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Ethiopian Airlines’ Incredible Success

Ethiopian Airlines is by far Africa’s leading airline and is twice the size of number-two. It has grown faster than the rest of Africa’s top-10 put together. With a wildly mixed fleet, what has driven its success? Ethiopian Airlines grew extremely quickly between 2011 and 2019, with the full-service carrier

The Demise of Denel

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The Demise of Denel

Denel, the state-owned defence company, is in a spiral of terminal decline. Yet there is no urgency or apparent strategy from the government to deal with the situation. The delay and indecision from Denel’s sole shareholder has made its predicament all the worse. Denel has cutting-edge technology in drones, fifth

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Ethiopian Airlines’ Incredible Success

Ethiopian Airlines is by far Africa’s leading airline and is twice the size of number-two. It has grown faster than the rest of Africa’s top-10 put together. With a wildly mixed fleet, what has driven its success? Ethiopian Airlines grew extremely quickly between 2011 and

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Gulf airspace restrictions relaxed

In a wave of reconciliation sweeping across the Gulf States, the United Arab Emirates has reopened its borders and airspace to Qatar after boycotting the small energy-rich country alongside its Gulf allies since 2017. Further, Saudi Arabia has announced the reopening of its airspace and borders with Qatar. National carrier Qatar Airways said it had started to reroute

World Airline Outlook for 2021

In a media briefing in January, IATA’s Alexandre de Juniacsaid that the world airline industry’s situation is still perilous. “While we still see airlines turning cash positive within the year, the near-term picture is bleak. Instead of a boost from the year-end holiday period, we got even more restrictions. Governments tightened borders in