Africa accounts for 37% of global aviation fatalities, AfDB reveals

Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says the African aviation sector accounts for about nine percent of aircraft accidents yearly and 37 percent of aviation fatalities globally. The president revealed that while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, adding that, though the sector, ranked globally fared in 2016, it still […]

Singapore and Hong Kong’s airport dominance is under threat

For decades, Singapore and Hong Kong have reigned supreme: as key transit points connecting travelers in Asia to and from the rest of the world. But now, a $1 trillion global airport spree is threatening the status quo. About half that money is due to be spent on upgrading or building new airports in Asia, the Sydney-based CAPA […]