Ethiopian Airlines Plans To Make Bangkok Southeast Asian Hub

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Ethiopian Airlines (ET, Addis Ababa) is planning to develop Bangkok Suvarnabhumi into its Southeast Asian hub the airline’s regional manager for Thailand and Southeast Asia, Meaza Taye, has told The Nation newspaper. The Star Alliance carrier currently uses the airport …

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IATA Study Reveals How Closed Skies Policy Among African Nations Hurts The Continent

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Flying from London to Athens is not generally considered a massive undertaking. It’s a given that the journey will be direct, take three-and-a-half hours, and Europeans will not require a visa. The biggest decision is likely to be which meal …

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Ethiopian Airlines To Operate Preliminary A350 on Addis Ababa – Abuja Route

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Ethiopian Airlines in the week of 03APR16’s OAG Schedules Analyser update has filed preliminary Airbus A350-900XWB operation. Based on preliminary filing, the Star Alliance member plans to operate the A350 on Addis Ababa – Abuja route, from 01JUL16 to 29OCT16. …

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Ethiopian Airlines Expands Madrid Service from July 2016

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Ethiopian Airlines starting July 2016 is introducing additional frequency on Addis Ababa – Madrid route, as it adds 4th weekly flight from 01JUL16. This service is operated by Boeing 737-700 aircraft. ET712 ADD2335 – 0515+1MAD 73W 146 ET712 ADD2340 – …

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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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Ethiopian Airlines Plans Fleet Expansion With Order For Six More 787s

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Ethiopian Airlines is planning further fleet and network expansion in 2015, enabling the flag carrier to widen the gap with other leading African carriers. Ethiopian has already become the largest airline in Africa based on fleet size and could overtake …

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Ethiopian Airlines Launches Two New Loyalty Programmes

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Ethiopian Airlines is enhancing its offering to the UK business travel market with an improved business class product and the introduction of two new programmes designed to win loyalty among corporates and individual business travellers flying with the airline on …

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Nigeria Aviation Minister Reveals Plans For A New National Carrier

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Nigerian aviation minister Osita Chidoka has revealed plans to invest upward of $2 billion in the creation of a national airline for the country. In an interview with Bloomberg TV Africa Chidoka explained talks had begun with private investors to …

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Travel Quote of The Day: You Don’t Need Magic To Disappear…

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  Give us a destination, and we’ll get you there in style without putting a hole in your pocket. So be it Dubai, Paris, London, Nairobi, Sydney, Santorini, Bora Bora, Banjul, Rome, Cape Town, New York, Tanzania, Kuala Lumpur, Delhi, …

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Marriott International Acquisition of Protea Boosts African Market Expansion

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Marriott International, Africa’s largest hotel company following its strategic acquisition of Protea Hotel Group, continues to gather momentum with a packed schedule of 30 property openings across the continent by 2020. Nine of these will open by end of 2015. …

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