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  • Flights

Tourism Authority rolls out service excellence training

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has started rolling out an aggressive service excellence training programme in line with the country's medium term economic blueprint National Development Strategy (NDS1).

ZTA's head of corporate affairs, Godfrey 'Chief' Koti said the programme kicked off in March this year with the training of 1… read more

  • Travel-tech
  • Beyond Africa

Travel experts reveal what to know when canceling a flight

Travel experts at Next Vacay reveal that searches for ‘cancelable flights’, ‘book refundable flight tickets’ and ‘free cancelation flight booking’ have increased by 400%.

The first thing to know is that the US Department of Transportation mandates that regardless of airline, all customers have 24 hours from the time of their original booki… read more

  • Beyond Africa

28% of corporates switch TMCs during pandemic

A new study of 313 European business travel managers by Business Travel Show Europe (30 September – 1 October) has revealed that over one -quarter (28%) of buyers have switched travel management companies (TMCs) over the last 12 months. A further 36% plan to move their business by summer 2022.

When asked why the… read more

  • Flights

Airline in Focus: Emirates

Emirates this week confirmed plans to increase flight frequencies to a number of US destinations amid “rising travel confidence and the easing of international travel protocols.”

Starting from October, the Gulf airline will be operating 78 weekly flights to 12 destinations in the more

  • Flights

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Almaty in Kazakhstan

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch scheduled passenger services to Almaty, Kazakhstan starting from 19 November 2021. The new service will be operated by an Airbus A320 aircraft, featuring 12 seats in Business Class and 132 seats in Economy Class.

This service will enable passengers flying to and… read more

  • Beyond Africa

Traffic at Munich Airport increased significantly in summer months

Passenger numbers at the airport have been rising steadily for months Promise of strong growth as US opens its borders to foreign visitors Jost Lammers: We are bringing momentum back to Munich as a premium hub

Traffic at Munich Airport has risen steadily since the beginning of the summer months. While only 570,000 passengers were registere… read more

  • Flights

ASKY takes delivery of 10th aircraft, increases Abuja flights to daily

ASKY Airlines, the pan African carrier said it would take delivery of its 10th aircraft on October 1, 2021.

The airline in a statement also said that it would on the same date restructures its flight schedule with increased frequencies to most of its current markets, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja with a daily … read more

  • Flights

Air Peace takes delivery of its 4th Embraer E195-E2

Air Peace, the first African operator of the Embraer E195-E2, has an order book of 13 aircraft and purchase rights for 17 additional units for a total value of $2.2 billion at list price.

Air Peace's fourth Embraer E195-E2 landed in Abuja on Thursday 23 September at around 2pm, after a two-day journey from the Brazilian ma… read more

  • Flights

Taag Angola Airlines re-launches its Luanda - Kinshasa

Weakened by the health crisis, TAAG Angola Airlines wants to get back to health. The Angolan national airline plans to re-launch all its African services by the end of the year.

Taag Angola Airlines continues to revive its pre-pandemic services. In a recent communiqué to its customers, the Angolan national flagship confirmed the … read more

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