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Ethiopian Airlines Makes Travel Easier with Upgraded Mobile App

Ethiopian Airlines Makes Travel Easier with Upgraded Mobile App

Ethiopian Mobile App is providing customers fast and accurate check-in process through document scanning feature. The app is available for both iOS and Android devices. Boarding pass is also up
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Emirates Airline registers a huge drop in profits on higher fuel prices

Emirates Airline registers a huge drop in profits on higher fuel prices

Emirates airline’s profit slumped 69 per cent in the 2018-2019 financial year as the Dubai-based carrier faced higher fuel prices and slowing travel demand in regional economies. The largest international carrier
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Fly Dubai turns to Airbus after global Boeing 737 MAX fleet grounding

Fly Dubai turns to Airbus after global Boeing 737 MAX fleet grounding

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to replace its Boeing 737 MAX planes that have been grounded
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Qatar Airways launches new on-board experience for economy class passengers

Qatar Airways launches new on-board experience for economy class passengers

Qatar Airways has revealed a new Economy Class onboard experience branded ‘Quisine’, designed to further elevate customers’ dining experience when they travel with the award-winning airline. To begin their dining experience,
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Uganda Airlines that was recently revived will mainly ply regional African routes which are estimated at US$29bn. Inter-connected African aviation industry valued at US$29bn in direct revenue April 25, 2019 2:48 pm - AviaDev, Africa’s premier event dedicated to developing connectivity to, from and within the African continent, with partners, MIDAS Aviation and […]
Cape Town Air Access (CTAA) has welcomed the announcement by United Airlines that they intend to launch a new non-stop route between the US and Cape Town, from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, New York. Non-stop flight between Cape Town and USA announced April 16, 2019 11:39 am - Cape Town Air Access (CTAA) has welcomed the announcement by United Airlines that they intend to launch a new non-stop […]
Dominica has now become the 193rd Member State of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) following its official adherence to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (the Chicago Convention). Dominica becomes ICAO’s latest Member State April 16, 2019 11:25 am - Dominica has now become the 193rd Member State of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) following its official adherence to […]
Airbus A330neo aircraft Uganda Airlines firms up orders for two Airbus A330neo aircraft April 8, 2019 2:43 pm - Uganda Airlines has firmed up its order for two A330-800 airliners, the latest version of the most popular A330 widebody […]
The preliminary report clearly showed that the Ethiopian Airlines Pilots who were commanding Flight ET 302/10 March have followed the Boeing recommended and FAA approved emergency procedures to handle the most difficult emergency situation created on the airplane. Ethiopian Airlines releases statement on last month’s crash April 4, 2019 2:19 pm - Ethiopian Airlines has released a statement on the Preliminary Report of the Accident on ET 302. “Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Group […]
Investigators into a Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people have reached a preliminary conclusion that an anti-stall system was activated before the plane hit the ground, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people briefed on the matter. Anti-stall system could have caused Ethiopian Boeing crash, preliminary findings indicate March 29, 2019 3:11 pm - Investigators into a Boeing 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people have reached a preliminary conclusion that an […]
Staff of Sheraton Kampala Hotel displaying the Marriott Bonvoy launch Cake. Sheraton unveils new travel program Marriott Bonvoy March 29, 2019 12:07 pm - Sheraton Hotel, that recently became part of Marriott International after the latter bought Starwood, has unveiled a new travel program […]
The COMESA Competition Commission (the “Commission:) has resolved passenger complaints against Ethiopian Airlines. COMESA Competition Commission warns Ethiopian Airlines against violation of passenger rights March 26, 2019 1:27 pm - The COMESA Competition Commission (the “Commission:) has resolved passenger complaints against Ethiopian Airlines. On 30th November 2018, the Commission received […]
HID Global® a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has announced that the government of Tanzania has selected HID’s citizen ID solutions to add e-Visa and e-Permit capabilities to its e-Passport, which HID helped deploy last year as part of the Tanzania e-Immigration program. Tanzania Selects HID Global’s Solutions for Electronic Visa and Residence Permit Services March 26, 2019 12:00 pm - HID Global® a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has announced that the government of Tanzania has selected HID’s citizen […]
Tewolde GebreMariam Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopian Airlines pledges to make air travel even safer March 26, 2019 9:42 am - Ethiopian Airlines has pledged to work with Boeing and other colleagues in the industry to make air travel even safer. […]
Ethiopian Airlines dismisses New York Times’ wrong reporting on crashed aircraft March 22, 2019 12:23 pm - Ethiopian Airlines, has dismissed as uninformed, incorrect and irresponsible reporting by the New York Times when it ran a story […]
Qatar Airways flight #968 from Doha International Airport, Qatar, to Hanoi, Vietnam, declared an emergency when approaching Hanoi on a scheduled flight. Poor weather forces Qatar Airways plane to abandon landing in Vietnam March 20, 2019 11:18 am - Qatar Airways flight QR968 from Doha International Airport Qatar to Hanoi, Vietnam, declared an emergency when approaching Hanoi on a […]
Boeing, one of the World’s largest Aircrafts manufacturer has been under serious attack by the global aviation industry after 2 Boeing Max 8 aircraft crashed within 6 months. Boeing CEO speaks out on MAX series grounding March 19, 2019 11:07 am - Boeing, one of the World’s largest Aircrafts manufacturer has been under serious attack by the global aviation industry after 2 […]
Flydubai has issued a travel advisory for its passengers, saying that some of its operations might be affected due to the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Flydubai issues travel advisory after grounding 737 Max fleet March 15, 2019 1:28 pm - Flydubai has issued a travel advisory for its passengers, saying that some of its operations might be affected due to […]
Boeing 737 max Ethiopian Airlines grounds Boeing B737 Max fleet March 11, 2019 12:52 pm - Ethiopian Airlines has grounded its Boeing B737 Max fleet following yesterday’s crush that left 159 people dead. The plane that […]
Emirates’ female employees make an important contribution to the successful operation of every one of the airline’s flights, every day. Emirates salutes female employees on International Women’s Day March 7, 2019 3:20 pm - KAMPALA – Emirates has released a video that recognises the diversity of its female staff and highlights the varied roles held by women […]
Qatar Airways has announced that it will be increasing the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019. Qatar Airways increases flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town March 1, 2019 12:31 pm - Qatar Airways has announced that it will be increasing the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South […]
ICAO compliance underpins the safety, security, and sustainability of international air connectivity. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) compliance key to African air connectivity March 1, 2019 11:00 am - KIGALI – At the Aviation Africa 2019 Civil Aviation Summit in Kigali, ICAO affirmed that Africa’s emergence as one of the world’s […]
And according to Rwanda's president Paul Kagame, Africa must desist from practicing protectionism but rather champion policies that will help make aviation a profitable business in Africa. 500 experts meet in Kigali for Africa Aviation summit February 27, 2019 3:03 pm - More than 500 aviation experts and stakeholders from across the globe are meeting at the Kigali Convention Centre for a […]
Last week, the national airliner signed an express loan partnership with a local financial service company Botswana Savings Bank to fund the nations traveling appetite. Air Botswana reduces fares to promote local tourism February 20, 2019 12:48 pm - GABORONE – Botswana’s national airliner has reduced domestic flight fares by 25 percent, as part of the efforts to boost […]