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Siandou Fofana, Minister of Tourism of Côte d’Ivoire is the new chair
of the Regional Commission of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
This is one of the main conclusions drawn from the 64th Meeting of
the Regional Commission, hosted by Cabo Verde which took place in the
city of Santa Maria, I… read more
Cabo Verde’s tourism haven of Sal Island is gearing up to host the second UNWTO Global Tourism Investment Forum.
The Forum is being held under the framework of the 64th UNWTO
Commission for Africa (CAF) meeting scheduled from 2-4 September 2021.
The Investment Forum will focus on “innovation and investment”
showcasing the inv… read more
The African air transport market remains one of the most promising in the world. A potential that Qatar Airways intends to exploit. In addition to the multiplication of commercial agreements with African companies and the opening of routes, the Qatari flagship intends to further strengthen its presence on the continent. And the Rwandan adventure has given it new appetites.
Air France is continuing to adapt its network and strengthen its "leisure" destinations. For the 2021 winter season, the carrier will open almost ten new routes, including two in Africa.
From 1 November, Air France will offer a seasonal route to Gambia. The route will be operated during the winter season until March 2022, followi… read more
Mr. Allen Onyema, Chairman of Air Peace, in this interview with OLUSEGUN KOIKI, speaks on the B737 Max aircraft the airline ordered for, the impact of COVID-19 on the aviation industry, and the 18 Left runway of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, among others. Excerpts:
Few years ago, you made some orders for aircraft and, j… read more
Vista Bank Group (‘Vista’) has closed the deal to acquire BNP Paribas’ majority interest in La Banque Internationale pour le Commerce et l’Industrie de la Guinée (BICIGUI) in Guinea.
The acquisition adds to Vista’s existing banking operations in Guinea, in addition to its banks in Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone and The… read more
Dozens of meetings were organised, thousands of dollars were spent on the feasibility study, and 7 years later, Air Mano is still in the car park.
This community company is the result of the will of the heads of state of the Mano River Union, a West African regional organisation created in 1973, put in hibernation, then re-launched … read more
In response to high demand, Qatar Airways has increased its service
to Nigeria’s financial centre, Lagos, to two daily flights starting from
1 July 2021.
Operated by state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring 22 seats
in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class, this frequency
increase will offer passengers even… read more
There has been some impressive growth in African aviation in recent years. Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways have seen significant expansion, and Rwanda-based RwandAir could be on its way to something similar. It is still early days, but RwandAir has already seen some solid expansion, and with investment from Middle Eastern giant Qatar… read more
In response to high demand, Qatar Airways has increased its service to Nigeria’s financial centre, Lagos, to two daily flights starting from 1 July 2021. Operated by state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class, this frequency increase will offer passengers even m… read more