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Burkina-Faso 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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Morocco Royal Air Maroc 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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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

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Burkina Faso Air Burkina 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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Senegal Air Senegal 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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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

  • Conservation & Wildlife

Wild At Life 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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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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Iata Official IATA Revises 2020 Passenger Traffic Forecast Down For Africa

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has downgraded its traffic forecast for Africa for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery.  IATA said it expects full-year 2020 passenger numbers in Africa to reach only 30% of 2019 levels, down significantly from the 45% that was projected in July.

According to… 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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