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  • Flights

Nigeria Air Peace Air Peace deepens safety records with 4th IOSA renewal

Air Peace, has received its fourth International Air Transport Association Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certification, which signifies that the carrier was successful in the globally recognised and rigorous safety audit.

Spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, made this disclosure in a press release issued to journalists on F… read more

  • Flights

Ethiopian Ethiopian Airlines appoints COO Mesfin Tasew as new CEO

The state-owned carrier's board Chairman Girma Wake, told a news conference that Mesfin had been chosen to lead the group after serving in his present post for 10 years. He is also the chief executive officer of Togo-based ASKY Airlines, which serves markets in West and Central Africa and has a strategic partnership with Ethiopian Airlines.
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  • Destinations

South-Africa Big travel changes coming for South Africa – including a new ID system

The Department of Home Affairs is working on a number of new technologies which it says will help speed up travel times.

In its recently tabled annual performance plan for 2022/2023, the department said this will include the introduction of new biometric solutions at both the country’s airports and land borders.

The country is also i… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Nanta Emir of Kano celebrates NANTA with Mini Durbar

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero has held a mini Durbur in his palace to welcome and honour members of the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies, NANTA as they converge on Kano for its 46th Annual General Meeting, AGM. The colourful event with horse riders clad in different attires, lined up in front … read more

  • Miscellaneous

Iata Official Progress in opening the world to travel- IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the increasing momentum towards re-opening of borders and relaxation of travel restrictions, as COVID-19 moves into the endemic phase.

An IATA survey of travel restrictions for the world’s top 50 air travel markets (comprising 88% of international demand in 2019 as measured… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Princess Cruises Princess Cruises to host new dating show and Deal or No Deal

Princess Cruises has announced its fleet will play host to two new productions, one a TV dating show based on The Love Boat, and the other an iteration of the Deal or No Deal franchise. The Real Love Boat will be a reality dating competition series inspired by the 1970s scripted show that used Princess Cruises ships as its setting, w… read more

  • Flights

Ethiopian Airline In Focus: Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines this week confirmed that CEO Tewolde GebreMariam has taken early retirement after more than a decade at the helm.

The carrier said GebreMariam has been receiving medical treatment in the US for the past six months and is unable to continue leading the airline. Mesfin T… read more

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