Route Planning & Tourism

Airlink adds three new destinations in Mozambique

Posted 20 October 2020

Airlink, the privately-owned regional airline, will enhance its South Africa and Mozambique network with additional scheduled services to Pemba, Vilanculos and Beira in Mozambique.

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Airlink reconnects Johannesburg to Windhoek

Posted 16 October 2020

Airlink will launch daily direct air services reconnecting Johannesburg with Windhoek starting on 26 October.

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Qatar Airways and Airlink in interline agreement

Posted 14 October 2020

Qatar Airways has signed an interline agreement with Airlink, further expanding its presence in Southern Africa as the largest carrier to operate from the region.

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Airlink launches Maputo – Jo’burg service

Posted 14 October 2020

Airlink has reconnected Mozambique and South Africa with the launch of its new scheduled passenger air service between Maputo and Johannesburg.

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Air Austral resumes flights to Nosy Be island in Madagascar

Posted 7 October 2020

After several months of suspension, Air Austral has been authorised to resume its flights from and to this Malagasy destination.

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Airlink adds more services in Africa

Posted 5 October 2020

Airlink will commence services to Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and Mozambique.

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Air Seychelles to resume limited services across its network this winter

Posted 1 October 2020

Air Seychelles announces that the national airline will resume limited passenger services across its regional network from Seychelles to Mauritius, Johannesburg and Tel Aviv this winter.

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Mauritius announces a phased easing of travel restrictions

Posted 29 September 2020

As from 01 October 2020, borders will be opened to Mauritian nationals, residents and to tourists travelling for long stays.

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EgyptAir resumes more flight destinations

Posted 28 September 2020

EgyptAir will resume services from Cairo to Muscat, Amman, Kigali, Johannesburg, and Entebbe.

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Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Victoria Falls

Posted 24 September 2020

Ethiopian Airlines Group today announced the resumption of its flight services to Victoria Falls - one of African’s most spectacular natural sites - from 6th October 2020.

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Emirates to resume flights to Jo'burg, Cape Town, Durban, Harare and Mauritius

Posted 24 September 2020

Emirates today announced it will resume flights to Johannesburg (1st October), Cape Town (1st October), Durban (4th October) in South Africa; Harare in Zimbabwe (1st October) and Mauritius (3rd

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Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town

Posted 23 September 2020

Ethiopian Airlines have confirmed it will resume flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa as of 01 October 2020.

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RwandAir to restart its flights to and from London and Brussels

Posted 18 September 2020

RwandAir is to resume flights to and from London and Brussels to Kigali from 3rd October 2020, as it reinstates its passenger network.

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Qatar Airways increases more African services

Posted 17 September 2020

Qatar Airways is to resume services to Entebbe, Seychelles, and Windhoek, as well as many more global destinations.

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Emirates restarts flights to Luanda

Posted 17 September 2020

Emirates' African network will expand to 15 destinations with the restart of Luanda, Angola from 1 October.

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Qatar Airways to launch four weekly flights to Accra

Posted 15 September 2020

Qatar Airways will operate four weekly flights to Accra, Ghana via Lagos from 29 September.

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Emirates adds Casablanca to its route network

Posted 11 September 2020

Emirates will resume passenger services to Casablanca, Morocco from 18 September.

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Emirates announces repatriation flights to Casablanca

Posted 8 September 2020

To help stranded Moroccans around the globe get home, Emirates plans to operate two flights between Dubai and Casablanca on 8 and 9 September.

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Qatar Airways resumes four weekly flights to Lagos

Posted 8 September 2020

Qatar Airways is to resume four weekly flights to Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) Lagos, Nigeria from 10 September 2020.

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Emirates to resume services to Accra and Abidjan

Posted 2 September 2020

Emirates will resume flights to Accra, Ghana and Abidjan, Ivory Coast from 6 September.

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Qatar Airways resumes flights to Mogadishu

Posted 1 September 2020

Qatar Airways will resume three-weekly flights to Mogadishu, Somalia from 06 September 2020.

