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  • Flights

Air Peace: Closing the gaps in Nigeria’s Air Travel

In the last couple of weeks, the media have been saturated with news of multiple route launches by West and Central Africa’s largest carrier, Air Peace. In less than 10 days, the foremost airline extended its wings to three new destinations- Ibadan in South West Nigeria, Gombe in North East Nigeria and Douala in Francophone West Africa.… read more

  • Flights

Expansion: Ibom Air Targets Northern Routes

Ibom Airlines has disclosed it is expanding its coverage routes to include some states in the northern part of Nigeria. Chief Operating Officer,  Ibom Airlines Limited, Mr George Oriesi, who made this public during an interview with DAILY INDEPENDENT in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, on Wednesday said the airline will expand itread more

  • Flights

Air France to land in Gambia as of November

Air France is continuing to adapt its network and strengthen its "leisure" destinations. For the 2021 winter season, the carrier will open almost ten new routes, including two in Africa.

From 1 November, Air France will offer a seasonal route to Gambia. The route will be operated during the winter season until March 2022, followi… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Benin finalises the new Glo-Djigbé international airport project

On 10 March 2017, the Beninese government launched the preparatory work for the effective start of the construction of the new international airport of Glo-Djigbé.

This alternative to Cotonou, this airport, to be build by China, is being built in the framework of a public-private partnership.

  • Destinations

Benin begins the 2nd phase of renovation work on Cotonou International Airport

Cotonou airport, with its position as a crossroads in West and Central Africa, has recorded sustained traffic growth in recent years.

Satisfied with the results of phase 1 of the renovation work, the Beninese government is embarking on the second stage with the aim of tripling the airport's capacity.

  • Conservation & Wildlife

African Parks has been awarded $108 million

Good news for African Parks. The nature conservation organisation has been awarded a $108 million grant for its activities. This is a record amount of funding for nature conservation in Africa. The grant, which will be spread over five years, comes from the Wyss Foundation, an organisation founded by philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss t… read more

  • Destinations

Flights to and from Morocco to resume from June 15

The Moroccan authorities have decided to resume flights to and from the Kingdom as of Tuesday, June 15, 2021, announced on Sunday the ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, adding that these flights will take place under exceptional authorizations given that Moroccan airspace is still closed.

"Based o… read more

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