Africa: Uganda may get New National Airline

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome Uganda President Museveni, when addressing the first cabinet meeting of his new government, reportedly told them that “because our brothers in Ethiopia, Kenya and South Africa let us down,” the formation of a national airline was now a priority. When the former Uganda Airlines was finally dissolved it was because the carrier was broke […]

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African Aviation: Ghana’s New terminal to improve travelling experience-KLM Boss

The new terminal under construction at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), when completed, will improve the traveling experience and offer convenience to airlines, according to Axel Metselaar-Country Manager Air France-KLM Ghana. “I think from a product perspective we can all gain with it. Of course this terminal that we are using now is saturated, it is sometimes crowded — especially […]

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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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African Open Skies:East Africa to lead the way as KQ and RwandAir set to benefit

By LILIAN OCHIENG Kenya is among four countries grafting a new aviation plan that could hand the ailing national carrier a new lease of life. Other countries are Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan. The four countries, which initially broke away from the East Africa Community to form the Northern Corridor Summit, are on the verge of concluding talks to form […]

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