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Nigeria Passengers decry upsurge in air fares

Nigerians, who travel by air, have decried the “sudden” upsurge in air fares and urged the Federal Government to intervene to avoid poor patronage that could dwindle the fortunes of the aviation industry. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the air fares shot up by about 100 per cent in the last one week, with some airlin… read more

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African Development Bank AfDB Visa openness solutions can boost Africa’s economic recovery

A record 54% of the continent is accessible for African visitors who no longer need a visa to travel or can get one on arrival; in 2020, The Gambia joins Seychelles and Benin in allowing visa-free access for all African travelers; 24 countries offer e-Visas reflecting 44% of the continent.

The upward trend in African countries liberalizread more

  • Flights

Mali Sky Mali Sky Mali launches into stormy skies

Sky Mali chalked up a major milestone on July 22 – receipt of its air operator’s licence. The start-up had already taken delivery of its first Boeing 737-500 aircraft in March, configured for 102 people in economy class and 12 in business class.  Tom Pleasant reports.

Based out of Modibo Keita Inread more

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Burkina Faso Air Burkina Air Burkina adds Libreville to its network

Air Burkina opened on November 25, a route between Ouagadougou and Libreville. The route, operated via Cotonou, is operated twice a week, with its Embraer fleet.

The national Burkinabè company also offers a freight service on this line. Last Wednesday, November 25, Air Burkina inaugurated its Ouagadougou - Cotonou - … read more

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Benin Pendjari National Park in Benin Republic has best safari in West Africa

If someone says they’re going on a safari holiday, you are likely to assume that the person is going to East or Southern Africa. One, because both regions have the leading safari destinations in the world. Two, the word safari means ‘journey’ and is derived from Swahili, a language spoken very much from the heart of East Africa to the sho… read more

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Nigeria Arik Air Nigeria: Airlines resume, seek release of N27 billion bailout

Local airlines, yesterday, resumed skeletal services following last week’s disruption by the EndSARS protests and the attendant curfew imposed by the Lagos State government. The demonstrations, which had forced some foreign operators to suspend flights, resulted in grounding of operations by indigenous carriers amid absence of trav… read more

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Nigeria Dana Air Dana resumes flights from Lagos today, as Arik waits till lifting of curfew

Dana Airlines has planned flight resumption from Lagos tomorrow with the possible lifting of the curfew imposed on the State today.

The curfew was imposed by the State governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo Olu on Tuesday 20/10/20 to forestall the breakdown of law and order following series of protests.In a statement, the Spokesm… read more

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