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Emirates to resume flights to Lusaka

Posted 28 August 2020

Emirates will re-start passenger services to Lusaka with two weekly flights to/from Dubai effective 4 September, which will boost the airline's global network to 79 cities.

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Emirates adds Conakry and Dakar to its network

Posted 26 August 2020

Emirates will resume passenger services to Conakry, Guinea and Dakar, Senegal from September 3, taking the total number of cities served by Emirates in Africa to eight.

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Nigeria to resume scheduled international flights

Posted 24 August 2020

The Nigerian Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika, has confirmed scheduled international flights from Nigeria will restart on August 29.

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Ethiopian increases domestic flight services

Posted 18 August 2020

Ethiopian Airlines has increased the frequency of its scheduled flights on its domestic destinations to meet the growing demand.

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Qatar Airways resumes more flights to Africa

Posted 7 August 2020

Qatar Airways will resume services to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) - Nairobi, Kenya with 14 weekly flights and to Kigali International Airport (KGL) - Kigali, Rwanda with three weekly flights.

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Egypt issues travel decree

Posted 7 August 2020

The Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation has said that the Prime Minister’s decree on prohibiting travelling to Egypt, unless all travellers have a negative PCR test, is applicable only to non-Egyptians.

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Air Mauritius doubles daily flights to Rodrigues

Posted 5 August 2020

Air Mauritius, following their successful resumption of commercial flights on the Rodrigues route on the 1st of July, have from the beginning of this month, added a second daily flight to the Island.

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EgyptAir to resume services to Kuwait

Posted 28 July 2020

EgyptAir will gradually resume its flights between Egypt and Kuwait by 15 weekly flights starting August 1, 2020.

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Rwanda resumes commercial flights

Posted 27 July 2020

The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has announced that commercial flights will once again be welcomed back into the East African country from August 1, 2020.

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Emirates resumes services to Nairobi

Posted 27 July 2020

Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Nairobi from 2 August.

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Emirates resumes flights to Addis Ababa

Posted 16 July 2020

Emirates will resume services to Addis Ababa from August 1.

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Ethiopian Airlines to resume services to Cameroon

Posted 13 July 2020

Ethiopian Airlines will resumes services to Duala and Yaoundé on a special permit.

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Emirates to resume flights to Dar es Salaam

Posted 9 July 2020

Emirates will resume services to Dar es Salaam from August 1.

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Emirates to re-start flights to Cairo, Tunis, Malé and Khartoum

Posted 29 June 2020

Emirates will re-start passenger flights to Cairo from 1 July, Tunis from 1 July, Malé from 16 July, and Khartoum from 03 July.

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EgyptAir to resume non-stop flights

Posted 25 June 2020

EgyptAir will resume its non-stop flights to more than 29 international destinations starting July 1, 2020.

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Delta returns to Cape Town after 10 year break

Posted 24 June 2020

US carrier Delta is to restart flights to Cape Town with an extension to its route from Atlanta to Johannesburg.

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Equatorial Guinea resumes domestic flights

Posted 15 June 2020

Equatorial Guinea has today resumed its domestic services.

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Tunisia prepares to open the way for international flights

Posted 12 June 2020

Tunisia’s government has announced plans to resume commercial flights to the country and reopen its airspace, land and sea borders on 27 June.

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RwandAir extends temporary suspension of passenger flights

Posted 9 June 2020

As Rwanda’s borders remain closed to passenger flights in order to curb the spread of Covid-19, RwandAir has announced it will extend the temporary suspension of passenger flights until the restrictions are lifted.

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Urgent appeal to international community to support African Travel and Tourism Sector

Posted 6 May 2020

Five international air transport and tourism bodies have launched an appeal to international financial institutions, country development partners and international donors to support

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Emirates announces limited passenger services in Africa for week ahead

Posted 23 April 2020

Emirates plans to operate passenger services to limited destinations in Africa next week.

