Aviation: SAA, TAAG and Air Mauritius are the most On-time Airlines in Africa-OAG Surveys

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OAG Aviation has published its punctuality report for 2020, highlighting the airlines with the best on-time records around the world. The report is based on 57.5 million flight records from 2019, creating a ranking of the best on-time performances (OTP) for the world’s largest airlines. The best airline in the world is Garuda Indonesia which managed to operate 19 of […]

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Africa: TAAG Angola Commence Inaugural flight Operations into Nigeria’s Aviation Industry with 170 passengers

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Angola national carrier, TAAG Angola has commenced flight operations into Nigeria’s aviation industry after 50 years of it existence. The airline in its inaugural flight into Nigeria, arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport with 170 passengers from the country and other dignitaries on a B737-800. The aircraft which arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport about 2pm was received by top […]

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Aviation: South African Airways back with a stronger partnership with TAAG of Angola in 2018

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South African Airways (SAA) has announced a codeshare agreement with TAAG Angola Airlines. The agreement will come into force from January 11, 2018. SAA will codeshare with TAAG on their direct services between Johannesburg and Luanda; and between Cape Town and Luanda. In return, TAAG Angola Airlines will codeshare with SAA on its direct services between Johannesburg and Luanda and […]

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Tourism: Namibia growing as an exotic destination for African travellers

Africa’s business and leisure travellers are searching for local travel, meetings, and conference options with expensive travel visas and fears of terrorism across Europe and the East. Exotic destinations are becoming a stretch on the purse-strings and looking for local destinations are fast becoming a major trend. Namibia is such a destination, with the country becoming an appealing option for […]

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Tourism: Namibia growing as an exotic destination for African travellers

Africa’s business and leisure travellers are searching for local travel, meetings, and conference options with expensive travel visas and fears of terrorism across Europe and the East. Exotic destinations are becoming a stretch on the purse-strings and looking for local destinations are fast becoming a major trend. Namibia is such a destination, with the country becoming an appealing option for […]

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Aviation: Liege, Belgium to be the African hub for NAS cargo and it’s partners in Nigeria, Angola and others

Liege Airport has signed a new partnership with Network Airline Services (NAS) to make the Belgian gateway its hub for Africa and to increase flights to Angola. London-based NAS has, since setting up its operation in Liege in May 2014, transported over 90,000 tonnes of freight through Liege on its worldwide network between the US, Malaysia and Hong Kong and […]

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Aviation: Commission updates EU air safety list as Iran and Africa make progress

Today the European Commission updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards, and are therefore subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union. The EU Air Safety List seeks to ensure the highest level of air safety for European citizens, which is a top priority of the […]

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African Aviation: Ethiopian Airlines hires Tourvest to manage in-flight Duty free

Tourvest Inflight Retail Services has won a management contract in a competitive tender to operate the inflight duty free programme and provide technical expertise to Ethiopian Airlines – the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa. Commenting on the new appointment, Mr Tewolde Gebremariam, Ethiopian Group CEO said that in line with the airline’s vision 2025, this new cooperation […]

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