Africa: Birds and ruminants invade Banjul airport, Gambia

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Concerns have been raised over the safety of aircraft and air travelers at Gambia’s Banjul international Airport. It follows an apparent invasion of the airport by birds and other ruminants due to the siting of dumping sites close to it. The proximity of dumpsites to the Airport has made it easy for birds like vultures and other creatures to often […]

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Africa: TAP launches flights to Banjul, The Gambia, in October

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TAP will begin flying to Banjul, the capital of The Gambia, on 26 October. TAP will offer three flights per week from Lisbon. This is another example of the national airline strengthening its service to Africa, a market in which TAP has recorded significant growth. The service will use Airbus A320 aircraft, with three flights per week, leaving Lisbon at […]

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Africa: Corendon Airlines lands with 168 in Banjul


As part of efforts to promote Destination Gambia as a year-round holiday paradise, a total of 168 tourists on Monday arrived in Banjul, as the summer season gets underway. The airbus -Corendon Airlines was received on arrival at the Banjul International Airport by officials of The Gambia Tourism Board, FTI as well as other stakeholders in the hospitality industry. Speaking […]

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Africa: Banjul Bantaba 2018 Records Reverberating Success In The Gambia.


Africa: Banjul Bantaba 2018 Records Reverberating Success In The Gambia. Popularly known as “The Smiling Coast Of Africa”, The Gambia had reasons to widen her smile as Tour Operators landed her shores on a Familiarisation Tour in partnership with Gambia Tourism Authority and Gambia Hotel Association. Representing the Gambia Tourism Authority, Mr. Mamou warmly received the Banjul Bantaba Team, then […]

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Africa: Where did my Banjul Go?


I hereby take the liberty to speak on behalf of all Gambians: “we want a better Banjul and a Banjul that works!” Whether you have lived, never lived or currently live in Banjul, I’m certain you will all agree with me on this. Banjul is the capital of The Gambia and the city should reflect that. It does not have […]

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Arik Air increases frequency on Lagos-Dakar, Lagos-Banjul routes

Arik Air on Tuesday announced an increase in its frequency on the Lagos-Dakar (Senegal) route to a daily service, up from six weekly flights. This was contained in a statement signed by the Communications Manager of the airline, Mr Adebanji Ola, a copy of which was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. According to the statement, […]

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