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Kenya Airways kicks off holiday campaign to popular destinations

Posted 20 September 2021

Kenya Airways has activated a campaign across the airline’s network allowing customers special ticket discounts of up to 30% off to destinations.

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Seychelles borders open up to South Africa

Posted 15 September 2021

Air Seychelles has confirmed that the national flag carrier will reinstate commercial passenger services between Johannesburg and the Seychelles effective 26 September, 2021.

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EgyptAir to operate non-stop services between Cairo and Dhaka

Posted 14 September 2021

EgyptAir plans to operate non-stop flights between Cairo and Dhaka in Bangladesh by November 2021.

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RwandAir adds Lubumbashi and Goma to its network

Posted 14 September 2021

RwandAir continues its recovery from the pandemic by adding additional routes to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from September.

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Emirates expands operations in South Africa

Posted 8 September 2021

Emirates will be expanding its operations in and out of South Africa, boosting its schedule to 28 weekly flights by October.

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Air Senegal now operates in the USA

Posted 5 September 2021

Air Senegal has inaugurated its new route between Dakar and New York / Baltimore.

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Emirates extends Nigeria flight suspensions until September

Posted 31 August 2021

Emirates Airlines has extended the suspension of flights from Nigeria to Dubai until September 5, 2021.

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Fly City Air to start services between Harare and Mutare

Posted 17 August 2021

Fly City Air, the Zimbabwean startup, is set to introduce its first scheduled flight on September 9, 2021, between Harare International and Mutare.

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Emirates and Airlink expand partnership and seal codeshare agreement

Posted 17 August 2021

Emirates and Airlink have announced the expansion of their existing partnership into a unilateral codeshare agreement, giving travellers to and from South Africa access to more than 40 domestic and regional

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Emirates boosts connectivity across Africa

Posted 11 August 2021

Emirates Airlines is restoring its services across Africa.

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Sharm El Sheikh receives first EgyptAir flight from Moscow

Posted 10 August 2021

Sharm El-Sheikh International Airport has received the first EgyptAir flight coming from Moscow, with 297 Russian tourists on board.

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Silk Way West Airlines expands its footprint into Africa

Posted 9 August 2021

Silk Way West Airlines has signed an interline agreement with Kenya’s Astral Aviation. . In line with the agreement, Al Maktoum International Airport of the UAE, also known as Dubai World Central (DWC), will function as the key

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Air Seychelles to resume scheduled flights to Mauritius in October

Posted 3 August 2021

Air Seychelles will be resuming scheduled passenger flights to the neighbouring island of Mauritius this October, after an absence of more than 18 months on the route.

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RwandAir and Qatar Airways join forces

Posted 2 August 2021

RwandAir and Qatar Airways have forged a new partnership. As part of the strategic agreement, the extensive interline agreement will give customers access to the networks of both airlines.

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Flydubai restarts its operations to Hargeisa

Posted 27 July 2021

Flydubai will commence a three-times weekly service to Hargeisa Egal International Airport (HGA) from 10 August.

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Royal Air Maroc re-launches routes to France, Belgium and Holland

Posted 21 July 2021

Royal Air Maroc is launching 11 nonstop routes to destinations across Europe in July, essentially to France, Belgium and Holland in order to meet demand.

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Air Seychelles to establish direct connection with Kazakhstan this summer

Posted 20 July 2021

Air Seychelles will mark another historic milestone this August by operating for the first time into Kazakhstan's largest metropolis and most popular cultural hub, Almaty.

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Nigeria’s Cally Air conducts maiden commercial flight

Posted 19 July 2021

Cally Air has conducted its maiden commercial flight on a B737-300 from Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

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Al Ain International Airport welcomes Nile Air

Posted 15 July 2021

Al Ain International Airport, owned and operated by Abu Dhabi Airports, this week welcomed two new weekly Nile Air flights between Al Ain and Cairo.

