Air Malta is to start new scheduled services to Tunis from June 26.
Tourism can be a key driver of the growth and economic diversification for the Middle East and North Africa region concluded the 2017 Ministerial Forum organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the
Afriqiyah has conducted its first commercial service to the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday, April 10, reports ch-aviation.
Air Mauritius announces that it will operate one direct weekly flight to Geneva during part of the Northern Winter period which corresponds to the peak season.
Ethiopian Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with Air Europa, with immediate effect.
Air Arabia Maroc will launch flights from Manchester to Agadir this winter.
Ethiopian Airlines and Singapore Airlines will expand their codeshare agreement as of June 1, 2017.
Royal Air Maroc's direct non-stop service from Manchester Airport to Casablanca has officially launched, with the inaugural flight taking place on Tuesday 4 April.
Corsair International confirms its ambition to develop regional air transport in Indian Ocean with a new route between La Réunion and Madagascar.
Captained by Seychellois pilots Nicole Chang Leng and Christophe Larue, the flight was operated by an Airbus A330 named after Silhouette, an island lying 20 km northwest of Mahé in the Seychelles.
Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways have entered into an expanded codeshare agreement, signed on October 01, 2016 and projected to be effective as of 2017 summer season.
Oman Air has launched its new four times weekly flight from Muscat to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.
Avinor's Oslo Airport has announced the addition of Addis Ababa to its route network with new airline partner Ethiopian Airlines.
ASKY Airlines has confirmed it will make its Southern African debut early during the next quarter, reports ch-aviation.
ASKY is to add a new nonstop service between Lomé and Johannesburg effective 8 April 2017.
Ethiopian Airlines has finalised preparations to launch flights to three new destinations – Victoria Falls, Oslo and Antananarivo – within three days, 26-28 March 2017.
Kenya Airways will start a direct flight between Nairobi and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on May 1, 2017.
Air France has inaugurated its new Paris-Charles de Gaulle - Accra (Ghana) route.
EgyptAir Training Center has welcomed the Togolese Minister of Transport and his delegation on a tour of the centre.
Travelport has announced a new multi-year agreement with Astra Travel, the first dedicated travel management company in Egypt. Established in 1990, Astra Travel provides integrated travel services as well as event management
Kenya Airways will start a direct flight between Nairobi and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on May 18, 2017.
South African Airways (SAA) has announced a new code-share route with Air Seychelles from Seychelles to Durban.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will introduce a direct flight from Amsterdam to Mauritius in cooperation with Air Mauritius as from October 30th 2017.
Having assumed control of the airline late last week, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) said Arik Air requires over NGN10 billion naira (USD31.7 million at the official bank rate) for it to resume full and uninterrupted
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has confirmed Turkish Airlines will resume scheduled passenger flights to Libya following the signing of an agreement between the two countries' governments last week, reports ch-aviation.
British travellers wishing to visit the resort of to Sharm El Sheikh can continue to fly with Pegasus Airlines from London Stansted via Istanbul, a route launched in September 2014.
South African Airways has confirmed it will suspend its thrice weekly Johannesburg O.R. Tambo-Abuja service for the duration of runway works at the Nigerian capital, reports ch-aviation.
President Donald Trump's ban on nationals from seven mainly Muslim countries entering the USA appears to be deterring travellers from other countries around the world too, according to data from ForwardKeys, the travel intelligence analyst,
From Tuesday 28 March, the Moroccan flag-carrier Royal Air Maroc, will begin operating direct non-stop flights three times per week from Manchester Airport to Mohammed V International Airport.
RwandAir is to add services to Harare in Zimbabwe and Mumbai in India from April 1 and 3, 2017.
Nigeria's Arik Air has revised its Boeing order book the, report ch-aviation.
Equatorial Guinea's Cronos Airlines has wet-leased an ERJ-145 from privately-owned operator National Airways, reports ch-aviation.
Nearly 600 participants attended yesterday the Official Launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.
Emirates will introduce a third daily flight between Dubai and Kenya's capital Nairobi from June 1, 2017.
Demand for international tourism remained robust in 2016 despite challenges. International tourist arrivals grew by 3.9% to reach a total of 1,235 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Some 46 million more
Comoros' Int'Air Îles will tentatively commence its Dzaoudzi to La Réunion via Moroni Int'l service from January 23, reports ch-aviation.
Ethiopian Airlines will add Antananarivo, Madagascar to its network as of 28 March 2017.
Ethiopian Airlines is to start new flights to Chengdu, China three times weekly as of June 3, 2017.
Boeing and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, have announced an order for 75 737 MAX 8 aircraft.
Etihad Airways has announced the “1,000 Chinese Visitors to Morocco” campaign with Beijing Yougo World International Travel Service Co. Ltd. (Uniway), the largest Chinese tour operator specialising in
As from 26 March 2017, Air France customers will be able to fly off to Marrakech (Morocco) on board three new weekly flights operated on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle by Airbus A320.
Etihad Airways has announced that it has entered into a codeshare agreement with Precision Air, Tanzania's leading domestic airline.
Turkish Airlines has launched its direct flights between Istanbul and Zanzibar.
Qatar Airways has touches down at at Seychelles International Airport.
The President of the Gabonese Republic, Ali Bongo Ondimba has completed a state visit to the People's Republic of China, from 6 to 9 December 2016, at the invitation of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping.
Air Algerie is planning to run a twice weekly Oran-Montréal Trudeau, Canada service during summer of next year, reports ch-aviation.
Air Austral and Air Madagascar conclude their code-sharing agreement for China.
