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Weakened by the health crisis, TAAG Angola Airlines wants to get back to health. The Angolan national airline plans to re-launch all its African services by the end of the year.
Taag Angola Airlines continues to revive its pre-pandemic services. In a recent communiqué to its customers, the Angolan national flagship confirmed the … read more
South African Airways (SA, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo) will need to operate a more modern wide-body fleet on intercontinental routes and engage in more c… 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
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
From Kigali International Airport, RwandAir serves more than 30 cities, with a strong presence in Africa where it intends to further consolidate and expand its network.
Air Tanzania has traffic rights to thirteen countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) including the DRC, in accordance with procedures approved by the Sadc Aviation Safety Organization (SASO). Already present in 3 member countries (Comoros, Zambia, Zimbabwe), the Tanzanian national airline wants to continue its expansion slo… read more
In Africa in general, air tickets are excessively expensive compared to the rest of the world. This situation, which hampers the development of air transport on the continent, is mainly due to the application of exorbitant taxes and/or charges. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is trying to correct this shortcoming.
On 27 May, the … read more