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  • Flights

Kenya Airways suspends passenger flights between Kenya and UK

This comes two days after the government banned all flights from the UK, effective April 9, in response to London’s move to bar Kenyans from its territory over the spike in Covid-19 cases. With more travellers rushing to beat the deadline, KQ has added two flights to the UK tomorrow and Thursday.

The ‘Red List’

With the suspension … read more

  • Flights

Astral Aviation signs interline agreement with Indian SpiceXpress.

Last month, Astral Aviation strengthened its fleet with the entry into service of its first Boeing 767-200F. Pushed by its wings by its new operational capacities, the Kenyan cargo carrier is increasing its partnerships in search of new markets.

Astral Aviation and SpiceXpress connect their two networks. The Keny… read more

  • Flights

Kenya Airways to start flights to Somaliland

Kenya Airways (KQ) is set to launch direct flights from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to Hargeisa, Somaliland, in March following a deal inked by President Uhuru Kenyatta, a move that could harden conflict between Nairobi and Mogadishu.

In a statement released on Tuesday, the two heads of state r… read more

  • Travel-tech

Interswitch and Beyonic sign partnership for bulky cash

Beyonic Limited has become the latest company to partner with Interswitch Uganda in a bid to include a push and pull to the bank option for their customers.

According to Carina Rumberger, the Beyonic Ltd Chief Executive Officer, all Beyonic enterprise partners can now push and pull transactions between bank accounts and mobile wall… read more

  • Miscellaneous

U.S. Exempts Nigeria From Trump's New $15,000 Visa Bond Policy

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has clarified that Nigeria is exempted from the new $15000 visa Bond policy introduced by the outgoing administration of President Donald Trump.  In statement on it's website a few hours ago, the US Embassy said Nigeria is not included in this six months pilot programme.

The Em… read more

  • Flights

Jambojet and Jetways aleso receiving approval to operate international

Days after Kenyan Civil Aviation Authority granted one of its carriers, Fly540 license to commence international operations, the agency has also licensed two other domestic carriers, Jambojet and Jetways airlines right to being international operations.

According to businessdailyafrica. com, with the approval competition amon… read more

  • Flights

PM Roble Tours Mogadishu Airport

Somalia Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble on Thursday toured Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport to inspect extensive activities at the airport as well as the various sectors of the facility including aviation, meteorology and Immigration.

The Prime Minister's visit was aimed at speeding up the processes at Aden Ad… read more

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