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Ethiopian Airlines opens a five-star in-terminal hotel inside Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
14-09-2022 | 08:53:21
The Hotel is physically connected to Addis Ababa Bole International Departure Terminal 02 with a short walking distance from departure gate and will be managed by Ethiopian Skylight Hotel as Ethiopian Skylight In-Terminal Hotel.
ExecuJet South Africa expands charter fleet
06-09-2022 | 13:11:52
ExecuJet South Africa, part of the Luxaviation Group, is celebrating charter fleet expansion and growing recognition of the company’s outstanding safety standards.
[Kenya] Sasini to start using drones for fertilizer application and chemical spraying on its Kipkebe tea farm
25-08-2022 | 14:06:59
ahari Aviation will use drone technology on the farm to offer agricultural services such as fertilizer application and chemical spraying on the tea farm.
Air Lease announces lease placement of six new airbus a220-300 aircraft with TAAG Angola Airlines
20-07-2022 | 14:15:52
The aircraft are scheduled to deliver to the airline starting in 2023 through 2024 from ALC’s orderbook with Airbus.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Nigeria battles odds to maintain productive economy
14-07-2022 | 14:11:00
According to the International Monetary Fund, Nigeria is being pushed to the brink by inflation. Banks however, one of the pillars of the economy, have remained in good standing.
Travel and tourism jobs in Nigeria to double over the next decade, WTTC
04-07-2022 | 11:25:00
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the Travel & Tourism sector in Nigeria is expected to create 2.6 million new jobs over the next decade, doubling the number of those employed within the sector by 2032.
Qatar Airways partners with Airlink to enhance connectivity across Southern Africa
01-07-2022 | 10:28:00
Qatar Airways and Airlink signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travellers more choices, enhanced services and greater connectivity between 45 destinations in 13 countries across southern Africa and the rest of the world.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Nigeria scores big in budget transparency
23-06-2022 | 13:16:00
The infrastructure of Nigeria is such that for meaningful progress to be made, there must be give-and-take on the parts of the government and the people.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Government, Industries move to expand women enterprise
16-06-2022 | 12:49:00
With plunging profits in its prized sector, oil and gas, and an ever-climbing inflation, Nigeria is increasingly turning to what most of the world has been blind to – the potential of women in business.
South African Airways appoints Discover the World as its general sales agent in the UK
14-06-2022 | 09:49:00
South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa, has appointed Discover the World, a global player in tourism and airline representation, as its general sales agent (GSA) in the United Kingdom (UK).
Zipline unveils first onboard, acoustic detection and avoidance system for autonomous drones
13-06-2022 | 10:21:00
The global leader in instant logistics Zipline, unveiled its new Detection and Avoidance (DAA) system.
[Kenya] Fahari Aviation launches first drone cage facility to spearhead use of drones in the region
13-06-2022 | 08:02:00
Fahari Aviation, a subsidiary of Kenya’s national carrier, Kenya Airways (KQ), has launched the first drone enclosure facility in Kenya.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Banks move into East Africa, telecom pushes NSE profit
09-06-2022 | 12:39:00
The telecom industry this week recorded a peculiar development – the massive registration of Nigerian SIM card holders.
South Africa's Comair suspends flights pending receipt of funding
07-06-2022 | 09:46:00
South African airline Comair announced it is obliged to suspend all British Airways and kulula.com flights, pending successfully securing additional funding.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Banks rally behind women-led SMEs
02-06-2022 | 13:14:00
The NNPC has an approximated value of 50 trillion naira. With oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria constantly plagued by mischief and vandalism, an ECOWAS expert has profferred a very interesting solution to this persisting problem
Ethiopian launches new flight connecting Lomé with Washington DC
01-06-2022 | 16:05:00
thiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading carrier, commenced thrice-weekly passenger service to Washington DC via Lomé, Togo as of 01 June 2022.
Ethiopian Airlines to commence flights to Chennai, India 
31-05-2022 | 09:20:00
Chennai will join the vast Ethiopian network as a fourth destination in India after New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Ethiopian started its service to India with a debut flight to New Delhi in 1966, just 20 years after the airline was founded. 
