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Mauritius airport closed

Having tropical cyclone Calvinia in the vicinity of Mauritius, the Mauritius authorities have decided to close the airport of the island. Airlines like SAA, Kenya Airways, Lufthansa, Eurowings, Condor, Edelweiss, Austrian, Turkish Airlines, Air Austral, etc. cannot operate into the island anylonger.

SAA has planned some extra flights for t… read more

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SAA operated first commercial flight on A350

After some weeks of training, South African Airways operated on its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft the first commercial flight, domestically, on 24 December 2019. The flight lead from Johannisburg to Capetown and bac as SA 323 and SA 336 on the return flight.

The aircraft is one of four new Airbus A350-900 jets in South Afric… read more

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Kenya Airways issued profit warning

Kenya Airways (KQ) has release a profit warning that it anticipates 25 per cent or more lower earnings for the period ending December 31, 2019 compared to theprevious year.

This leads to widen losses dispite of cost cutting invitiatives in a difficult environment as per hard competition. Fuel, HR and purchase prices of aircrafts were the t… read more

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The success story of Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines is truly the prototype of the successful airline. The Ethiopian national company inaugurated Sunday, December 15, 2019, two new international routes. One to Houston in the United States, and the other to Athens in Greece.

Adding these services, Ethiopian Airlines has become the No. 5 carrier in the w… read more

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Codeshare agreement between American Airlines and Royal Air Maroc

Effective 26th of December 2019, the Codeshare agreement between Royal Air Maroc and American Airlines will give a lot of new options for travellers on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. First, American’s customers will be able to buy Royal Air Maroc flights to Casablanca, Morocco, which will provide seamless connecting service to M… read more

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Kenya Airways and BA sign enhanced agreement

Kenya Airways and Bristish Airways have signed a very deep Interline Agreement in order to be able to use both airlines' network beyond theit hubs. That means, i.g., Kenya Airways will be now able to provide a seamless connetions into Scotland via London an British Airways into the hufe African network of Kenya Airways via Nairobi.

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Azman Air Services adds another B737

This last week, Azman Air Services with its home base located in Kano, Nothern Nigeria, added another B737 to its fleet.

Built as MSN 29073 in June 2004, the airplane has been received officially on 1st of December 2019 from Air Baltic in Riga. After having completed the necessary changes the aircraft has now been ferried from Riga to Kano… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Blantyre International Airport ready for wide-body aircraft in January 2020

According to Malawi 24, the rehabilitation of the main runway of the second important airport platform in Malawi, Blantyre, has been completed. According to the Malawi Minister of Transport and Public Works, the airport will resume receiving large aircraft from January 2020.

"I am pleased to inform the airlines that the runway rehabilitati… read more

  • Flights

Qatar with massiv capacity increase and seasonal routes

Seasonal flights to Santorini and Dubrovnik for the soming Nother summer 2020 have been announced by Qatar Airways. Further new non-stop services to Kigali and Kilimanjaro.

Further, in total Qatar Airways will add 66 weekly services into 20 already operated destinations. Apart of a massive capacity increase into European airports, for Afri… read more

  • Accomodation

hi Hotels - by Tsogo Sun

Tsogo Sun Hotels enters a new hotel category by providing a different style and brand - hi Hotels. The new brand comes with a young, authentic and modern style and offers prices below ZAR 1,000 per night.

Modern and modular contructions allow spacious shower, large windows and large TV's. The lobby as designed as a … read more

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