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Should airlines standardize pre-flight testing for Covid-19

With airlines slowly starting to operate more flights as regulators in different regions of the world begin to ease travel restrictions introducing new guidelines, as airports start to fill the industry is still trying to figure out the best method for testing passengers prior to getting onboard.  The IATA and ICAO published new guidance on Covid-19 testing for air travel, with the agency advocating for the use of tests that are accurate, fast and can be performed hundreds of times per hour at busy airports.  IATA believes the verification and testing should be managed by a public health agency with some airports and airlines having already adopted own measures for testing for Covid-19 related symptoms. Airports such as Heathrow implementing camera detection systems that are capable of monitoring people as they move through the airport, other airlines giving trial runs to self-service devices at airports to be used to help identify travellers with medical conditions potentially includi

Kenya Airways (KQ) yabadili ndege ya abiria "Dreamliner" kubebea mizigo

Katika hali ya kukabiliana na mgogoro wa kiuchumi na kuendelea kupambana kwenye biashara katika kipindi hiki cha janga la #COVID-19, shirika la ndege la Kenya, Kenya airways limekuja na ubunifu wa kutumia ndege zake za dreamliners kubeba na kusafirisha mizigo. Mizigo inayosafirishwa ni misaada ya madawa na vifaa tiba na pia vyakula na mbogamboga. Mizigo hiyo husafirishwa baina ya Kenya na nchi nyingine. Ndege ya kwanza ya mizigo ilikuwa ni ya madawa na vifaa tiba iliyoondoka Nairobi kuelekea Johannesburg, Afrika ya Kusini. Ndege ya pili ya mizigo ilibeba mazao ya shambani, mbogamboga kutoka Nairobi ikielekea London Uingereza. Ndege ya tatu ilikuwa ni ya madawa na vifaa tiba kutoka China kwenda Kenya vikiwa ni katika jitihada za kupambana na janga la #COVID-19. Kwa kawaida ndege hizi za dreamliner hubeba abiria. Lakini kufuatia kipindi hiki cha janga la  COVID19 mashirika ya ndege yamelazimika kusitisha kutoa huduma za usafiri wa abiria kutokana na makatazo ya mat

Safran becomes a partner of the African Airlines Association

During the 51th Annual General Assembly of the African Airlines Association, held on November 11&12, Safran announced it had established a partnership with the association, which works to promote safe, reliable, economical and efficient air transport services in Africa. The Annual General Assembly of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), which has been sponsoring by CFM International* for many years, gave Safran the opportunity to announce that it has become an official partner of AFRAA . In taking on this commitment, the Group is keen to participate in AFRAA's work to develop the African market and support its growth. This partnership will also enable Safran to raise its profile among the African aeronautic community.   " In order to improve the competitiveness of African airlines, we have created the AFRAA consulting unit, which will act as a center for knowledge and expertise concerning the African air transport market, &q

Apprenticeship Positions at Precision Air - (10 Posts)

JOB VACANCY Precision Air Services Plc is a fast-growing private Tanzanian airline which operates in Partnership with Kenya Airways, with its strategy to expand wings beyond East Africa and Africa. In order to keep our services at a higher level and meet our customers’ maximum satisfaction, we wish to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill in these challenging positions. 1. POSITION: APPRENTICE PRODUCTION PLANNING & CONTROL ENGINEER (1 POST) REPORTS TO: MANAGER TECHNICAL SERVICES DUTY STATION: DAR ES SALAAM. ROLE PURPOSE OF THE STATEMENT To undertake a structured On-Job-Training (OJT) Program to Originate, plan for, implement, analyze and refine short and long term maintenance activities to meet Company Business, Civil Aviation Authority and Third Party requirements in the assigned area. Upon successful completion of the Program the candidate will gain the required skills and knowledge to support the operational requirements of an Approved


As part of the commemoration marking the International Civil Aviation Day (ICAD) on 7 December 2019 and the 75 anniversary of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA)  is  conducting an essay competition centered on the theme  THE ROLES OF NATIONAL CARRIER- AIR TANZANIA IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT .  TCAA  is a corporate body, established under the Civil Aviation Act, CAP 80 (R.E 2006). The Act mandates the Authority to regulate economic, safety and security aspect s  of the civil aviation industry as well as providing air navigation services in the United Republic of Tanzania. PRIZES Top three winners will get laptop prizes. ELIGIBILITY Tanzanian primary or secondary schools’ pupils between the age of 10- 13 years. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES ·   Each participant is permitted to submit only one individual entry. ·   It must be an original work of the participant. ·   It should not have previously been submi