Route Planning & Tourism

Flydubai resumes flights to Asmara

Posted 6 April 2021

Flydubai has resumed flights to Eritrea’s capital Asmara with a weekly flight service.

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Roar Africa and Emirates Executive Private Jet Safari introduce ‘epic' trips

Posted 6 April 2021

Emirates Executive Private Jet Safari has partnered with Roar Africa, a travel specialist to curate a unique journey, with an ethos rooted in humanity, targeting sustainability and conservation to four

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77% of MENA travellers are willing to get vaccinated as soon as possible

Posted 6 April 2021

Wego, an online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has released its survey on travellers’ behaviours and MENA travel trends for Q1 2021.

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Kenya Airways suspends passenger flights between Kenya and UK

Posted 6 April 2021

Kenya Airways has announced the suspension of passenger flights between Kenya and the UK effective 9th April 2021 at 00:00 HRS GMT until further notice.

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Air Austral will fly to Mayotte from Marseille during summer

Posted 31 March 2021

Air Austral has planned two weekly flights to Mayotte (Dzaoudzi) from Marseille during summer 2021.

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Etihad Airways to recommence services to Nairobi

Posted 25 March 2021

Etihad Airways has said it will recommence twice weekly services to Nairobi on May 4 2021.

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Air Cairo to start services to Conakry via Niamey

Posted 23 March 2021

Egypt’s Air Cairo is to start services to Conakry in Guinea via Niamey, Niger.

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EgyptAir resumes direct flights between Cairo and Dusseldorf

Posted 18 March 2021

EgyptAir will operate three weekly direct flights between Cairo and the German city of Dusseldorf from July 2, 2021.

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Jazeera Airways launches flights to Addis Ababa

Posted 15 March 2021

Jazeera Airways has launched a new route to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, starting March 16th.

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Etihad launches sale to Morocco

Posted 15 March 2021

After Morocco’s recent addition to the ‘green list’, Etihad Airways is encouraging residents to enjoy quarantine free travel on arrival back into Abu Dhabi with the launch of its Casablanca sale.

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Air Seychelles to resume flights from Mumbai and Dubai

Posted 12 March 2021

Air Seychelles will resume commercial passenger flights from Mumbai and Dubai.

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Kenya Airways to increase flights during Easter celebrations

Posted 11 March 2021

Kenya Airways (KQ), will increase its flight frequencies from Nairobi to Kisumu, Mombasa, Eldoret and Entebbe during Easter holidays, from 18th March to 19th April 2021.

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Air Cairo and SunExpress sign cooperation agreement

Posted 10 March 2021

Air Cairo and SunExpress have signed a sales cooperation agreement which will allow up to 30 flights per week to the Red Sea resort of Hurghada from 14 airports in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

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EgyptAir Tourism and Duty Free lands cloud contract with IBM

Posted 10 March 2021

EgyptAir Tourism and Duty Free have entered a new agreement with IBM to leverage IBM Cloud capabilities to scale and modernise EgyptAir Duty Free back-end operations and host its SAP Travel Retail System.

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Airlink to resume daily scheduled services between Johannesburg and Maseru

Posted 9 March 2021

Airlink, the privately-owned regional airline, will resume with daily scheduled air services between Johannesburg and Maseru from 29 March 2021.

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Kenya Airways to resume flights to France

Posted 2 March 2021

National carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) has announced plans to resume direct flights from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to Charles De Gaulle (CDG), France. The direct flights are set to restart from 17th March 2021.

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Travelport rebrands and reveals new identity

Posted 24 February 2021

Worldwide travel retail platform Travelport, which operates in Africa, has launched a new visual identity, which has been created as part of the company’s first ever end-to-end rebrand.

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Airlink launches direct service between Cape Town and Walvis Bay

Posted 15 February 2021

Airlink will launch a new direct service between Cape Town and Walvis Bay, commencing on March 2, 2021.

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi commences Abu Dhabi to Alexandria route

Posted 9 February 2021

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has confirmed the start of its route from Abu Dhabi to Alexandria, Egypt on 22 February 2021.

