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Mali Sky Mali Sky Mali inaugurates its first international route with a Bamako-Kayes-Dakar

Sky Mali started commercial operations on 29 September 2020. The private company, 100% owned by Emirati private individuals through Al Sayegh Group (ASG), aims to build a strong sub-regional network.

Until August, the carrier plans to gradually expand its network to Abidjan, Cotonou, Brazzaville and Pointe Noire.  Oth… read more

  • Accomodation
  • Destinations

Seychelles Tourist Board Seychelles halts construction of new tourism accommodation on La Digue

A moratorium on the construction of new tourism accommodations on La Digue, Seychelles' third-most populated island, will come into force August 1, said a top tourism official on Monday.

The halt on construction of tourism establishments is part of recommendations made after a carrying capacity study was carried out for La Digue is… read more

  • Travel-tech

GDS Travelport 2021 Travelport & Emirates agree on un-surcharged content

Travelport, a travel retail company and Emirates Airlines have reached a commercial agreement that will allow Travelport-connected travel agencies to avoid the airline’s surcharge on bookings via Global Distribution Systems (GDS) that took effect from July 1, 2021.

Furthermore, the companies announced a new long-term a… read more

  • Flights

Ethiopian Ethiopian Airlines adds Amman in Jordan to its network

The route will operate three times a week, without competition, with Boeing 737-800 aircraft accommodating 16 passengers in Business Class and 138 in Economy.  Departures are scheduled for Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11pm, arriving the following day at 1.45am, with return flights departing Jordan at 3.15am and landing at 7am.… read more

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