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  • Flights

South African Airways restarts service with limited route network

South African Airways (SAA) resumed flight operations on Sept. 23, 21 months after it entered South Africa's business rescue process and following an extended grounding related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SAA’s first scheduled flight was an early morning take-off on Sept. 23 from Johannesburg (… read more


  • Flights

Airlink inaugurates Entebbe in Uganda

Intra-African flights are gradually returning to normality as travel restrictions are eased. With this momentum, Airlink, Southern Africa's leading regional carrier, is spreading its wings to the east of the continent.

Airlink, Southern Africa's largest regional carrier is gradually rebuilding its network. The airline inau… read more


  • Flights

National Carrier presents gradual flight schedule

TAAG - Linhas Aéreas de Angola (Angolan airways), presented a new commercial plan for international flights in three phases, effective from September 21 this year, to nine destinations, between Africa, America and Europe.

The new plan, according to the document that ANGOP had access to this Thursday, is part of the gradual re… read more


  • Flights

Rwandair expanding its DR Congo network

RwandAir will expand its footprint in DRC this month through new routes of Kigali-Lubumbashi and Kigali-Goma, adding to the Kigali-Kinshasa one, which has been one of the busiest these past two years.

The Kigali-Lubumbashi route will be launched on September 29, followed by Kigali-Goma flights, as the airline moves to cement … read more



  • Flights

Jambojet returns to the regional by opening Goma in DRC today

Prior to the health crisis, Jambojet had started building its regional network by opening services to Entebbe (February 2018), Mogadishu (November 2018) and Kigali (November 2019). The low-cost subsidiary of Kenya Airways also offered flights to Bujumbura on behalf of its parent company. All these routes were suspended last year du… read more


  • Miscellaneous

DRC and Burundi expand aviation cooperation

Initially scheduled from 10 to 12 August, the fourth DRC-Burundi joint grand commission was finally held in Kinshasa from 31 August to 2 September. The meeting enabled the two parties to initial several agreements, including one in the field of air transport.

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Burundi are driven by the desire to… read more


  • Miscellaneous

Karanja Ndegwa new EO of Jambojet

Kenya Airways subsidiary Jambojet has confirmed Karanja Ndegwa as the airline’s chief executive officer and managing director effective September 2, as per Business Daily Africa.

Ndegwa has held the post in an acting capacity since April 2020 after Allan Kilavuka joined its parent firm Kenya Airways as CEO.

Announcing t… read more


  • Flights

Busy Bee Congo introduces its first Fokker 50

Established in 2007, Busy Bee Congo is a domestic carrier serving the deep Congo from its base in Goma in the east of the country. The company operates exclusively with a fleet of turboprop aircraft.



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