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Tropical Paradise of Casamance, Senegal

Senegal is diverse, one of the most urbanized nations of Africa with stylish life style and lively night life of its cities, but if you head out of its cities you will find some of the most beautiful landscape of the continent. And that is true for the beaches of the Senegal as well especially the one...

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...

Handy tips to get cheap flights to South Africa

South African Airways is South Africa’s biggest airline, both domestically and internationally. In the past, almost all of South Africa’s domestic flights were on South African Airways, the national carrier. It totally dominated the local market. Now there are at least three other airlines you...

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...

Mount Cameroon

Cameroon is one of the most diverse countries in Africa and often referred to as “Africa in miniature”. Tourist destinations in Cameroon are quite a few and each one of these places is worth visiting. Natural features include beaches, deserts, mountains, rainforests and savannas.Explore the highest...

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...

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’...

Now get flights to Cape Verde from Bristol Airport

As exotic locations go, Cape Verde, rivals the best of them. This clutch of island settlements is in the tropics, way out in the Atlantic Ocean, off the West African coast.And when it comes to beaches, there’s more than enough to go round here. So if somewhere off the mass tourist track appeals,...

Few Historical Sites In Bagamoyo – Tanzania

Bagamoyo is the oldest town in Tanzania, located 75 kilometers north of Dar-es-salaam. It has played various historical roles in Tanzania. It is a microcosm of East African history: Arabs and Indians established the trade; the African population was shipped of as slaves; the European explorers went through...

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...

South African Airways achieves best flight time record

South African Airways achieved its best on-time record in a decade last month, the firm has announced.According to head of Australasia for the airline Thevan Krishna, last month saw the airline get 87.27 per cent of all domestic and international flights away on time. This is the best result for the...

Blood Diamonds Zimbabwe

The capital of Zimbabwe, Harare witnesses thousands of tourists each year visiting the country for its close proximity with Victoria Falls, South Africa and top of the world tourist attractions. In comparison to the big names in tourist destinations, travelling to Zimbabwe is considerably cheaper. Several...