Emirates reaffirms partnership with Mauritius to promote the tourism sector
18-05-2022 | 09:21:00
Emirates signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), to promote tourism to Mauritius from key markets across the Emirates network
ACC Aviation transacts B737-300 from South Africa's Star Air Cargo to Middle East
09-05-2022 | 12:53:00
ACC Aviation announced it has successfully transacted a Boeing B737-300 (ZS-TGB) from South Africa’s Star Air Cargo to a Middle East-based investor.
[Nigeria] Green Africa and FCMB ink financial deal to boost air travel
09-05-2022 | 10:07:22
Green Africa, Nigeria's Lagos-based value airline, has formed a strategic partnership with First City Monument Bank (FCMB), a financial institution in Nigeria.
Kenya Airways expands West Africa’s connectivity with Africa World Airlines partnership
06-05-2022 | 16:06:26
The partnership will provide guests increased options into the domestic destinations in Ghana and West Africa. This is part of KQ’s broader strategy to extend its footprint across the continent.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: An economic overview for Q1
05-05-2022 | 13:39:00
As we have seen over time, when one sectors hits a low point, another is seen hitting high notes. Such is the situation as we’ve seen it lately.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Telcos break new ground, digital loans gain momentum
28-04-2022 | 13:22:00
Instant loans, sometimes called digital loans, are gaining speed in the country and the telecom sector took some giant steps forward this week.
Ethiopian Airlines, others sign MoU toward Aviation MRO services
26-04-2022 | 10:47:00
Ethiopian Airlines, UTD Aviation Solutions and the African Airlines Association have signed a tripartite MoU to work together on Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) services.
South Sudan to take possession of first Geophysical Plane
25-04-2022 | 11:34:26
South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum will take possession of its first geophysical aircraft to conduct surveys of oil and other mineral deposits.
Ethiopian, UTD Aviation Solutions and AFRAA sign MoU to re-establish African aviation renaissance in MRO services
22-04-2022 | 11:19:00
Ethiopian Airlines MRO, UTD Aviation Solutions and the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), signed a tripartite MoU to work together on Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) services in pursuance to the The Brown Condor Initiative (BCI).
Delta Airlines gets South African government nod to fly to Cape Town
20-04-2022 | 13:03:36
Delta Air Lines' application to fly between Atlanta and Cape Town – via Johannesburg – has finally been approved by South Africa's government following a year-long stalemate.
Kenya Airways defers interest payment on $217m government loan
13-04-2022 | 11:36:00
Kenya Airways has been granted waivers and deferrals on unpaid interest on KES25 billion shillings (USD217 million) worth of loans from the Kenyan government.
Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Bengaluru, India
12-04-2022 | 12:54:15
The airline announced the recommencement of after it halted operations for two years due to the pandemic. Ethiopian operated its first flight services to Bengaluru in October 2019.
Emirates ramps up connections to Mauritius
11-04-2022 | 10:20:17
Emirates will be operating twice daily flights on its flagship A380 aircraft to Mauritius from 1 July 2022 to meet the increase in demand for travel to the island nation.
NAS renews ISAGO accreditation for Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salam airports in Tanzania
11-04-2022 | 10:12:44
The National Aviation Services (NAS), the aviation services provider in the emerging markets, has renewed its IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) accreditation for Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salaam airports in Tanzania.
[Ghana] International air traffic in 2022 to exceed two million people, aviation analyst
05-04-2022 | 11:54:00
Total international air traffic for Ghana through the Kotoka International Airport will exceed 2.1 million people by the end of 2022 as a result of the latest easing of measures announced at the airport by President Akufo-Addo.
EgyptAir enters 3-way partnership with ValU, Pay Tabs for e-payments
05-04-2022 | 11:05:00
EgyptAir entered into a partnership agreement with ValU and Pay Tabs Egypt this week to provide payment solutions for airline tickets.
JetBlue and Qatar Airways announce plans to expand existing global partnership
01-04-2022 | 15:59:00
JetBlue has announced it intends to expand the depth and breadth of its existing partnership with Qatar Airways to offer customers even more benefits when booking travel to and from international destinations on the global partner airline. 
