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Weakened by the health crisis, TAAG Angola Airlines wants to get back to health. The Angolan national airline plans to re-launch all its African services by the end of the year.
Taag Angola Airlines continues to revive its pre-pandemic services. In a recent communiqué to its customers, the Angolan national flagship confirmed the … read more
Bestfly Cabo Verde now operates three ATR-600 in Cape Verde. The latest one will be based at Praia and offer inter-island services. The contract will be operated by Transportes Interilhas de Cabo Verde (TICV), a scheduled and charter, passenger and cargo airline based in Praia.
“BestFly has broadened out, it is not just an Ang… read more
TAAG - Linhas Aéreas de Angola (Angolan airways), presented a new commercial plan for international flights in three phases, effective from September 21 this year, to nine destinations, between Africa, America and Europe.
The new plan, according to the document that ANGOP had access to this Thursday, is part of the gradual re… read more
Launched by IATA on September 26, 2019, the 25by2025 initiative, which is a voluntary commitment, aims to increase the number of women in airline leadership positions by 25% over current staffing levels, or a minimum representation of 25% by 2025.
On Thursday, September 9, SkyTeam, which groups 19 airlines including Kenya … read more
De Havilland Aircraft of Canada announced on Monday, September 6, the delivery of a new Dash8-400 to TAAG Angola Airlines. The 74-seat aircraft (MSN 4629) is the fourth of a planned six-unit order for the airline. The first three (MSN 4616/4619/4620) were delivered in July, August 2020 and February 2021 respectively.
These… read more
According to the findings of the Twenty-Fifth Annual Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF-25), most member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)* are likely t… read more
Turkish Airlines serves 44 passenger destinations across Africa from Istanbul this year, down from 52 in 2019 for an obvious reason. Cairo is the leading route, and Egypt is the top country. One-stops and narrowbodies are utterly vital to the airline’s African effort. We check it out.
Big growth to Africa
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In the next few years, Turkey and Angola want to see their bilateral trade reach an annual volume of 500 million dollars, compared to the current 176 million. Both countries see their national airlines as effective levers for achieving this goal.
From 27 October, Turkish Airlines will open a direct route between Istanbul in Turke… read more
TICV has been grounded since mid-May following the withdrawal of its majority shareholder, the Spanish Binter. Bought last month by Angolan interests, Cape Verde's main domestic airline is preparing its return to the air.
Fuel continues to be a key cost element in the cost structure of airlines. In 2011, AFRAA set up a Fuel Steering Committee with the primary mission of finding ways to reduce the cost burden and also address issues relating to fuel quality, taxes and charges.
Initiated by the Association of African Airlines (AFRAA), the 'Fuel … read more