Travel news Congo
Please remember to register on this website, so we can send you your dose of travel news customized as per your requirements.
On 23 March, a TAAG Angola Airlines Airbus A330-300 (9H-HFA) – operated by ACMI carrier HiFly – performed flight DT652 between Luanda, Angola and Lisbon, Portugal. During the flight, while flying above the Democratic Republic of Congo, the aircraft sustained severe turbulence. While dishes and trays flew through the aircraft, two crew mem… read more
The Machipanda railway line is part of the Beira corridor, serving the landlocked countries of Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The original 317km railway was built in 1899. Rehabilitation of this line began in August 2021, and is a vital line for the economy of the central region of the count… read more
M’Banza Congo Airport in northwestern Angola is embarking on a €12.5 million ($13.4 million) modernization project, which will include operational, air traffic management (ATM) and communication systems upgrades.
Work on the airport’s ground and air systems is being performed … read more
It is incontrovertible that Nigeria’s aviation industry is laden with humongous challenges, ranging from forex crunch, fuel crisis, inadequate technical manpower, statutory bottlenecks, etc, making it tough for airlines to stay afloat and sustain themselves. These factors, coupled with other internal drawbacks, have led to the untimely de… read more
Ethiopian Airlines is restoring flights to Karachi, Pakistan, this May after an absence of almost 20 years.
The Star Alliance member will begin service from its hub at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD) to Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport (KHI) on May 1, flying four t… read more
The expected investment, by the third quarter, will provide desperately needed support to the now over-indebted and loss-making Congolese national airline.
Cameroon entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with Bestway Finance Ltd and Austsino Resources Group Ltd in 2021, to build a 540 km railway line connecting the iron ore site at Mbalam to the multimodal ore port at Kribi. The port, with a capacity of over 100 million tonnes per year, is currently under construction. The project will e… read more
One of the globe’s leading tourism market place, Internationale Tourismus-Börse (ITB Berlin) will be making a return to live (person-to-person) event since 2019 when it last held the event in the marquee Messe Berlin Arena.
Scheduled to take place from March 7-9, 2023 in Messe Berlin in the Charlottenburg province, this year’s event has Ge… read more
Luxury hotels are expanding in Africa, with Marriott, Radisson Blu and Hyatt leading the way with new developments and acquisitions.
As international travellers troop back to Africa, some of the world’s major hotel chains are re-igniting a multi-billion dollar expansion race that began pre-pandemic.
Marriott, Radisson Blu… read more
Over 24 African countries participated in the just-ended Fitur
International Tourism Fair in Madrid. The fair gave a… read more