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Gambia Dutch company to supervise construction Banjul International Airport

The Gambia O.I.C. Secretariat, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport, Works, and Infrastructure and The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority,is pleased to announce the recruitment of Netherlands Airport Consultants (NACO) as the consultant for the Design and Supervision of the construction of an ultra-modern Presidential VVIP … read more

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ICAO Safe restart of aviation crucial for Africa’s recovery

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for harmonized adoption across Africa of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Take-Off guidance for safe operations amid the COVID-19 crisis. Safely re-establishing the continent’s air connectivity is essential to re-building battered economies. IATA… read more

  • Flights

Togo ASKY ASKY resumes flights to 15 African countries

In a statement, the pan-African company ASKY announced the resumption of its flights to Abidjan in Ivory Coast, Bamako in Mali, Bangui in the Central African Republic, Bissau in Guinea Bissau, Conakry in Guinea, Cotonou in Benin, Dakar in Senegal, Douala and Yaoundé in Cameroon, Freeread more

  • Flights

Belgium Brussels Airlines Brussels Airlines Assures Continuous Banjul Service

Brussels Airlines are committed to continue our regular service to Banjul despite the many challenges in recent weeks and regrets that it has not been able to provide a stable flight offer on its Banjul-Brussels route in recent weeks. We know that many of our guests are waiting to find a seat on a flight to Brussels.

As an ai… read more

  • Destinations

AA Travenews Which African Countries Are Reopening for Tourism?

If you may have been wondering which African countries are reopening for tourism, this is for you! Many African nations are starting to reopen airports, remove curfews, and slowly resume international tourism.

Most countries in Africa have been very strict on containing the spread of the virus, with most of them going into complete lockdow… read more

  • Destinations

Gambia Gambia inaugurates board of directors for tourism and hospitality agencies

The Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MoTC) of The Gambia has inaugurated new Board of Directors for two tourism parastatals in the country – the Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute (GTHI) and Gambia Tourism Board (GTBoard).

The event was held on Monday at the Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute in Kanifing, a… read more

  • Flights

Uganda Uganda Airlines Ugandan Airline's first maiden flight to West Africa for evacuation

East African carrier, Uganda Airlines made its first flight into West Africa in an operation which saw the carrier evacuating over 50 of the country’s nationals stranded in the region due to the coronavirus pandemic and global travel restrictions. According to, Ugandan music icon, Eddy Kenzo and a group of over 50 Ugan… read more

  • Flights

Gambia Gambia: Restaurant, Bar and Club owners to Launch Association

As part of efforts to bring all restaurants, bars and night clubs under one umbrella body, proprietors and owners are gearing up to launch the Restaurant, Bar and Night Club Association (RBNA).

This information was revealed to journalists by members at a press briefing that was held recently at Envy Bar and Restaurant in Fajara. Earlier th… read more

  • Cruise

Cruise Aida AIDAmira: based in Cape Town for cruise season 2020/21

After her first ever South African cruise season was cut short by the Coronavirus pandemic, AIDAmira has been confirmed for a second cruise season out of Cape Town during the upcoming 2020/21 season. Arriving in Cape Town in November, 2020, AIDAmira, which formerly sailed as neoRiviera for Costa Cruises, will offer a set of 14-nigh… read more

  • Flights

Senegal Transair Transair, a domestic airline in Senegal, faces problems because COVID-19 pandemic

It’s often a difficult and notorious challenge, launching an airline in Africa. Limited opportunities are often crimped by regulations, while national champions are so dominant. The present Coronavirus pandemic further adds to the checklist of problems for a plucky entrant, as Transair, a domestic Senegalese airline can attest to.

Founded … read more

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