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  • Miscellaneous

South-Africa Kids travel to South Africa has been eased

New government – new approach: The South African government has eased access for children travelling to South Africa or having a transfer at one of the South African Airports.

Effective November 2019, foreign children no longer require supporting documents to be presented upon arrivals. However, South African children holding S… read more

  • Flights

Senegal Air Senegal Air Senegal flies to Cap Skirring

Air Senegal introduces from mid-November 2019 a new domestic route, as the Airlines is going to operate the sector Dakar – Cap Skirring. As of 15th of November, Air Senegal will operate with an ATR72 aircraft this route twice weekly on Fridays and Sundays.

Cap Skirring is located … read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels RIU RIU Zanzibar opens refurbished

RIU Hotels & Resorts re-opend the newly refurbished hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar. The hotel is located in the far north of Unguja, which is the main island of the Zanzibar archipelago. The Riu Palace Zanzibar is less than one hour drive located from the airport and the capital, Zanzibar City.

RIU bought Riu Palace Zanzibar last year and w… read more

  • Flights

Turkey Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines changes ops to Madagascar and Mauritius

Turkish Airlines has already changed since late October 2019 ist operations to Madagascar, as the airline reduces its Istanbul – Mauritius – Antananarivo service.

Since 19OCT19, this routing is reduced from 5 to 3 weekly, on board Airbus A330-300 aircraft. The airline had operated in last European winter 2018/19 this routi… read more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica SAA SAA skips Guangzhou before the start

South African Airways has recently closed boking for one of the new destinations, Guangzhou.

Originally, the ailine had planned to commence this Service on 12th of January, 2020. Published as 3 weekly A340-300 service, reservation for travel on/after this date, including Northern summer season from 29MAR20, is no longer available.

  • Flights

Zimbabwe AirZimbabwe Air Zimbabwe cannot fly to South Africa anymore

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has confirmed it will not service planes of Air Zimbabwe any longer at any of its nine Airports in South Africa. ACSA confirmed that this decision had to be taken due to open debts. However, the amount has not been mentioned.

ACSA says it informed Air Zimbabwe in writing that it would not be allowed to … read more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica SAA South African Airways to cut almost 20% of labour

The interim CEO of SAA is doing what has been expected quite a time: Hard structural changes for South African Airways. in a press conference on Monday the 11th of November, Zuks Ramasia announce 18% of the 5,150 jobs would be eliminated. Affected would be all parts of the company, as well as Mango, the catering company Air Chefs as well as SAAT, t… read more

  • Rail

Rail Uganda Railways Uganda to overhaul old rail network

The 100 years old railway lines in Uganda shall be revamp, as per media in Uganda and the Uganda governement.

Uganda Railways Corporation said the invest will be done in a few stages and the plan is to invest over all USD 267m. In a very first step, the company has received € 21.5m from the European Union (EU). The nexts step… read more

  • Rail

Mauritius Metro Express Mauritius Metro Express inaugurated

Last month, the new Metro Express has launched its operations on Mauritius.

In 1964, all railroad facilities had been dismantled on Mauritius island; the railroad was unable to compete with growing indivual traffic. Of course this has changed over the last years and along with increasing demand of public transport and the ong… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Air Peace Air Peace acquired a B737-800 NG

This week, a Boeing 737-80 New generation with the livery of AIR PEACE landed at Lagos Murtala Mohammed International Airport. An airline spokesman has confirmed the acquisition of the 160 seater aircraft offering 16 seats in Business Class and 144 in Economy. The new acquired aircraft would give Air Peace, West and Central Africa’s large… read more

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