Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Air Cargo Africa 2017: Drones to be part of life

The potential of other transport methods including drones, UAVs and airships in Africa provided an interesting discussion to end the Air Cargo Africa conference and exhibition. The panel discussion, ‘Innovations in cargo delivery: from drones to UAVs to airships’ was moderated by BeCon Projects chief executive officer (CEO), Uwe Beck, who was joined by Astral […]

Africa has huge potential and challenges to overcome

Africa is expected to make up 20 per cent of the global population by 2050, creating a huge potential labour force and consumer market but the numerous challenges were a major talking point in the first panel discussion of Air Cargo Africa in Johannesburg. During the session, ‘Unlocking Africa’s civil aviation potential: the time is […]

Reduced tariffs and facility upgrades planned for OR Tambo

OR Tambo International Airport is to reduce tariffs by 35 per cent from 1 April and plans to improve access to cargo buildings, and will build a midfield cargo terminal. Speaking after the Air Cargo Africa conference and exhibition, OR Tambo general manager, Bongiwe Pityi (pictured above second left) said air cargo remains under pressure […]