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Fuel continues to be a key cost element in the cost structure of airlines. In 2011, AFRAA set up a Fuel Steering Committee with the primary mission of finding ways to reduce the cost burden and also address issues relating to fuel quality, taxes and charges.
Initiated by the Association of African Airlines (AFRAA), the 'Fuel … read more
Vista Bank Group (‘Vista’) has closed the deal to acquire BNP Paribas’ majority interest in La Banque Internationale pour le Commerce et l’Industrie de la Guinée (BICIGUI) in Guinea.
The acquisition adds to Vista’s existing banking operations in Guinea, in addition to its banks in Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone and The… read more
The construction site for the Ouagadougou-Donsin international airport, which has been in gestation for some twenty years, was finally launched in November 2017.
Located 35 km north of the Burkinabe capital, it will replace the current airport built around the 1950s and now totally enclosed due to the spatial expansion of the population.
Affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, like all the airlines in the world, Air Burkina is looking for ways and means to adapt to the current market realities. For a better automation of its processes, the Burkinabe public carrier has chosen software solutions from Amadeus, the E-travel giant.
Air Burkina's reservations, inventory, ticke… read more
Encouraged by the recent certification of Ouagadougou International Airport, Burkina Faso wants to attract more international companies to its main hub.
The Minister of Transport recently paid a working visit to the headquarters of Emirates.
Ailing national carrier Sudan Airways is reportedly in talks with Lufthansa Consulting to revive the airline’s fortunes. Stumped by EU flight bans and US sanctions, the airline has fallen a long way from where it once was. But with the assistance of one of the industry’s leading restructuring consultancies onboard, could the tables… read more
When it was launched in June 2017, Air Sarada set out to participate in the internal opening up of Burkina Faso by facilitating trade between the capital and its various regions. 4 years later, the airline continues to upgrade its fleet in order to meet its ambition.
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
The Minister for Railway Development, Mr. John-Peter Amewu says plans are on course for Government to secure private sector partnership in the construction of the Ghana–Burkina railway interconnectivity project.
The final stage of the procurement process for the engagement of the private sector partner for the project is expected to be ini… read more
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