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Benin is fuelling the project to create its national airline. This is revealed by Hervé Hêhomey, Benin's Minister of Infrastructure and Transport last Saturday, December 7, 2019. "Providing Benin's civil aviation with an international airline is the main guarantee to connect Benin more to the rest of the world," he said, on the sidelines of the … read more
One of the most important tourist magnets in Southern Africa, located straight on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Victoria falls are almost dry at the moment. It seems to be quite normal that the water level especially on the Zambian side is quite poor during the dry season, however, as per hydrologues, this year the amount of water … read more
Sonair, an Angolan private air company, has stopped running domestic commercial flights with the Boeing 737-700. Sonair had offered connetction between Luanda Cabinda, Catumbela (Benguela) and Lubango (Huila),. The flights have been already stopped on November, 30th. a company source said.
The company source also told the Angop news agency t… read more
Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas opens this month its first property in North Africa; the opening of Anantara Tozeur Resort in the southwest of Tunisia is a big step for the luxury hotel chain. Offering high-class gateway to cultural and desert wonders, the new-build resort showcases exquisite Arabian and North … read more
The private held airline Busy Bee Congo has suspended its activities since Tuesday, December 3, 2019. The Civil Aviation Authority (AAC) has ordered "the immobilization of the entire airline fleet of the company Busy Bee Congo on the instruction of his Excellency the Minister of Transport and the ways of Communications, and that until new orde… read more
The Madagascar national airline announced this step to travel agencies this week. Thus, the connections between the capital of Madagascar and the South African city will be interrupted on January 8, 2020. At the origin of this new suspension, a filling rate quite low, and in turn a lack of profitability. Since June 2019, the airline offers two… read more
This coming Sunday, a cyclon is going to hit the Mdagascar coast in the region of the city Boeny - this is what the latest weather forcats models say.
Already before the cyckon hits the coats, there extremely heavy rainfalls and flash floods to be expected.
Air Senegal's second Airbus A330-900neo has arrived. The brand new aircraft was received Tuesday, December 3, 2019 by Alioune Sarr, the Senegalese Minister of Civil Aviation in Airbus workshops in Toulouse. The aircraft landed at Blaise Diagne International Airport in Dakar yesterday.
Equipped with RollsRoyce's Trent 7000 engines, the airc… read more
The Board of SAA (South African Airways), supported by the governement of South Africa has decided to place the SAA into
business rescue. A press statement says, this would be "the optimal mechanism to
restore confidence in SAA and to safeguard the good assets of SAA and help to restructure and reposition the entity into one that
is stronger,… read more
Eritrean Airlines has received a new airplane. The Eritrean national airline received on November 28, 2019, a Boeing 737-400, which is registered as UR-CNP.
The aircraft has been leased from Yanair., a Ukrainian aircraft rental and charter flights specialist, which is a long-time partner of Eritrean Airlines… read more