Aviation: Ethiopia Turmoil hasn’t Threatened Africa’s Airline Success Story


Ethiopia Turmoil hasn’t Threatened Africa’s Airline Success Story Ethiopia, indelibly linked with images of grinding poverty and famine, has quietly built one of Africa’s rare corporate success stories with the continent’s only consistently profitable airline shuttling passengers from around the world through its hub in Addis Ababa. Yet just as state-owned Ethiopian Airlines starts to vie with the likes of […]

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Aviation: The 50th Turkish Airlines African city is Zanzibar in Tanzania


Following the addition of Zanzibar, Turkish Airlines will now be flying to 293 destinations worldwide; 50 of which are in Africa. These include the east African city hubs of Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, and Zanzibar, Nairobi, Mogadishu, Djibouti, Asmara, Addis Ababa, Kigali and Entebbe. Flight TK567 will provide a direct link to Istanbul Atatürk Airport, from where passengers will be […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian first African airline to connect Norway and continental Africa

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As of 26 March 2017, Ethiopian Airlines will be the first African airline to carry passengers between Norway and continental Africa. The route between Oslo Airport and the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa will be serviced five times a week using a 787-8 Dreamliner. “We are proud of the fact that Africa’s largest airline is commencing their service five times […]

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Aviation: KLM reaches 13th destination in Africa with new flights to Sierra Leone and Liberia


By Renn Offor KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced that it would be expanding its reach on the African Continent with the addition of two flights to Freetown and Monrovia. This new move by KLM would have increased the airlines destinations to 13, from the current 11 destinations it serves in Africa. According to finchannel.com, the additional flights would commence […]

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Africa: At Akwaaba 2016, participants seek new direction for African tourism

*Decry State Of Aviation Industry, Proffer Solutions For three days, stakeholders in the travel and tourism industries from across African and beyond converged at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, for the 2016 edition of the Akwaaba Africa Travel Market. Declared open by the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry of Zimbabwe, Annastacia Ndlouv, the event, which […]

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Tourism: Liberia Debuts At Akwaaba Tourism Exhibition

In July of this year the government of Liberia received its first ever Tourism Export Strategy developed by The International Trade Centre (ITC). The creation of this strategy was a three month process where various Liberian tourism stakeholders attended a series of workshops to identify problems in the sector and possible solutions to take it to the next level. The […]

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African Aviation: Ethiopian Airlines names Africa’s First Airbus A350 XWB The Simien Mountains

Ethiopian Airlines, the leading airline in connecting Africa with the rest of the World, continued its aviation technology leadership with yet another first African Airbus A350 XWB. In its successful 70 years of history, Ethiopian has so many firsts in African aviation industry. The A-350 XWB will be the first airbus aircraft in Ethiopian fleet and the first of its […]

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African Aviation: Tewolde reveals the secret of Ethiopian Airlines success story

The modest headquarters of Ethiopian Airlines, a stone’s throw from the main terminal at Addis Ababa’s Bole Airport, is true to the government’s mantra about keeping overheads low. And its CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, speaks with the same disarming frankness about the airline’s trajectory which, unlike many other African national carriers, has been up, not down. By GREG MILLS. According to […]

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African Aviation: Emirates Establish A Foot Hold in Africa With TAAG

By Friday Nwosu Emirates Airline, the largest carriers in the Middle East is establishing a foot hold in Africa with its partnership with TAAG Angola Airlines. This is similar to what Qatar Airways is planning to do from Morocco. TAAG Angola is the state-owned national airline of Angola based in Luanda. The airline operates an all Boeing fleet on domestic […]

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African Travels: ‘Nigerians are really hungry for travelling; we are here to make it happen for them’- Imtiaz Hussain

By Renn Offor With a passion to carve a niche in the Nigeria travel trade market, the Imtiaz Hussain Nasir, the Manager of Tabeer Tourism, a new travel company which has just landed Lagos, Nigeria, has revealed that the company motive of extending its service base to Nigeria is inspired by the fact that Nigerians are eager about travelling, and […]

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