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  • Flights

Belgium Brussels Airlines Brussels Airlines: more routes with Premium Economy

Brussels Airlines, the Lufthansa daughter company from Belgium, will introduce its Premium Economy product on more routes into Africa.

As of 13th of January, 2020, the Premium Economy Class will be availbale on the flights to Banjul, Conakry and Dakar. 1st of February the routes tp Douala and Yaounde will be also operated with aircr… read more


  • Rail

Rail Zimbabwe National Rail Russian wagons for Railways of Zimbabwe

National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has agreed with United Wagon Co. (UWC) to deliver 100 open wagons. They are about to be delivered within the next 12 months after NRZ has finalised an export loan with the assistance of UWC.

The 1 067 mm gauge wagons will be used for cross-border shipments of coal, chrome ore and bagged grains, underlini… read more


  • Flights

Cabo Verde Airlines Cabo Verde Airlines opens second flight to Boston

Already this coming december (14th), Cabo Verde Airlines, will start flying twice a week to Boston, on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

This new service can be used for either Americans travelling to the Cabo Verde island or connecting to Africa as well as for customers travelling the western direction. Cabo Verde airlines is recently starting to operate in Lagos, Nigeria.


  • Flights

Nigeria Air Peace Additional Embraer E195-E2s for Air Peace

The aircraft manufacturer EMBRAER has confirmed a binding order from West Africa's largest airline, Air Peace, containing another three new E195-E2 airplanes.
These three planes now icrease the numbers of planes to 17 for the very same model; the first aircraft is going to be delivered to Nigeria in Q2/2020. Allen Onyema, Air Peace CEO said, th… read more

  • 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


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