Africa: After Gaborone, Qatar Airways set to add direct flight to Luanda

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Qatar Airways will launch its new service to Luanda, Angola, starting March 2020. The flight to the capital and largest city of Angola will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner five-times a week. Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are excited to be announcing our new service to Luanda – the latest destination in our […]

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Rwanda and Ethiopia the model States of Africa go into partnership

LAST week, Rwanda and Ethiopia inked an aviation deal that on the surface looks routine, but which could be emblematic of a quiet yet significant shift in the nature of the region’s geopolitics, positioning the two states as growing players in a continent currently bereft of a clear strong leader. The agreement, whose biggest takeaway was the fifth freedom rights, […]

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