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Africa Travel Association welcomes Brussels Airlines as corporate member

(eTN) - Just days from launching their commercial flights to Washington, DC, initially served 5 times a week from Brussels with an Airbus A330-200, Brussels Airlines has joined the Africa Travel Assoc

Precision Air announces review and fine-tuning of strategic 5-year plan

(eTN) - Precision Air today announced a review of their 5-year strategic plan as part of their intended expansion into new markets. After three months on the job, Ms.

Fly 540 and FastJet set to drop legal cases through negotiated...

(eTN) - Fly 540 and FastJet have dropped their mutual court action, which reflected widely different understandings and perceptions on the state of their agreements of cooperation and sale of shares.

Air Botswana cancels flights

There is mounting anger in Maun among the general public and more particularly the tourism industry over Air Botswana's unbelievable decision to once again cancel its Maun-Cape Town-Maun flights.

Largest Routes Africa opened today with high-level Strategy Forum

VICTORIA, Seychelles - The 7th Routes Africa opened today in the Kempinski Resort Hotel in the Seychelles, with a high-level Strategy Forum that dealt with the key issues in African aviation including

Poor aircraft handling infrastructure hampering growth of African airlines

(eTN) - African airlines are facing a tough going due to poor airport infrastructure coupled with a lack of information technology in the aviation sector.

Largest group of airlines ever to attend Routes Africa 2012

Routes Africa 2012, which will take place in Seychelles from July 8 to 10, will for the first time witness the attendance of the largest group of airlines with 16 carriers having already registered fo

Two crashes in one weekend shock Africa’s frequent flyers

(eTN) - Readers of newspapers will wake up this Monday morning to news that the Lagos crash of Dana Air, which operates on the route between Abuja and Lagos, has claimed 147 lives when all on board th

Ethiopian becomes newest member of Star Alliance

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – At a ceremony held at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport, the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board (CEB) welcomed Ethiopian Airlines as the Alliance’s third carrier

More flights for Africa

(eTN) - A source in Juba has confirmed that Fly540 will launch a second daily flight between Nairobi and Juba between Monday and Thursday while Friday to Sunday will continue to see the regular daily

Air Mauritius posts more losses

(eTN) - Information was received during the week that Air Mauritius had to post another loss, almost identical to the same period of the last financial year, of over 11 million euros or almost US$16 m

Turkish announces April 2012 flights to Kigali

(eTN) - Turkish Airlines (THY) announced yesterday its intention to begin flights between Istanbul and Kigali by April of next year.

Yemenia reduces Nairobi flights

(eTN) - It was confirmed overnight that Yemenia has cut its regular services from Sana to Nairobi to one only, as a result of less travel demand and an almost total disappearance of transit passengers

Low season brings end and beginning of flights in Africa

(eTN) - As the low season for air service begins in Africa, some flights are ending, while on the other hand, other airlines are resuming routes.

Air service over Africa expanding

(eTN) - Air service is expanding over the African continent as well as over the ocean for long-haul flights.ETHIOPIAN ADDS MILAN TO EUROPEAN DESTINATIONS

More flights over African skies

(eTN) - The skies over Africa will see even more flights as RwandAir and Ethiopian Airlines are both increasing their air service over the continent.

African Airline Association demands better controls over access of foreign airlines

(eTN) - The African Airline Association (AFRAA) has renewed calls to African government to be more careful when entering into open skies agreements and granting foreign airlines traffic rights, includ