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Since Hilton announced its Big Five commitment to drive sustainable travel and tourism in Africa less than a year ago, the company has allocated $626,000 towards community partnerships and projects. These drive impact and deepen positive social and environmental change in five key areas – Youth Opportunity, Water Stewardship, Anti-… read more
South Africa based Comair is in a perilous situation after its business rescue practitioners failed to convince lenders to throw more money into the restructuring process of the aviation company, which operates Kulula and British Airways flights in SA.
The business rescue process of Comair is on the ropes as the… read more
The embattled South African Airways this week returned four more leased airplanes to their lessors, leaving the airline with only five to use, and with several questions about its ability to continue operations.
This comes after the airline had initially returned 17 aircraft in mid-June, followed by a second batc… read more
Radisson Hotel Group has surpassed one of its five-year development objectives to “double its Indian Ocean portfolio by 2022”, with the group on track to instead triple the portfolio in 2020. The group has identified Indian Ocean as a key market in its African development strategy, with a current portfolio of seven hotels in operation and… read more
The chirping sound of forest birds, babbling of river over smooth rocks and the sight of monkeys jumping from one branch to the other is what motivates Stella Thome to keep going back to Karura Forest located on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The 30-year-old woman has been frequenting the forest more often after she found herself w… read more
Yesterday, Air Burkina resumed its flight operations on the domestic market. The national transporter of Burkina Faso will deploy its planes on its only internal line between Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso.
Until the end of the month, only three other flights will be scheduled (July 26, 28, 30). "All passengers are inv… read more
Had it not been for the Coronavirus pandemic, Mohahlaula Airlines would have launched scheduled flights in April 2020, which obtained its air carrier license on February 24. Slowed in its momentum by travel restrictions imposed due to the health crisis, Lesotho's new private company has been offering charter flights in… read more
"The air borders are open from July 25, 2020 from midnight" informs a decree issued this Friday by the Malian Prime Minister, Boubou CISSE.
The closure of air borders to commercial flights from countries affected by the coronavirus, was taken on March 17, when the country did not yet register any cases of Covid-19 infections. To dat… read more
Carnival Cruise Line today announced new plans for its fleet that will generate tremendous guest excitement once it resumes sailing, with a confirmed date for an additional Excel-class, LNG-powered ship arriving in November 2022, four ships either sold or put on long term lay-up status, and other ships redeployed to new homeports, as it s… read more
There seems to be a tightening working relationship between United Arab Emirates top-flight carriers flydubai and Emirates which may lead to a merger. This was disclosed by the Chief Commercial Officer of Emirates, Adnan Kazim, in a recent statement.
“flydubai is an important supportive element for Emirates, and the ai… read more