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  • Destinations

Mauritius Tourists troop back to Mauritius

Mauritius has received over 500,000 visitors since October last year when the country reopened its borders. The landmark figure was disclosed as the Indian Ocean island nation announced a further easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

This is in response to its successful vaccination campaign and resultant low infection rate.

From J… read more

  • Flights

SriLankan Airlines Ethiopian Airlines code-shares with SriLankan Airlines

This codeshare agreement between Star Alliance member Ethiopian Airlines and Oneworld carrier SriLankan Airlines will expand their respective customers' access to seven new destinations.

Ethiopian Airlines and SriLankan Airlines are expected to begin their codeshare agreement from next week. The agreement is expected to en… read more

  • Leisure

Egypt A growing list of Nile River cruise options

The Sahara desert is hot, but Egypt's Nile River may be getting even hotter, at least when it comes to river cruising.

New opportunities to cruise along the storied river have become available in recent months to meet the growing demand that river cruise lines and tour operators say is fueling the uptick in interest.

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  • Flights

Nigeria Dana Air Dana Air offers more flights on Lagos & Abuja routes

Dana Air said it has introduced additional flights on its Lagos and Abuja route network.

The airline in a statement said the introduction of the additional flights was strictly based on popular demand, the desire to meet the growing demand, and the need to follow through with its strategic route expansion.

”The additional Aread more

  • Miscellaneous

Star Alliance German railway operator Deutsche Bahn joins Star Alliance

Deutsche Bahn is the first company outside the aviation industry to join the Star Alliance. In the alliance, air and rail travel should be better networked in the future.

Deutsche Bahn is the first company outside the aviation industry to become a partner in an international airline alliance. According to several news agencies, Deut… read more

  • Flights

Morocco Royal Air Maroc Royal Air Maroc leases two Airbus A330-300 for Hajj operations

Royal Air Maroc (RAM) is at the heart of operations for the transport of Moroccan pilgrims to the holy places of Islam. For the Hajj 2022, the carrier has made available two Airbus A330-300 aircraft.

The two aircraft (MSN 786, EC-NOG; MSN 1600, EC-NTY) have been chartered from the Spanish private company Wamos Air. Sin… read more

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