Tanzania becomes Turkish Airlines' 50th destination in Africa with the brand new addition of three weekly return flights to Zanzibar
Ethiopian Airlines will start four weekly flights to Victoria Falls, with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior.
Egyptair has sold several of its parked Airbus and Boeing narrow-body jets, ch-aviation reports.
Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker has marked the airline's first year of a joint business agreement with Royal Air Maroc and its expansion to Marrakech earlier this
Ethiopian Airlines is to commence five weekly flights to Oslo, Norway via Stockholm with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner effective March 26, 2017.
New research released by global travel technology provider, Sabre Corporation has revealed that African air travel spend is expected to rise 24% with the introduction of the
EgyptAir has commenced a weekly flight between Tokyo and Luxor in the south of the country.
Kenya Airways has enhanced cooperation with Jet Airways, to now codeshare on domestic flights in India between Mumbai and New Delhi, and Ahmedabad and Hyderabad.
UNWTO Secretary General, Taleb Rifai, has expressed the commitment of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to support Sudan's tourism development during his recent official visit to Sudan.
The Sudan Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) has ordered Sudan Airways to suspend all domestic flights until further notice, reports ch-aviation.
Ethiopian Airlines and the Ethiopian Tourism Organisation have outlined their current achievements and future plans for Ethiopia as a major African tourism destination during a
Ethiopian Airlines is set to increase flight frequency to Cape Town to 10 times weekly beginning from December 1st 2016.
Caverton Helicopters has signed a firm order agreement with Viking Air for one DHC-6-400, reports ch-aviaton.
Burkina Faso's Colombe Air has resumed commercial passenger flights after a near year-long suspension of operations, reports ch-aviation.
Air Seychelles has announced a major fleet and network expansion that will see the airline introduce a second Airbus A330 aircraft, commence non-stop services to Düsseldorf (Germany) and Durban (South Africa), and
Air Seychelles has significantly boosted its air links to Thailand following an expansion of its codeshare agreement with Jet Airways.
Germania Fluggesellschaft has resumed flights to Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt.
An Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner touched down in Johannesburg yesterday afternoon after its inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi.
Ethiopian Airlines today begins thrice-weekly services to Moroni, Comoros with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior.
Emirates has resumed services between Dubai and Conakry in the Republic of Guinea.
Ethiopian Airlines has issued a statement informing its Nigerian passengers that it will continue its scheduled operations to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, despite the recent
Air Algérie will commence international flights out of El Oued, an oasis town located 640 kilometres southeast of Algiers, near the Tunisian border, later this winter, reports ch-aviation.
Turkish Airlines continues to "Widen Your World" with the addition of its 293rd destination, Zanzibar (Tanzania).
Following the withdrawal of flights to Nigeria by United Airlines, other major international carriers may follow suit unless the country's financial restrictions and other cash challenges are resolved.
Air Austral is pursuing its expansion in the Indian Ocean and has decided to strengthen the commercial ties forged over many years with tourist destinations such as South Africa.
Qatar Airways will provide UK holidaymakers with greater access to the Seychelles with daily flights via Doha starting on December 12, 2016.
Ethiopian Airlines has started thrice weekly services to Dembi-Dolo and Kebri-Dahar.
The UK's Thomas Cook and German airline Condor has commenced direct services between London Gatwick Airport and Frankfurt to Cape Town, to cope with growing demand.
Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will add a fifth weekly flight to Seychelles as of December 16, 2016.
ECAIR Congo has resumed scheduled domestic flights following a three-month break, reports ch-aviation.
Ethiopian Airlines has commenced services to Windhoek, Namibia, via Gaborone, as of October 6, 2016.
Singapore Airlines and Air Mauritius have signed a codeshare agreement to provide customers more choice and convenience when travelling to Mauritius.
The first LATAM Airlines flight to South Africa landed yesterday afternoon at Johannesburg's O. R. Tambo International Airport.
The Hilton has announced the signing of a management agreement with Quality Inspection & Testing Services to open a 350 guest-room and suite hotel at Lagos' Murtala Muhammed International Airport,
South African low cost carrier Kulula will be increasing its international passengers thanks to a new codeshare deal with Gulf airline, Etihad
Air Mauritius is extending its network coverage of Germany by 6 additional destinations through its Codeshare Agreement with Air France as from 1 October 2016.
Windhoek, welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight to arrive at its international airport from Doha, Qatar when it landed yesterday.
South African Airways (SAA) has added capacity on its Mauritius route, with the introduction of an Airbus A330-200.
The annual World Routes air service development forum was officially transferred to the city of Barcelona from this year's host Chengdu, China.
Air Seychelles has said it will convert its current charter service to Bird Island to a scheduled service after it reached an agreement with the resort, reports ch-aviation.
Seychelles becomes Turkish Airlines' third Island in the Vanilla Islands Group, with the addition of three weekly return flights to Mahé, Seychelles.
Durban's importance as a tourism and business centre has been reinforced with an announcement that Air Nambia will start services to the South African city from Botswana and Namibia at the end of next month.
Ethiopian Airlines will add a thrice weekly service, on top of its daily flights, to Guangzhou as of October 8, 2016. The airline will operate eleven weekly flights to/from Guangzhou.
Ethiopian Airlines will commence services to Windhoek, Namibia, via Gaborone, starting from October 6, 2016.
Libya's Afriqiyah is planning to enter the dedicated freighter market, reports ch-aviation.
Ethiopian Airlines has finalised preparations to launch flights to Moroni, Comoros with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior.
The newly-appointed Secretary General of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) says that security will be his priority during his four-year mandate. He also said he hoped the IOC would develop into a fully fledged