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  • Flights

SouthAfrica Airlink Airlink expands its domestic flight network

Following the announcement by South Africa’s Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, that seven more airports in South Africa resume operations from 01 July 2020, South African regional carrier Airlink is set to introduce flights between OR Tambo Internaitonal Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg and Bram Fischer International Airport (BFN) in Bl… read more

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  • Destinations

Liberia Liberia Reopens Airport

Liberia on Monday received its very first flight after the country closed her borders to international travels with a straight health protocols put into place for travelers to follow. Appearing on Truth FM morning Talkshow, the Public Relations Officer of the Robert International Airport, Ebenezar Mass Wilson said in keeping with t… read more

  • Flights

Morocco Royal Air Maroc RAM July 2020 domestic network

Royal Air Maroc last week resumed regular operation, initially on 4 domestic routes from Casablanca. Planned operation from 25JUN20 as follows.

Casablanca – Agadir 3 weekly 737-700
Casablanca – Dakhla 3 weekly 737-700/-800
Casablanca – Laayoune 3 weekly 737-700/-800
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Gambia Gambia: Restaurant, Bar and Club owners to Launch Association

As part of efforts to bring all restaurants, bars and night clubs under one umbrella body, proprietors and owners are gearing up to launch the Restaurant, Bar and Night Club Association (RBNA).

This information was revealed to journalists by members at a press briefing that was held recently at Envy Bar and Restaurant in Fajara. Earlier th… read more

  • Flights

Cote Divoire Air Cote Divoire Air Côte d'Ivoire to receive injection

Air Côte d'Ivoire has what it takes to mitigate the financial shock caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. In an interview with Reuters Friday, June 26, 2020, René Decurey, the director general of the Ivorian national company revealed that the state has allocated an envelope of 14 billion CFA francs ($ 24 million dollars) to the public enterpri… read more

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Zambia Zambia reopenes international airports to trigger recovery of tourism

Zambia’s President, Edgar Lungu, announced on 26 June 2020 the reopening of all international airports in Zambia, namely Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN) in Lusaka, Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airport (LVI) in Livingstone, Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport (NLA) in Ndola and Mfuwe International Airport (MFU) in Mfuwe… read more

  • Destinations

Unwto UNWTO with agenda to accelerate Tourism Recovery

Member States from across Africa have shared their priorities for tourism against the backdrop of COVID-19. As with every other global region, African destinations have been hit hard by the restrictions on travel introduced in response to the pandemic. The sudden and unexpected drop in tourist arrivals has placed many millions of jobs at … read more

  • Cruise
  • Beyond Africa

Cruise MSC MSC Cruises lays keel for new Middle East-bound mega-ship MSC World Europa

MSC Cruises has marked the first major milestone in the construction of its new mega-ship MSC World Europa, with the laying of her keel and a traditional coin ceremony at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France. The ship will be the cruise line’s first LNG-powered vessel and the largest ship in its rapidly g… read more

  • Flights

UAE Emirates Emirates Network To Increase in July

Emirates (EK) has added travel options for customers as it restarts passenger service to Cairo and Tunis (from July 1), Glasgow (from July 15), and Malé (from July 16).

This will bring EK’s network to 52 destinations in July, offering travelers convenient connections between the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, Europ… read more

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Germany Lufthansa Lufthansa Group: Half of the fleet back in the air

Due to the significant changes in the booking wishes of their passengers, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group are switching from short-term to longer-term flight planning and are now completing their flight schedules by the end of October. The new summer timetable will be implemented in the booking systems today, 29 June, and is thus book… read more

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