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Osprey warns operators to get support on the ground as Africa closes doors

Posted 10 April 2020

While Africa remains the continent least-affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic, almost every nation now has confirmed cases of the disease and numbers are increasing. Health experts consider Africa as a

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SAA suspends all regional and international flights

Posted 20 March 2020

South African Airways (SAA) has suspended all regional and international flights until the end of May due to the transmission of COVID-19.

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EgyptAir to continue domestic flights in Egypt

Posted 17 March 2020

EgyptAir has confirmed it will continue its domestic flights in Egypt as well as air freight flights as normal even during the suspension of international flights that starts from next Thursday.

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EgyptAir suspends flights to Saudi Arabia

Posted 9 March 2020

EgyptAir has announced that flights to Saudi Arabian cities are currently suspended, these include Dammam, Qassim, Abha, Jeddah and Medina cities starting from March 9 until further notice.

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AVIATION AFRICA: Krimson launches new Ethiopian travel service

Posted 4 March 2020

Krimson Aviation, the Addis Ababa-based flight support, charter and aviation consultancy launched a new high-end travel service called Krimson Koncierge. at Aviation Africa 2020, the annual meeting for the African

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Air Senegal to launch London Stansted to Dakar direct flights

Posted 25 February 2020

Air Senegal is to launch a direct service operating between London Stansted and Dakar this summer.

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Kenya Airways expands codeshare with Alitalia

Posted 20 February 2020

Kenya Airways has signed an enhanced codeshare agreement with Alitalia (a partner airline in the SkyTeam alliance), creating additional connectivity to the networks of the two airlines, into Africa, Europe, the Far East and South America.

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Ethiopia named ‘one of the most exciting places to visit in Africa’

Posted 14 February 2020

Ethiopia has been named as one of the worlds must see destinations revealed in National Geographic Travellers cool list for 2020.

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Royal Air Maroc and British Airways sign codeshare agreement

Posted 13 February 2020

British Airways and Royal Air Maroc have announced a new codeshare agreement which will open up new routes across Morocco including Casablanca and Agadir.

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Turkish Airlines adds Malabo to its flight network

Posted 10 February 2020

Turkish Airlines has started its operations to Malabo on February 7, making the capital of Equatorial Guinea its 319th destination.

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RwandAir to temporarily suspend flights to and from Guangzhou

Posted 31 January 2020

RwandAir is to suspend flights with immediate effect between the Rwandan capital, Kigali, and the Chinese city of Guangzhou. The decision will be reviewed later in February.

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EgyptAir suspends flights to china to avoid coronavirus

Posted 30 January 2020

EgyptAir has announced the suspension of its flights from/to Chinese cities.

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Air Austral temporarily suspends flights from Reunion to Canton

Posted 30 January 2020

In light of the coronavirus situation in China, Air Austral has decided to suspend its flights to and from Canton from 8 February to 1 March.

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West Africa sees rapid hotel growth and increased flight connections

Posted 28 January 2020

Today, Africa is seen as one of the most promising regions for hotel developers. Aside from small chains and independents, four global hotel groups dominate signings and openings on the continent. Research by APO

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SAA operates new Airbus A350-900 to JFK powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine

Posted 22 January 2020

South African Airways (SAA) new Airbus A350-900 operated its first international flight from O.R Tambo International (ORTIA) airport to New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport.

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Qatar Airways to add Accra and Luanda to its network

Posted 15 January 2020

Qatar Airways announced during the Kuwait Aviation Show 2020 that it is adding two new African destinations to its network this year.

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Kenya Airways and British Airways expand connectivity between Europe and Africa

Posted 10 January 2020

Kenya Airways has entered an enhanced interline partnership with British Airways on flights for British Airways’ hubs in London Heathrow and Kenya Airways’ hub at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta

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Etihad Airways to increase flights to Alexandria

Posted 25 December 2019

Etihad Airways will operate its seasonal routes from Abu Dhabi to Alexandria, Egypt, between 25 June to 15 September 2020.

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RwandAir enters partnership with Optiontown

Posted 24 December 2019

RwandAir customers could now save from their ticket purchases due to a new partnership with Optiontown.

