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  • Destinations

Zanzibar Flag Zanzibar fishing, Tourism thrill Ndayishimiye

BURUNDI President, Évariste Ndayishimiye, has acknowledged efforts being taken by Tanzania and Zanzibar governments to promote economic, social and political transformations, saying his country has a lot to learn in its endeavour towards achieving development goals.

The Head of State made the remarks during his talks with Zanzibar P… read more

  • Beyond Africa

Nigeria Nanta NANTA unveils Award, jingle, begins count down

”We crown the Best” is the focal media jingle of the prestigious National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) Eminent Persons Award, slated for November 12 in Abuja.

Mrs Susan Akporiaye, President NANTA, disclosed that the Award overall mission is to celebrate industry achievers and role models, nothing that this year’s E… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise MSC MSC Cruises South Africa confirms Durban Cruise Terminal almost complete

MSC Cruises South Africa, the local subsidiary of MSC Cruises, has confirmed that the Durban Cruise Terminal is in the final stages of completion.

The R300-million cruise terminal is expected to significantly boost the local cruise sector and will be up and running during MSC Orchestra’s coming cruise season out of Durban.

In … read more

  • Destinations

Gambia 1st Tourist Flight Arrives With 136 Passengers

Following a two year tourism suspension globally as a result of Covid-19, tourism in The Gambia has now started as the country receives its first tourist flight for the 2021-2022 winter season on Friday - the Gambia Experience - being the first flight from the UK onboard 136 passengers.

The aircraft upon arrival was received by offi… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Carnival Corp New Carnival mega-ship Mardi Gras finally christened in Port Canaveral

After a long delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mardi Gras has finally been christened in Port Canaveral, just a few months after she began carrying passengers for the first time. Mardi Gras was delivered to Carnival Cruise Line back in 2020, but she wasn’t able to enter service until July this year, and wasn’t able to be christen… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Airbus The rare Airbus A330-800neo Ioperates surprisingly short routes

There are no two ways about it: the Airbus A330-800 is not a popular aircraft. Just 15 examples have been delivered or ordered across four airlines, while Airbus has one demo aircraft. Currently, only four aircraft are in commercial operation. With 11 routes until the year-end, the routes on which the A330-800 is used are far shorter on a… read more

  • Miscellaneous

ICAO DRC targets a compliance rate of at least 78% in the 2022 ICAO audit

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has one of the worst performing civil aviation systems in Africa.

All airlines registered in the DRC are banned from entering the European Union. In recent years, the country has made considerable efforts to overcome several shortcomings.

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