• RwandAir to Restart Its Flights to and from London and Brussels

    RwandAir is set to resume flights from Kigali to London and Brussels from October 3rd, 2020. The resumption of European services will see the leading African carrier switch its UK operations from London Gatwick, with commercial flights to the Rwandan capital now departing from London Heathrow for the first...
  • Qatar Airways To Launch 4 Weekly Flights To Accra Starting 29 September

    Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it will operate four weekly flights to Accra, Ghana via Lagos from 29 September 2020 becoming the fourth new destination launched by the national carrier of the State of Qatar since the start of the pandemic. The Accra service will be operated by...
  • Travel: RwandaAir Suspends Flights To China

    As the coronavirus continues to spread, growing concerns have led RwandAir to suspend all flights to China with ‘immediate effect’. The suspension is indefinite with the expectation of review later in February....
  • Rwanda: Qatar Airways acquires 60% of the new Kigali Airport

    The Government of Rwanda has signed an MoU for Qatar Airways to take a 60% stake in a new $1.3bn international airport in Rwanda. Less than a week after Rwanda signed a partnership with Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG), Qatar Airways has become the owner of the new Bugesera airport, still under...
  • Uber Launches in Ivory Coast’s Capital, Abidjan.

    Abidjan has become the 16th African city to host Uber, marking the ride-hailing firm’s first foray into Francophone Africa. Uber Technologies has officially launched its operations in Abidjan, the capital of Ivory Coast. Currently, it is hosting a series of training sessions to bring local drivers on board. Abidjan,...
  • Boeing, Ghana Sign MoU for Three 787-9 Dreamliner Jets

    The Government of Ghana plans to re-launch an airline with technologically-advanced 787-9 Dreamliner and Boeing services. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 19, 2019,/PRNewswire/ — Boeing and the Republic of Ghana announced today that the country intends to re-launch an airline starting with the 787-9 Dreamliner. The parties signed a...
  • Cyber Attack: Spammers lurk behind thousands of fake flight and accommodation offers

    Kaspersky Lab researchers tracking the activity of malicious spammers and phishers have uncovered multiple operations during May seeking to exploit people’s desire to secure a good bargain. Among other things, the researchers found more than 8,000 phishing attacks disguised as offers from popular lodging platforms, as well as several...
  • Ghana Partners Ethiopian Airlines for Relaunch of National Airline.

    The Government of Ghana has reached an agreement with Ethiopian Airlines to relaunch its national airline with a 49% stake going to the investors. Addis Ababa-based Ethiopian Airlines has reached an agreement with the government of Ghana, foreshadowing the setup of a new national airline in Accra. Africa’s largest airline is advancing this...
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    Report: African Countries Are Becoming More Open to Each Other.

    The latest report by Visa Openness Index shows African countries are becoming more open to each other, with indications that travel within the continent is getting easier. In this 3rd edition of the Africa Visa Openness Index Report 2018 published by the African Development Bank and the Africa Union Commission,...