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  • Flights

Qatar with massiv capacity increase and seasonal routes

Seasonal flights to Santorini and Dubrovnik for the soming Nother summer 2020 have been announced by Qatar Airways. Further new non-stop services to Kigali and Kilimanjaro.

Further, in total Qatar Airways will add 66 weekly services into 20 already operated destinations. Apart of a massive capacity increase into European airports, for Afri… read more

  • Accomodation

hi Hotels - by Tsogo Sun

Tsogo Sun Hotels enters a new hotel category by providing a different style and brand - hi Hotels. The new brand comes with a young, authentic and modern style and offers prices below ZAR 1,000 per night.

Modern and modular contructions allow spacious shower, large windows and large TV's. The lobby as designed as a … read more

  • Flights

Arik resumes service to Asaba

Arik Air, the Nigerian carrier return to the city of Asaba located in the Nigerian Delta State. As of today, Arik will operate daily from Lagos into Asaba.

Apart of the Asaba route, Arik has also increased the frequency between Lagos and Owerri to three times per day. The new flight is an early morning flight departing from Lagos at 7 a.m.

  • Rail

Transnet intends to revitalze Ghana Railroad

Ghana Railway Company Limited and Ghana Railway Development Authority have signed a contract with Transnet of South Africa in order to bring back full operation on Ghana’s narrow gauge between Takoradi and Tarkwa. This contract includes the rehabilitation and maintainance of the line the refurbishment of the existing wagon park, new rolli… read more

  • Flights

Cabo Verde Airlines launches Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre in Brazil is the latest destination of Cabo Verde Airlines, the carrier of the independent group of island in the Atlantic Ocean. Porto Alegre is operated out of the island Sal (SID). The first flight took place on 12 December, 2019 and will be operated on a daily basis, using a Boeing B757-200 aircraft.

Using th… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Visa on Arrival for all Africans in Nigeria

The NIS (Nigeria Immigration Service) stated the Federal Government had approved that all Africans could come to Nigeria without Visa effective January 2020. This statement followed another statemont of Nigeras President Buhari. Buhari had attended the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa, held in Egypt.

During this … read more

  • Flights

Updated: TK complies with Nigeria's requirements

As a reaction on the NCAA of Nigeria's ban to operate into Nigeria, Turkish Airlines has already taken action.

The flights from Instanbul into Abuja have seen an equippment change already this last weekend. Instead of operation with B737 the carrier send an Airbus A330 with more than 300 seats and a lot of more cargo space. Reason for the … read more

  • Flights

Luggage war: Nigeria vs. Turkish Airlines

The NCAA, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, had banned Turkish Airlines last week from operating into Nigeria.

At the origin of this suspended decision, the multiple complaints of passengers of Turkish Airlines, whose baggage arrives late at destination. "These incidents which lasted for two weeks, became so serious that the last flight arri… read more

  • Flights

Air Seychelles receives secon A320neo

Air Seychelles' second Airbus A320neo will arrive in April 2020. This was revealed by the national company of the Republic of Seychelles last week.

The aircraft will have capacity of 168 seats (12 seats in business class and 156 in Economy class). In addition to operating costs, it will significantly reduce the nation's flagship car… read more

  • Flights

ASKY brings in a new B737-800

ASKY took delivery on Thursday 12 December 2019 of a new Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

The aircraft, arriving from Addis Ababa, landed at 3.30 p.m. this afternoon at Lomé International Airport. ETAXI registered (msn 35289), it can accommodate up to 154 passengers, configured in 16 seats in Business class and 138 seats in Economy class. W… read more

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