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  • Flights

Camair-Co plans to lay off 130 employees for economic reasons

130 of the 371 employees put on technical leave by the Cameroon Airlines Corporation (Camair-Co) on June 22 (for a renewable period of three months), will probably not return to their posts.

According to the business site Invest in Cameroon, the director general of the Cameroonian national company sent staff representatives on… read more

  • Destinations

Democratic Republic of the Congo has now a National Tourism Strategy

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has launched its National Tourism Policy. The policy document was unveiled by President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi who chaired the opening of the International Tourism Fair in the capital, Kinshasa.

“Investment and the promotion of tourism in the DRC” is the theme chosen … read more

  • Opinion

All the best for Christmas

Dear Readers,

what a year for our industry. Remember, just one year ago we were full of hope for 2020. travelnews. africa had just started its webpage and we were under way to built our RSS Feed and the up to 2-times per day newsletter. We have achieved all this, but which type of messages we had to spread?

However, we always … read more

  • Rail

Low demand over Christmas: KRC halts NBO commuter ops

The Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) has suspended operations on the Nairobi commuter train service for 11 days due to a fall in passenger demand during the festive season. The corporation’s managing director Philip Mainga told the Business Daily in an interview yesterday that service on key city routes such as Ruiru,… read more

  • Flights

Delta had planned a massive Africa xxpansion – what happened?

Over a decade ago, Delta Air Lines planned a massive Africa expansion. The airline planned eight new routes to Africa, of which only a few remain in operation. A combination of factors worked against Delta. Unfortunately, that led to the suspension of several of the routes. Here’s a look back at the expansion and what… read more

  • Destinations

Domestic tourism in Kilimanjaro takes shape this Christmas

Setting the agenda for domestic and regional tourism in East Africa, Christmas and New Year trips in Northern Tanzania and parts of Kenya have been planned with good experience for future development.

Tens of thousands of people from different parts of East Africa, Africa, and rest of the world are celebrating Christmas anread more

  • Beyond Africa

Saudi Arabian Airlines ranked a Five-Star Airline

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia has been ranked a Five-Star Global Airline by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX).

The APEX Official Airline Ratings™ is the first airline rating program based solely on certified passenger feedback. The industry’s m… read more

  • Miscellaneous

FAAN buckles under 90% revenue slump

Managing Director of FAAN, Hamisu Yadudu, said though the cash crunch was not peculiar, it compelled many to be more innovative and cost-effective.  

Yadudu, speaking at the Servicom Networking Meeting held in Calabar, Cross Rivers State, said the  year tested our mettle in every aspect of life. He noted that the read more

  • Destinations

Why Kenya will not ban flight from Europe

Kenya has defended its decision of not banning flights from Europe following a new strain of COVID-19. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said there was no need to ban the flights since countries hit by the new virus were conducting serious screening to those living there.

"We as a country do not see any need to close our … read more

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