Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Ethiopian Cargo outlines expansion plans and future aims

Ethiopian Cargo is aiming to grow its freighter fleet to 18 aircraft by 2025 from the eight it operates today as it targets growth across the business. Speaking at the Africa Air Cargo Summit 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the opening speeches yesterday, the carrier’s chief executive officer, Tewolde Gebramariam said growing its fleet […]

Development of intra-African air cargo networks vital for future

Developing intra-African networks is essential to grow the continent’s airfreight market and new agreements set to come into play are set to give a significant boost. Boeing’s Thomas Crabtree (pictured above), who analyses the air cargo market for the US aircraft manufacturer told delegates at the Africa Air Cargo Summit in Addis Ababa yesterday that the […]

Challenges remain extensive in Africa, but positive signs

Africa’s air cargo market faces a raft of challenges, despite posting good growth over the last few years. Kenya Airways commercial director, Peter Musola told delegates in the session ‘Africa – the Big Picture’ at the Africa Air Cargo Summit in Addis Ababa yesterday that these include safety and security, a lack of market access, poor […]