Mesfin Tasew appointed new CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group
25-03-2022 | 15:05:31
The Board of Management of Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Mesfin Tasew Bekele, as Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines Group.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Persistent shortages and inflation call for new measures
24-03-2022 | 14:13:00
Africa has in the past decade positioned itself as a knowledge economy, with one of the most robust startup ecosystems in the world.
South African aviation authority grounds Comair fleet
15-03-2022 | 12:27:27
South Africa's aviation regulator has indefinitely grounded a fleet owned by Comair, a British Airways franchise, following a series of safety incidents.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Experts point toward startup management for local productivity
10-03-2022 | 12:25:00
Nigeria’s crown jewel, oil and gas, has been in a state of mild disrepair for several months now. There’s an ongoing fuel scarcity situation that is intensifying by the day and causing a ripple effect in every aspect of daily life.
Ethiopian inks partnership agreement with IDIPO and Air Djibouti for sea - air transport
10-03-2022 | 11:17:09
Ethiopian Airlines has signed a strategic partnership agreement to jointly commence sea-air multimodal transportation with International Djibouti Industrial Park Operation (IDIPO) and Air Djibouti for an expeditious transportation of goods to Africa.
Ethiopian Airlines, Boeing sign MoU for new 777-8 Freighter
10-03-2022 | 11:07:00
Ethiopian Airlines and its longstanding partner Boeing, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the intent to purchase five 777-8 Freighters.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: A call for exports diversification for higher market gains
04-03-2022 | 11:28:00
Agriculturists and entrepreneurs are working harder than ever to address food sufficiency, but energy rests firmly on the government’s shoulders.
[South Africa] Government concludes 51% sale of South African Airways
01-03-2022 | 11:26:00
The South African government has concluded and signed a sales and purchase agreement for the sale of 51% of South African Airways with its preferred strategic equity partner, the Takatso Consortium.
[South Africa] Airlink, Legacy Lifestyle partner to launch cashback loyalty programme for passengers
25-02-2022 | 11:33:00
Southern Africa’s Airlink has partnered with Legacy Lifestyle to offer passengers the ability to earn CashBack rewards when they fly on all Airlink flights, irrespective of the type of ticket or the class booked.
EGYPTAIR to launch year-round direct Dublin-Cairo services
25-02-2022 | 11:22:54
Dublin Airport announced that EGYPTAIR will launch a new year-round direct Dublin-Cairo services this summer, commencing on June 2, to operate four times per week and will be Ireland’s first scheduled air service to and from Egypt.
Ghana Airports Company appoints Pamela Djamson-Tettey as new Managing Director
21-02-2022 | 12:03:00
Pamela Djamson-Tettey has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Ghana Airports Company.
Zipline and Kisumu County Seal Partnership
18-02-2022 | 11:01:00
Zipline and Kisumu County, a Member of the Lake Region Economic Bloc, Seal Partnership to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage Across the County.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: State to digitize tourism, FG takes on efficient mobility
17-02-2022 | 13:50:00
Banking is one of the most thriving sectors in Nigeria. The reason for this success has been attributed to the efficiency with which this industry has leveraged technology to modernize its operations.
Air Arabia Egypt launches new service between Sohag and Gassim in Saudi Arabia
15-02-2022 | 18:19:41
Gassim is considered the seventh route that Air Arabia Egypt flies to after Riyadh, Jeddah, Tabuk, Taif, Al Jouf, and Hail in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
IATA launches new ground operations portal
14-02-2022 | 13:37:00
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IGOM Portal, a major support tool for the efficient implementation of the IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM).
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Economic conditions returning to pre-pandemic levels
10-02-2022 | 12:28:00
The startup movement has picked up pace in Nigeria over the last decade, with the government and responsible agencies ramping up efforts in motivating the burgeoning industry.
Emirates resumes passenger services to and from Casablanca, Morocco
09-02-2022 | 11:04:00
Emirates announced a full return of passenger services to and from Casablanca in Morocco, marking a full restoration of Emirates’ pre-pandemic African network including 21 cities spread across the continent.
[Zambia] NAS launches Pearl Lounge at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in partnership with NAC2000
09-02-2022 | 10:37:00
The National Aviation Services (NAS), has partnered with NAC2000 Corporation, to launch the Pearl Lounge at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) in Lusaka, Zambia.
