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TOURISM GROWS 4% IN 2021 BUT REMAINS FAR BELOW PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS

Global tourism experienced a 4% upturn in 2021, compared to 2020 (415 million versus 400 million). However, international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) were still...

Zambia Airways appoints New CEO

Zambia Airways board has appointed Abiy Asrat Jiru, an Ethiopian, as the CEO with effect from January 14, 2022 for the next five years....

Ethiopian Airline to return 737 Max to the sky in February

Ehiopian Airlines plans to be back in the air with the Boeing 737 Max on February 1 just short of three years since the...

Kenya Airways and South African Airways to form new airline to launch in 2023

A potential partnership between Kenya Airways and South African Airways appears to be a done deal. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta announced during an address to the nation...
zambia

Zambia opens to South Africans

The Government of Zambia has announced that, with immediate effect, the entry regulations have been changed. This is contained in a government-issued notice ‘Guidance...

RwandAir returns to South Africa

RwandAir has announced the resumption of daily services to Southern Africa, to both Johannesburg and Lusaka, effective December 23. Note: A certificate of a negative...
SA tourism

SA tourism industry gets back into gear this festive season

Like every December, many industries are gearing up for the biggest time of the year. From retailers to restaurants and hotels, we're all expecting...
Emirates Dubai

Dubai Airport back to 100% operating capacity

Following the opening of the final phase of Concourse A at Dubai International's (DXB) Terminal 3, the world's busiest international airport is 100% operational...

Royal Air Maroc Wins ‘Best Airline in Africa’ Award

Royal Air Maroc has been voted the best airline in Africa at the Global Traveler Magazine’s 18th annual GT Tested Reader Survey Awards. The airline...

Emirates takes delivery of its 123rd A380

Emirates received delivery of its 123rd Airbus A380 superjumbo jet yesterday. The airline was first to announce an order for the A380 at the...

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