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Mali Sky Mali Sky Mali begins its first international flights in April

Sky Mali launched its operations on September 29, 2020. Currently, the private Malian company serves 3 domestic routes from Bamako. With its domestic network now consolidated, it is preparing for its international deployment as of April.

Sky Mali's first flights beyond the Malian borders should take place in a few days. In fac… read more

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Iata Official IATA outlines three priorities for Africa

The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) outlined three priorities for African governments to ensure that the airline, travel and transport industry survives the Covid-19 crisis and is able to support economic recovery, growth and development throughout the continent.

The three priorities are:

In 2020, a handful of… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Iata Official IATA outlined three priorities for African governments

In 2020 a handful of African airlines secured US$ 2.04 billion in government aid.  Most of this (US$ 2.02bn) was distributed through direct government loans, equity financing and cash injections. Despite this, 8 airlines in Africa filed for bankruptcy or entered business administration over the past 12 months.

Over US$ 30bn has been… read more

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Nigeria Arik Air AMCON, Not Arik Air, Owns Nigerian Eagle – CEO

Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, Chief Executive Director (CEO) of Arik Air, in this interview with OLUSEGUN KOIKI, spoke on the recent N5 billion palliative the Federal Government released to some organisations in the aviation industry, Nigerian Eagle Airline (NG Eagle) and the impact of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on the a… read more

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Nigeria Olateru’s Re-Appointment: Stakeholders assess performance

Players in the Nigerian aviation industry have applauded the re-appointment of Engr. Akin Olateru as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) by the Federal Government, but they want the helmsman to improve on training for technical staff as he assumes office. OLUSEGUN KOIKI writes.

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Nigeria Air Peace Air Peace takes delivery of 2nd brand new Embraer jet

AIR Peace
today took delivery of another of its thirteen (13) pre-ordered Embraer E195-E2 aircraft at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja and has called on the Federal Government to impress on the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) the need to honour signed laws.

The brand new aircraft landed the country at 1:55pm… read more

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Gambia Destination Gambia Named Among World's 10 Best Ethical Destinations 2021

Despite the devastating effects of global corona virus epidemic on global tourism industry, Destination Gambia has been named among the World's Ten Best Ethical Destinations 2021 by the Ethical Traveler.

The Gambia was named (in alphabetical order, not in order of merit) alongside nine other countries by Ethical Traveler 2021 list o… read more

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South-Africa Department of Tourism hosts Eighth Best Practice Workshop

In the pursuit for excellence, organisations are constantly exploring new ways to work better and smarter. Sharing of best practice is a benchmarking mechanism which is at the forefront of many organisational strategies. Align to this, the Department of Tourism today hosted its 8th Sharing of Best Practices Workshop virtually with countri… read more

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