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Air Senegal will begin U.S. service on Sept. 2. The carrier will fly twice weekly between Dakar and Baltimore, with a stop at New York JFK.
The state-owned airline launched operations in 2018 and has replaced the defunct Senegal Airlines.
Air Senegal will service New York and Baltimore with an Airbus A330-900neo configu… read more
Mr. Allen Onyema, Chairman of Air Peace, in this interview with OLUSEGUN KOIKI, speaks on the B737 Max aircraft the airline ordered for, the impact of COVID-19 on the aviation industry, and the 18 Left runway of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, among others. Excerpts:
Few years ago, you made some orders for aircraft and, j… read more
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness and Campaign Group says Nigeria’s aviation industry is undergoing a revolution, under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. Mr Tolu Ogunlesi, a spokesperson for the group stated this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
Ogunlesi added that the revolution was more sig… read more
Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the global tourism industry contributed
$9.2 trillion (about R134 trillion), or 10.4%, to global GDP. It was
considered one of the fastest-growing industries, accounting for at
least one in every four new jobs globally.
Fast forward to 2021, and the pandemic has all but crippled the
sector. Touri… read more
Vista Bank Group (‘Vista’) has closed the deal to acquire BNP Paribas’ majority interest in La Banque Internationale pour le Commerce et l’Industrie de la Guinée (BICIGUI) in Guinea.
The acquisition adds to Vista’s existing banking operations in Guinea, in addition to its banks in Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone and The… read more
Fast forward to 2021, and the pandemic has all but crippled the sector. Tourism demand – arrivals, travel, and the use of facilities and services – … read more
Major US airline Delta Air Lines and Kenya's flag carrier, Kenya Airways, have expanded their codeshare agreement, increasing the choice of destinations offered by Delta Air Lines in Africa and extending Kenya Airways’ reach in North America via John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in … read more
Dozens of meetings were organised, thousands of dollars were spent on the feasibility study, and 7 years later, Air Mano is still in the car park.
This community company is the result of the will of the heads of state of the Mano River Union, a West African regional organisation created in 1973, put in hibernation, then re-launched … read more
Far from having given up its ambitions at the heart of the pandemic, Air Senegal is working assiduously to rebuild and densify its pre-crisis network. Better still, the Senegalese flag is conquering new markets.
Air Senegal is extending its network. The national airline of Senegal has announced the opening of a new … read more
Nairobi-based Kenya Airways has expanded its codeshare agreement with US carrier Delta Air Lines. By doing this, the Kenyan national flag carrier has extended its offerings in the United States. In addition, Kenya Airways will use John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to connect to other North American destinations.
The… read more