Aviation: In from the cold, Cape Verde Airlines, Africa’s Icelandair

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Cape Verde Airlines has always been a small and financially poor-performing airline with inconsistent capacity development, vividly highlighted below. Cape Verde Airlines sits in narrow-body range of Europe, North America, South America and (mainland) Africa. Within 4,000 miles of Sal, the airline’s hub, are all relevant areas of Europe and large amounts of South America, Africa and Eastern USA. Its […]

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Tourism: Cape Verde and Russia sign Free Visa agreements

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Cape Verde’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Communities and Defence, Luis Filipe Lopes Tavares, paid a working visit to Moscow from April 29 to May 1. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held diplomatic talks with him focusing on bilateral political, trade, economic and people-to-people ties. They also paid special attention to the promotion of mutually beneficial cooperation in energy, the fuel and […]

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Africa: Cape Verde’s Sao Vicente Carnival is reinvigorating its tourism

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The streets of Mindelo in the island of Sao Vicente in the North of Cape Verde come alive for the first weeks of March every year for Carnival. Sao Vicente is one of 10 islands in Cape Verde, best known as the home of the legendary musician, Cesaria Evora. The country’s second largest island in terms of population has gone […]

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Africa: 12 reasons to visit the beautiful Cape Verde islands

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Once a hugely important gateway used by explorers en route to “discover” the Americas, the Cape Verde islands fell into obscurity in more recent times. But the archipelago, located in the North Atlantic about 570 kilometers (about 350 miles) off the extreme western tip of Africa, is enjoying a renewed surge in visitors. It was named as one of CNN […]

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Tourism: Again Cape Town is Number 1 for MICE in Africa as Marrakech and Nairobi follows

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International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), has crowned Cape Town as the best city in Africa for business tourism events. This was the fourth consecutive year and the city has hosted over 50 meetings to date and has won the award ahead of others such as Johannesburg, Marrakech and Nairobi, largely due to conference bids secured by the Cape Town […]

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News: Abuja-Lagos is the 4th Busiest Aviation route in Africa while Joburg- Cape Town and Durban leads

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Research has found that the South African domestic flight between Cape Town and Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport is the busiest on the continent. More than 4.7 million passengers flew the 1,292 km between the two airports in the last calendar year. Routes’ study analysed the top 100 aviation routes in Africa by total capacity in 2017, according to OAG […]

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Africa: Cape Verde aims for free trade zone with Atlantic islands – Premier

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The Atlantic island nation of Cape Verde hopes to create a zone of free circulation for people and goods with the nearby Spanish Canary Islands and Portugal’s Madeira and Azores, Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva said on Monday. Cape Verde, made up of 10 islands off the West African coast, hopes to boost economic growth and tourism with such […]

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Africa: Cape Town harvest 700 000 new seats as Kenya Airways TAAG and Air Mauritius increases flights

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Over the last few weeks, the air connectivity between the Cape and the rest of Africa has been increased significantly. This not only demonstrates the continued confidence in our city and province as a business and tourism destination, but also positions our region well for future trade and investment from our African counterparts. The Cape Town Air Access initiative welcomes […]

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Africa: Air travellers to face harrowing experience as Cape Town Airport clamps down on water usage

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Amidst the daunting challenge facing one of South Africa’s second largest city, Cape Town, Lounges at the City’s International Airport (CTIA) have implemented water-saving strategies in light of the water crisis plaguing the city. According to independent.co.uk, the executive mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, had warned citizens and prospective visitors that the city is “very likely” to run […]

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