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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

  • Miscellaneous

Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso airports soon to be solar powered

Burkina Faso wants to take advantage of its strong sunstroke. The country is currently working on two solar projects for the international airports of Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso.

The subject was at the center of discussions this week between the government and the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID)read more

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Burkina Faso: after Ouagadougou, Royal Air Maroc targets Bobo Dioulasso

Royal Air Maroc (RAM) aims to serve Bobo Dioulasso. This is what the representative of the Moroccan national company in Burkina Faso told the Burkinabè Minister of Transport, Urban Mobility and Road Safety.

Received in Ouagadougou by Vincent Timbindi Dabilgou, Joudat Reda told him that 15% of passengers tr… read more

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  • Miscellaneous

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

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Air Burkina eyes The Airbus A220 Alongside ERJs

Air Burkina is set to bolster its fleet with the acquisition of Airbus A220s and Embraer ERJs. The airline will bring in the new planes as part of a $450m cash injection led by U. S investment firm African Global Development (AGD).

After the government of Burkina Faso committed to selling its stake in Air Burkina to AGD… read more

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Air Senegal adds an Airbus A321-200 to its fleet

Air Senegal took delivery of an Airbus A321-200 on November 28, 2020. The 18-year-old aircraft (6V-AMC, msn 1881) is owned by Carlyle Aviation Partners. It was previously operated Thomas Cook Airlines. Its arrival should help build the future development of its lines to Europe where it currently serves Paris, Marseille and Barcelona. … read more

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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

  • Safari

Rescuing 47 animals in Burkina Faso, Wildlife charity moves to Nigeria

Following devastating pictures of a malnourished male lion and dozens of underfed animals at a zoo in Nigeria which got the internet buzzing, a None Governmental Organisation (NGO), Wildlife Charity has begun a rescue mission to save the life of the severely starved lion after a visitor discovered it.

This comes as the organisation … read more

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