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After being battered by Covid-19, African airlines are re-modelling operations to increase connectivity, traffic volumes and profitability.
The launch of a portal to share route traffic data, including on underserved markets, connections and partnership opportunities, is the latest attempt by African airlines to shore up air travel numbers… read more
Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have announced a visa ban slapped on Gambians and 20 other nationalities seeking to visit Dubai with immediate effect.
"This is to inform you that we will not be posting 30 days visa applications for these nationalities effective today October, 18, 2022," the notice read in part. O… read more
Sentra Airways, the UK-based startup backed by Ghanaian investors, plans to start flying by December with the opening of a direct route between Manchester and Accra.
Stakeholders met virtually last week to air their thoughts on the ongoing Nigeria Air project at the inaugural aviation town hall meeting hosted by Avaero Capital Partners. The general take away from the meeting is that of disappointment at the handling of the project. Strong views on the airline’s ability to employ Nigerians, its ownersh… read more
Once again, Berlin welcomes the world of international tourism. Taking as its slogan ’OPEN FOR CHANGE’, ITB Berlin is ready to host a live comeback next year. From Tuesday, 7 to Thursday, 9 March 2023, after three years of pandemic-related trade fair restrictions the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show is opening its doors to the travel community … read more
Currently in Ghana, the Airport Passenger Service Charge (APSC) is imposed at 5 cedis (US$0.46) per passenger on domestic flights. For the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), which continues to work on its empowerment, this charge is insufficient to properly maintain the domestic hubs.
Holland America Line is joining the line-up of cruise lines sailing from Cape Town, South Africa in 2023, with Zuiderdam set to cruise up the West African coast. The 85,000 gross ton, 1,964-passenger Zuiderdam will depart Cape Town on March 14th, 2023 bound for Amsterdam in The Netherlands.
The 35-night grand voyage will v… read more
Seabourn will be sending Seabourn Sojourn to South Africa in 2023 to sail a one-off 30-night cruise from the ‘Mother City’ to Barcelona in Spain. Seabourn Sojourn will depart Cape Town on April 27th, 2023, bound initially for the West Coast of Africa, before heading out into the Atlantic to visit the islands of Cape Verde and the C… read more
Air Senegal has taken a new turn since the arrival of the Director General, Alioune Badara Fall, last July. In contrast to the strong expansion it has experienced in recent years, the new management has opted to optimise the network, focusing on profitable and high value-added routes.
As of 31 October 2022, Air S… read more
As part of preparations toward this year’s “December in Gh” the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), Beyond the Return Secretariat and Steering Committee have engaged various stakeholders to bring them up to speed on their readiness, while soliciting their support for a successful programme.
The forum which was held at the A… read more