Satellites and their importance for essential services in Africa

The debate on satellite broadband connectivity in Africa is turning. Until now satellites have been deemed an expensive and impractical alternative to fibre optic...

JetBlue and Royal Air Maroc Partner to Bring More Access to Africa

- New options to Africa available via New York/JFK - - Royal Air Maroc offers daily nonstop service to Casablanca from JFK - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:...

UAE inks Air Services Agreement with Burundi

Dubai, UAE: The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authorityhas signed an air services Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and initialed an...

OAG Delivers ‘Analyser’ to African Airlines Association

OAG, the global flight information provider, is strengthening the company's commitment to African aviation by providing the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) with the industry-leading OAG...

I have a Dreamliner: Ethiopian Airlines becomes first airline to operate the Boeing 787

By Nicholas Pescod - AfricanBrains On Aug. 28, 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. may have said “I have a dream,” in his famous speech out...

MasterCard and EGYPTAIR Collaborate To Promote Tourism in Egypt

Exclusive MasterCard Cash Back Promotion Launched for Web Bookings with EGYPTAIR In an effort to increase tourist traffic into Egypt, MasterCard  and EGYPTAIR, the...

Inmarsat Introduces BGAN Link Promotions Designed for Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has introduced new promotional initiatives for its BGAN Link service tailored to meet...

Avanti announces successful launch of its HYLAS 2 Satellite

Avanti Communications Group plc, the satellite operator, announces the successful launch of HYLAS 2 from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on Ariane...

US rover touches down on Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, loaded with the most-sophisticated instruments ever used to explore another world, touched down on the Red Planet early Monday morning,...

Solar Impulse Returns Safely from Africa

By: Mathias Aarre Mæhlum - AfricanBrains Solar Impulse, Switzerland’s solar-powered aircraft landed safely in Madrid, Spain, last week after it flew back from the Moroccan...

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