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A few weeks ago the Chinese Director-General for African Affairs, Mr. Wu Peng, toured TAZARA, taking a train ride from Dar es Salaam to Yombo and into the Port of Dar es Salaam, where the railway facility interfaces with port operations.
Summing up the visit, the Managing Director of TAZARA, Eng. Bruno Chingandu, who accompanied Mr. Wu and… read more
Global travel website Big 7 Travel has released its annual list of "The 50 Best Beaches In The World". The list is currently in its fourth year, using aggregated scores from previous media results, official Blue Flag locations, so… read more
Emirates has been serving Nigeria since 2004. On its Lagos route, it is now returning to its pre-pandemic flight frequencies.
In response to growing passenger demand for air travel, Emirates has strengthened its position in Nigeria. Since 27 June, the Emirates carrier has reopened its second flight to Lagos. This second ro… read more
ECAir has been out of the air since October 2016. Supported by the Congolese state, the general management led by Fatima Beyina-Moussa is actively working to get the national flag back in the air.
In Africa, the development of the aviation industry is hampered, in part, by the lack of professionals in quantity and quality. It is to meet this challenge that Asky Airlines, in partnership with Ethiopian Airlines, aims to make Lomé an African hub for aviation training.
Asky Airlines, the pan-African carrier has initiated dis… read more
A new report, produced for the World Travel Market (WTM) by ForwardKeys, reveals that in the third quarter of the year, July, August and September, global air travel is set to reach 65% of where it was before the pandemic in 2019. However, the revival is patchy, with some parts of the world doing much better than others and … read more
Fastjet Zimbabwe yesterday flew its inaugural flight from Victoria Falls to Maun in Botswana, the centre for the tourism industry of the Okavango Delta, in a development that will boost local tourism.
The new service route will operate four times a week on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
The new flight arrangement will… read more
AFRICA Sun Limited (ASL) is exiting Kingdom Hotel in the resort town of Victoria Falls, on notice, after failing to agree fresh lease terms with the owners of the property, First Capital Bank (FCB).
While ASL won the tender earlier this year to lease the 294-roomed property owned by Makasa Sun in line with the tender requirem… read more
There is a chance you might be interested in some good news. In SA, 'good news' can be roughly defined as anything that does not have to do with Eskom, politics, hubbly-bubblies or red oryx. The real good news is that tourism is back.
South Africa is such an odd place. It always surprises in ways that you don't expect. But one thing… read more
The capital city of Germany, Berlin, is set to benefit from enhanced connectivity to over 150 destinations, courtesy of the World’s Best Airline, Qatar Airways. Following the increase in services from daily flights to initially 10 and further rising to 11 weekly flights from Berlin Brandenberg Airport, German passengers can enjoy flights on the … read more