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  • Flights

Zimbabwe FastJet Fastjet Zimbabwe announced the launch of two new routes

FastJet opens Victoria Falls to Kruger Mpumulanga International Airport – KMIA (Nelspruit) on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. To accompany this will be the rebirth of the Bulawayo to Victoria Falls route, this will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The first day of operation will be Monday 6 July for both routes. The ne… read more

  • Flights

Egyptair EgyptAir receives fourth Airbus 320neo

EgyptAir’s fourth A320 Neo aircraft has arrived at Cairo International Airport; in total 15 aircrafts have been ordered.

Featuring the widest single-aisle cabin in the sky, the A320neo Family incorporates the latest technologies, including new generation engines and Sharklets, which together deliver 20 per cent reduced fuel b… read more

  • Flights

Cabo Verde Airlines Cabo Verde Airlines stops flights to Italy

As per the outbreak of the Corona Virus COVID-19 in Italy, Cabo Verde Airlines has decided to stop all operations into Italy.

This suspension is valid for the next three weeks as per the Government of Cape Verde by the Resolution of the Council of Ministers.

  • Flights

Seychelles Air Seychelles Air Seychelles investigating route to Perth

Air Seychelle s has already received one Airbus A320neo and there is a second one to be delivered; as a consequence, the airlines current A320 will leave the fleet.

Now the Chief Executive Remco Althuis told Airlineratings in an interview, that Air Seychelles is Looking also into the Airbus A321-200 neo XLR in order… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels Ibis Styles Ibis Styles to open hotel in Addia Ababa in 2023

Accor is expanding its presence in Ethiopia after signing an agreement to open a new property under brand, Ibis Styles.

In a move that ramps up its ambitious development plans in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Group has partnered with private conglomerate, Yuluch Elyano Trading plc, to operate the 150-key Ibis Styles Addis Ababa, it… read more

  • Flights

Senegal Air Senegal Air Senegal to London

As of winter 2020, Blaise Diagne International Airport in Dakar and London will be connected with a nonstop flight. Air Senegal will operate three times per week flights between the both airports and the initial flight will take of on the 26th of June, 2020.

The flights will head London's Stansted airport.

The flights will be … read more

  • Flights

Reunion Air Austral Air Austral plans exit from Air Madagascar

As per the latest reports received from La Réunion and Madagascar, there are some signs that the partnership between Air Austral and Air Madagascar, which started off in 2017, appears to be heading to the end. After the initial 15. Mio. Euros as an injection have been paid, Air Austral has not paid the next amount as … read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels Onomo ONOMO Hotel Maputo

ONOMO Hotels continues to spread thze brand in Southern Africa.

The African Hotel Group announces the opening of a new hotel in Maputo, Mozambique, expanding the number of properties in Southern Africa to 7 hotels, among which 5 in South Africa and one in Rwanda. ONOMO Hotel Maputo, will be officially opened on December 1st,

  • Rail

Angola Luanda Surface Metro: Contructions to start this year

During a visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Angola, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Siemens Mobility and the Angolan Transport Minister for the constructions of the Luanda Surface Metro.

It is expected the constructions to begin already in 2020. Part of the city council master plan is to build two suface metro systems.

  • Flights

Nigeria Green Africa Airways Green Africa leases three more A220

Green Africa has added three more Airbus A220 to its fleet plans as per announcement by GTLK Europe, an aircraft Leasing company.

These three airplanes serve to kick off operations of the new airline in 2020. This news pops in just after Green Africa had announced the order 50 planes of the same type, straight from Airbus. This step now is… read more

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