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Transnet SOC is increasing the supply of jet fuel through the National Multi-Product Pipeline from Durban to the inland. This is as repairs to the railway line gets underway following damage from the floods in recent weeks.
Currently, TPL is transporting 14 million litres of jet fuel between Natref and OR Tambo International … read more
AFTER yesterday’s stalemate over the conduct of the Air Transport Senior Staff Association of Nigeria( ATSSSAN) Branch election at the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA) the event has been shifted to this morning after securing the venue.
This is however as there are still agitations over the disqualification of one Comrade Danjuma w… read more
South Africa's National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), a voluntary non-profit organization tasked with saving lives through drowning prevention in … read more
GH-Wings Airlines will be based in Accra. As a prelude to its launch by the end of the year, it recently signed an agreement with Ethiopian Airlines for the maintenance of its future Dash 8-400 fleet.
GH-Wings Airlines is getting closer to its launch. The new Ghanaian startup has just successfully completed p… read more
Nigeria's federal transportation ministry has instructed the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to resume train services between Abuja and Kaduna in northern Nigeria after a terror attack in March closed the line.
NRC said trains between the two cities would restart on 23 May.
The NRC halted passenger services on the ro… read more
United Airlines is seeking regulatory approval to launch service between Washington Dulles and Cape Town.
If the route is approved by the DOT, the carrier plans to begin weekly flights between those cities on Nov. 17.
United said it would be the first airline to fly nonstop from D.C. to Cape Town. The flights would acco… read more
UNWTO has announced the launch of the Digital Futures Programme, designed to accelerate the adoption of new technology among tourism enterprises.
Developed in collaboration with some of the world’s leading technology, finance and business companies as Mastercard the initiative is focused on small and medium-sized enterprises … read more
Sabre Corporation, a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, conducted a panel discussion at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai to discuss a new global travel industry study, ‘Mapping Travel’s New Normal’, which identifies prominent shifts in travel.
The wide-ranging study highlights the di… read more
Delta Air Lines has announced that it will take its Johannesburg frequency from three to six flights a week, with effect from May 25.
A Delta spokesperson told Tourism Update the additional flights had been for sale for some time. “We are seeing significant demand for travel between South Africa and the US… read more
Construction works on Côte d’Ivoire’s ultra-modern convention centre, Parc Des Expositions D’Abidjan is taking shape.
The 6,000-capacity venue will house a conference centre that can accommodate trade fairs, sporting events, and congresses. With an area of 60,000 m2 and a perimeter of 100 hectares. Pictures released by the state agen… read more