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North African seat capacity still recovering from impact of Arab Spring

LUTON, UK - The major air travel markets across North Africa are continuing to increase frequencies and capacity, but are yet to recover to pre-Arab Spring highs, according to the latest statistics fr

Successfully developing MENA aviation

ALGIERS, Algeria - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) outlined five areas in which opportunities exist to further develop aviation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to benefit

Changes in the Middle East and North Africa bring enormous opportunities

LONDON, UK - Participants at the UNWTO/Arabian Travel Market (ATM) event on the Future of Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa held at the World Travel Market were unanimous in agreeing that to

Refugees, immigrants from North Africa overrun Malta

Malta has urged United Nations Member States to help the Mediterranean island country cope with an influx of refugees and other immigrants who have fled from the recent political upheaval in North Afr

North Africa struggles to win back tourists

Tour operators have reduced the cost of packages to Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco in response to declining visitor numbers.

BMI announces new flights to Europe and North Africa

NEW YORK - British Midland International (bmi) has announced today new services from London Heathrow to Europe and North Africa.

Report: al-Qaeda threatens to exploit North Africa unrest

WASHINGTON - An international panel of experts issued a new report and their 13th annual review on terrorism at the National Press Club yesterday, concluding that al-Qaeda has suffered significant los

Self-immolation becomes horrific new trend in Arab world

The popular protests in Tunisia that have caused upheaval in the government were sparked by Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old unemployed college graduate, who set himself on fire in protest.

MENA region ensuring optimum air traffic control performance

"The Middle East is one of the most dynamic aviation markets in the world expanding from 5 percent of international traffic to 10 percent in the past seven years.

al-Qaida: 2 Austrian tourists kidnapped

CAIRO, Egypt — Al-Qaida in Islamic North Africa claimed responsibility for kidnapping two Austrian tourists last month in Tunisia in an audio recording aired Monday on Al-Jazeera television.