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  • Hargeisa a key destination for not only Qatar Airways

    Qatar Airways is looking at Somaliland as one of its key destinations in Africa as the airline plans to expand its reach across the continent.

    Hendrik Du Preez, Vice-President of Qatar Airways’s for Africa while speaking to Routesonline about the airline’s development and opportunities across the vast continent said Hargeisa will so… read more

    • Miscellaneous

    The‌ ‌problem‌ ‌with‌ ‌Africa's‌ ‌sluggish‌ ‌vaccine‌ ‌rollout‌ ‌ ‌

    The‌ ‌Africa‌ ‌Travel‌ ‌Recovery,‌ ‌Opportunity‌ ‌&‌ ‌Risks‌ ‌Research‌ ‌Brief by‌ ‌Tourism‌ ‌Economics,‌ ‌an‌ ‌ Oxford‌ ‌Economics‌ ‌Company,‌ revealed‌ ‌that‌ ‌for‌ ‌travel‌ ‌to‌ ‌recover‌ ‌in‌ ‌Africa,‌ ‌speedy vaccination rollouts‌ ‌are ‌critical.‌ ‌ ‌

    The‌ ‌report,‌ ‌written‌ ‌exclusively‌ ‌for‌ ‌Africa‌ ‌Travel‌ ‌Week,‌ ‌f… read more

    • Miscellaneous

    Revenge travel destinations South Africans can visit

    Travel experts predict a surge in travel bookings this year and beyond. They believe that people will make up for lost time and plan adventures wherever countries would welcome them. This phenomenon is known as “revenge travel”.

    The concept is similar to revenge spending, which originated during the Cultural Revolution in Chi… read more

    • Flights

    ATM: EK will showcase Premium Economy Seats

    Emirates Airlines has said it would showcase its Premium Economy seats for the first time at the Arabian Travel Market 2021 (ATM), which starts on Sunday, May 16 through 19, 2021.

    A statement by the media consultant to the airline in Nigeria said that the travel and tourism exhibition would be the first in-person travel indus… read more

    • Miscellaneous

    What has happened to Air Malawi?

    Once the flag carrier of the southeastern African nation of Malawi, Air Malawi collapsed in 2013. However, the airline had a long history before that, stretching far back into the 1960s. So what happened to Air Malawi?


    Air Malawi was founded in 1964 as a subsidiary carrier of the erstwhile Central African Airways … read more

    • Flights

    Green Africa to open seven route network on start of operations

    As Green Africa, is now in its advanced stages in the process and acquisition of its Air Operator’s Certificate, AOC, from the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, the Lagos-based value airline has announced it will launch 7 route network ahead of entry into service.

    “With plans to commence operations from its Lagos base at the G… read more

    • Miscellaneous

    WTTC launches initiative to support women in travel and tourism

    The commitment came as WTTC, which represents the travel and tourism private sector, launched its Women Initiative, at its Global Summit in Cancun, with the help of 18 Grand Slam singles title winner, Martina Navratilova.

    WTTC President and CEO Gloria Guevara unv… read more

    • Flights

    Kenya suspends flights to Somalia for 3 month

    Kenya on Monday suspended flights from Somalia in the latest show that relations between the two sides have not thawed as announced last week.

    A Notice to Airmen (Notam) on Monday indicated that flights departing for or arriving from Somalia will not be allowed for three months from May 11 to August 9 this year. Only humanita… read more

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