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  • Flights

Ethiopian Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of its twenty-eighth Boeing 787 Dreamliner

In August 2012, Ethiopian Airlines became the first African carrier to put the Boeing 787 Dreamliner into service and Ethiopia the second country in the world to operate the aircraft in its space. Over the past decade, the carrier has used the aircraft's exceptional capabilities to sustainably expand its long-haul network.

  • Flights

Seychelles Air Seychelles Qatar Airways and Air Seychelles sign codeshare agreement

Qatar Airways, with its extensive global network, connects travellers from various regions to the Seychelles via its hub in Doha. As part of the agreement, Qatar Airways will place its code on Air Seychelles’ flights between Mahé and Praslin, enabling passengers to book their entire journey conveniently with a single booking.

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  • Flights

Nigeria Arik Air Arik Air wins Africa’s most outstanding airline of the year 2023

Arik Air has been bestowed with the honour of Africa’s Most Outstanding Airline of the Year 2023 by the  Awards General Committee of the African Quality Achievement Awards.

The awards ceremony was held on Friday, May 19, 2023 at the Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The African Quality Achievement… read more

  • Flights

Madagascar Air Madagascar Madagascar Airlines ready to join IATA's BSP

In November 2021, IATA suspended Air Madagascar from the BSP, a measure it usually uses when there is a risk that an airline will go bankrupt or cease operations. To regain the confidence of its stakeholders and boost load factors, its successor, Madagascar Airlines, is actively preparing its reinstatement.

  • Accomodation
  • Travel-tech

AA Travenews ChatGPT will impact all hotel departments

ChatGPT combines deep learning and natural language processing to understand and respond to human queries. Unlike traditional chatbots, it wasn"t trained by humans. 
Instead, substantial amounts of text data taught it to understand conversations and naturally answer questions

ChatGPT will revolutionize the ho… read more

  • Destinations

South-Africa South Africa gets real in its promotion of 'authentic travel'

Travelers the world over are increasingly seeking genuine and immersive experiences when they explore new destinations. More of them yearn to connect with local cultures, understand the local way of life and contribute to the communities they visit.

American travelers in particular are showing a growing desire to connect with… read more

  • Flights

South Africa Airlink Logo New Airlink route will connect Kruger National Park and Victoria Falls

Airlink, Southern Africa's privately owned regional airline, will launch flights between Mbombela, South Africa, and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, beginning on Nov. 28.

The new route will complement Airlink's existing service between Mbombela's Kruger Mpumalanga Airport and Livingstone on the Zambian side of the world-famous waterfalls.… read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews Tourism on track for full recovery as new data shows strong start to 2023

International tourism is well on its way to returning to pre-pandemic levels, with twice as many people travelling during the first quarter of 2023 than in the same period of 2022.

New Data from UNWTO: What We’ve Learned

The second UNWTO World Tourism Barometer of the year shows that the sector’s swift recovery has continue… read more

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