Astral Aviation

Kenya Airways Cargo and Astral agree cargo codeshare

By Mike Bryant

The cargo division of Kenya Airways (KQ Cargo) and Astral Aviation, two of the biggest air cargo carriers in Africa,…

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Astral Aviation partners with GSSA Air Logistics Group to target growth in US and Europe

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Kenya-headquartered cargo airline Astral Aviation has appointed Air Logistics Group as GSSA in Europe, the UK and US as it…

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ASL partners with Reliable Robotics to explore pilotless freighters

By Damian Brett

Aircraft operator ASL Aviation Holdings is exploring the possible use of autonomous freighter aircraft in partnership with Reliable Robotics. The…

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Air cargo leaders optimistic on future demand and capacity

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Overcapacity is not expected to be an issue in the long term, according to a group of air cargo bosses….

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Astral Aviation gears digital expansion

Kenyan cargo airline Astral Aviation has chosen FR8Manage–Airline and FR8Booking solutions to expand its digital footprint. Nairobi-based Astral has teamed…

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Reliable Robotics and Astral team up on autonomous flying

By Damian Brett

Autonomous aircraft firm Reliable Robotics and Kenya-based airline Astral Aviation have launched a new partnership they hope will increase the…

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Astral Aviation to operate first two Embraer E190F conversions

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Aircraft leasing company Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has agreed a memorandum of understanding to place the first two Embraer E190F…

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Astral eyes widebody expansion with B777Fs

By Damian Brett

Kenya-based cargo airline Astral Aviation, which is expanding its 14-strong fleet with three Boeing B757-200Fs and two Airbus A320 P2Fs,…

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African airfreight on the ascent

As it emerges from the pandemic, Africa’s airfreight and logistics market is in expansion mode, attracting significant investment, writes Roger…

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TIACA’s sustainability assessment programme progresses

By Damian Brett

TIACA has started the next pilot phase of its recently launched BlueSky sustainability assessment, validation and verification programme. The pilot…

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