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  • Flights

Azman Air cleared to resume 737 flights

The NCAA said: “We have reviewed the corrective action plans that were developed and implemented to address the non-compliance and non-conformances identified by the audit and found them satisfactory. In view of the above, the authority hereby lifts the suspension of Parts A3 and D43 of the operations specifications issued to Azman Air withread more

  • Miscellaneous

Tour Operators Union embark on Central Region fam tour to boost domestic tourism

The Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA) has gone on a two-day familiarization tour of selected sites in the Central Region in their ongoing quest to encourage and boost local tourism.

Sites visited included: Fort William, Heroes/Year of Return Garden and Tourist Information Centre at Anomabo, the Slave River and Memorial Garden a… read more

  • Beyond Africa

“Vaccinations revive international travel”, says ForwardKeys

The latest research from ForwardKeys, which has the most up to date and comprehensive fight booking data available, reveals that vaccinations appear to hold the key to reviving international travel.

Two destinations, Greece, and Iceland, which have announced that they will welcome vaccinated visitors this summer have seen inbound fl… read more

  • Flights

Private investors to raise USD 250m for formation of new national carrier

At least a total sum of USD 250 million would be raised by private investors to start a new national carrier for Nigeria, Sen. Hadi Sirika, the Minister of Aviation has said.

The minister also said that the Federal Government’s investment in the new national carrier would not exceed 5 per cent.

These were contained in a docume… read more

  • Safari

Game rearing can diversify economy

The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) has recognised the importance of diversifying the economy through rearing of wildlife commonly practiced in game ranches. Briefing the media in Gaborone on Tuesday, DWNP director, Dr Kabelo Senyatso, said some Batswana had shown interest in venturing into game ranching.

The… read more

  • Flights
  • Miscellaneous

Namibia to host United Nations World Tourism Organization regional conference

Namibia will host the United Nations World Tourism Organization Regional Conference on Strengthening Brand Africa for the Swift Recovery of the Tourism Sector from the 14 to 16 June in Windhoek.

The United Nations World Tourism Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Elcia Grandcourt, has been present in Namibia this past week unde… read more

  • Miscellaneous

IATA welcomes G20 push to restart tourism

IATA urged G20 governments to quickly follow up their endorsement of the guidelines with actions, particularly the five-point agenda to safely restore mobility:

  •   Sharing information among industry and governments to inform policies and decisions to ensure safe mobility.
  •   Agreeing common international approac
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  • Flights

Uganda Airlines heads for OR'Tambo

Uganda Airlines is planning to start its services between Entebbe and Johannesburg OR Tambo on Monday, May 31.

The airline will operate four frequencies a week, flying out of Entebbe on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Johannesburg departures will be on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The airli… read more

  • Destinations

Fully-vaccinated St Helena reopens to tourism

On completion of the island-wide vaccination programme, St Helena has opened its doors once more to overseas visitors.

The second most remote inhabited island in the world, guests will be able to enjoy beautiful landscapes, outstanding marine life, historic heritage and the warm and friendly local community spirit typical of t… read more

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