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NEWS Oct 04, 2023 Air Tanzania Receives Its First Boeing 737 MAX Tanzania's state-owned flag carrier, Air Tanzania, received its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on October 3. The airline is the first African carrier to receive the 737 MAX amid growing travel demand across West Africa, Southern Africa, and India. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Aug 25, 2023 The Five Longest Flights From Africa: All From The Same Country The world's five longest flights from Africa are all between the U.S. and one country! The routes are operated by Delta Air Lines and United Airlines since both carriers have aircraft in their fleet that can operate ultra-long-haul flights. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Aug 23, 2023 From Paris to Dubai: Exploring the Best Travel Destinations Around the Globe Have you ever wanted to travel the world but don't know where to start? Maybe you do know where you want to go, but don't know how to get there. This guide to some of the top travel destinations includes not just places to visit, but information on which airline to take, and why you should take it. Read More →
NEWS Jul 16, 2023 British Airways Pilot Stabbed, Held at Gunpoint During Layover in South Africa A veteran pilot at British Airways was reportedly attacked while on a run with a fellow BA crew member in the South African city of Johannesburg. Read More →
NEWS Jun 30, 2023 South African Airways Resumes Direct Flights to São Paulo South African Airways will resume direct flights to São Paulo/Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg and Cape Town International Airport (CPT). This is the first time that South African Airways has operated direct flights between Johannesburg and São Paulo since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, it will be the first time that a route to São Paulo has existed from Cape Town. Read More →
NEWS Jun 27, 2023 Emirates Becomes Sponsor for Tunisia's Étoile Sportive du Sahel Emirates has become the official airline sponsor for the Étoile Sportive du Sahel (ESS) sports team in Tunisia. ESS' basketball and football teams are two of the most successful sports teams in Tunisia's history. The sponsorship deal will start with the upcoming 2023-24 season. Read More →
ROUTES Jun 22, 2023 Uganda Airlines Operates Inaugural Hajj Flight After a nearly 40-year absence, Uganda Airlines made its return to Saudi Arabia. This comes right at the start of the Hajj season, an annual Muslim pilgrimage that, this year, will see nearly two million pilgrims from all over the world arriving in Saudi Arabia. Read More →
ROUTES Jun 21, 2023 Kenya Airways Resumes Daily Flights Between New York and Nairobi Kenya Airways has resumed daily flights from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York. This change was made due to increased travel demand between Kenya and the U.S. for the summer season. Read More →
ROUTES May 12, 2023 Ethiopian Airlines Launches Nonstop Service to Karachi After a 19-year hiatus, Ethiopian Airlines has returned to Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, with new nonstop service to Addis Ababa. Karachi is the airline's 37th destination in Asia. Read More →
NEWS May 11, 2023 Rwanda is Constructing a New $2 Billion Airport in Kigali Rwanda has started construction on a $2 billion airport near Kigali that could transform the country into a regional economic hub. Rwanda wants to compete against the likes of South Africa and Kenya to became a center for aviation and international trade. Read More →