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  • Miscellaneous

Iata Official Africa - air traffic in June: freight continues to grow, passenger still down

Prior to the onset of Covid-19, air cargo in Africa was growing steadily. Despite the health crisis, this growth continues month after month. In contrast, the passenger curve has reversed and remains far below the 2019 figures, despite a gradual recovery.

Demand for international cargo from African airlines increased by 33.5% in … read more

  • Flights

Kenya Airways Kenya Airways returns to Mauritius with weekly flight

With the partial reopening of the Mauritian sky to international flights, many airlines are returning to the destination. This is the case of Kenya Airways which has announced its return to the Indian Ocean country from next week.

The airline of the SkyTeam alliance, Kenya Airways will resume its services to Mauritius from… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Africa Travel Week Africa Travel Week Launches Unlock Africa Podcast

In the spirit of #MakingTravelHappenAgain, Africa Travel Week, in conjunction with its headline shows World Travel Market Africa and International Luxury Travel Market Africa, expands its promotion of tourism to the African continent with the launch of a new podcast in August.

The Unlock Africa podcast will be a regular fea… read more

  • Flights

Germany Condor Flugdienst German leisure carrier Condor orders 16 Airbus A330-900neo

Germany’s leisure carrier Condor has decided to order 16 Airbus A330-900neo of the latest generation. The Supervisory Board has already agreed. The first aircraft is expected in autumn 2022, whilst the replacement of the entire long-haul fleet is scheduled to be completed by mid-2024.

“As the German launch customer for the Airbus A330neo, … read more

  • Destinations

Seychelles Air Seychelles Visitor arrivals to Seychelles surpassing Covid-Era prediction

Seychelles has been performing above its targeted best-case scenario when it comes to visitor arrival numbers from April to June, the tourism principal secretary said Tuesday.

Sherin Francis gave an overview of market performance, which kickstarted the Tourism Department's virtual Mid-Year Marketing Meeting. The meeting brings together loc… read more

  • Cruise

Cruises Viking Viking Ocean Cruises resumes operations for first time since pandemic

Viking Ocean Cruises h as become the latest cruise line to resume cruises for the first time since the pandemic, with Viking Sea and Viking Venus departing the Maltese capital Valletta this week. Viking Sea and Viking Venus sailed from the Maltese capital on Friday on the first of a range of new itineraries roundtrip from Valletta, markin… read more

  • Conservation & Wildlife

Namibia Rhino and elephant poaching declines in Namibia

Rhino and elephant poaching has declined significantly this year in Namibia, home to the only free-roaming black rhinos left in the world, government data showed on Monday.

Nine rhinos have been illegally killed by hunters so far in 2021, the lowest number in eight years for the period, according to the figures … read more

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