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  • Flights

Turkish Airlines sets course for Angola

In the next few years, Turkey and Angola want to see their bilateral trade reach an annual volume of 500 million dollars, compared to the current 176 million. Both countries see their national airlines as effective levers for achieving this goal.

From 27 October, Turkish Airlines will open a direct route between Istanbul in Turke… read more

  • Flights

Afrijet adds Malabo to its Central African network

Afrijet resumed its regional flights last February. Since then, the Gabonese carrier has been working to densify its offer in Central Africa, its favourite market where it is now one of the most dynamic operators.

Afrijet continues to expand its network. The private Gabonese company has announced the opening of a ne… read more

  • Flights

Gabon: New tax and price increase for air tickets from 27 July

The Covid-19 crisis has led to the introduction of new taxes and the increase of existing ones in some countries, such as Gabon. According to AFRAA, there are no less than 200 airport taxes and aeronautical charges in Africa. Their proliferation adds a further burden to an operating environment already suffocated by harmful protectionism.… read more

  • Miscellaneous

In Gabon, the construction of the new international airport in Libreville is taking shape

Providing Libreville with a second international airport is the commitment made by Gabonese President Ali Bongo in Dakar, Senegal, during the inauguration of the Blaise Diagne International Airport on 7 December 2017.

The project, entrusted to the Singaporeans, has just taken a new step following the technical consultations initiated with ASECNA.

  • Flights

Air Senegal to fly to Freetown (Sierra Leone) from next August

Far from having given up its ambitions at the heart of the pandemic, Air Senegal is working assiduously to rebuild and densify its pre-crisis network. Better still, the Senegalese flag is conquering new markets.

Air Senegal is extending its network. The national airline of Senegal has announced the opening of a new … read more

  • Destinations

Destination report: Chad

Travel & Tourism

Expensive, remote, and sometimes dangerous outside the capital, Chad can be a very challenging place to visit, but by investing in the effort and taking safety precautions, travelers may gain a memorable tourism experience. Located in the heart of Africa, Chad is known for its stark expanses of savanna dotted wi… read more

  • Flights

RwandAir to focus on African routes in new recovery strategy

RwandAir  plans to  focus on  regional routes in order to optimize its  operational cost and boost its financial performance. This was disclosed  by Yvonne Manzi Makolo, the airline’s Chief Executive, during an  interview with The New Times on Monday. Makolo was speaking at the margins of the … read more

  • Flights

Air Senegal returns to Guinea Bissau, continues network expansion

The 2020 air gap does not undermine Air Senegal's ambitions.

The Senegalese airlines has already rebuilt almost all of its pre-crisis network. Additionally, Air Senegal has announced the resumption of its flights to Guinea Bissau. From May 17, the Senegalese national carrier will offer 4 flights per week(Monday, … read more

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