Aviation: After many years of Snub Oneworld seeks partners in Africa, even Low Cost Carriers

After many years of Snub Oneworld seeks partners in Africa, even Low Cost Carriers Oneworld has held “formative” talks with unspecified carriers in Africa as the thirty-eight-member alliance seeks to plug holes in its global coverage. Oneworld’s more prominent members include: Air Berlin, American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, JAL – Japan Airlines, Qatar Airways, LATAM Airlines Group, […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian ShebaMiles to Launch Platinum Tier level

Ethiopian ShebaMiles to Launch Platinum Tier level Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and fastest growing African airline, has announced that it will introduce a Platinum tier level in its frequent flyer loyalty program, ShebaMiles, as of January 2017. The Platinum tier level, according to the airline offers extra benefits to frequent flyers that accrue 75, 000 status miles or 60 qualifying […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Airlines to commence thrice weekly service to Chengdu, China

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Ethiopian Airlines to commence thrice weekly service to Chengdu, China Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has concluded preparations to start new flight to Chengdu, China three times weekly as of June 3, 2017. Chengdu is the capital of China’s Sichuan province and is the 7th-largest city in China. Chengdu is the country’s western center of logistics, commerce, science and […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Los Angeles Area Office Receives Star Alliance CEO Awards 2016

Ethiopian Los Angeles Area Office Receives Star Alliance CEO Awards 2016 Ethiopian Airlines Los Angeles Area Office has received the Star Alliance CEO Awards for 2016, as a member of Star Alliance project team at Tom Bradley International Terminal, during the annual Chief Executive Board Meeting held in Los Angeles recently. The award recognizes outstanding and unique contributions of teams […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Airlines Wins Best Airline in Ghana at the CIMG awards

Africa’s most profitable and Largest Airline Ethiopian Airline is happy to receive the Award of the Best Airline in Ghana from the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana. A most coveted award. Ethiopian Airlines was chosen for being the best in Strategic Marketing amongst all Airlines in Ghana. Coming from a group made up of Marketing professionals it is well received. […]

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Aviation: 28 airlines of the Star Alliance jointly offer round the world trip

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Star Alliance is offering two Round the World tickets for a good cause and is inviting members of the public to decide which of the six shortlisted nominees should be selected to travel the world with a companion. Each nominee was put forward by one of the travel bloggers who recently completed their own Round the World trip with Star […]

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Africa: Loss making Air Zimbabwe gets former Pilot as new CEO

Zimbabwe’s National Airline Air Zimbabwe also known as Airzim, has appointed a new Chief Executive. Appointed is Ripton Muzenda, son to the late Vice President Simon Muzenda. He is taking over from Edmund Makona who was acting CEO since September 2013. HE Walter Mzembi, Minster of Tourism posted on social media: Congratulations are in order, makes the most sense! Loyalty […]

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Aviation: Star Alliance launch new Check in Concept at Narita Airport Tokyo

Star Alliance has successfully completed the rollout of a new check-in concept in the south wing at Tokyo – Narita Terminal 1, offering customers a wider choice of check-in options and giving them more control over this part of the travel process, thereby creating time savings. To achieve this, the layout of the check-in area was changed and travellers will […]

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African National Carrier: Ghana invites Airlines for partnership

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The Ghanaian government has embarked upon the search for an elite airline operator as a strategic partner in the establishment of a new national carrier. The Ministry of Transport released an expression of interest (EOI) calling for the partnership with highly skilled aviation specialists, stating that the feasibility studies [for the establishment of a new national carrier] also demonstrated the […]

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African Aviation: Star Alliance invest in new baggage handling IT Hub for Members

The Chief Executives of the Star Alliance member airlines on Saturday gave the go-ahead for new technology investment and wide-ranging enhancements to operational processes to meet the evolving demands of today’s travellers. “Serving our customers with high standards, consistently, on a global scale has always been at the centre of our Alliance strategy”, said Air Canada Chief Executive Calin Rovinescu, […]

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