for Africa’s aviation industry

The International Air Transport Association, IATA, says 2020 will be the worst year for airlines as the industry is expected to post an $84.3 billion net loss. In Africa, IATA notes that the region was the weakest pre-COVID-19 crisis and that the pandemic has added to an already challenging operating environment. Adefunke Adeyemi, Regional Director, Advocacy and Strategic Relations for Africa at IATA joins CNBC Africa to discuss what the future holds for Africa’s air transport.

COVID-19: When should we expect aviation to bounce back?

The aviation industry has been one of the most affected sectors by the COVID-19 pandemic but how soon should we expect it to bounce back? Derek Nseko, Managing Director at iFly Aviation joins CNBC Africa for more.

How will the Southern African airline industry emerge from COVID-19 crisis?

The global aviation industry is experiencing devastating financial losses during the Covid-19 pandemic, which is resulting in job losses, airline restructuring and the complete dismantling of airline businesses. Here in South Africa we have been served with our fair share of airline troubles as this week Comair entered into voluntary business rescue and SAA is looking at developing a new national carrier. Joining CNBC Africa to unpack the latest on Southern Africa’s airline industry and national carrier South African Airways is Chris Zweigenthal, Chief Executive Officer of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa.

COVID-19: Has Africa’s aviation industry reached the end of the runway?

With massive grounding of airline fleet happening, the aviation sector has been one of those most hit by the COVID-19 pandemic but as we try to look at life after, is it possible for business to go back to the usual? Tony Payne, Aviation lawyer and Partner at DLA Piper joins CNBC Africa for more.

Africa’s aviation sector outlook

In over 100 years, the aviation industry has grown to over 4 billion passengers; the rise in demand for air travel in emerging economies is seen to create new opportunities. For a better understanding of the trickle-down effect, CNBC Africa sat down with Hadi Akoum Sales VP for Africa and Indian Ocean at Airbus.
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