African airlines record highest passenger traffic growth – IATA

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says African airlines posted the strongest demand growth globally with February traffic up by 12.7 per cent compared to same month in 2015. This is contained in IATA’s global passenger traffic results for February which was issued by its Director General, Mr Tony Tyler, and obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on […]

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How Asky became profitable

ASKY Airlines – headquartered in Lomé, Togo – was founded in November 2007 as an initiative of West African governments after the former multinational airline serving the region, Air Afrique, went bankrupt in 2002 and left a gap in the market. The airline commenced operations in January 2010 and today covers 22 destinations in 20 countries across West and Central […]

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Why Rwandair chose to merge with ET instead of Etihad

RwandAir and Ethiopian Airlines expect in the next few months to formally establish a strategic partnership that would see the two African carriers working closely together. Under the terms of a deal provisionally reached earlier this month, Ethiopian Airlines will acquire a 49 percent stake in the smaller RwandAir, giving it the opportunity to create a new east African hub […]

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