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Air Algerie plans to open new routes, notably to Ethiopia and South Africa. The CEO of the company announced this on the set of Echorouk TV on Tuesday 29 November 2022. However, Yacine Benslimane did not give any details about the possible launch dates.
The opening of these two new routes is part of the carrier's 2021-2025… read more
Intra-African air travel under the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), an initiative of the African Union to create a unified air transport market in Africa, is edging closer to reality, after 17 countries committed to a pilot programme.
At a meeting in Dakar on November 14, the ministers of transport and aviation from Cabo… read more
Ethiopian Airlines (ETH) suspended flights to the Tigray region two years ago due to the armed conflict between the Ethiopian federal state and the rebel Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF). Peace now seems to be returning as the two sides recently signed a peace agreement.
Ethiopian Airlines suspended flights to… read more
Malawi Airlines is regularly plagued by operational difficulties due to lack of aircraft. The Ethiopian Airlines joint venture now hopes to stabilise its operations and consolidate its network with the arrival of the new aircraft.
International tourism is on track to reach 65% of pre-pandemic
levels by the end of 2022 as the sector continues to bounce back from
… read more
Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today asked the Federal Government and the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) to maintain status quo following the plaintiffs’(AON’s) motion ex parte in Suit FHC/L/CS/2159/2022 filed on the proposed national carrier, Nigeria Air.
The Court has equally adjourned proceedings on the matter til… read more
Since 2017, the Tunisian and Cameroonian authorities have been planning to open a direct air link between their two countries. It was supposed to be launched in 2018, by Tunisair, like other routes. But in the meantime the Tunisian national airline has revised its growth ambitions downwards.
After the failure of 2018, and vague announce… read more
Ethiopian Airlines is expanding its wide-body fleet. The Ethiopian national carrier has taken delivery of a new Airbus A350-900. The aircraft ( msn 582, ETAZI) arrived in Addis Ababa on Friday 18 November from Toulouse Blagnac.
It is the first A350-900 received this year and the nineteenth in the fleet. At the beginning of… read more
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has justified the partnership entered with Ethiopia Airlines toward the birth of a national carrier stating that the arrangement is in keeping with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA).
He noted that over ninety per cent of airlines doing business in Africa are non-African poin… read more
For Kenyans to travel to South Africa, they were required to pay US$40 for the visa while they also had to provide proof they had sufficient funds and had booked return flight tickets.
Kenya and South Africa, some of the two strongest economies on the African continent, have agreed to reduce barriers to cross-border movement by allowing vi… read more