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Air Senegal last week resumed scheduled service, initially operating domestic Dakar – Ziguinchor route. From 20JUN20, the airline operates 3 times weekly, with ATR72 aircraft. Additional frequency to be added in the next few weeks.
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Mauritania Airlines’ new CEO, Amal Maouloud, believes the carrier is set for success – overcoming the problems of low population density in Africa’s third largest country.
After around a year in post, she is ready to take up the challenge of improving national and regional connectivity.
Since its creation in 2012, … read more
Citizens of eight African countries willing to travel to explore and enjoy the beautiful sceneries of Barbados can now do so with relative ease as the Caribbean nation has waived Visa requirements for them. The eight countries include Cameroon, Ethiopia, Liberia, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, Burkina Faso and Ghana from which Barbados … read more
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.
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Lionel Lopez grimaces as he looks at the stagnant green water in the bottom of the pool at his hotel in Senegal's Saloum Delta. He drained it after the global pandemic closed borders, bringing West Africa's tourism industry to a standstill in mid-March.
The Sine-Saloum region has escaped the worst of the epidemic that has so far infected m… read more
Air Senegal in recent schedule update filed changes to Dakar – Barcelona – Marseille – Dakar route. The airline will continue to operate this route with A330-900neo aircraft 3 times weekly, upon service resumption from 01JUL20. Previously planned 4th weekly flight from 28JUN20 to 06SEP20 is no longer in effect.
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Air Senegal in the last few days further adjusted its inventory for planned service to Geneva and London. Reported on Airlineroute on 06MAY20, the airline closed reservation for travel between June and October 2020.
As of 13MAY20, the airline has closed reservation for travel until late-January 2021. Latest adj… read more
Reconstruction of the metre-gauge freight railway through the suburbs of Dakar has been successfully completed, despite the constraints imposed by new working arrangements to protect against coronavirus.
The electrified 1 435 mm gauge TER express rail link to the capital’s Blaise Diagne International Airport is being built alongs… read more
As of winter 2020, Blaise Diagne International Airport in Dakar and London will be connected with a nonstop flight. Air Senegal will operate three times per week flights between the both airports and the initial flight will take of on the 26th of June, 2020.
The flights will head London's Stansted airport.
The flights will be … read more
Geneva is the latest new destination of Air Senegal.
Beginning as of 18th of June 2020, Air Senegal will combind Dakar with Geneva in Switzerland. This new service will be operated 3-times per week (Monday, Thursday and Saturday) on an Airbus A320 with a total of 165 seats, with 16 in Business- and 149 in Economy class.… read more