Travel & Tourism

Apr 21, 2020
Airlines have cut international capacity to just half a million seats a week from an average of 5.9 million before the coronavirus shut borders and decimated travel demand, according to…
Apr 20, 2020
South African Airways plans to lay off its entire workforce after failing to persuade the government to provide more financial aid, a move that threatens to ground the 86-year-old carrier…
The global economic costs of the COVID-19 pandemic will be massive, with the International Monetary Fund forecasting the worst global recession since the 1929 Great Depression. In Africa, the epidemic…
Apr 15, 2020
Global airline passenger revenues will contract by $314 billion in 2020, a 55% plunge relative to the 2019 figure.   The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said Tuesday in Geneva…
Mar 26, 2020
Customs officials at Zimbabwe's biggest airport stopped reporting for work on Wednesday, fearing exposure to coronavirus and a lack of measures to prevent its spread, their union said. Zimbabwe has…
Mar 25, 2020
Aero Contractors on Tuesday suspended all their flights for two weeks, beginning from 26 March.   The Chief Executive Officer of the airline, Captain Ado Sanusi announced the decision in…
Mar 25, 2020
64 Ethiopians suffocated to death in a container that carried them illegally across the border between Malawi and the western Mozambican province of Tete, the independent television station STV reported…
Mar 23, 2020
  President Muhammadu Buhari, on the recommendation of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Coronavirus, PTFCOVID19 has approved the following additional measures:    i. Suspension of weekly FEC meetings until…
Mar 22, 2020
Emirates, one of the world’s biggest international airlines, is suspending all flights to Nigeria, France, Germany, New York and New Jersey due to the coronavirus outbreak. Nigeria, France, Germany flights…
Mar 22, 2020
Emirates, one of the world’s biggest international airlines, is suspending all flights to France, Germany, Nigeria, New York and New Jersey due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Reuters. The…
Mar 20, 2020
The International Air Transport Association, on Thursday, disclosed that Nigeria’s aviation industry will lose over 2.2 million passengers due to the disruption to air travel amidst the fight against coronavirus.…
Mar 18, 2020
South African state-owned airline SA Express said it would suspend operations from Wednesday until further notice because of recent developments, including the impact of a rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic. The…
Mar 18, 2020
Delta Airlines on Tuesday announced its plans to reduce its flight operations’ capacity by 15 per cent following the spread of Coronavirus to the country.   The airline’s Chief Executive…
Mar 18, 2020
Airlines are no longer able to comply with current rules on refunds for cancelled or late flights as the coronavirus pandemic hits the aviation industry.   The International Air Transport…
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