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The A321LR is an incredibly capable aircraft, and on Monday, one airline demonstrated just how versatile it can be. While most A321LR operators stick to short and medium-haul routes with the aircraft, TAP Portugal took it on an impressive 10 hour trip across Africa and beyond.
The trend for using smaller aircraft to fly furth… read more
The Director-General of Tourism and Transport at the Ministry
Francisco Martins has revealed that the Cabo Verde Government is
preparing the country for more diverse, resilient, quality-based tourism
with an ultimate aim of improving conditions of life of the Cape
Francisco Martins, representing the Minister of Tourism… read more
In March 2020, Transair suspended its international routes due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Currently, the Senegalese private company has taken over 80% of its pre-crisis sub-regional network.
Since March 13, Transair has reopened its Dakar - Freetown route. The Senegalese private company now offers 3 weekly flights… read more
Emirates and TAP Air Portugal have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand the codeshare partnership currently in place between both airlines.
The new agreement will see customers of both airlines benefit from seamless connectivity on many new routes across the Americas, North Africa and East Asia. Emirates and TAP Air … read more
Due to Covid-19, Binter Canarias had suspended its flights to Africa where it served 5 countries. In November 2020, the Spanish private company reconnected with Mauritania.
The reconstruction of its African network continues with its return to Agadir and Dakar.
From April 19, Binter will reopen its routes between the… read more
Despite the devastating effects of global corona virus epidemic on global tourism industry, Destination Gambia has been named among the World's Ten Best Ethical Destinations 2021 by the Ethical Traveler.
The Gambia was named (in alphabetical order, not in order of merit) alongside nine other countries by Ethical Traveler 2021 list o… read more
The Government of Cape Verde and Loftleider Icelandic, of the
Icelandair Group, is to sign a new agreement next week for the
management of the Cape Verdean air carrier (TACV), the Minister of
Tourism and Transport Dr. Carlos Santos said today.
Carlos Santos, who was speaking this afternoon in Praia, during a
press c… read more
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
Despite discussions since May 2020, the Cape Verdean state and Lofleidir Cabo Verde have yet to agree on the debt restructuring and Cabo Verde Airlines (CVA) recovery plan. Grounded since last March, the parastatal company is surviving on emergency loans to pay its fixed costs, including staff salaries.
The Cape Verdean… read more
In 2019, Cape Verde decreed the establishment of a new tariff system for air transport. Two years later, its implementation is all the more necessary as the health crisis has eroded the purchasing power of the populations.
From next week, large families (with more than 4 children), students, people aged over 65, and children a… read more