News: Joon, a subsidiary of Air France’ to be integrated into parent company one year after creation


TourMag in France has announced that Benjamin Smith, CEO of Air France-KLM, has made his decision:- Joon, Air France’s “millenial” little sister, will see its operations integrated within the parent company, and this is just one year after his creation. The rumour swelled in recent months, but it is now official. Joon, the Air France Group company launched in December […]

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News: DHMI, leader of 55 Turkish airports to headline Istanbul Airport Show


DHMI, Turkey’s General Directorate of State Airports Authority, has become a Headline Partner of The New Airport Show Istanbul taking place at the Istanbul Congress Center, 18-20 June 2019. The DHMI General Manager and Chair, Funda Ocak, will also be a Keynote Speaker alongside the other Headline Partners: Turkish Airlines and İGA, the builder and operator of the new Istanbul […]

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News: Negative Press Coverage of Africa, a Sinister Economic Plot to Exploit and Re-colonize


Nothing scares the West more than an African economic awakening. The West pulls all stops to contain African hopes, potential and independence by perpetuating an inexistent gloomy outlook. Africa has not been covered fairly by Western media. It sounds like deflection from facing home-grown problems: convenient, childish escapism and denial but it is the truth. There is a penchant for […]

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Africa: Air Peace emerges Nigeria’s airline of the year, pledges to sustain standards


West Africa’s leading carrier, Air Peace on Thursday pledged to sustain its high safety standards and continue to strive to bring Nigeria honour in the global aviation industry after emerging Airline of the Year at Independent Awards 2018 held in Lagos. Organisers of the awards, Independent Newspapers Limited said the airline was chosen for impacting the aviation industry in many […]

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Africa: SAHCO enhances operations with state-of-the-art ground support equipment


The leading Ground Handling company in Nigeria, Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) Plc has enhanced its operations with the acquisition of state-of-the-art ground handling equipment. The equipment, which were unveiled at its Engineering and Maintenance Workshop in the Air Force Base at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, the company said was over N1 billion. With the acquisition and use […]

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Africa: ATB Chairman says Kenya tourism remains resilient despite terrorist attack at Dusit Hotel


The Chairman of the African Tourism Board, Juergen T. Steinmetz, extended his sympathy to the families of the victims, strongly condemning the terror attack that occurred today at the luxury Dusit Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Steinmetz said: “This is not only an attack on a luxury hotel in Nairobi, but an attempt to hurt the hard-working people and safe tourism […]

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Aviation: ACI names Morocco’s Airport as the Best In Africa


Morocco’s Mohammed V International Airport (CMN) in Casablanca has been adjudged the best airport in Africa for 2017 according to the Airport Service Quality awards carried out by the Airport Council International, ACI. CMN was followed by Mauritius’ Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport and South Africa’s Durban Airport in second and third place respectively. The CMN is the hub for […]

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Tourism: More Chinese tourists heading to South Africa with over 77,000 visit in 2018


South Africa, along with other countries of Africa, has become a new popular overseas travel destination for Chinese tourists, driven by their increasing spending power and demand of unique and in-depth travel experiences. From April to September last year, 72,882 Chinese travelers visited South Africa, and the percent of visitors added was 8.6 percent year-on-year, according to figures provided by […]

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Tourism: South Africa grabs fifth spot as most ‘Instagrammable’ country in the world


Big 7 Travel put together a list of 192 destinations, and all countries were ranked according to best places to visit, as well as their visual allure and popularity on Instagram. It’s no surprise, really, considering that Instagram has become vacationers and travellers’ preferred platform when it comes to sharing holiday snaps and trying to make the neighbours jealous. The […]

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Africa: Uganda Seeks to Attract 2.9m Tourists in 2019


The Ugandan Government, will through four campaigns including Twende Uganda, Destination Uganda, Pearl of Africa Tourism and an enhanced Tulambule Drive, seek to add at least a million tourists to what was achieved in the year ending 2018. According to data from Civil Aviation Authority, Uganda recorded 1.9 million tourism arrivals compared to 1.4 million in 2017. Government, according to […]

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