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Tanzania orders two Q400 turboprops

According to Aviation Tribune, the government of Tanzania has signed a firm purchase agreement for two Q400 turboprop airliners with Bombardier. The aircraft will be...

Africa’s first A350

Ethiopian Airlines is celebrating delivery of its first Airbus A350. Africa’s first A350 was delivered to Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa on 28 June...

Personal and on point

Travel loyalty programmes have evolved beyond the traditional model of accumulating and redeeming points, and brands are having to work even harder and smarter...

Hilton expands presence in Morocco

Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement to open a 170-room hotel within the Taghazout Bay Resort located 17 kilometres north of the Moroccan coastal...

Ethiopian adds additional flight to Newark

Ethiopian Airlines will add a fourth weekly flight to New York-Newark, via Lomé (Togo) as of 5 August. Flight ET0508 will depart Addis Ababa at...

RwandAir’s new aircraft

According to eTurboNews, three of the four new aircraft presently on order by RwandAir will be delivered before the end of this year. The first...

Africa’s Greenest Flight

On Friday (15 July) SAA and Mango flights on Boeing 737-800s between Johannesburg and Cape Town were the first to operate aircraft using sustainable...

Starwood to acquire hotels in Tanzania

According to eTurboNews, Starwood Hotels and Resorts is set to acquire two hotels in Tanzania’s northern and coastal tourist zones. Under the Sheraton brand, Starwood...

EgyptAir order Next-Gen 737-800

EgyptAir has placed an order for nine Next-Generation Boeing 737-800s for a total value, at current list prices, of $864 million. Eight of the planes will...

Radisson Blu moves into Rwanda

Rwanda is the latest country in Carlson Rezidor’s Africa pipeline and will soon be home to the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre in...