Aviation: Ethiopian Plans record expansion in its network with seven new destinations in the first half of 2017

Ethiopian Plans record expansion in its network with seven new destinations in the first half of 2017 Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has said that it will launch seven new destinations within five months during the 2017 calendar year. This is one of the greatest expansions in Ethiopian’s long and illustrious history. From February to June, Ethiopian will launch […]

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Africa Aviation: We will concession Nigerian Airports on PPP, Hon. Sirika tells stakeholders

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By Renn Offor Nigeria’s Minister of State for Aviation, Alhaji Hadi Abubakar Sirika, has presented the Federal Government’s Aviation Roadmap to stakeholders over the weekend, and saying in the process that Nigeria’s Government is now ready to move on with the concession of the airports through the process of Public Private Partnership (PPP), even as he stipulated government’s strategy for […]

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Africa: The ethical transport business operator -Sam Maduka(PMT)

With over 21 years in the transportation business, Enugu State-born business mogul, Dr. Sam Onyishi Maduka, is the Managing Director of popular transport company, Peace Mass Transit Limited. Challenging as the transport business may be, Maduka’s company has withered the storm in the past years and still rendering quality services to its customers. In this chat with MUTIAT ALLI, Maduka […]

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As global Passenger traffic grows Africa suffers decline

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Despite a slowdown in March, passenger traffic continues to grow with airports worldwide reporting an increase in total passenger traffic. After strong year-over-year passenger traffic growth rates recorded in January (+6.9%) and February (+9.2%), passenger traffic continues to grow with airports worldwide reporting an increase in total passenger traffic by 5.7% for the month of March and 7.3% for the […]

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Tanzania extends Railways to Burundi and Rwanda

By: James Karuhanga The Dar es Salaam-Isaka-Kigali/Keza-Musongati (DIKKM) standard gauge railway (SGR) project is progressing well, an official said. Eng. Jules Ndenga, the acting special project implementation unit coordinator at the Ministry of Infrastructure, said this following a recent joint technical monitoring committee meeting in Arusha, Tanzania. “Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda are continuing the joint development of the DIKKM railway […]

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Ethiopian Airlines voted as Best African Cargo Airline of the Year Award

Photo caption: Mr. Fitsum Abadi, Managing Director, Ethiopian Cargo Services upon receiving the award Ethiopian Airlines, the largest cargo operator in Africa, has been voted as the Best Cargo Airline of the Year from Africa at the “2016 Cargo Airline of the Year” Air Cargo News awards held at the Lancaster London Hotel, London on 23April 2016. Air Cargo News […]

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