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SouthAfrica Airlink Airlink form JNB to East London

Airlink announced that it will launch a mid-morning flight between Johannesburg and East London from 16 March 2020 and the key objective of this flight is to provide connections with international and regional flights arriving in the early morning at OR Tambo International.The E190 E-jets are configured with 6 business and 92 economy class se… read more

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Hotels Tsogo Sun Arabella Hotel in Hermanus joins Tsogo Sun

Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa in Hermanus will become a Tsogo Sun Hotels and support the schain's luxury portfolio effective 1 April 2020. Located in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere, the 145-bedroom hotel includes facilities such as a top 10 nationally ranked championship golf course, an award-winning spa and confe… read more

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Malta Air Malta Air Malta considers operations into West African

Air Malta (KM) is currently looking into the possibility to start operations to Ghana. Representatives from the Maltese and Ghanaian governments have been meeting to discuss the possibility of Air Malta commencing services to the West African country in … read more

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Portugal TAP TAP Air Portugal with new service into Cabo Verde

As of 20th of June 2020, TAP Air Portugal will offer a nonstop service between Porto in Northern Portugal to Sal Island, Cabo Verde.

The one-weekly flight will be operated on an Airbus A319 with 144 seats in 2 classes. TAP will operate as a night flight to Sal, leaving Poro in the evening and arriving back to Porto at 07:55 am the next day.

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  • Beyond Africa

Hotels Radisson Hotel Radisson announces global plan to reduce single-use plastics

Radisson Hotel Group announced to implement bulk amenity dispensers across all brands by the beginning of 2022, replacing small bottles of its bathroom products. This plan will extinguish 57 million miniature amenities from circulation, avoiding the use of almost 500 tons of plastic annually.

In addition, Radisson Hotel Gr… read more

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Nigeria Air Peace Nigeria's Air Peace with new Embraer ERJ-145 Aircraft

Air Peace has taken delivery of its first Embraer ERJ-145 aircraft. The aircraft will assist to increase capacity for national and regional city pairs.

The aircraft with the registration number 5N-BXG, arrived from Marocco at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at about 19.30hrs on Wednesday, March 4, 2020,

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Hotels Marriott Marriott with two new hotels in South Africa

Marriott International has announced the opening of the Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch as well as the opening of the Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch.

The opening is remarkable as it is the debut of Marriott Executive Apartments in South Africa and the first purpose-built Marriott Hotel in the country. Developed… read more

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SouthAfrica SAA SAA continues operations into Munich

As a consequence of the "business rescue" phase, South African Aiways (SAA) had announced to end operations into Munich end of February 2020.

Suddenly, the airline said it will continue flights to Munich until 21st of April 2020; also for Sao Paolo in Brazil the flights would continue to operate until 31st of March. However, on the SAA web… read more

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Nigeria Dana Air Dana Air: How to use additional aircrafts?

Dana Air (Nigeria) has announced that as part of it route consolidation and route expansion project, it has introduced additional flights on it Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Uyo routes. This will bring the number of daily operations to 36 flights. The two additional aircrafts are Boeing B737-300 and this brings the size of Dana's fleet now to nine aircrafts.

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