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Climate Emergency is a bigger threat than Covid- UNWTO Secretary General

The head of the United Nations World Tourism Organization has warned that the “climate emergency is a bigger threat than Covid”. Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of UNWTO, said the pandemic has hit tourism harder than any other sector. Tourism needs support from governments, through stronger public-private partnerships and thro… read more

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Experts trace cause of flight delays & cancellations

Aviation experts have traced the cause of flight delays and cancelation besides weather and VIP movement to inadequate aircraft, which leads to hiccups caused by overutilisation of equipment. The development, they stressed, would become more acute as Yuletide season approaches when travellers demand the highest number of seats in d… read more

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Hi Fly’s Airbus A340 flies down to Antarctica

On November 2nd and November 4th, a Hi Fly Airbus A340-300 operated two trips to Antarctica from Cape Town, South Africa. While details of the quadjet’s mission are scarce, it is believed that the aircraft was flown in to bring more fuel and supplies directly to research camps located on the southern continent.

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Ethiopian Airlines commits support of Canada-Africa chamber of business

Ethiopian Airlines has renewed its support for The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, following the 3-day Africa Accelerating conference, addressed by its Managing Director for Canada, Mr. Samson Arega.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the former President of South Africa, Hon. Kgalema Motlanthe, were among the nearly 50 spe… read more

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Air Peace clinches Humanitarian Award as Onyema gets Changemaker Recognition

Air Peace, has added two feathers to its cap by clinching the Humanitarian Airline 2021 Award at the Aviators Africa Tower Awards, which held recently at Radisson Blu Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

This is as the Chairman of the airline, Barrister Allen Onyema, also received the Changemaker Recognition Award- Breaking Grounds… read more

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Passenger names on Travel and Vaccination documents

Quick Reminder: Feedback from a UK industry meeting this afternoon attended by ATTA. Some passengers are arriving at airports with differing surnames on their passport and vaccination documents.

Please remind travellers to ensure the same surname is on all of their documentation connected with their journey to avoid delays.

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Moderate rebound in September passenger demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a moderate rebound in air travel in September 2021 compared to August’s performance. This was driven by recovery in domestic markets, in particular China, where some travel curbs were lifted following the COVID-19 outbreaks in August. International demand, meanwhile, slip… read more

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