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  • Destinations

Liberia Gets New Tourism Organization

A new tourist organization- Pepper Adventure has been established in Liberia. Speaking in an interview with reporters in Monrovia on Wednesday, Pepper Adventure Country Representative in Liberia Mr. Ambrose N. Wiagbe said the organization will provide services as assistance and information on cultural, historical and contemporary heritage… read more

  • Flights

Transair reconnects Senegal to Sierra Leone after a year of suspension

In March 2020, Transair suspended its international routes due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Currently, the Senegalese private company has taken over 80% of its pre-crisis sub-regional network.

Since March 13, Transair has reopened its Dakar - Freetown route. The Senegalese private company now offers 3 weekly flights… read more

  • Cruise

Celebrity Cruises announces return to Mexican Riviera in Fall 2022

Following an eight-year absence, Celebrity Cruises announced its return to the Mexican Riviera with a variety of 7-night and 8-night sailings. Departing from the Port of Los Angeles, Celebrity Millennium will offer twelve sailings from late September through mid-December, before embarking on a special 15-night bucket-list Panama Canal crossing o… read more

  • Flights

Gambia launch is no gamble

New west African regional low-cost airline, FlyWestaf, plans to launch in Banjul, The Gambia, next May, according to co-founder and managing director, Richard Powell.

After several years fine-tuning its plans, the start-up is negotiating with potential investors for $20 million launch capital. Once the fundi… read more

  • Flights

Air Senegal adds an Airbus A321-200 to its fleet

Air Senegal took delivery of an Airbus A321-200 on November 28, 2020. The 18-year-old aircraft (6V-AMC, msn 1881) is owned by Carlyle Aviation Partners. It was previously operated Thomas Cook Airlines. Its arrival should help build the future development of its lines to Europe where it currently serves Paris, Marseille and Barcelona. … read more

  • Flights

A 4th Boeing 737-800 inreases ASKY fleet to 10 aircraft

ASKY received this Thursday, November 19, at the Gnassingbé-Eyadema international airport in Lomé (its hub) a new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The 14.4-year-old aircraft (msn 30705, ET-ATV) was previously operated by Ethiopian Airlines, its partner airline. It had been operated by Air China between 2006 and 2016.

The … read more

  • Miscellaneous

President launches new Airport Terminal Project

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has launched the commencement of a $270 million work on the new airport terminal project that will accommodate one million passengers per year and provide 2000 direct jobs for Sierra Leoneans in the construction phase.

Since 1967 when the Lungi International Airport runway was expanded, this is … read more

  • Miscellaneous

African Tourism Board marks two years of success

The African Tourism Board is celebrating two years after its impressive soft launching and introduction to the global tourism arena during the World Travel Market (WTM) in London 2019. The organization had its first meeting on November 5, 2019. To celebrate this there will be a livestream. travel event today. To register click here.

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  • Destinations

Desinfection tunnel at Freetown Airport

Tthe Westminster Group supports civil aviation with a donation of equipment for the fight against Covid-19.

The Westminster Foundation stands alongside the government of Sierra Leone in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Through its charitable arm, Westminster Group plc has just donated a disinfection tunnel to the… read more

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