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Abuja Carnival 2010 ‘Jubilee Carnival’

Nigeria’s cultural diversity is phenomenal. An exploration of this diversity will no doubt take an adventurer on a journey into hundreds of cultures with individual uniqueness and peculiarities.The 2010 Abuja Carnival edition which coincides with Nigeria’s Golden Jubilee Anniversary will...

SAA posts R596 million pre-tax profit

“It has been an exceptionally tough year for the aviation industry globally,” recently appointed CEO Siza Mzimela told a results presentation in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg.However, hedging losses declined to R120 million from the previous year’s R1.04 billion, while cash generated from...

Ehtiopian will offer daily flights to Ethiopia from USA

Ethiopian Airlines to begin daily non-stop flights to Ethiopia from Washington.nazret.com – According to published route schedules, Ethiopian Airlines will commence daily non-stop flight from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Addis Ababa (ADD), Ethiopia aboard the soon to be acquired Boeing 777-200 LR....

Qantas and South African Airways can increase code sharing flights

Qantas and South African Airways have been told by air regulators that they can continue their restrictive code-sharing pact between Australia and South Africa – but they must increase flights to maintain approval.The International Air Services Commission (IASC) has extended its approval for a...

A key UK tour operator is offering new South African tours

A key tour operator is launching a new range of tours which may attract people planning cheap flights to South Africa.Tucan Travel is offering 40 new tours in East and Southern Africa starting from March 2011. Lasting from nine to 73 days, the excursions will take in some of the region’s most stunning...

Servair making centres in Nairobi and Mombasa

Servair, the French leader and the world’s 3rd ranked player in catering and logistics for the air transport sector, is establishing itself in Kenya with the catering company NAS, which has two production units in Nairobi and Mombasa. Thanks to this acquisition, S Servair strengthens its position as...

SAA resumed Flights to Maputo

Flights between South Africa and Mozambique resumed on a tentative basis yesterday, as Mozambican security forces kept a tight rein over the capital of Maputo.South African Airways (SAA) resumed flights at about 7am following an assessment of the situation on the ground by an SAA team based in Maputo,...

Qantas axes Etihad codeshare

Qantas wasted no time axing a code-share agreement with Etihad after Virgin Blue announced a major alliance with the Abu Dhabi-based airline.Qantas had been codesharing flights between Australia and Abu Dhabi, providing the Middle Eastern carrier with the opportunity to feed passengers onto Qantas’...

Delta Launches Introductory Fares for Liberia

Delta Air Lines said it is offering special introductory fares for flights to Liberia from United States and via Accra, Ghana, as it prepares to begin the new route Sept. 4.Flights between Monrovia – Each way fare and based on round-trip purchase . Additional taxes/fees/restrictions/baggage charges...

Delta announces fares for its flights to Monrovia

Delta Air Lines announced on Thursday the introductory fares for its new African flights to Monrovia, Liberia, which is expected to begin on September 4 after a nearly two-year delay.Delta announced in November 2008 that it would start service from the United States to Monrovia, Liberia, its seventh...

Drunks stole cash to get flights to South Africa

Two drunks locked in a pub conceived a wacky plan to watch the World Cup by swiping nearly £6,000 from the safe and getting flights  to South Africa.Barman Michael Frampton, 20, and regular customer George Warner had been boozing with landlord Michael Simmonds at the Wall, Tavern, Whitstable through...

Mafia Island Tanzania

The Quintessential Indian Ocean tropical paradise, lying off the mouth of the Rufiji River in Southern Tanzania, Mafia Island is a part of protected marine park, with superb diving opportunities, as well as spotless beaches and timeless villages, this really is the perfect island treat.The beaches are...

Harare International Airport Aaccident Rumor – A successful Drill OR a Cry Wolf Syndrome?

Yesterday morning in United Kingdom, the news of Harare International Airport Accident flashed on every screen and every tweet, the panic rouse to its peak as travelers, relatives, friends and family started calling the airlines and travel agencies in horror and stress. The news was initially confirmed...

Diani Beach Kenya

Kenya is one of the world’s best destinations to explore wild life and fabulous beaches. Also, topped with reasonably priced accommodations, in comparison to any other holiday destination and easy accessibility of  cheap flights to Kenya, it’s not only a perfect vacation spot but also affordable...

Rift Valley Ethiopia

Ethiopian Airline offers cheap direct flights to Addis Ababa while KLM, Air France and other carriers also sell cheap flights to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at much cheaper rates than any other African destination of that potential. This not only makes Ethiopia a far less expensive holiday destination but...