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Tchadia Airlines has been operating since 2018 and has succeeded in revitalising domestic traffic in the country. However, the 49/51 joint venture between Ethiopian Airlines and the State of Chad has been struggling with a capacity shortage since last year, which is undermining its operations.
A few weeks after scheduling the return of the B737 MAX, Ethiopian Airlines has added the type on eight more routes in February. They’ll mainly be used on a one-off basis as the carrier increasingly brings the type back online. Most destinations will be in Africa while venturing to Athens, Moscow, and Istanbul. However, two routes announced last… read more
Zambia Airways started commercial operations in December 2021 as a 45/55 joint venture between Ethiopian Airlines and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), the investment arm of the Zambian government.
The Zambia Airways Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Ethiopian Abiy Asrat Jiru as Chief Executive O… read more
The Diffa airport is now used as an operational base for multinational troops involved in the fight against the Boko Haram sect that is operating between Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon.
The Mamadou Tandja Airport in Diffa is now dressed in its new clothes. On the occasion of the Diffa N'Glaa festival, the President of Niger… read more
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations for the launch of Zambia’s National Carrier in a joint venture with Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC). Ethiopian has a 45 percent stake in the joint venture while Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC) reta… read more
Cutting off social media access is a common practice in African countries, especially during elections, protests, demonstrations, or exams. The researchers revealed that at least 32 countries in Africa have blocked or heavily restricted social media access since 2015.
According to Net… read more
Ethiopian Airlines is establishing its presence in more than six African countries through a management role or strategic partnership with the local carriers, making it a dominant player in the continent. The move is set to give East African carriers such as Kenya Airways (KQ) a run for their money.
KQ will particularly feel the pin… read more
This airport, built by a local company with its own funds, will help boost and enhance the tourism potential of the Ennedi region, one of the most beautiful in the Sahel.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently released its World Economic Outlook Database for October 2021 that features the organisation’s projected gross domestic product (GDP) growth for countries across the world. Here is how African economies are expected to perform over the coming two years, ranked according to anticipated growth in 2022… read more
The local tourism industry remains resilient and strong even after heavy battering by the Covid-19 global pandemic, with the industry having recorded investments in new tourism products to the tune of nearly US$100 million in the first nine months of this year.
This resilience is expected to help the country's economy quickly recover and e… read more