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  • Flights

France Air France 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 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 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

AA Travenews 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

Morocco 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

  • Flights

Rwanda RwandAir RwandAir to focus on African routes in new recovery strategy

RwandAir  plans to  focus on  regional routes in order to optimize its  operational cost and boost its financial performance. This was disclosed  by Yvonne Manzi Makolo, the airline’s Chief Executive, during an  interview with The New Times on Monday. Makolo was speaking at the margins of the … read more

  • Destinations

Liberia Liberia Among 20 Countries Safe to Travel - U.S. State Department Declares

The State Department of the United States of America has placed Liberia among 20 countries safe to travel, out of 197 countries in the world.

"This report will boost the country image around the globe, the message is clear, Liberia is doing many things right, which our international partners are closely monitoring, we should receive this n… read more

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