Medicine shortage across Africa as flights grounded

Stakeholders in the pharmaceutical supply chain are grappling with a growing gap between air cargo capacity and demand for lifesaving medical products, as flights are grounded and borders closed. Many African countries now report medicine shortages and challenges in securing costly imported pharmaceutical ingredients and medical equipment. “Air freight capacityRead More →

Comair’s business rescue practitioners today (subs: 19 May 2020) held the first formal meetings with creditors and employees after the company entered business rescue on 5 May. The business rescue practitioners, Shaun Collyer and Richard Ferguson, covered the procedural aspects of the business rescue process, the reasons why Comair had entered businessRead More →

The Air France-KLM Group and Air France has agreed the details of a €7 billion state aid package for the airline following several weeks of discussions with the French state and banking institutions. On April 9 Air France-KLM warned that due to COVID 19 that it would need a liquidityRead More →

More than 16,000 passenger jets are grounded worldwide as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and airports are facing much larger issues than merely finding parking space for them. Last week, there were only 711 departures from the UK’s ten largest airports. At Heathrow alone, there would usually be 1,400Read More →


Denel is mobilising its resources and expertise towards a priority project for the local design and development of medical ventilators in support of the national response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Danie du Toit, Group Chief Executive of Denel says engineers from Denel Dynamics and Denel Aeronautics are already working roundRead More →