[Nigeria] Air Peace resumes direct flights to Dubai
08-02-2022 | 10:51:16
Nigeria’s airline, Air Peace has revealed plans to resume direct flights to Dubai, United Arab Emirates on March 1, 2022.
Emirates restores flights to five African countries
08-02-2022 | 09:50:00
Emirates resumed its passenger operations between Dubai and five African countries, offering customers more choice, superior value and enhanced connectivity to and through Dubai.
Air Senegal rolls out Moment’s Flymingo Box onboard its fleet
04-02-2022 | 12:36:00
Moment, a French tech company specialised in entertainment and passenger experience solutions for the travel industry, has been selected by Air Senegal to install its In-Flight Entertainment system (W-IFE), the Flymingo Box, aboard the airline’s fleet.
[South Africa] Etihad to resume Johannesburg service from March 3
31-01-2022 | 10:05:00
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways will resume services to/from Johannesburg, South Africa, starting March 3, the airline said.
[Nigeria] Air Peace takes delivery of new A320 fleet
26-01-2022 | 13:20:43
Nigerian-based airline, Air Peace, has taken delivery of two Airbus A320 aircraft, bringing the carrier’s Airbus fleet to four A320 aircraft.
NAS renews ISAGO certification in Cote d’Ivoire to enhance safety and quality
26-01-2022 | 09:42:00
National Aviation Services (NAS), the aviation services provider in emerging markets, successfully renewed its IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) certification in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire for the third time.
South African Airways resumes flights to Durban
24-01-2022 | 12:54:54
South African Airways (SAA) is to resume flights to Durban with three times daily return service effective 4th March 2022.
Google Cloud collaborates with Comair to provide seamless travel experiences in Sub-Saharan Africa
17-01-2022 | 09:56:18
Google Cloud is teaming up with Comair, operator of the British Airways brand and the Kulula budget carrier in Sub-Saharan Africa, to accelerate the aviation group’s digital transformation plans.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What 2022 portends for East Africa
14-01-2022 | 14:50:00
As the East African Community, EAC, member states eye innovative ways of deepening integration and trading more with each other, the bloc and individual countries are putting in place mechanisms, policies and legislation that seek to address longstanding hiccups that have put the brakes on seamless regional trade.
CIOs are betting on technology to support aviation industry recovery, SITA report
12-01-2022 | 12:40:49
The majority of airlines (84%) and airports (81%) expect to spend the same or more in 2022 compared to 2021, with spending on automation of passenger processing seeing a significant rise.
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services avails online air cargo booking platform
12-01-2022 | 12:38:03
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network operator has launched a new feature that enables customers to make online reservations for their cargo.
Agile software is a boon to manufacturing for Ghana and Rwanda
12-01-2022 | 09:01:00
Processes originally aimed at speedy application development are giving manufacturers the tools to build the next generation of urban-flight and space vehicles in Africa.
Aviation sees better performance this year than in 2020 - Air Tanzania MD
30-12-2021 | 12:07:52
The year 2021 was more presentable to the aviation industry compared to the preceding one - thus reviving hopes for a speedier recovery.
Uganda Airlines poised to acquire narrow body jets
29-12-2021 | 14:55:00
Uganda Airlines is planning to acquire its first narrow body jets, interim chief executive Jenifer Bamuturaki has disclosed.
[Kenya] Government drops plans to renationalise Kenya Airways
29-12-2021 | 11:16:00
Nairobi has scrapped its plan to renationalise Kenya Airways, and will instead protect its financial interests during a USD1billion restructuring of the flag carrier that will include a USD827million debt takeover and a USD473 million cash injection.
Ethiopian Airlines to resume using Boeing 737 MAX planes in February
28-12-2021 | 10:53:00
Ethiopian Airlines plans to resume flying Boeing 737 MAX planes on its fleet in February 2022, saying it was satisfied with their safety.
DPO Group partners with Amadeus to offer mobile money payments for international airline customers across Africa
16-12-2021 | 14:37:00
Amadeus, a global player in travel technology, has partnered with pan-African digital payments company, DPO Group, to enable digital payments for regional and international airlines.
