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Senegal Air Senegal Air Senegal to take first Airbus A220s in 2023

During the Dubai Air Show in the UAE on Tuesday, it was announced that one of West Africa’s youngest carriers would take five Airbus A220-300s under a new lease agreement. Deliveries of the increasingly popular little jet to Air Senegal are set to commence in 2023. However, this is three less of the aircraft than the airline had or… read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews Will France derail West Africa’s common currency?

An unprecedented Africa-France summit took place at the beginning of October in Montpellier, France.

For the first time since these summits began in 1973, no African heads of state were invited. Instead, French President  Emmanuel Macron  held discussions with students, entrepreneurs, artists, and athletes.

The purpose of t… read more

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AA WorldFlight Aircraft underutlisation affects airlines' profitability

Chinedu Eze writes that due to infrastructural, environmental and managerial factors, Nigerian airlines underutilise their aircraft, which has negative impact on their profitability. Pilots and engineers agree that a Boeing B737 can be operated about 16 hours a day.

In Nigeria, most aircraft on scheduled commercial service barely operate f… read more

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France Air France Air France discovers Banjul for the first time, returns to Cape Town

On Monday 1 November, Air France i naugurated its new seasonal route between Paris and Banjul with an extension to Bamako in Mali. The route will now be operated every day of the week except Thursday and Saturday. On this route, the French flag will deploy its Boeing 777-200ER aircraft, which can accommodate 40 passengers in Busine… read more

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UAE Emirates Emirates returns to Algeria after more than a year's absence

From November 9, Emirates Airlines will resume its services to Algeria. This is what emerges from a press release of the Emirati company dated Monday, November 1st.

From this date, the carrier will offer two weekly rotations - Tuesdays and Thursdays - between Dubai and Algiers, a corridor where it will align its 777 fleet. Return… read more

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Senegal Air Senegal Air Senegal increases its flights to the US for the winter season

On 2 September, Air Senegal inaugurated the route to the United States (Dakar-New York-Baltimore Washington), its eighth international route opened in 2021. In fact, the Senegalese flag has come to fill a void left by South African Airways and put an end to the monopoly of the American carrier Delta Air Lines.

Air Senegal will of… read more

  • Miscellaneous

South-Africa An updated list of countries South African travellers can visit

South Africans who are planning to explore this summer season have plenty of travel options. As countries get into grips with the pandemic and implement swift vaccination programmes, more travellers have the opportunity to explore the world once more.

Of course, some destinations may only accept fully vaccinated travellers, wit… read more

  • Flights

Spain Binter Binter Canarias returns to Marrakech, intensifies Dakar

With currently three destinations on the African continent, Binter intends to strengthen its connectivity to Morocco and Senegal.

From 5 December, Binter will reopen its route between the Canary Islands and Marrakech in Morocco after several months of suspension due to the health crisis. In a press release pu… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels Radisson Hotel Radisson Hotel Group set to double its West and Central Africa portfolio by 2025

Radisson Hotel Group (, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has identified West & Central Africa as key markets in its African development strategy, growing its portfolio from one hotel in 2008 to the current portfolio of 25 hotels in operation and under development. With its robust expansion strategy… read more

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