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  • Flights

Air Sénégal opens reservation systems for its USA flights

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Air Senegal continues to intensify its network.

Since the beginning of the year, the Senegalese public company has added 5 new routes: Milan, Lyon, Cotonou, Douala and Libreville. On long-haul, Air Senegal is now going to conquer the American market with two new destinations.

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  • Safari

KWS Reopens National Parks After Covid-19 Lockdown

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on Tuesday reopened all national parks in the country to local and international tourists after a temporary closure due to a spike in Covid-19 infections. KWS, which had closed the parks, said the facilities across national parks, reserves and sanctuaries will now be opened up to 6pm.

This is afte… read more

  • Flights

RwandAir halts flights to India

RwandAir has today announced the suspension of flights between Kigali and Mumbai in India following an unprecedented surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Asian nation. RwandAir’s decision to suspend flights to India follows on from a similar move made by Kenya Airways and Uganda Airlines, who both stopped flying to India on… read more

  • Flights

Arik Resumes Maiduguri flights

Arik Air has concluded plans to resume flights from Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja to Maiduguri, Borno State capital with effect from Monday, May 10, 2021. It said passengers travelling from Lagos can connect to the service from Abuja.

In a statement, the airline stated that flights would operate four times a week on Mondays, … read more

  • Safari

Kenya Reopens National Parks to Boost Tourism After Covid-19 Lockdown

Kenya reopened its national parks to local and international tourists Tuesday, following a temporary closure occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

On Tuesday, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) which had closed the parks said the facilities across parks, reserves and sanctuaries will now be opened up to 6.00 pm af… read more

  • Beyond Africa

Corporate Traveller identifies SME trends for resuming travel

Corporate Traveller UK, specialists in managing travel for companies with an SME size annual travel spend of £50K to £2M, has seen significant changes to customers’ travel programmes and policies over the last six months among the 50 per cent of businesses who continued to travel, as well as those preparing to resume business travel.

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  • Safari

Artificial intelligence to help combat elephant poaching

Every 15 minutes, an African elephant is killed by a poacher. New artificial intelligence (AI) technology may well change this disturbing statistic.

Developed by British researcher Olga Isupova, this new algorithm photographs and analyses large areas to identify African elephants. Working with a satellite, the technology will gre… read more

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