Tuesday, March 28, 2017

GTBank Signs Agreement With Dana Air For Ticket Payments In Ghana

Guarantee Trust Bank (GTBank) has signed an agreement with Dana Air to receive payment for the Lagos-based airline’s tickets purchased in Ghana. Accorsing to thebftonline.com, the agreement follows formal announcement of starting passenger operations by...

Turkish Airlines to connect Maputo, Istanbul

Turkish Airlines says it will start flying between Istanbul and Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, with a stopover in Johannesburg as of 28 October. APA reports that the company said in a statement that with...

Kenya Airways Secures $240m In Loans From Government, Afreximbank

Kenya Airways has secured $240 million loan from Kenya government and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). The government provided $40 million of the loan, while Afreximbank approved a $200 million bridging loan for the airline. The Finance...

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...

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...

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...

Ethiopian Airlines Wins Passenger Choice Awards For “Best Airline In Africa” In USA

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest, fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa has been voted and won the Passenger Choice Awards for "Best Airline in Africa" for the third time in a row at...

Air Namibia Plans More Flights

Air Namibia is set to introduce two additional flights per week on the Windhoek-Harare route. The airline said the additional flights will only operate during the last week of this month and the whole...

Kigali International Airport Ranked 5th Best In Africa

Kigali International Airport has been ranked by a Canadian aviation web site as the fifth-best airport in Africa this year. The web site, www.sleepinginairports.net, is an internationally recognised travellers’ online guide that was established in...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Opens New Airport Road

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday opened a revamped road leading to Harare International Airport, six days before Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit. The 12 km road has undergone an overhaul over the last six...