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  • Flights

DRC Congo Airways Congo Airways adds a new leased Airbus A320-200 to its fleet

Since mid-2021, Congo Airways has been operating at reduced capacity, with only two active aircraft in its own fleet. The interim management of the Congolese national carrier has since been working to remedy this situation.

  As its order for new aircraft with Embraer stalls, it has opted for aircraft leases to continue operations.

  • Accomodation

Unwto UNWTO supports Republic of Congo in Hotel Classification System

Stakeholders and Selected Auditors in the Republic of Congo have undergone a training program in the classification of hotel systems in the country’s capital Brazzaville.

The program which was the second session held was to help auditors gain insights and also acquaint themselves with the operations of hotel classification… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Unwto UNWTO gets set to host first Global Youth Tourism Summit

The first UNWTO Global Youth Tourism Summit will bring more than 130 young people from 60 countries to Sorrento, Italy, next week, giving them a unique platform to play a leading role in the future of the sector.

The event, first of its kind, is organized by UNWTO and hosted in Italy in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and… read more

  • Flights

Cote Divoire Air Cote Divoire Air Côte d'Ivoire opens new route to SA

Air Côte d'Ivoire will be launching a new route between Johannesburg and Abidjan, in Côte d'Ivoire. The Johannesburg-Abidjan via Kinshasa route will launch on 29 June 2022.  The airline will be introducing four flights per week between Johannesburg and Abidjan. Bookings opened on 1 June 2022.

The new route also offers… read more

  • Flights

Senegal Transair Transair extends its West African network and inaugurates Central Africa

The leader in domestic transport in Senegal, Transair is entering a new phase in its international deployment with the opening of three new routes, including Libreville and Brazzaville.

Transair's international network will double from one to more than two as of July 2, 2022. On this date, the Senegalese private carrie… read more

  • Miscellaneous

2019-SpotlightWorkshops-BannerLogo-White Karibu Killifair opens in Arusha, Tanzania

At least four hundred exhibitors and visitors from different countries across the world have gathered at the Karibu Killifair in Arusha, Tanzania from June 3-5, 2022.

The International tourism & industry fair is promoting and presents companies based in the Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania, Kenya, East Africa, and Central Africa by providi… read more

  • Conservation & Wildlife

Uganda Tourism Gorilla trekking for the elderly in Uganda

The main highlight of Uganda safaris is gorilla trekking. Very many people who consider Uganda safari holidays are often presented with gorilla trekking and chimpanzee tracking experience. Though this is not all there is for a Uganda safari; mountain gorilla trekking has been the main highlight because it is rare and unique to Uganda, Rwa… read more

  • Flights

Democratic-Republic-of-the-Congo Congo suspends flights from Rwanda

Republic of Congo has summoned Rwanda’s ambassador and suspended RwandAir flights to Congo in response to what it says is Kigali’s support for M23 rebels carrying out a military offensive in its eastern borderlands. Rwanda denies supporting the rebels, who advanced as close as 20 km (12 miles) this week to eastern Congo’s main… read more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica SAA Travel Trade will be Front and Centre of SAA’s plans

Africa’s travel and tourism trade will be key to South African Airways’ strategy in connecting the continent. The Airline’s Commercial Director Simon Newton-Smith has said.

The Airline in a breakfast meeting with trade partners and stakeholders on the sidelines of last week’s Africa’s Travel Indaba revealed several initiatives the c… read more

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