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Ethiopia awarded Safe Travels Stamp

Posted 9 February 2021

Ethiopia is the latest destination to be awarded the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels Stamp – the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp.

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Airlink to resume scheduled air services between Johannesburg and Sishen

Posted 8 February 2021

Airlink will resume scheduled air services between Johannesburg and Sishen in the Northern Cape from 15 February 2021.

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RwandAir suspends four African destinations from its network

Posted 8 February 2021

RwandAir has suspended its services to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Lusaka and Harare effective February 8.

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RwandAir won’t lift passengers from Nigeria to Dubai

Posted 4 February 2021

RwandAir will not lift passengers from Nigeria to Dubai until further notice.

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RwandAir to launch flights to Bangui

Posted 29 January 2021

RwandAir is set to launch a new route into Central Africa with flights to Bangui.

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Lufthansa & SWISS partner with Airlink

Posted 28 January 2021

Lufthansa and SWISS are partnering with Airlink, to offer customers access to over 25 domestic destinations in South Africa.

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Air travellers ready to take their next flight within 12 months

Posted 27 January 2021

A Honeywell survey of almost 900 respondents across the Middle East, Turkey, and Central and Eastern Europe has revealed that despite reduced air travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of travellers expect to

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Qatar Airways expands African network

Posted 25 January 2021

Qatar Airways has added numerous services to its African network.

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Emirates Airlines adds two more flights into Durban

Posted 14 January 2021

Emirates Airline will add two more flights into Durban from February 1 which means that the airline will now fly a daily scheduled air service between Durban and Dubai.

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EgyptAir to start operations between Cairo and Doha

Posted 14 January 2021

After Egypt’s decision to reopen its airspace to Qatar, EgyptAir will commence a daily flight between Cairo and Doha from January 18.

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EgyptAir operates a daily flight to Lagos and Addis Ababa

Posted 4 January 2021

EgyptAir has announced the operation of a daily flight from Cairo to Addis Ababa starting January 6th and to Lagos, starting February 1, 2021.

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Comair restarts British Airways' domestic services in South Africa

Posted 16 December 2020

Comair began operating British Airways’ domestic services last week, providing a choice of more flights, more routes, a full-service offering, lounge offerings, frequent flyer benefits and a business class

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Congo Airways commences flights to South Africa

Posted 14 December 2020

Congo Airways has resumed services to South Africa from December 13.

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Kenya Airways operates direct freighter services out of Johannesburg

Posted 7 December 2020

Kenya Airways has started operating direct freighter services across southern African out of South Africa Airways (SAA) hub at Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport.

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Airlink to connect Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg

Posted 26 November 2020

Airlink will reconnect Tanzania with South Africa when it launches its first scheduled passenger flights between Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg on 01 December 2020.

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Qatar Airways to launch three weekly flights to Abuja

Posted 20 November 2020

Qatar Airways will operate three weekly flights to Abuja, Nigeria via Lagos from 27 November 2020 becoming the sixth new destination announced by the national carrier of the State of Qatar since the start of the pandemic.

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Airlink launches scheduled services between Tanzania and South Africa

Posted 18 November 2020

Airlink will reconnect Tanzania with South Africa when it launches its first scheduled passenger flights between Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg on 01 December 2020.

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Air Austral updates its flight programme

Posted 18 November 2020

The airline will resume its regional flights as from mid-December 2020.

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FlySafair partners with Emirates to strengthen travel options in South Africa

Posted 16 November 2020

Emirates airline and FlySafair today announced an interline agreement, opening up connections for customers to selected routes on FlySafair's network in South Africa.

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Qatar Airways adds Luanda to its network

Posted 12 November 2020

Qatar Airways is to launch a weekly flight to Luanda, Angola, on December 14.

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Safe Air starts new services connecting Africa and the Middle East

Posted 10 November 2020

Safe Air has started scheduled services to Dubai-Mogadishu-Nairobi, which will operate every Saturday. The first direct service will operate between Mombasa to Dubai.

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Air Seychelles is back in Johannesburg

Posted 8 November 2020

The flagship carrier of the Republic of Seychelles has successfully resumed commercial passenger services to one of its most popular routes on the airline’s network, Johannesburg.

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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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