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


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: 7 African Countries may join forces to form Mega Airline


Seven countries in eastern, central and southern Africa have begun talks aimed at establishing a multinational Pan African Airline. Africa’s largest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, initiated the talks, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told AIN on the carrier’s inaugural flight to Windhoek, Namibia, on October 6. The proposal to the governments of Zambia, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Rwanda, Namibia, DRC Congo and […]

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Aviation: ASKY begins special fares on Lagos routes, expands codeshare network with Ethiopian Airlines.

Pan-African airline, ASKY, has introduced special fares and additional baggage allowance for its numerous customers on the Lagos to Douala and Lagos to Libreville routes. The special fare, according to a statement, is targeted at offering succour to the Nigerian travel public to these two destinations, considering the current economic challenges in the country. Also, additional baggage allowance affords passengers […]

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Aviation: ASKY has exceeded expectations, it’s only the beginning

Henok Tefferra is the managing director of ASKY Airlines with hub in Lome, Togo, and noted for its rapid growth, he spoke to ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA in Accra, Ghana, of the success of the airline and the state of Africa’s aviation industry. How inspiring is the Balafon Award for Aviation personality of the year for West Africa bestowed on you? […]

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African: ASKY Airlines finally makes profit of 2.2 billion Francs CFA Net Profit in 2015

ASKY Airlines made a 2.2 billion Francs CFA (4 million US $) net profit in the 2015 fiscal year. According to a statement by the airline it becomes the first in the West and Central Africa region to attain this historical milestone. Chief Executive Officer, the ASKY, Henok Teferra, said despite the daunting challenges of the operating environment in West […]

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Aviation: ASKY expands in West Africa with 737-800s

By Friday Nwosu Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest carrier, is building up its West African operation, through its affiliate with ASKY airlines and new long haul services from Lome to New York and São Paulo. ASKY took delivery of its first 737-800 in early Jun-2016, giving it a fleet of eight aircraft including three 737-700s and four Bombardier Dash 8 Q400s. […]

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