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  • Travel-tech

GDS Travelport ET signs new distribution agreement with Travelport (1G)

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest carrier in Africa, and Travelport, a global technology company that powers bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, have announced a new agreement. The renewed deal includes distribution on the Travelport+ platform and expands the ongoing travel retailing and distribution rel… read more

  • Attractions

SouthAfrica CPT Table Mountain Table Mountain Cableway reopens after annual maintenance work

Cable-car operations at Table Mountain Cableway has resumed.

"We have been closed since late July to allow technicians to do very important annual maintenance work. It was the kind of work that could not be done while our cars were operational which is why we closed all passenger operations for these five weeks," says Giselle Esau, … read more

  • Destinations

South-Africa South African Tourism is optimistic to receive more U.S. Visitors

Building on the enthusiastic response from the recent report that the US was South Africa’s top source market for overseas travel in 2021, top executives from South African Tourism launched a series of Global Advocacy Engagements in the United States.

South African Tourism executives are visiting Los Angeles, Las Vegas… read more

  • Flights

USA United Airlines United reportedly entering partnership with Emirates

United Airlines appears ready to enter into a partnership with Middle Eastern giant Emirates.

On Tuesday, United sent invites to the media for a joint United and Emirates event at Washington Dulles Airport on Sept. 14. The event is to feature United CEO Scott Kirby and Emirates president Tim Clark.

The invitation follow… read more

  • Flights

USA Delta Air Lines Delta Airlines will suspend New York flight

Delta Airlines has rolled out plans to suspend indefinitely its non-stop flight services from Lagos-New York. The airline in a statement by its media consultant in Nigeria said that the suspension of the JFK flight would take effect from October 4, 2022.

The statement hinted that the airline took the decision in order” to fit… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Nigeria New Lagos Terminal: Architectural Masterpiece changing Travel…

The new Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos terminal is one of the best facilities, which seeks to give travellers comfort and seamless travels, not just in Nigeria, but in Africa. OLUSEGUN KOIKI writes. Airports are more than just critical parts of the global transport system, linking communities and businesses with the … read more

  • Miscellaneous

UAE Emirates Emirates investes in largest known fleet retrofit project

Emirates has kick-started its plans to upgrade the entire interior cabins of 120 Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft– two of the largest commercial aircraft types in service today.

This ambitious project, representing a multi-billion dollar investment to ensure Emirates’ customers “fly better” for the coming years, officially… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Ghana Ghana to ban planes older than 20 years from its airspace

Air travellers in Ghana are increasingly complaining about a lack of comfort on some of the planes serving the country. These complaints come on top of recent technical problems on a Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300 aircraft flying from the US to Ghana.

Soon, aircraft older than 20 years will no longer be allowed to fly tread more

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