Tuesday, March 28, 2017

South African Firm Invests $150m In Nigeria’s Retail Sector

Resilient Africa, the new investor from South Africa has commited a fresh investment in excess of USD150 million, an equivalent of N29.6 billion to the retail sector of the economy which in the past four to...

British Airways, Safaricom Partner To Boost Kenyan SMEs

British Airways and Safaricom have partnered with a mandate to launch an initiative that will provide five business owners in Kenya’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector which contributes to 80 per cent of...

Flydubai Debuts At Asmara International Airport, Eritrea

Ghaith Al Ghaith, flydubai’s Chief Executive Officer said that Flydubai inaugural flight landed at Asmara International Airport, in the capital city of Eritrea, Asmara. Senior Eritrean officials including Tesfaslassie Berhane, Minister of Transportation and Communication,...

China Airways to launch direct flights to Addis

China Airways has announced plans to launch direct flights from Beijing, China to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Airports Enterprise said the airline will make direct flights three times a week. Wondim Teklu Communications, Director...

African Countries Urged To Open Up Their Skies To African Airlines

The Republic of Congo President Dennis Sassou Nguesso has called on African countries to comply with the Yamoussoukro declaration to open up their skies to African Airlines. The President said this when he officially opened...

German Airline Lufthansa Resumes Direct Passenger Flights Service To Nairobi

German airline Lufthansa said it has resumed direct passenger flight service to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, ending 18 years of absence. The airline, which is Germany’s biggest, is making a comeback to the Kenyan...

35 African Airlines Meet In Brazzaville

Thirty five African airlines, which are members of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) are meeting in Brazzaville to reflect on “the possibilities of liberalizing African skies”. AFRAA members are brain storming on the occasion of...

Arik Air To Become Public Company By May 2016

Arik is expected to change ownership from sole proprietorship to public company by May 2016. Johnson Arumemi-Ikhide, Chairman of the airline, who disclosed this at a breakfast meeting with the topic: Ownership, funding and sustainability...

Etihad Airways To Launch Daily Flights To Tanzania

Etihad Airways is set to launch daily flights to Tanzania on 1st December, and also connect the business city of Abu Dhabi and Tanzania’s capital of Dar es Salaam. The daily flights will start the...

Dana Air To Begin Daily Flight On Lagos-Accra Route

India owned airline operator, Dana Air is to begin daily flights on the Lagos-Accra route on December 1, 2015, from the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2 ) , Ikeja, Lagos, Footprint to Africa...