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On the call of the National Union of Civil Aviation Workers (SINTAC), employees of PORTWAY, the main ground handling company in Portugal, will be on strike between 26 and 28 August 2022. This situation will disrupt the flights of several airlines, including Cabo Verde Airlines.
Cabo Verde Airlines (CVA) flights sched… read more
Following the commencement of industrial action in the form of a strike by the bargaining unit of TransNamib, led by NATAU, the company would like to stress that as a responsible corporate citizen, TransNamib respects the rights of workers to strike, and no form of intimidation has taken place against striking and nonstriking workers.… read more
The Tour Operators Union of Ghana (TOUGHA) has successfully embarked on a week-long familiarization tour of northern Ghana.
The trip dubbed, “Journey to the North” took participants to all five regions of upper Ghana; Northern, North East, Savannah, Upper West and Upper West. As has been the tradition with TOUGHA, Journey to the Nor… read more
The new board of directors of Air Zimbabwe, installed on Monday 1 August 2022, has promised to put it back on the world map. The national airline, which emerged from a restructuring plan in July 2021, is currently banned from European skies, and from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Air Zimbabwe will soon p… read more
In April 2022, the Union of Comoros banned the operation of single-engine commercial passenger aircraft. The month before, the country had suspended the operations of a local carrier. Both measures resulted in a reduction in supply and a shortage of capacity in the domestic market.
The Kingdom of Morocco has announced the launch of an electronic visa for travellers to the country. The online system will simplify the process of obtaining a Morocco visa for citizens of 49 countries. The e-visa for Morocco will be available through a simple online application platform managed by the Moroccan Ministr… read more
For several years, half a hundred African airlines - some of which are no longer operational - have been banned from the European Union (EU) sky. Despite multiple updates from the European Commission, the situation does not really seem to have changed.
New update, almost status quo for African airlines. Since 1 June 2022, 54 of them have b… read more
The first UNWTO Global Youth Tourism Summit will bring more than 130 young people from 60 countries to Sorrento, Italy, next week, giving them a unique platform to play a leading role in the future of the sector.
The event, first of its kind, is organized by UNWTO and hosted in Italy in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and… read more
Early this morning, Brussels Airlines cabin crew and pilots, joined by union members representing them, gathered near Brussels Airport to protest against the heavy duty rosters and the lack of rest times at home. The pilots also object that their “cafetaria plan” has not been adjusted to the cost of living.
At around 10:00, everybody walke… read more
The cabinet meeting that convened on Saturday, June 18 has appointed Michaella Rugwizangoga as the new Chief Tourism Officer in Rwanda Development Board (RDB).
She brings a wide range of expertise related to strategic planning, project management and product development to the tourism development team.
The Council member of th… read more