APOC appoints Pete Allwood as Vice President, Business Development, EMEA
15-12-2021 | 10:52:00
APOC has appointed industry specialist, Pete Allwood as Vice President, Business Development, to guide and focus its expansion programme throughout the EMEA region.
[South Africa] SAA signs interline agreement with CemAir to extend route network reach
15-12-2021 | 10:31:14
South African Airways (SAA) has signed a co-operation agreement with local and regional carrier CemAir, to extend the route network reach of both operators and offer customers a seamless check-in experience.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Industries unanimously look toward renewable, sustainable practices
03-12-2021 | 12:13:00
The Covid-19 crisis has been cause for numerous economic slumps round the world; companies were shut down, production halted, industries crippled and prices skyrocketed the world over.
Ethiopian partners with IDC to launch Zambia Airways
30-11-2021 | 11:11:00
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, announced it has finalized preparations for the launch of Zambia’s National Carrier in a joint venture with Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: A 5G promise looms, global trade predictions show winning numbers
26-11-2021 | 12:12:00
Nigeria’s tactic is one of sharpening the sectors that have shown promise (such as technology, agriculture and banking) while throwing resources at those that have been in a work-in-progress mode for years.
Air and travel services provider dnata announces investment in Zanzibar aviation industry
26-11-2021 | 07:50:21
dnata will provide its globally renowned, quality ground and passenger handling services to airline customers at ZNZ, ensuring safe and timely operations of flights and an excellent travel experience for passengers. dnata expects to handle over 4,000 flights annually at the airport.
Kenya Airways and South African Airways sign strategic partnership framework
24-11-2021 | 15:04:00
Kenya’s national carrier, Kenya Airways (KQ), signed a Strategic Partnership Framework with South African Airways (SAA), a key milestone towards co-starting a Pan African Airline Group by 2023.
Cairo among the most popular air travel destinations in MENA region, Wingie research
22-11-2021 | 12:24:00
Wingie, a Germany-based flight-booking website, has released new data on changing trends pertaining to air travel in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Brussels Airlines confirms its position in the African market with a new brand identity
19-11-2021 | 07:25:49
Brussels Airlines unveiled a new brand identity, confirming its position in the market as Belgium’s home carrier and the Africa expert of the Lufthansa Group.
Saudi Fund for Development marks completion of $31 million Banjul International Airport Project in Gambia
18-11-2021 | 15:34:08
The SFD supplied a loan worth $31 million to fund the project which will increase the airport’s operational capacity by 43%, enhancing trade and supporting economic growth.
Ethiopian, Boeing sign MoU for B787 landing gear exchange
17-11-2021 | 13:08:00
At the Dubai Air Show, Boeing signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethiopian Airlines to help the airline bring cost savings to its maintenance operations with Boeing's 787 landing gear exchange program.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Nigeria enters green market, takes on AfCFTA implementation
12-11-2021 | 12:40:00
The collaboration of government with industries is crucial for economic progress, be the market large or small. Nigeria knows this and is taking steps to work closely and create better transparency in one of the country’s most robust industries.
Emirates reintroduces services to Algiers, extends African network to 21 cities
12-11-2021 | 09:09:00
Emirates announced the reintroduction of its flights to Algiers, Algeria, as of 9 November. Flights from Dubai to Algiers will operate twice a week. The resumption of flights to Algiers boosts Emirates’ African network to 21 destinations.
UNWTO partners with AFRAA to strengthen Africa's tourism and travel sector
22-10-2021 | 15:28:14
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) to strengthen the relationship between the aviation and tourism sector in Africa.
NAS renforce sa présence en Afrique grâce à un partenariat stratégique avec Siginon Aviation au Kenya
21-10-2021 | 23:27:00
NAS a ajouté 16 nouveaux aéroports à son réseau en pleine croissance au cours de la dernière année.
National Aviation Services acquires majority stake in Kenya’s Siginon Aviation Ltd
21-10-2021 | 12:07:00
A combination of NAS’s global presence and expertise in airport services with Siginon Aviation’s experience in Kenya will successfully strengthen the ground handling, ramp handling and cargo handling capabilities in the region, especially in East Africa.
