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Air travel in Nigeria is beset by delays caused by many factors, which include weather, breakdown of aircraft, poor airport facilities and poor scheduling.
Poor scheduling is problem of airlines, which can be averted with efficient schedule arrangement and maintenance.
In Nigeria there is also poor aircraft utilisation … read more
Listed hospitality management concern, African Sun Limited has seen occupancy levels across its segments recording 30% growth on the back of significant easing of Covid-19 related lockdowns both locally and abroad. At the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, the hotel group saw its occupancy levels going up by 37% with revenues plu… read more
For several months, Malawi has been facing a shortage of foreign exchange reserves. To address this, the government opened its tobacco market early and the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) required that 30% of the foreign exchange earned from the sale of tobacco be sold to the RBM immediately. Unfortunately, this is not enough to solve the pr… read more
DIRECTOR General of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Musa Nuhu has said that Nigeria, being faced with a host of climate change challenges, including being the country with the highest deforestation rate hence, is initiating the Fly-2-Green Nigeria Program to help carbon emission reduction.
The… read more
Critical airport worker and capacity shortfalls in Africa that threaten to keep flights and passengers grounded and impede the continents' economic recovery can be rapidly and affordably addressed with the adoption of trusted, secure cloud-based solutions, according to SITA, the air transport industry IT and communications systems provide… read more
The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) latest Economic Impact Report (EIR) reveals the African travel and tourism sector is expected to create almost 14 million new jobs over the next decade.
The positive forecast from the WTTC, which shows an average of 1,4 million new jobs every year, also reveals that the sector will lead the e… read more
Malawi is lifting the mandatory Covid-19 PCR test requirement for fully vaccinated incoming travellers. This is according to a press statement by the country's Presidential Task Force on Corona Virus, issued on 19 May 2022. The new entry requlations b… read more
Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR), the state-owned enterprise mandated to run the tourism facilities within the protected areas of Namibia, has annouced that it has redu… read more
As the summer season approaches, Royal Air Maroc is reorganising its fleet deployment by focusing on its high-yield African services.
During the summer, Royal Air Maroc will increase its fleet by introducing the Boeing 787-800 on its route between Casablanca and Bamako in Morocco. The aircraft can accommodate up to 274 passen… read more
The Zimbabwean subsidiary of the Fastjet Group continues its regional expansion by adding Botswana to its network.
From 30 June, Fastjet will offer four daily flights [Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday] between Victoria Falls and Maun in northwestern Botswana. The frequency will be tri-weekly between 7 and 21 Septe… read more