The Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance has signed a facility agreement with Standard Chartered (SC.com) Tanzania for a US$ 1.46 billion term loan financing to fund the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora.
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Tanzania Gauge Railway project kicks off with StanChart’s $1.46b financing

The Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance has signed a facility agreement with Standard Chartered (SC.com) Tanzania for a US$ 1.46 billion term loan financing to fund the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora. Running approximately 550 kilometres long, the SGR project is one of the country’s […]

The joint Business Rescue Practitioners (BRPs) of South African Airways (SAA) has announced further initiatives to support the airline’s transformation into a sustainable and profitable business.
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South African Airways exits Entebbe, maintains Nairobi and Dar routes

The joint Business Rescue Practitioners (BRPs) of South African Airways (SAA) has announced further initiatives to support the airline’s transformation into a sustainable and profitable business. The BRPs, Les Matuson and Siviwe Dongwana, have worked closely with key stakeholders including industry specialists, government, creditors and executive management to develop a comprehensive restructuring programme which will […]

Exporters especially those of perishable agricultural goods have cried out the Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) to help them sort the poor handling of their goods by NAS Uganda staff formerly ENHAS at Entebbe International Airport.
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Uganda exporters decry poor handling of their goods at Entebbe Airport

Exporters especially those of perishable agricultural goods have cried out the Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) to help them sort the poor handling of their goods by NAS Uganda staff formerly ENHAS at Entebbe International Airport. The exporters at a workshop in Kampala said that NAS Uganda staff poorly handle their goods especially the perishable […]

Emirates and Interjet Airlines have announced an enhanced interline agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between Mexico, the Gulf and the Middle East and beyond.
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Emirates goes to Mexico via an enhanced agreement with Interjet Airlines

Emirates and Interjet Airlines have announced an enhanced interline agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between Mexico, the Gulf and the Middle East and beyond. With a single ticket, Emirates’ passengers can now seamlessly connect via Mexico City onto Interjet flights to Leon/Guanajuato, Culiacan, Cancun, Chihuahua, Guadalajara, Merida, […]

Regional low-cost airline, Jambojet, has started selling flight tickets to Nairobi from Kigali in anticipation of its maiden flight in November.
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JamboJet enters Rwanda market, introduces direct flights between Kigali and Nairobi

Regional low-cost airline, Jambojet, has started selling flight tickets to Nairobi from Kigali in anticipation of its maiden flight in November. Jambojet announced that it will operate daily flights to the capital of Rwanda, Kigali starting 25th November. The airline, a subsidiary of Kenya’s National Carrier, Kenya Airways, seeks to enable more passengers to fly […]

Over 5.27 million passengers have benefitted from seamless connectivity on the Emirates and flydubai network since both Dubai-based airlines begun their partnership in October 2017.
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5million passengers benefit from Emirates and flydubai partnership

Over 5.27 million passengers have benefitted from seamless connectivity on the Emirates and flydubai network since both Dubai-based airlines begun their partnership in October 2017. In addition, some 800,000 Emirates Skywards members have earned over 1.5 billion Skywards Miles on Emirates and flydubai codeshare itineraries in the last 12 months. Marking the milestone as the […]