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Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines spreads its wings to Comoros

  Ethiopian Airlines has announced it is launching flights to Moroni, Comoros, from 30 October 2016, operating the latest B737-800 New Generation. The flights to...

What happened in aviation in West Africa this week?

It’s been a tumultuous week for aviation in West Africa this week. Nigeria lost its aviation hub status to Ghana Nigeria used to be the aviation...
Marriott Kigali

Marriott International opens new Rwandan hotel

Marriott International has opened Kigali Marriott Hotel in the central business district of Kigali, Rwanda. Kigali Marriott is the first of the group’s hotels in...

Hospitality outlook positive despite negative economic growth in Nigeria

While Nigeria’s hospitality sector has been negatively impacted by a weaker economy, the country’s long-term prospects remain positive. According to PwC’s Rooms with an African...
Visa

Pan-African travel cramped by closed visa policies

African countries are on average more closed off to each other than open, making travel within the continent difficult. According to the recent Africa...

Improved connections between Madagascar and Seychelles

Air Seychelles and Air Madagascar have strengthened their codeshare cooperation with the aim of bringing more travellers to both Seychelles and Madagascar, while increasing...

Iron Maiden star flies first Air Djibouti commercial flight since 2002

Air Djibouti is ramping up to launch commercial operations with the charter of its first aircraft, a B737-400 that will be used to inaugurate...
Visa-on-arrival

Ghana visa-on-arrival – pie in the sky?

    Despite numerous newspaper reports that Ghana has started issuing visa-on-arrivals from July 1, immigration officials in Ghana as well as the Ghana High Commission...
flight-cancelled

Nigerian travel agencies struggling to survive

  As international airlines are increasingly withdrawing from Nigeria, travel agencies in the country are feeling the pinch. In the past few months, US-based United Airlines...