Travel & Tourism

Dec 17, 2018
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says a total of 10.9 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 163,646 aircraft movements between January and September. A statistics obtained by…
Dec 11, 2018
Uber Technologies Inc is planning to integrate into its app the bus and Tube timetables of Transport for London, the government body in charge of the capital's transport network, the…
Dec 03, 2018
Travel consultancy ForwardKeys confirms Addis Ababa airport had increased the number of international transfer passengers to sub-Saharan Africa for five years in a row, and in 2018 had surpassed Dubai.…
Nov 29, 2018
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has said he needs 38 visas to travel within the continent on his Nigerian passport. Many European nationals, meanwhile, waltz into most Africans countries visa-free.…
Nov 29, 2018
The third edition of the Africa Visa Openness Index Report, published by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union Commission (AUC), shows that although African countries are becoming…
Nov 25, 2018
Ethiopian Airlines is accelerating its strategy of weaving a patchwork of new African routes to soak up traffic on the continent and fly customers towards its more lucrative flights to…
Nov 21, 2018
Jeju Air Co Ltd, South Korea’s biggest low-cost carrier, purchased 40 Boeing (BA.N) 737 Max 8 planes worth 4.4 billion dollars, the airline said on Tuesday. The deal marks the…
Nov 17, 2018
The Nigerian Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has made some clarifications on the withdrawal of General Electric from railway concession in the country, insisting that the FG has not…
Nov 10, 2018
Taxify, a European-based rival to Uber and the leading app-based taxi-hailing platform in Africa, expects to grow its African business ten-fold over the next two years while it works to…
Nov 09, 2018
The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says the Nigeria Air project followed due process and is currently at procurement stage awaiting approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).…
Nov 04, 2018
Kenyan officials and business leaders moved quickly to capitalise on the daily non-stop service between New York and Nairobi that was inaugurated last Sunday. They were joined by a senior…
Nov 03, 2018
South Africa’s new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Thursday that struggling state-run South African Airways (SAA) should be closed down, adding that decisions over the future of the state…
Nov 01, 2018
Football fans have been questioning the resemblance of a statue of Cristiano Ronaldo unveiled on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Many on social media say the work looks more like…
Oct 24, 2018
African cities will gain a billion new residents by 2050. But local authorities across the continent don’t have the resources, powers or skills set to meet the growing demand for…

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