Africa: Akwaaba, Platform for Africa to Showcase Tourism, Brands

Akwaaba this year received more international patronage than the previous years, according to the organiser, Ikechi Uko, who said that the platform has continued to grow from strength to strength. According to him, Dubai became the darling of visitors at the just concluded Akwaaba Travel Market in Lagos, using subtle appeal in wooing visitors with fantastic packages, souvenirs and refreshments […]

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News: UAE tells citizens to avoid national dress while abroad after man held in US

The United Arab Emirates has urged men to avoid wearing the white robes, headscarf and headband of the national dress when travelling abroad, after a businessman visiting the United States was wrestled to the ground and held as an Islamic State suspect. UAE media reported that the Emirati man was detained in Avon, Ohio, last week after a female clerk […]

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African Aviation: Emirates Establish A Foot Hold in Africa With TAAG

By Friday Nwosu Emirates Airline, the largest carriers in the Middle East is establishing a foot hold in Africa with its partnership with TAAG Angola Airlines. This is similar to what Qatar Airways is planning to do from Morocco. TAAG Angola is the state-owned national airline of Angola based in Luanda. The airline operates an all Boeing fleet on domestic […]

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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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You can now enter US from Abu Dhabi without custom clearance in US

United Arab Emirates paying 85% of US Immigration Officials salary Flying from Abu Dhabi to the United States on Etihad Airlines is now like a domestic flight from New York to Los Angeles. Connecting immediately to Etihad’s new US airline partner JetBlue can be fast, no additional customs or immigration clearing will delay for this transfer. Clearing US customs and […]

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