Aviation: Ethiopian Signs Codeshare Agreement with Air Namibia

Ethiopian Signs Codeshare Agreement with Air Namibia Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, concluded a codeshare agreement with Air Namibia. The codeshare agreement covers Ethiopian thrice weekly services to Windhoek and the services of both airlines beyond their respective hubs. The agreement will allow both airlines to expand their global network through the services of each airline and also facilitate […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Wins African Cargo Airline of the Year Award

Ethiopian Wins African Cargo Airline of the Year Award Ethiopian Airlines, the largest cargo operator in Africa, has been awarded the African Cargo Airline of the Year Award. The award was given to the airline during the 2017 Air Cargo Africa Conference held in Johannesburg from 21st to 23rd February 2017. Air Cargo Africa 2017 has been organized by STAT […]

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Tourism: Kenya to tap into the 62million pool of African Travellers with Meetings event

Kenya to tap into the 62million pool of African Travellers with Meetings event Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has announced that it is banking on Nairobi’s status as a regional business hub to grow the country’s tourist numbers through conferences and events. Last year, conference tourism generated 14 per cent of total tourist arrivals to the country, and with the number […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Airlines To Operate from Kaduna Airport

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Ethiopian Airlines To Operate from Kaduna Airport Ethiopian Airlines will join other Foreign carriers in the Nigerian aviation industry to relocate their operation from the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport to Kaduna Airport, following the government’s decision to close the airport for repairs. Reiterating its commitment to stand with the Nigerian aviation industry the airline said the closure of the Abuja airport […]

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Aviation: Air France in Trouble as Asky set to start Flights to Paris

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Air France in Trouble as Asky set to start Flights to Paris The West African carrier Asky Airlines has Air France in its sights as it plans to extend its route network to Paris and Johannesburg from its home region as the airline part-owned by Ethiopian Airlines seeks to increase passenger numbers and revenue. Asky plans to start direct flights […]

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Aviation: Nigeria Accused of Using Arik’s Take over as Ruse to Set up National Carrier

Nigeria Accused of Using Arik’s Take over as Ruse to Set up National Carrier The Association of Concerned Aviation Professionals (ACAP) has expressed alarm at the brazen takeover of Arik Air by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on behalf of the federal government, describing the foremost local carrier as a private concern, which accounts for over 60 per […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian airlines is the 11th most punctual airlines in the world, Best in Africa and Middle East

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Ethiopian airlines outperforms all airlines in Africa and Middle East in flight punctuality Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, ranked 11th worldwide in flight on-time performance for the month of January 2017, according to FlightStats, the leading provider of real-time global flight data to companies and individuals across the travel ecosystem. Of the almost 8000 flights operated by the airline […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Airlines ready to partner Ghana build national carrier- Group CEO

Ethiopian Airlines ready to partner Ghana build national carrier- Group CEO The Group Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines Tewolde GebreMariam has expressed the group’s readiness to partner with Ghana to help rebuild national airlines. According to him, the plan is part of the group’s agenda to expand its reach in West Africa by owning a substantial part of sub-region’s […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Receives 3rd Airbus A350XWB aircraft

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Ethiopian Receives 3rd Airbus A350XWB aircraft Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and fastest growing African airline, has received its third Airbus A350 XWB on February 1st, 2017. The aircraft is named after Erta Ale, a large basaltic shield volcano located in the Afar Region of north-eastern Ethiopia. Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “As part of our continuous fleet modernization program, […]

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Aviation: Kenya Airports make U-turn on Jomo Kenyatta International Airport expansion

Kenya Airports make U-turn on Jomo Kenyatta International Airport expansion Information is emerging that the Kenya Airports Authority is negotiating for a $290 million loan from the World Bank/IFC to finance an expansion of facilities at East Africa’s main aviation hub, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The move promptly raised eyebrows and caused some acid comments, as it comes just a […]

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