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EGYPTAIR during the month of October 2020 schedules following International service, based on schedule listing as of 29SEP20. Planned operation for the period of 01OCT20 – 24OCT20 as follows. Additional changes remain likely, due to various travel restrictions.
Alexandria Borg el Arab – Dammam 2 weekly 737-800 (1… read more
French carrier Corsair from December 2020 plans to resume service to Mayotte, previously served until September 2018. From 12DEC20, the airline’s Airbus A330-200/-300 aircraft will operate Paris Orly – St. Denis de la Reunion – Dzaoudzi route, twice weekly.
Corsair’s new Airbus A330-900neo is expected to… read more
flydubai at the launch of Northern winter 2020/21 season plans to resume service to The Maldives, last served until February 2018. From 27OCT20, the airline plans to operate Dubai – Male service 4 times weekly, with Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
FZ1569 DXB1035 – 1550MLE 73H x137
FZ1570 MLE2330 – 0310+1DXB 73H x137
Minister for Tourism and Natural Resources, Hamisi Kigwangala on Sunday night said the decision by the government to continue tourism business amidst the Covid-19 was a difficult one but one they had to make to save the sector. Dr Kigwangala said this during a virtual conference during the Mwananchi Thought Leadership Forum … read more
Emirates has announced it will restart services to Entebbe, Uganda (October 1) and Muscat, Oman (October 2), bringing the total number of cities served by the airline to 94.
Emirates is gradually resuming operations and rebuilding its network to provide more opportunities for travel.
The airline will operate to Entebbe with th… read more
Mango Airlines' entire fleet is still grounded after South African Airways Technical (SAAT) withdrew its maintenance services over non-repayment.
"Critical discussions with Mango and SAAT are still continuing today and we are hopeful of a resolution. Updates will be made available as soon as possible," said Mango spok… read more
Qatar Airways in the last few days gradually filed its planned Northern winter 2020/21 operation, effective 25OCT20 to 27MAR21. Latest adjustment up to 1400GMT 29SEP20 sees following sectors remain cancelled in Northern winter 2020/21 season, although possibility of service resumption remains, pending on travel restrictio… read more
Green Africa, Nigeria’s Lagos-based value airline, has formed a strategic partnership with First City Monument Bank (FCMB), a leading financial institution in Nigeria. Revenue collected from all Green Africa customer sales transactions will be exclusively domiciled at Green Africa’s operating account with FCMB.
Upon commencem… read more
The International Air Transport Association (IATA)
downgraded its traffic forecast for 2020 to reflect a
weaker-than-expected recovery, as evidenced by a dismal end to the
summer … read more
South Africa is home to around 1,300 of the world’s roughly 7,100 remaining cheetahs. It’s also the only country in the world with significant cheetah population growth, thanks largely to a nongovernmental conservation project that depends on careful and intensive human management of small, fenced-in cheetah popu… read more