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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
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
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
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
The Democratic Republic of Congo, the second largest country in Africa (2.3 million km2) and the fourth largest in terms of population (95 million inhabitants), has the ambition to set up a new national airline.
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
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
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
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.
According to the findings of the Twenty-Fifth Annual Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF-25), most member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)* are likely t… read more