Ethiopian Airlines partners with Aero HygenX for deployment of autonomous UV-C disinfecting solution
20-10-2021 | 11:48:00
Ethiopian Airlines and Aero HygenX signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining a plan for fleetwide deployment and regional marketing of Aero HygenX’s autonomous UV-C light disinfecting robot.
South African carrier Airlink partners with Discovery Vitality to offer customers 75% discount on local and regional flights
20-10-2021 | 09:04:57
From next year, Airlink and Discovery Vitality customers are in line for discounts of up to 75% on local and regional flights as a result of a new partnership which sees Airlink join Discovery’s Vitality Travel platform.
Ethiopian Airlines enters into an interline agreement with South Africa’s Airlink
15-10-2021 | 12:41:09
With the interline agreements between the two carriers, passengers can book through their itineraries on both airlines easily. The partnership attracts more customers providing ease of connectivity to their destinations served by both Ethiopian and Airlink.
La SID accorde un financement de $50 millions en faveur de la compagnie ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance
12-10-2021 | 18:23:00
La Société islamique pour le développement du secteur privé et la compagnie ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance ont signé un accord de financement syndiqué garanti de quatre ans pour 75 millions USD avec une participation de 50 millions USD de la part de la SID.
Ethiopian Airlines resumes flight to Enugu, Nigeria
12-10-2021 | 09:52:34
The flights are operated on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Ethiopian is one of the oldest carriers flying to Nigeria and has been serving the country since 1960, strengthening trade, cultural and tourism ties between Nigeria and the rest of the world.
Etihad Cargo signs pharma agreement with Astral Aviation and Kenya Airways to expand its African footprint
08-10-2021 | 08:21:25
Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Aviation Group, has expanded its pharma sector reach into Africa with the signing of a Service Legal Agreement (SLA) with Astral Aviation and Kenya Airways.
Ethiopian inks partnership with AccessRail to provide intermodal transportation
07-10-2021 | 08:27:00
Ethiopian Airlines has signed Codeshare and Interline Agreement with AccessRail to widen connectivity options for its passengers destined to Western Europe, United Kingdom, Scandinavian, Japan and Canada.
RwandAir and Qatar Airways seal milestone codeshare agreement
06-10-2021 | 09:56:47
RwandAir and Qatar Airways have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travelers more choice, enhanced service, and greater connectivity to more than 65 destinations across Africa and the rest of the world.
IATA intervenes to rebuild South Africa’s tourism industry
05-10-2021 | 09:15:00
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the South African government to step up its support for the air transport industry to facilitate the recovery of industries supported by aviation such as travel and tourism.
Condor launches flights to Mauritius, Seychelles and Maldives
05-10-2021 | 09:06:00
Condor announced it has launched flights to Mauritius, the Seychelles and the Maldives, three of the most popular destinations in the Indian Ocean.
Boeing appoints Kuljit Ghata-Aura as President for Boeing Middle East, Turkey and Africa
01-10-2021 | 15:33:00
The Boeing Company announced the appointment of Kuljit Ghata-Aura as the new president of Boeing Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), excluding the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, effective September 30 2021.
Etihad launches flights to Johannesburg, Cape Town and Zanzibar
01-10-2021 | 15:22:00
Etihad Airways announced three new quarantine-free destinations for the coming winter season. This November, the airline will begin flying to Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa, and the beautiful Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar.
United Airlines partners with Airlink to connect customers between the U.S. and Southern Africa
29-09-2021 | 09:16:00
United Airlines and Airlink, a South African airline, announced a new codeshare agreement that will offer customers more connections between the U.S. and Southern Africa than any other airline alliance.
Emirates becomes first airline to implement IATA Travel Pass across six continents
23-09-2021 | 12:43:34
Emirates is the first airline to implement the International Air Transport Association's IATA Travel Pass solution on six continents as it rolls out this digital health pass to customers at all its destinations.
United Airlines to begin flights between Washington D.C. and Lagos Nigeria in November
21-09-2021 | 10:15:00
United Airlines announced that new service between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria will begin November 29 (subject to government approval). The airline will operate three weekly flights connecting the U.S. capital to Nigeria's largest city.