Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) delivery service to begin in Kenya

KQ announced a deal with Skyports, a UK-based logistics company, to operate commercial drones in the country in an effort to minimize reliance on only passenger and cargo flights. They have agreed to work together to establish permanent unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operations in the country. The national carrier intends to use these drones for […]

South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan 2021 (March 2021)

Response Plan Overview PEOPLE IN NEED 8.3M PEOPLE TARGETED 6.6M REQUIREMENTS (US$) $1.68B OPERATIONAL PARTNERS 195 The 2021 South Sudan Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) identified 8.3 million people, including refugees, in need of humanitarian assistance across the country. This is an 800,000-person increase in absolute numbers from the 7.5 million people in need in 2020. […]

Africa’s first airline to trial the digital travel pass

What is the IATA Travel Pass IATA Travel Pass is a digital platform that allows passengers to easily and securely verify that they meet COVID-19 test or vaccine travel requirements, allowing governments to reopen borders. The platform, developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the trade association for the world’s airlines, is intended to […]

The three main priorities in preparing for the safe restart of African aviation

Current situation in African Aviation Industry  in 2020 A 69% drop in passenger demand in Africa compared to 66% globally. Passenger demand is back to 1998 levels. A 61% drop in capacity in Africa compared to 57% globally. Air cargo was a bright spot for African carriers, cargo volumes increased by 1% in Africa, this […]

Remote cargo operations during the wet season in South Sudan & the wider Eastern Africa region

Here Comes The Rain. The rainy season has begun in some parts of the country and is spreading to others, ushering the country into its “lean” months, which will last until November. The rains are a major impediment to access in outlying areas, which are inaccessible by road once the rains begin. When roads are […]

How digitization & technology innovation will help rebuild the aviation industry post COVID-19

Every pandemic has two outcomes, according to medical history. On the one side, there is the obvious, medical way: when there are relatively fewer cases of illness and death; when more vaccinations are available; and when a large segment of the population of entire continents has developed immunity to the respective pathogen. Even so, a […]

How digitization & technology innovation will help rebuild the aviation industry post COVID-19

Every pandemic has two outcomes, according to medical history. On the one side, there is the obvious, medical way: when there are relatively fewer cases of illness and death; when more vaccinations are available; and when a large segment of the population of entire continents has developed immunity to the respective pathogen. Even so, a […]

Solutions for Systems in Aerospace, Defence, Security & Simulation Sectors in Africa

everis Group is Gossamer Crossing technology partner for aerospace and defence, ATM, UTM, Airport management systems, satellite communication, training & simulation. We provide global solutions for the implementation of key components in the aerospace, defence, security and simulation industries, combining reliable and creative technologies through proprietary design. We work in leading-edge technical industries, such as […]

Gossamer Crossing Partnership with HESCO: Flood & Erosion Control

FLOOD AND EROSION CONTROL SOLUTIONS GOSSAMER CROSSING AND HESCO PLAN TO PROTECT When a storm and flooding is impending, time is of the essence. Having a plan in place before floodwaters begin to rise will mean that damage to critical infrastructure, home or assets is minimal or, even better, none existent.  Our team of technical […]

Gossamer Crossing Partnership with HESCO

About HESCO HESCO are the original developers of the HESCO MIL Defensive Barrier. They engineer products that inspire confidence in military, security and environmental applications. They invest in solutions to reduce logistical burdens when faced with an emergency. They continue to develop new applications and innovations for protective systems, and we maintain integrity and innovation […]