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Turkey Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines back to LED from Istanbul and Antalya

Turkish Airlines will be the first foreign carrier to resume flights between Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport (Russia) and Turkish cities of Istanbul and Antalya. The services to Istanbul will be provided starting August 2, 2020. Turkish Airlines flights from St. Petersburg to Antalya will be launched on August 10, 2020.

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  • Miscellaneous

Uganda Uganda: Banks waive Merchants Surcharge for 6 months

Uganda Bankers Association (UBA) has launched the ‘No Merchant Surcharge’ Campaign dubbed “Pay with your Card @ No Extra Cost”. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the Card payment system. The campaign aims at eliminating the practice of merchants levying extra fees for electronic payments made using Point of Sale (POS) machine… read more



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Kenya Airways Kenya Airways: daily flights to Seychelles as of February

Seychelles will be more accessible to the outside world starting February 6, 2019, as Kenya Airways introduces additional flights to its services, operating on a daily basis between the exotic islands and Kenya. The airline is currently flying to the island archipelago five times per week from Kenya’s Capital city Nairobi.
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SouthAfrica SAA SAA back? Not yet.....

The business rescue practitioners of South African Airways announced on Tuesday that all the condition s in the embattled airline's business rescue plan have been fulfilled.

There is, however, still no indication of where the R10.3 billion funding to implement the rescue plan will come from. So far… read more


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Kenya Airways Kenya Airways: International operations in august 2020

Kenya Airways has announced it will resume International operation starting 01AUG20, operating with reduced frequencies. Planned operation as of 2245GMT 28JUL20 as follows. Additional changes will be filed in the next few days, while ongoing travel restrictions continue to impact the airline’s operation.

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Zimbabwe FastJet Fastjet: Preparations for delisting from London Stock Exchange

Small scale investors in Fastjet PLC are likely to take a financial hit as the company’s directors have apparently recommended the delisting of ordinary shares from the London Stock Exchange.

The following notice was filed by the company as per regulatory requirements:

fastjet, the low-cost African airline, today announces that the Director… read more


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Star Alliance Star Alliance offers greatly expanded utility in times of COVID-19

Building upon the successful launch of its Travel Information Hub at the end of June, Star Alliance, the world’s largest global airline alliance, has unveiled a series of useful upgrades to now help passengers plan multi-stop itineraries.

This unique alliance service was created by Star Alliance and its member airlines to hel… read more


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UAE Etihad Etihad Airways: COVID-19 test for all travelers to AUH

Effective 1 August, all travelers flying Etihad Airways from around the world to Abu Dhabi, and those transferring via Abu Dhabi onto other flights will be required to show a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from a list of approved testing facilities listed, alongside their ICA approval if Abu Dhabi is their end destination.

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  • Opinion

South-Africa COVID-19 impact in South Africa will affect all Southern African economies

Report recommends inclusive, broad-based and pro-poor policies to address inequality and reduce poverty rates; Impact of COVID-19 in South Africa projected to affect rest of Southern African economies. A higher level of preparedness is urgently needed to prevent and mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic in Southern Africa, including additional r… read more


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