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  • Flights

Kenya Airways Buyout of Kenya Airways Investors?

Kenya is planning to bring all airline related business under one state roof; airports, handling agents and of course the Kenyan Airlines as well.
To achieve this plan, Kenya's Finance Minister plans to buyout Air France-KLM, local banks and more than 80,000 individual shareholders from Kenya Airways and delist the national carrier from the Nai… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels Rotana Johari Rotana hotel opens in Dar es Salaam

Soft openeing has just started for the newly built Johari Rotana hotel located in Dar es Salaam, the first hotel of the Rotana Group in East Africa.

253 rooms, which include 60 fully-serviced apartments, are located in DAR's central business district, located at the MNF square. The five-star-property offers facilities on 15 floors, but sta… read more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica SAA Flight Centre stops selling SAA

Flight Centre Travel Group, the international travel agency, has stopped selling tickets in SAA South African Airways as per media report on Reason for this was that a travel insurance company said, it would no longer cover SAA tickets against insolvency.

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  • Flights

India Air India Air India back in Kenya after 10 years

Ten years of absence have ended last week: Air India operated its first scheduled flight into Nairobi. Coming from Mumbai, the aircraft carried 100 passengers on board.

Flights will operate now four (4) flights per week and is willing, as per customer demand, to increase the frequency. Of course Air India is connecting Kenya through their … read more

  • Flights

Kenya Jambojet Third carrier on the Kigali to Nairobi route

This last week, Jambojet commenced daily operations between the capital of Kenya, Nairobi and Kigali in Rwanda, being now the third airline operating on this city pair.
Jambojet codeshares with parent company Kenya Airwarys, but Kenya Airways itself is operating already eleven (11) weekly flights on own metal between the both cities. On the oth… read more

  • Flights

Angola TAAG TAAG includes Lagos into network

As of mid of december, 2019, TAAG Angola Airlines will connect the capital of Angola, Luanda with Lagos in Nigeria.

From 16DEC19, this route will be served twice weekly and operated on a Boeing B737-700

  • Flights

Ethiopian Ethiopian fleet reaches 120 aircrafts

Last week, two more brand-new aircrafts reached the Ethiopian Airlines' home base Addis Abeba:

120. That's now the size of Ethiopians Airlines fleet, making it the largest all over Africa. With the arrival of another Boeing B787-9 and the 27th De Havilland Q400 last week, the fleet grew to 120 airplanes, having an average fleet age now of 6.4 years.

  • Flights

Egyptair Egyptair changes for Douala & N'Djamena

From December 2019 EGYPTAIR (MS) will modify its services to Douala and N’Djamena.

The airline’s existing Cairo – N’Djamena – Douala service, operated on Airbus A320, will be reduced from three to two per week as of 08th of December 2019. However, the same moment Egyptair will additionally offer the new Cairo – Douala – N’Dja… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Air Peace Also from Kano to Owerri: Air Peace's expansion

As of 26th of November 2019, Air Peace, West Africa's largest airline, will the launch of domestic flights between Kano and Owerri.

This new service, three times per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays will elimited the need to travel either via Abuja or Lagos in order to reach Owerri from the Noth of Nigeria.

  • Flights

Ethiopian Ethiopian Airlines resumes ops to Athens

After 20 years of absence, ET Ethiopian Airlines will resume flights between Addis Ababa and Athens in Greece effective 13th December 2019.

Athens will be the 20th European destination of Ethiopian Airways. The airlines' destinations now sum-up to 126.

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