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DRC Congo Airways Congo Airways orders two Embraer E175

Congo Airways has signed a firm order for two E175 aircraft, with an option to buy further two. The contract has a total value of 194.4 million USD at current list prices.

The aircraft will be configured in a dual class layout containing 76 passengers in total, with 12 in business class. The first delivery will be added to Congo Airways fleet in the fouth quarter of 2020.

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Nigeria Air Peace Air Peace to open route to Ibadan

Air Peace will soon open three new domestic routes to Ibadan, the capital and main city of Oyo State, in southwestern Nigeria. This was announced by the president of the Nigerian private company on Monday, December 9, 2019, on the sidelines of the awards ceremony of the Alumni Association of the University of Ibadan.

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Kenya Ewaso Nyiro River in Kenya floods hotels

The following hotels, located in Kenyan Samburu and Isiolo counties have been affected by floodwater followimng heavy downpour; Safari Lodge, Asnil Lodges, Larsens Camp, Elephant Bedroom and Sarova Shaba Lodges.

Samburu County Commissioner John Korir said last Tuesday all the staff a… read more

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Benin National Airline for Benin?

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

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  • Miscellaneous

Victoria Falls almost without water

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

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Angola Sonair Angola´s Sonair stops operations with Boeing 737-700

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

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Hotels Anantara Anantara Tozeur Resort in Tunisia

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

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DRC Busy Bee Busy Bee Congo has suspended ops

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

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Madagascar Air Madagascar Air Madagascar will suspend its line Antananarivo - Johannesburg

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

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