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AA WorldFlight Time for Africa to repair its safety standards...

At least 52 of around 100 air carriers currently banned from operating in Europe are based in Africa. Their problem? Unacceptable safety standards, many rooted in maintenance. Chuch Grieve reports.

The EU Air Safety list pulls no punches. It lays the blame on “the authorities with responsibility for regu… read more

  • Flights

Senegal Air Senegal Air Senegal: Benin, Cameroon, Gabon… regular flights starting next month?

Air Senegal should serve Benin, Cameroon and Gabon with regular flights from March 29. According to an article in the Cameroonian newspaper Eco Matin, dated Monday, February 22, the marketing director of the Senegalese public company revealed it over the microphone of a Senegalese radio station.

“Regarding the opening… read more

  • Flights

Cameroon A direct air link between Tunisia and Cameroon

Tunisia and Cameroon put back on the table the plan to open a direct flight between the two countries.

The subject, in discussions for 4 years, was again discussed on the occasion of the hearing of February 09, 2021 in Yaoundé, granted to HE Karim Ben Becher, Ambassador of the Tunisian Republic in Cameroon by the Minister of C… read more

  • Flights

Lybia Berniq Airways Libya: Berniq Airways prepares for its launch

After the inauguration of its headquarters in February 2020 in Benghazi, the acquisition of its first A320 in October, Berniq Airways is now securing its AOC.

The young airline has great sub-regional ambitions. The start of commercial activities of Berniq Airways is imminent. The new private Libyan company got its Ai… read more

  • Rail

Rail Nigeria Railway Corporation Ground-Breaking Ceremony Of The Kano-Maradi Rail Line

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that the Kano-Maradi rail line is a viable one that will not only boost economic activities but will significantly enhance the movement of passengers and freight to hinterland especially of raw materials from agricultural and mineral resources needed for industri… read more

  • Flights
  • Miscellaneous

AA WorldFlight What Happened To Air Afrique?

Ivory Coast-based Air Afrique was started up in the early 1960s. At the time, many African countries, including newly independent former French colonies, couldn’t afford to operate their own national airline. But sensibly enough, many of those countries teamed up and set up an airline together with help from France. Originally, Air Afriqu… read more

  • Flights

Congo Trans Air Congo Trans Air Congo (TAC) relaunches its regional flights

TAC is gradually rebuilding its regional network after being severely disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The challenge now will be to ensure consistency.

On January 18, the Congolese private carrier relaunched the routes between its Pointe-Noire base and Douala in Cameroon. For now, the company off… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Dana Air Dana, Azman airlines deepen fleet capacity

Dana Air has already welcomed two of its Boeing aircraft fresh from maintenance overseas. The arrival of the aircraft is coming days after another of its aircraft returned to service recently in December.

Similarly, Azman Air, one of the biggest beneficiaries of the N3 billion, has begun a “mega plan” to dominate the N… read more

  • Destinations

African Development Bank AfDB 2020 Africa Visa Openness Index reveals upward trend

The upward trend in African countries liberalizing their visa regimes and welcoming African travelers continues, according to the 2020 Africa Visa Openness Index published by the African Union Commission and African Development Bank on Thursday.

This fifth edition of the Index highlights the negative impact of the C… read more

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