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Ethiopian Airlines celebrates first anniversary of flights from the North of England

Posted 19 December 2019

Ethiopian Airlines is marking its one-year anniversary of flights from the North of the UK by donating a rose bush featuring the nation’s famous flowers to four botanical gardens across the North

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Qatar Airways celebrates its Inaugural flight to Gaborone

Posted 18 December 2019

The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Gaborone, Botswana, touched down at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport on Sunday 15 December.

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United Airlines inaugurates first ever nonstop service between Cape Town and New York

Posted 17 December 2019

United Airlines inaugurated its nonstop three-times weekly service between Cape Town and New York/Newark, its first ever South African route and the first direct air service between the two

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EgyptAir to increase flights to several international destinations in summer 2020

Posted 16 December 2019

EgyptAir will increase its flights to several destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and the Middle East in summer 2020.

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Ethiopian Airlines celebrates one year of flights to Manchester

Posted 16 December 2019

Ethiopian Airlines has marked its one-year anniversary of flying from Manchester Airport to Addis Ababa.

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Cabo Verde Airlines starts route to Porto Alegre

Posted 16 December 2019

Cabo Verde Airlines began regular flights between Porto Alegre, Brazil, and Sal, Cabo Verde.

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Cabo Verde Airlines starts services to Lagos

Posted 10 December 2019

Cabo Verde Airlines has began regular flights to Lagos, Nigeria.

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Cabo Verde Airlines starts services to Washington D. C.

Posted 9 December 2019

Cabo Verde Airlines has commenced regular flights to Washington, D. C.

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Turkish Airlines to increase flights from Marrakesh to Istanbul

Posted 3 December 2019

Turkish Airlines has announced it will increase its services from Marrakesh (RAK) to Istanbul from five flights to seven flights per week as of December 16, 2019.

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Cabo Verde Airlines adds second weekly flight to Boston

Posted 17 November 2019

Cabo Verde Airlines will add a second flight between Cabo Verde and Boston in December.

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Air Senegal launches Dakar hub

Posted 14 November 2019

The Senegalese national airline will launch many new routes in Africa (Nouakchott, Abuja, Lagos, Accra and Casablanca).

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Ethiopian adds Bengaluru to its network

Posted 28 October 2019

Ethiopian Airlines launched a passenger flight to Bengaluru, India on 27 October 2019. There will be four weekly direct flights.

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Air Senegal will launch new routes to Marseille and Barcelona

Posted 22 October 2019

Three weekly A330neo’s flights will be operated from December 12, 2019 to Marseille and Barcelona El Prat Airport.

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RwandAir’s route to Guangzhou gets off to a flying start

Posted 21 October 2019

RwandAir says its new route to Guangzhou is performing ‘beyond expectations’.

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Kenya Airways introduces new Economy Class seat product for its long-haul routes

Posted 16 October 2019

Kenya Airways (KQ) has introduced a new seat product- Economy Comfort, which is set to enhance customer comfort and experience.

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Cairo joins the Emirates A380 network

Posted 15 October 2019

Following the recent debut of its flagship A380 aircraft to Cairo, Emirates will introduce a regular scheduled commercial A380 service to the Egyptian capital starting from 27 October 2019, four times a week.

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Cabo Verde Airlines enters the Nigerian market

Posted 7 October 2019

Cabo Verde Airlines (CVA) met with more than 300 Nigerian travel agents in Lagos, following a workshop organised by IATA in collaboration with the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA), which was co-sponsored by Cabo

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Emirates announces its first A380 service to Cairo

Posted 30 September 2019

Emirates will be operating its A380 service to Cairo International Airport on 2 October 2019, making it the first scheduled commercial airline to operate an A380 flight into Egypt.

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Africa is the second fastest growing tourism region in the world

Posted 24 September 2019

Travel and tourism remained one of the key growth drivers of Africa's economy, contributing 8.5% of the GDP in 2018; equivalent to $194.2 billion.

