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[Nigeria] Government approves private and commercial helicopter services at Abuja Airport
21-03-2017 | 14:35:00
The Federal Government has approved the operation of private and commercial helicopter services at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja which had been shut for rehabilitation of the runway and other facilities
[Tanzania] Precision Air resumes flights to Uganda
14-03-2017 | 10:20:00
Tanzania’s privately-owned airline Precision Air Services Plc on Tuesday announced to relaunch flights to Uganda through Entebbe International Airport.
[Nigeria] Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport officially shuts for six weeks
09-03-2017 | 08:07:00
The federal government of Nigeria has officially announced the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International, Abuja (NAIA). The government also assured Nigerians of security of life and property of all travelers.
Ethiopian Airlines to Re-Route Flights to Nigeria
07-03-2017 | 13:10:31
Ahead of plans by the Nigerian government to close the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by March 8, 2017, Ethiopian Airlines has announced plans to route flights through Kaduna airport with daily flights with its Dream Liner during the six-week closure.
Arik Air introduces promo fare to any destination in Nigeria, releases new Kaduna schedule
07-03-2017 | 11:06:00
Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest carrier, has announced a special promotional fare that will enable passengers buy a-one-way ticket to any destination in Nigeria from N16, 000.
EgyptAir in new codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways
02-03-2017 | 09:03:00
Etihad Airways and EgyptAir have signed a new codeshare partnership to be introduced in phases beginning March.
Boeing opens Kenya and South African offices
01-03-2017 | 14:58:27
U.S.-based aerospace and Defense Company Boeing International plans to open two new offices in Johannesburg, South Africa and Nairobi, Kenya, the company said in a statement.
[Kenya] Jomo Kenyatta International Airport granted category one status
24-02-2017 | 06:52:00
Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport has received category one status after a final assessment audit by the US Federal Aviation Administration which now means that Kenyans can now fly directly to the United States after waiting for eight years.
Jumia launches flight services with eyes on domestic and international travelers
23-02-2017 | 15:31:30
Online hotel booking company Jumia Travel has launched flight services for local and international travelers across the world.
Delta Airlines to Air Nigerian Movies on board
23-02-2017 | 12:25:00
American carrier, Delta Airline, has disclosed arrangements to air Nigerian movies, popularly known as Nollywood, on-board its international flights, including those between the United States and Nigeria.
[Uganda] Automation of Entebbe International Airport to cost $9.5 million
23-02-2017 | 06:48:00
The Entebbe International Airport upgrade is set to cost $9.5 million according to figures from the Civil Aviation authority.
[South Africa] Comair expresses interest in Air Botswana
20-02-2017 | 15:39:35
South Africa's Comair will be submitting a proposal to the Botswana government concerning its privatization of Air Botswana, according to reports.
Kenya Airways set to fly to Victoria Falls Zimbabwe
20-02-2017 | 10:39:30
National carrier Kenya Airways has announced that it is set to fly directly to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe starting March 18 2017 as it seeks to tap into growing customer requests.
[Algeria] Bakhouche Alleche appointed interim Director General of Air Algerie
20-02-2017 | 07:13:32
Bakhouche Alleche has been appointed as interim Director General of national airline Air Algerie, in replacement of Mohamed Abdou Bouderbala who will take up other duties.
South African Airways announces codeshare agreement with Air Seychelles
17-02-2017 | 16:00:00
South African Airways has announced a new codeshare route with Air Seychelles from Seychelles to Durban.
[Togo] Asky Airlines targets Johannesburg and Paris routes
17-02-2017 | 06:14:20
West African carrier Asky Airlines plans to extend its route network to Paris and Johannesburg as the airline part-owned by Ethiopian Airlines seeks to increase passenger numbers and revenue.
[Botswana] Government starts plans to privatize loss making Air Botswana
16-02-2017 | 10:15:00
The Botswana government has begun the process of privatizing loss-making national carrier Air Botswana.
South African Airways flies Airbus on Washington, DC route
15-02-2017 | 06:00:57
South African Airways (SAA) has introduced its new Airbus A330-300 wide-body aircraft on the three-times weekly route between Washington, DC Dulles International Airport and Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport via Dakar, Senega
Ethiopian Airlines receives $159 million from African Development Bank
13-02-2017 | 07:31:53
Ethiopian Airlines has received a $159 million loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB), boosting its expansion plans.
[Rwanda] Kigali International Airport ranked best in East Africa
10-02-2017 | 17:15:07
Kigali International Airport has been ranked the best airport in East Africa and second best in Africa by Canadian travel and hospitality firm, Sleeping Airports.
[Nigeria] Government takes over Arik Airlines to avert crisis
10-02-2017 | 11:22:06
The Nigerian government announced a lifeline to financially distressed Arik Airlines to continue.
Air Namibia partners with Turkish Airlines to boost Africa air travel
09-02-2017 | 13:04:12
Turkish Airlines and Air Namibia have signed a codeshare agreement giving a boost to the African air travel. The deal will come into effect from 1 March 2017
Ethiopian Airlines receives third Airbus A350 XWB
07-02-2017 | 15:39:24
Ethiopian Airlines has confirmed the receipt of its third Airbus A350 XWB.The aircraft is named after Erta Ale, a large basaltic shield volcano located in the Afar Region of north-eastern Ethiopia.
[Kenya] Siginon Aviation appointed Qatar cargo handler at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
07-02-2017 | 09:29:29
Logistics and transport firm Siginon Aviation has been appointed as the official ground and ramp handler for Qatar Airways Cargo at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi.
Air Tanzania bets on electronic ticketing system to improve customers’ convenience
06-02-2017 | 08:35:00
Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) has announced that it is set to unveil an electronic ticket booking system in a bid to improve customers’ convenience.