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Comair to voluntarily extend suspension of services

Posted 13 July 2021

Following President Ramaphosa’s announcement that South Africa will remain on an adjusted LEVEL 4 lockdown for at least the next two weeks, Comair will extend the suspension of scheduled kulula.com and British Airways (operated by

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Qatar Airways to launch new route to Lusaka and Harare

Posted 22 June 2021

Zambia and Zimbabwe are being added to Qatar Airways list of destinations in Africa from early August.

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Delta Air Lines and Kenya Airways boost connectivity

Posted 22 June 2021

Delta Air Lines and Kenya Airways have expanded their codeshare agreement, increasing the choice of destinations offered by Delta in Africa and extending Kenya Airways’ reach in North America via the U.S. gateway of New York-JFK.

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Qatar Airways touches down in Abidjan

Posted 21 June 2021

Qatar Airways has welcomed Abidjan to its global network as its debut flight to the largest city in Côte d’Ivoire landed at Felix Houphouet Boigny International Airport on June 16.

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TAL Aviation Italy partners with RwandAir

Posted 9 June 2021

RwandAir has partnered with TAL Aviation Italy to market and sell the airline's passenger air service as its general sales agent in Italy.

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Flights to and from Morocco to resume from June 15, 2021

Posted 7 June 2021

Based on the positive indicators of the epidemiological situation in the Kingdom of Morocco and the drop in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Moroccan authorities have taken new progressive measures to ease restrictions on the

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United Airlines inaugurates nonstop daily service from New York to Johannesburg

Posted 7 June 2021

United Airlines has inaugurated its nonstop daily service between its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and O.R. Tambo International Airport, with the arrival of the first flight

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Gulf Air to resume services to Alexandria and Sharm El Sheikh

Posted 4 June 2021

Gulf Air will return to Alexandria and Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt, this summer.

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Etihad Airways is restarting services to Rabat

Posted 3 June 2021

Etihad Airways is restarting services to Rabat on June 23, 2021.

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Cabo Verde Airlines will officially resume flights from June 18

Posted 1 June 2021

The airline will officially restart its operations on June 18th with a weekly flight on Fridays between Sal Island and Lisbon. The resumption will be gradual, connecting the archipelago through the hub in Sal.

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Air Austral in the starting-blocks

Posted 17 May 2021

Air Austral thwarted the Covid-19 crisis by adjusting to the context and constraints of air transport by leveraging its human and technical capabilities.

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Pent-up demand will help propel Africa’s travel recovery

Posted 12 May 2021

Africa’s travel recovery will be fuelled by substantial pent-up demand, according to the “Africa Travel Recovery, Opportunity & Risks Research Brief”, reports Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics Company, written for

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Kenya Airways signs interline agreement with Airlink

Posted 10 May 2021

Kenya Airways and Airlink have signed an interline agreement that will extend the airlines reach in the Southern Africa region via Johannesburg and Cape Town.

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RwandAir resumes services to Lusaka

Posted 7 May 2021

RwandAir has resumed its services to Lusaka with two weekly flights on Wednesdays and Fridays effective May 7, 2021.

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IATA welcomes G20 push to restart tourism

Posted 6 May 2021

IATA has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism.

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Kenya Airways resumes domestic passenger flights

Posted 4 May 2021

Kenya Airways resumed domestic services on May 2 with two daily flights to Mombasa and one daily to Kisumu.

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First charter flight from Romania lands in Seychelles

Posted 30 April 2021

Air Seychelles has today welcomed its first charter flight from Bucharest, establishing a direct link between Romania and the Seychelles.

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Qatar Airways to launch three weekly flights to Abidjan

Posted 29 April 2021

Qatar Airways will operate three weekly flights to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire via Accra from 16 June 2021.

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Qatar Airways to resume services to Khartoum

Posted 22 April 2021

Qatar Airways will resume services to Khartoum, Sudan, with four weekly flights starting 11 May 2021, increasing to daily service from 1 June 2021.

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Airlink launches Johannesburg-Livingstone service

Posted 21 April 2021

Airlink will expand its network next month with the launch of its Johannesburg-Livingstone flights, providing travellers with direct access to one of Southern Africa’s most popular tourist attractions – the Victoria Falls.

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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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