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Airlink, the privately-run South African airline, will operate services linking Johannesburg with Port Elizabeth, Entebbe, Ndola and Luanda after 29 February 2020, even though its franchise partner, SAA, will stop serving those destinations from that date.
“We want to reassure travellers that as far as Airlink is … read more
South African Airlines SAA operates under "Business Rescue" since the end of 2019. Before that, the former CEO had already announced to cut 944 jobs. As it turns out, it will come even worse.
SAA has announced to cut the domestic network in complete; only the route between Capetown and Johannsburg remain, but even here with lower frequency… read more
Lufthansa System has granted RwandAir access to its NetLine/Sched and ProfitLine/Price solutions, which optimize the airline’s complex flight schedule to more efficiently determine the best ticket prices, based on the current market situation as well as supply and demand.
NetLine/Sched, the schedule management system from Luf… read more
Most of the airlines have suspended thei operation into China as a precaution of the coronavirus, Ethiopian Airlines has not stopped flights into China, even after the WHO World Health Organization has declared the situation as a "global health emergency."
Ethiopian runs business as usual and thanked China on a Twitter post for its … read more
The African Development Bank has published the 2020 edition of its African Economic Outlook (AEO) report. Bank's economic experts have been workinmg on this report and it serves as a tool for policymakers, academics, investors, as well as, development and financial industry professionals. Africa’s economic growth stabilised at 3… read more
Passengers on Costa Smeralda have been released from quarantine after two Chinese guests tested negative for the coronavirus. Italian health officials diagnosed a passenger on board the ship, docked in Civitavecchia, north of Rome, with common flu.
More than 6,000 passengers had been locked for 12 hours until the results had been re… read more
Ethiopian Airlines' CEO has announced to build a $5 billion airport south of Addis Ababa.
Tewolde Gebremariam (CEO) said the airport would cover an area of 35 square km and be able to handle 100 million passengers a year. Reason for this is that Bole Airport, the current home of Ethiopian Airlines, will accomodate even the latest construct… read more
ASKY Airlines will operate flights into Cape Verde Islands with effect from 2 March, 2020.
The new three-weekly service to the island of Cape Verde will operate between Lome in Togo and Praia in Cape Verde via Dakar in Senegal. The service will be operated using a Boeing 737-800NG offering 154 seats including 16 in Busine… read more
Pro Flight Zambia has announced to increas the capacity on the Ndola - JNB route by adding a flight on saturdays.
Beginning mid-Februarypassengers can fly four times in week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays on the Ndola-Johannesburg route.
Africa World Airlines Limited (AWA) and Cabo Verde Airlines (CVA) recently signed a partnership to improve connectivity to West Africa.
As per this agreement, passengers can connect seamlessly on a single ticket between AWA and CVA flights at Lagos, with onward connection to their respective hubs in Accra and Sal, and beyond.… read more