Aviation: Iran’s Mahan Air to start South African flights

Mahan Air is considering entering the African market after it filed an application to begin flights to South Africa The Gulf News has reported. The Iranian airline is seeking a Scheduled Foreign Operator’s Permit (SFOP) from the South African Department of Transport for a planned 2x weekly Tehran Imam Khomeini-Johannesburg O.R. Tambo service. No anticipated launch date has yet been […]

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Egypt Invest $68m Advertising Promotional Campaign To Help Revive Tourism Industry

By Morgan Winsor Egypt has signed a $68 million contract with New York advertising agency J. Walter Thompson Co. to help revive the Arab nation’s tourism industry. Over the next three years, the company will run a public relations campaign in 27 markets around the world to promote Egypt as a prime tourist destination and improve the view of the […]

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Business Travel On private, Charter Jets Strong, Despite Economic Slowdown

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Business travel on private and charter jets appears resilient despite the economic slowdown currently being experienced in Nigeria. According to BusinessDay findings, passenger traffic for business travel has continued to show steady growth compared to domestic airlines that have lost about 40 percent of their passenger traffic. “Businessmen still prefer to fly charter planes knowing that there is better flexibility […]

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Ghana Missing In Best Countries Ranking

Ghana is missing in the maiden best countries ranking released over the weekend in the United States. The highest ranked country in Africa is South Africa, in 31st position, followed by Morocco in 35th, Egypt in 39th, Tunisia in 47th, Nigeria in 57th and Algeria rounding off the ranking at 60th position. Ghana cannot even be found in the best […]

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Zimbabwe to host African airlines Association meeting in November

Air Zimbabwe’s turnaround strategy is set to receive a major boost this year after the national airline won the right to host the 48th African Airlines Association (AFRAA) annual general assembly (AGA) in Victoria Falls later this year. The event, which will take place from November 20 to November 22, is expected to attract 400 high profile delegates from Africa, […]

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