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  • Flights

Niger Niger Airlines Niger Airlines will add a third Fokker 50

Although the short-term future of air transport looks difficult, Niger Airlines wants to strengthen its fleet, and by extension its operational capacities. To do this, the Nigerien national company plans to acquire a Fokker 50. According to the report of the Council of Ministers of Friday July 24, 2020, it requested approval for the b… read more

  • Flights

Zimbabwe AirZimbabwe Air Zimbabwe's B767 back in the air

The Air Zimbabwe Boeing 767-200ER stuck in Bangkok to undergo an engine change is now back in service collecting stranded South Africans and Zimbabweans to bring them back home. The plane, under charter to Maple Aviation Limited, flew first to Kuala Lumpur after being certified as flight-worthy before flying across the South China … read more

  • Flights

Uganda Uganda Airlines Ugandan Airline's first maiden flight to West Africa for evacuation

East African carrier, Uganda Airlines made its first flight into West Africa in an operation which saw the carrier evacuating over 50 of the country’s nationals stranded in the region due to the coronavirus pandemic and global travel restrictions. According to, Ugandan music icon, Eddy Kenzo and a group of over 50 Ugan… read more

  • Flights

Portugal TAP TAP Portugal plans restart

TAP Air Portugal has outlined operational restart plans in an aim to replenish 40% of its normal pre-COVID-19 operations by September. From next month, the airline will resume operations to 66 destinations, with it increasing to 76 in September. August will offer close to 500 round-trip flights per week, with Septembe… read more

  • Flights

UAE Emirates Emirates will return to Nairobi

Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Nairobi (from 2 August), Baghdad and Basra (from 10 August), expanding its growing network, and offering customers around the world more convenient connections to Dubai, and via Dubai.

This will take the airline’s passenger network to 67 destinations in August, including seven … read more

  • Flights
  • Beyond Africa

AA WorldFlight St Helena: Titan Airways prepares for first B757 flight

A very special aircraft is gearing up to land at the infamous Saint Helena Airport. Titan Airways will be flying a Boeing 757 to the airport this week. This will be the airport’s first Boeing 757 arrival and the largest passenger jet to ever land at the airport. The plane will operate a repatriation flight.

Saint Helena A… read more

  • Opinion

AA WorldFlight Resilience and recovery: Aviation in Africa

As the world comes to grips with the pandemic's acute health and socio-economic impacts, today we are facing a new reality of unprecedented uncertainty. COVID-19 has brought the aviation industry to a halt, and like everywhere else, it had a massive social, financial and economic impact in Africa. The grounding of flights has resulted in… read more

  • Beyond Africa

Oneworld Alaska Airlines joins oneworld

Alaska Airlines is to join oneworld, becoming the alliance’s 14th member airline and bringing even more destinations and flights to customers.

Alaska Airlines is working with oneworld to deliver benefits to its guests as quickly as possible, with a hope of joining oneworld around the end of the year. The airline’s wholly-owned regio… read more

  • Accomodation
  • Beyond Africa

Hotels Hilton Safety stamp and certification: Retreat Palm Dubai McGallery by Sofitel

Following comprehensive health and safety verification processes, The Retreat Palm Dubai has received the Dubai Assured stamp from Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), and the CovidClean certification from Safehotels. Both certifications have been achieved after successful implementation of ALL Safe Accorread more

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