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  • Rail

Rail Nigeria Railway Corporation Flag-Off Eastern Rail Corridor March 9

President Muhammadu Buhari, will perform the groundbreaking ceremony for the Eastern rail corridor on 9th March, 2021.

Rt. Hon Chibuike Rotimi Ameachi, the Minister of Transportation, disclosed this during inspection tour to all the stations from Mobolaji Johnson Station at Ebute Metta to Ibadan station over the weekend. He f… read more

  • Flights

UAE Emirates Emirates to up frequency on Entebbe rout...

Starting March 6, Emirates will increase passenger flights from Dubai to Entebbe to five per week, as reported by ATC News.

The additional flights will be operated by B777-300ER aircraft.

  • Cruise

Cruise NCL NCL needs restart permission by June to fully resume cruises by 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line needs to get permission from the CDC to resume cruising in the United States by June or July, in order to have its full fleet back in service by the beginning of 2022. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO and President Frank Del Rio said during the company’s earnings call that there was a 90-day window to resread more

  • Miscellaneous

Africa Travel Week What to expect at Africa Travel Week Virtual

A nexus for travel professionals across South Africa, the continent and the globe, Africa Travel Week plays hosts to various shows, conferences and award ceremonies focusing on leisure tourism, luxury travel, LGBTQ+ travel, MICE/business travel, sport tourism as well as travel technology and comprises of 2 key events, World Traread more

  • Flights

DRC CAA DRC: first commercial flights for flyCAA's A330-200

Received last month, flyCAA's A330-200 (msn 505) began its first commercial passenger flights in the domestic market this week. Its entry into service will also boost the cargo activity of the Congolese private carrier.

It was on Tuesday February 23 that the Airbus A330-200 of the Compagnie Africaine d'Aviation (CAA),… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels AndBeyond AndBeyond reopens a redesigned Kirkman's Kamp in South Africa

AndBeyond has unveiled the newly redesigned Kirkman's Kamp in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve in South Africa.

The camp's 12 cottages have been refurbished to feature large private bars and outdoor seating areas. Bathrooms have been entirely redone with extra-large showers and double vanities.

The lodge's guest areas have be… read more

  • Destinations

Zanzibar Flag Zanzibar Bans Tourists Staying in Unregistered Houses

Zanzibar government has banned the habit of some tourists of sleeping in unlicensed guest houses. The ban is also directed to some visitors fond of dressing unethically in public places. "It is unfortunate that there are some tourists who rent houses or stay in guest houses that are unlicensed for the services. It is high time such… read more

  • Opinion

AA WorldFlight OPINION: Startups - A risk worth taking?

David Casey is Senior Network Planning Editor at Routes, providing insight on network strategy and development across the Aviation Week Network. This includes the daily Routes Digest, Routes magazine and the Routes Aviation Podcast.

History tells us that crises spur new bus… read more

  • Rail

Rail Namibia TransNamib Commuter Rail Project On The Cards In Namibia - Trans Auas Express (TAE)

As a brief background - Trans Auas Express (TAE) founded in 1994, drafted a project proposal to the Ministry of Works and Transport in 1996 for the establishment of a rail commuter service between Windhoek and Rehoboth to address road accidents and fatalities.

The road between Windhoek and Rehoboth road carries the highest nu… read more

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