Kenya Airways achieves African first through Boeing partnership

Through a partnership between Boeing and Kenya Airways, the airline looks set to become the African carrier to use Boeing's consumable and expendable services. Boeing will deliver materials, offer innovative services, and understand the needs to keep maintenance operations running at optimum...

23 Jul 2018

Ethiopian Airlines adds flights to Argentina

Ethiopian Airlines will add five weekly flights to Buenos Aires, Argentina from 8 March 2017. As International Women's Day is celebrated on 8 March, the inaugural flight will be an all-female operated flight. Buenos Aires is the sixth destination in the Americas that Ethiopian Airlines flies...

21 Nov 2017

Ethiopian Airlines receives sixth Airline of the Year Award

Ethiopian Airlines received the Airline of the Year Award at the African Airlines Association's (AFRAA) 49th annual General Assembly. This is the sixth consecutive year that the airline has received the award. The AFRAA annual awards recognise excellence in service delivery, innovation, and...

15 Nov 2017

Emirates expands offerings in Nigeria

Emirates will introduce four weekly flights to Abuja in Nigeria from 15 December 2017. The airline will also reinstate its second daily service to Lagos. The additional flights to Lagos will be operated with Emirates' Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, while the reinstated service to Abuja will be served by...

8 Nov 2017

Addis Ababa airport now offers free wi-fi

Ethiopian Airlines Group and the Ethiopian Airports Services have made free wi-fi available at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. This forms part of a broader attempt to incorporate more digital features at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

24 Oct 2017

Eithopian named AME Airline of the Year

Airline Economics named the Ethiopian Airlines Group as the Middle East and Africa Airline of the Year 2017. The winners of the Middle East & Africa Aviation 100 Awards were announced at a gala dinner held in Dubai on 3 October 2017. The winners were selected based on a through customer survey...

10 Oct 2017

Ethiopian Airlines introduces flight to Bahrain

Ethiopian Airlines Group has introduced a thrice weekly service to Bahrain. The airline marked the introduction of this flight at a special reception ceremony held at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. Currently, Ethiopian Airlines flies to several Middle Eastern regions including Beirut,...

21 Aug 2017

Air Mauritius makes records with first quarter financial results

Despite anticipating negative financial results in the first quarter of the financial year, Air Mauritius is on track to achieving its financial objects with a number of positive results. The airline has increased its seats offers by 8.5%, the number of passengers it has carried has increased...

15 Aug 2017

Emirates now offers 21 weekly flights to Cairo

Emirates will introduce four weekly additional flights to Cairo from 29 October 2017. This will increase the flights between Dubai and Cairo to three each day and take the total number of weekly Emirates flights serving Cairo to 21. Emirates started operations to Cairo in April 1986 with three...

11 Aug 2017

Ethiopian Airlines introduces flights to Bahrain

Ethiopian Airlines has included a new destination on its list of flights to the Middle East; from 1 August 2017, the airline will introduce flights to Bahrain on its Boeing 737 Next Generation. Bahrain comprises of more than 30 islands in the Persian Gulf. This list of Middle Eastern...

28 Jul 2017

Air Mauritius wins best lounge, economy class airline accolades

Air Mauritius received two accolades at the 2017 World Travel Awards - Indian Ocean, which was held at the Sun Aqua Vily Reef in the Republic of Maldives. Air Mauritius was acknowledged for its Amédée Maingard Lounge that was named Indian Ocean leading airport lounge and it was also presented with...

18 Jul 2017

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