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  • Flights

UAE Emirates Emirates service reductions as of 19AUG20

Emirates in recent schedule update continues to file planned changes for Northern winter season, between 25OCT20 and 27MAR21. Latest adjustment as of 19AUG20 sees further frequency adjustment for the month of November 2020.

Currently the airline mostly focuses on frequency adjustment, therefore various routes continue to list A3… read more

  • Flights

Kenya Kenya: 130 countries exempted from quarantine when entering Kenya

Passengers of 130 states traveling to Kenya will be exempted from the mandatory 14-day Quarantine aimed. Released by Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala, the countries include all East African countries, with the exception of Tanzania.

The latest move of banning the neighbouring country is expected to deepen the row between the two… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Holland America Holland America Line opens bookings for 2021-22 voyages

Holland America Line is opening bookings for two of its most epic explorations: the 2022 Grand World Voyage and the 2021 Grand Africa Voyage. Guests who want to circle the globe on the 128-day odyssey can now make their Grand World Voyage and Africa circumnavigation reservations. Both itineraries are roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, Florid… read more

  • Flights

QATAR Airways Qatar Airways now with more than 550 weekly flights to over 85 destinations

Qatar Airways continues to lead the recovery of the aviation industry maintaining its position as the leading international carrier providing global connectivity. In the month of August the airline has already announced the resumption of eight destinations, including:

Adelaide (two-weekly flights started 16 August)Auckland (t… read more

  • Beyond Africa

Australia Qantas Qantas: no flights beyond Australia until July 2021

Australia’s leading airline does not expect to be flying any international routes before the second half of next year, except possibly to New Zealand. But Qantas is determined to press on with plans to fly nonstop from London to Sydney.

The carrier closed down its international operations in April because of the corona… read more

  • Flights

Zimbabwe FastJet Fastjet goes private to survive crisis

This follows a demand from its major shareholder – Solenta Holdings – to withdraw from the AIM market otherwise there would be no more financial support available.

The airline, which started flights in 2012, has been struggling with losses and, while it has retreated from markets including Tanzania and Mozambique, it has been faci… read more

  • Travel-tech

AA Travenews Nigerian startup launches “Airbnb for Africa” named “Nwanndo”

A Nigerian startup has launched its exclusive web app, in perhaps, according to reports on, one of the least well-timed launches of the year. The app called Nwanndo was launched earlier in May, offering users access to what is essentially an “Airbnb for Africa”.

Founded by Okereke Ikenna and Ve… read more

  • Opinion

SouthAfrica SAA Restructured SAA will boost aviation sector

We live in a world in which facts sometimes appear to no longer matter. Often fact, fiction or fallacy all seem to carry the same weight and meaning at the expense of the truth. In the case of SAA, we have seen exceptional levels of zeal from certain quarters of our society that seem intent on persecuting the airline and prosecuting those who are d… read more

  • Flights

Zimbabwe FastJet Fastjet Zimbabwe has adjusted plans to resume operations again

Low-cost carrier Fastjet (Zimbabwe) has adjusted plans to resume operations again. According to the latest announcement by the airline, all flights across the scheduled network will be suspended up to and including 30 September 2020.

This decision was made in consideration of the continued flight restrictions in Zimbabw… read more

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