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Air Senegal continues to expand its sub-regional network. In addition to densifying its offer on existing routes, the public airline is looking at new markets. Its arrival in Ghana, a country of more than 31 million inhabitants, is part of this perspective.
Air Senegal will land in Accra, Ghana in the third quarter of … read more
While 2021/22 was a disappointment for the South African cruise sector thanks to the Omicron variant, 2022/23 is looking to be much better, with 48 roundtrip itineraries scheduled.
The emergence of the Omicron variant in late 2021 forced many cruise lines to cancel their planned homeporting seasons in Cape Town, and when MSC Cruises pushed… read more
Air Côte d'Ivoire will be launching a new route between Johannesburg and Abidjan, in Côte d'Ivoire. The Johannesburg-Abidjan via Kinshasa route will launch on 29 June 2022. The airline will be introducing four flights per week between Johannesburg and Abidjan. Bookings opened on 1 June 2022.
The new route also offers… read more
The leader in domestic transport in Senegal, Transair is entering a new phase in its international deployment with the opening of three new routes, including Libreville and Brazzaville.
Transair's international network will double from one to more than two as of July 2, 2022. On this date, the Senegalese private carrie… read more
TUI Airways, the UK subsidiary of the TUI Group, is preparing for its first flight to Senegal in Africa.
TUI Airways is opening a seasonal route to Senegal this autumn. From 7 November 2022 to 27 March 2023, the British private carrier will link London-Gatwick International Airport in England to Dakar-Blaise Diagne. It will serve this… read more
Just four words are needed to sum up the main findings of this year’s African hotel chain development pipeline survey conducted by W Hospitality Group, in association with the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF); those words are Egypt, Morocco, Accor and Marriott.
This year’s annual survey, which is widely acknowledged as the… read more
In ten years of existence, Air Côte d'Ivoire has built up a network of 24 destinations, mainly in West Africa. The Ivorian flag carrier continues to consolidate its network with the addition of Bissau.
Air Côte d'Ivoire now serves Guinea-Bissau. The Ivorian public carrier opened this Thursday 2 June 2022 a route between Abidjan and … read more
West African countries have several tourist destinations, which are not sufficiently promoted. Goge Africa television, which specialises in promoting African tourist destinations and culture, and its partner "Walk For Love Africa" have identified these shortcomings and want to remedy them.
To promote tourism, culture and economic activi… read more
Announced since 2020, Transavia's new Nantes-Dakar route had been delayed due to a health crisis.
Transavia, the low cost subsidiary of the Air France group, has inaugurated its new service to Senegal from Nantes in France. On Wednesday 25 May, flight TO8020 landed at Dakar Blaise Diagne International Airport at around 2.50pm loc… read more
Since Airbus took over Bombardier's CSeries programme, the European aircraft manufacturer has made the A220 a change-maker in the medium-haul single-aisle segment. In Africa, the aircraft has made quite a splash since its first entry in 2018 with Air Tanzania. To date, nearly 20 aircraft are active on the continent. Other operators include Eg… read more