Qatar Airways Launches Zanzibar Route

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Qatar Airways launched its second new destination of the year, touching down in the Spice Island of Zanzibar earlier. Zanzibar is the airline’s third route in Tanzania, following Dar-es-Salaam and Kilimanjaro. Qatar Airways will initially operate five weekly flights to …

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Welcome To Palestine, Alitalia Pilot Tells Tel Aviv Passengers

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“Welcome to Palestine,” said an Alitalia pilot as he landed in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, causing a stir among passengers and the airline’s Israeli employees, an Alitalia spokesman reportedly said. The Israeli daily Ha’aretz reported that his announcement came when an …

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Lufthansa Group establishes HQ for sub-Saharan Africa in Nigeria

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Lufthansa Group has designated Lagos, Nigeria as headquarters of airline’s sub-Saharan sales, station, marketing and administration across the African continent. The aviation group said the belief of the company in the possibility of growth and development in Nigeria and to …

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World Travel Awards winners celebrate at Kempinski Seychelles Resort

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Winners at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015 have been unveiled at the Kempsinki Seychelles Resort Baie Lazare. Air Seychelles was among the biggest winners on the night, taking the titles of Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline, Indian …

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Transcorp Hilton Abuja Shines At World Travel Awards

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Transcorp Hilton Abuja has been honored with an unprecedented five awards by the voters of the World Travel Awards. The hotel, which is owned by Transcorp Hotels, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria, was recognized during the Africa …

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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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Top 10 Travel Destinations In The World for 2015

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As summer 2015 chronologically kicks off in exactly a week (In 2015, the summer begins with the solstice on June 21 at 12:38 P.M. EDT), i still receive tons of questions about the top travel destinations passionate travelers can explore for …

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Boeing Starts Construction of The First 737 Max

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Boeing employees in Renton, Washington, have started building the first 737 MAX on schedule. Last week, employees started to assemble the wings for the first 737 MAX flight test airplane. Wings are the first 737 components to be assembled in …

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Iberia To Hire 120 Pilots After 11 years Hiatus

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Iberia will begin hiring to fill 120 pilot positions in the coming weeks, after 11 years without accepting applications. The new pilots will join Iberia over the next two years, starting this summer. Agreements between the company and the pilots …

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Top 25 Landmarks In The World for 2015

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TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site has announced the results of the Travelers’ Choice Landmarks 2015 survey, based on user reviews. The site makes use of an algorithm that takes into account the quantity and quality of reviews posted over the …

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