Aviation: Brussels Airlines Introduces Premium Economy Class on its African Routes

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With 84 weekly flights and 17 destinations in sub-Saharan Africa, the African continent remains Brussels Airlines’ most important market. To better serve its different types of guests, the Belgian airline introduces its boutique hotel cabin on its African routes, including a brand new Premium Economy class. With 84 weekly flights to 17 destinations in 16 countries, Africa is a crucial […]

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Aviation: Brussels Airlines Seeks expansion in West Africa with inauguration of new office in Ghana

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Brussels Airlines is set to expand its operations in Ghana with the inauguration of a new office at the Atlantic Towers, Airport City. The move by the Airlines is to be more accessible to its customers and to improve their services as well. Country Manager of Brussels Airlines, Rita Macedo during the inauguration said, “It’s in line with our structure […]

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Aviation: Brussels Airlines have flown 8.2million passengers to 17 destinations in 15 years in Africa

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Brussels Airlines is celebrating its 15th anniversary on the African continent. During the said period more than 8 million passengers travelled on Brussels Airlines’ flights between Brussels Airport and Africa. With 17 sub-Saharan destinations and 79 flights every week, Brussels Airlines is one of the leading European operators in Africa, both in passenger traffic as in freight activity. The first […]

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Aviation: Cameroonian govt. rolls out $101million bailout fund for struggling carrier

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President Paul Biya has approved a plan by American firm, Boeing, to restructure the limping Cameroon Airlines Corporation (Camair-co), Transport minister Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo’o announced. The restructuring requires the government to bailout the national carrier from its current $59 million (FCFA 35bn) debt and also pump in $101 million (FCFA 60bn) to help the company take off. Mr Ngo’o […]

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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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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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We Want To be the biggest Airline that fly to Nigeria and Africa – Turkish Airline

Experts say that the higher the growth of the aviation industry, the higher a country’s GDP. The economic benefits of aviation are very important. Globally, it is 3.4 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The vice president, Sub-Saharan Africa, Turkish Airlines, Mr Said Samil Karakas in an interview with WINIFRED OGBEBO, who was in Istanbul recently, said it’s important […]

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International Women’s Day: Lufthansa Flies All Female Crew From Five Destinations To NY

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Five flights of the Lufthansa Group with 63 female and one male crew member will depart Frankfurt, Munich, Geneva, Vienna, and Brussels for New York. Lufthansa, According to the airline, the Swiss, and Brussels Airlines flights will have women-only crews, while on Austrian Airlines flight OS087, all but one crew member will be female. Although Austrian Airlines employs female captains, […]

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Airline chiefs to press for cuts in air traffic control and airport charges

By Barry O’Halloran Airline chiefs such as Michael O’Leary and Willie Walsh are putting aside their rivalries to campaign for cuts in airport and air traffic control charges. A new organisation, Airlines for Europe (A4E), made up of Ryanair, Aer Lingus parent IAG, Air France-KLM, Easyjet and Lufthansa, launched in Amsterdam yesterday with a call for lower costs and more efficiency […]

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