Astral Aviation

Astral Aviation selects Sharjah Airport as Middle East hub

By Rachelle Harry

Kenya-headquartered freighter operator Astral Aviation has selected Sharjah Airport as its Middle East hub as it expands its operations in…

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African air cargo market set to benefit from forwarder investments

By Rachelle Harry

It is hoped that recent investments by large forwarders in Africa will lead to infrastructure improvements. In January this year,…

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Astral to deploy first B767F on Nairobi route

By Damian Brett

Astral Aviation will deploy its first B767-200 freighter on a twice-weekly service between Nairobi and its Middle East hub, Sharjah….

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Astral Aviation ready to transport vaccines to and within Africa

By Roger Hailey

Kenya’s Astral Aviation is ready to support the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines to and within Africa. The Nairobi-hubbed airline, operating…

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Astral adds first B767F through ATSG deal

By Damian Brett

African cargo airline Astral Aviation has expanded its fleet to include B767F aircraft through a deal with lessor ATSG. A…

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Astral teams up with Drone Delivery Canada to target Kenya market

By Damian Brett

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) and Africa-based freighter operator Astral Aviation’s drone division are teaming up to potentially launch drone operations…

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Astral expands intra-Africa air cargo network

By Damian Brett

Astral Aviation has expanded its intra-African network to meet capacity shortages caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The Nairobi-headquartered airline said…

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TIACA: African air cargo sector faces capacity shortage

By Damian Brett

TIACA has raised its concern that the air cargo sector in Africa could be hit with a capacity shortage on…

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Astral adjusts freighter schedule

By Damian Brett

African freighter operator Astral Aviation has adjusted its flight schedule in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The carrier said that…

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Polmans and Gadhia to take the reins at TIACA

By Damian Brett

Steven Polmans, Director Cargo and Logistics at Brussels Airport Company will take over as Chairman of The International Air Cargo…

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