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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
Ghana no longer has a national airline since the successive disappearances of Ghana Airways (1958-2004) and Ghana International Airlines (2005-2010).
But the project to revive the national flag is close to the heart of the Accra authorities. To date, the file is at a sufficiently advanced stage with the settlement of several administrative formalities.
Inaugurated in 1974, Sunyani airport in Central Ghana is one of the oldest in the country. This hub, recently reopened after 6 years of work (phase I), plays an essential role in opening up this agricultural part of the country.
Phase II of the rehabilitation of Sunyani airport, in the centre of the country, should begi… read more
Holland America Line’s cruise ship Zaandam has made her maiden port call to Durban during the 2022/23 cruise season, arriving on Sunday during her 71-night Grand Africa Voyage.
Zaandam was escorted into the Port of Durban by tug boats that provided a traditional water cannon salute, while Durban Harbour Master’s office… read more
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has celebrated the launch of United Airlines’ new nonstop service between Washington Dulles International Airport and Cape Town International Airport. The route is operated three times per week with a 787-9. The launch date coincided with the airport’s celebration of its 60th anniversary.… read more
Ibom Air is boosting its capacity ahead of the peak season. The Akwa State-based carrier took delivery of two Airbus A320-200 aircraft on November 17 and 20.
The two aircraft (MSN 2584, 4273) were acquired under a one-year ACMI contract with Getjet Airlines, a Lithuanian aircraft leasing and charter company. They are owned… read more
Cape Town (CPT) in South Africa is touting a new US connection with the start of United Airlines’ nonstop service from Washington Dulles (IAD).
United and Delta … read more
There is currently no direct air link between Senegal and Ghana. The connection between the two West African countries, members of ECOWAS, represents a potential market, which Kenya Airways wants to re-explore.
Kenya Airways intends to strengthen its services to Senegal by the end of the year. The Kenyan flag carrier plans… read more
“Our job is to create jobs,” UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili told tourism sector leaders as education, sustainability, and governance took centre stage at the Ministers’ Summit at the World Travel Market.
This consolidated platform for public and private sector leaders addresses tourism’s most pressing issues and sets t… read more
South African Airways (SAA) is adding three Airbus A320s to its fleet. That will enable the airline to resume service to several African destinations before restarting an intercontinental route in the first quarter of 2023.
South African Airways currently operates 7 Airbus aircraft, consisting of 2x A320s, 3x A319s, 1x A330-3… read more