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Proflight Zambia has added an extra flight on it Lusaka to Johannesburg route on the 18th of December in order to meet the additional demand short before Christmas.
The flight will be leaving in Lusaka at 17:45 hrs and return from Johannesburg the same evening.
China recently urged countries around the world to adopt a global COVID-19 tracking system using QR codes with the hope that it would drastically speed up international travel amid the pandemic. It was during the latest virtual G20 leaders’ summit that Chinese President Xi Jinping pushed for the introduction of a QR coded tra… read more
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE), an important new tool to help airlines meet their climate commitments.
ACE is the first centralized, real-time marketplace that is integrated with the IATA Clearing House (ICH) for the settlement of funds on trades in ca… read more
The global health crisis continues to take its toll on the aviation industry, creating uncertainty for airlines around the world. However, the African market is primed to be well-positioned for recovery. Simple Flying had the opportunity to speak with former Africa World Airlines (AWA) COO Sean Mendis about how carriers across the … read more
The Nigerian, Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has apologised to Nigerians over the recent locomotive failures on the Abuja – Kaduna rail corridor.
According to the media statement, during the monthly inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project in the company of members of the Joint House Committee on La… read more
According to the latest reports, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is taking some drastic steps, such as shutting down the capital city of Pyongyang and banning fishing, in order to halt the spread of COVID-19 in his hermit state.
Kim was reportedly taking “irrational measures” in a bout of coronavirus “parano… read more
Thailand has reported just 3,880 COVID-19 cases and 60 deaths since the start of the pandemic and is considered one of the lowest risk countries in the world. But travel and tourism are suffering. With no end in sight to the stifling government imposed travel restrictions, businesses large and small are hemorrhaging and struggli… read more
Israeli private airline company, Israir on Thursday, November 26 made its maiden flight to Rwanda, at the Kigali International Airport.
The airline which is also Israel's third-largest airline has announced that it will be offering weekly flights, every Thursday until next year, January 7. Onboard of the maiden flight … read more
Mauritius’s borders will effectively remain closed for leisure travel during the peak December - January period, following its government’s decision to extend quarantine regulations until January 15, 2021. The move is another blow to outbound agents and operators who are missing out on December holiday bookings to South Africa’s fa… read more
Emirates always endeavors to provide its customers with comprehensive service, comfort and fast flight connections.
However, flight cancellations, delays or longer waiting times for the connecting flight cannot be ruled out. In order to further improve the service and to offer its passengers a pleasant flight experience even in times of… read more