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A soft start to the peak travel period

Posted 9 September 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced slowing global passenger demand growth for July. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 3.6%, compared to the same month in 2018. This was down from 5.1% annual growth recorded

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Qatar Airways adds Luanda to its network

Posted 9 September 2019

Qatar Airways is to launch a new service to Luanda, Angola, starting March 2020.

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Cabo Verde Airlines to start operations to Washington in December

Posted 20 August 2019

Cape Verde Airlines is reinforcing operations in the United States with flights to Dulles International Airport in Washington this December.

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Cabo Verde Airlines adds services to Lagos

Posted 19 August 2019

Cabo Verde Airlines will start flying to Lagos, Nigeria, from December 9.

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Cabo Verde Airlines reinforces its Praia/Lisbon/Praia route

Posted 12 August 2019

Cabo Verde Airlines is reinforcing its Praia/Lisbon/Praia route with the arrival of a Boeing 737-300.

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Ethiopian to launch operations to Beira, Central Mozambique

Posted 12 August 2019

Ethiopian Airlines will launch thrice weekly service to the city of Beira in central Mozambique via Malawi effective September 3, 2019.

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First A320neo in Africa receives warm welcome in Mauritius upon landing

Posted 11 August 2019

Air Seychelles first Airbus A320neo aircraft named ‘Veuve’ has conducted its official flight to Mauritius.

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Royal Jordanian and Royal Air Maroc sign codeshare agreement

Posted 5 August 2019

Royal Jordanian and Royal Air Maroc have concluded a free sale codeshare agreement whereby RJ will market Royal Air Maroc flights, putting RJ’s carrier code on these flights between Casablanca’s Mohammed V International

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Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Lagos route

Posted 2 August 2019

A Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner touched down in Lagos this morning after its inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi.

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Turkish Airlines adds Republic of Congo’s Pointe-Noire to its flight network

Posted 1 August 2019

Turkish Airlines has added Republic of Congo’s second biggest city, Pointe-Noire to its flight network as its 58th destination in Africa. The carrier will operate three weekly flights to Pointe-Noire

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Ethiopian to expand its service in India adding Bengaluru to its network

Posted 31 July 2019

Ethiopian Airlines will start four weekly passenger flights to Bengaluru, India as of October 27, 2019.

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Sharjah Airport receives Air Peace’s inaugural flight

Posted 23 July 2019

Sharjah Airport recently received Air Peace’s inaugural flight from Lagos.

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Qatar Airways to launch direct flights to Gaborone

Posted 18 July 2019

Qatar Airways is to launch a new service to Gaborone, Botswana, starting 27 October 2019. The capital and largest city of Botswana will be the airline’s first destination in the African country.

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Etihad Airways recommences flights to Khartoum

Posted 10 July 2019

Etihad Airways will resume flights between Abu Dhabi and Khartoum, Sudan, on Tuesday, 16 July.

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Ethiopian Airlines to launch flights to Garowe in Somalia

Posted 10 July 2019

Ethiopian Airlines and SKYTRAX are to launch flight to Garowe, Somalia, via Bossaso, Somalia effective 15 July 2019.

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SAA signs agreements with Brazilian airline GOL

Posted 9 July 2019

South African Airways (SAA) has signed codeshare and Frequent Flyer agreements with Brazilian airline Gol - Linhas Aéreas (GOL).

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Precision Air extends its market presence to Brazil and Mexico

Posted 9 July 2019

Precision Air is partnering with leading GSA representative TAL Aviation, to work together on expanding the airline's presence in Brazil and Mexico.

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Emirates to resume flights to Khartoum

Posted 4 July 2019

Emirates it will resume flights to Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, from July 8, 2019.

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Ethiopian arrives in Marseille

Posted 3 July 2019

Ethiopian Airlines has made its maiden flight to Marseille.

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Turkish Airlines adds Nigeria’s Port Harcourt to its flight network

Posted 26 June 2019

Turkish Airlines has added Port Harcourt, Nigeria, to its flight network as the global carrier’s 56th destination in Africa.

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