Monthly Archives: August 2015

Airlines Encouraged To Better Serve Flyers With Disabilities

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A new guide from the U.S. Department of Transportation is spelling out the rules air carriers must follow when dealing with travelers who have autism and other developmental disabilities. The federal agency sent guidance to airlines this summer detailing their …

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South Africa’s Mango Expands Domestic Operations

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South African low-cost carrier Mango Airlines from 15 OCT 2015 is expanding operations on a number of key domestic routes, mainly to Durban, George and Port Elizabeth.   Planned service increase as follow. Cape Town – Durban Increase from 37 …

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Kenya Airways Extends Boeing 777-300ER Service

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Kenya Airways has postponed planned last Boeing 777-300ER operation, as the 777 aircraft will continue to operate until late-October 2015 for the time being. From 07SEP15 to 24OCT15, KQ plans to operate 777-300ER on Nairobi – Hanoi – Guangzhou route …

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Etihad Seeks $500million Fleet Expansion

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Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi state-owned carrier, is seeking to raise as much as $500 million for fleet expansion, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The fundraising may include financing from export credit agencies, operating leases and …

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Gabon flyafrica Unveiled in Libreville

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Gabon flyafrica (Libreville) was officially unveiled to the public at a ceremony held in Libreville on Saturday, August 29. A statement issued by President Ali Bongo’s office said the project is a joint venture between the Gabonese government and Paramount …

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Lagos Emerges Africa’s Favorite City for International Hotels Investors

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The findings of this year’s Hotel Chain Development Pipeline Survey, produced by W Hospitality Group, show that Lagos is the hottest city in Africa, when it comes to the development of new hotels by international hotel investors. In compiling the …

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Emirates Restarts Flights To Baghdad

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Emirates has relaunched flights to Baghdad, Iraq, after suspending operations in January of this year. Emirates will operate with four weekly flights to Baghdad, served by an A330-200 aircraft in a three class configuration. Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, divisional senior …

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Ghanaian President Stresses Importance of Tourism in Africa

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Ghana’s President Dramani Mahama emphasized the importance Africa places on the potential of tourism to accelerate the development of its economies. According to Mr Mahama, tourism in Ghana is a major foreign exchange earner, contributing 4.7% of GDP. Through a number …

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Aer Lingus Joins IAG, With Ryanair Accepting IAG’s Offer for 29.82% Stake

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International Airlines Group (IAG) on 18th August 2015 received confirmation of the valid acceptance of its takeover offer for Aer Lingusby Ryanair, with Ryanair’s acceptance making the offer “wholly unconditional as all the conditions have been satisfied.” IAG had received …

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Nigeria Customs Service Generates Record Revenue at Lagos Airport

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The Murtala Muhammed Airport Command of the Nigeria Customs Service says it has raked in N22.5 billion from January to July this year. The command’s Comptroller, Mr Folorunso Adegoke, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos …

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