Ethiopian Airlines Announces Singapore, Copenhagen As Two Latest Destinations

Ethiopian Airlines is resuming services to Copenhagen on May 22 after last serving the Danish capital in 2003. The carrier plans to offer five flights per week to the city, starting on May 22, 2023. The Addis Ababa-Copenhagen Kastrup route will operate via Austria’s capital Vienna using the Boeing 787-9…

Kenya Airways Begins Nonstop Flights between Mombasa and Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates' International Airport now has a new African destination in its network of 200 plus international destinations on Friday, with the recent launch of Kenya Airways’ inaugural service from the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya. Kenya Airways will now be operating four weekly flights between Mombasa and…

Airbus Deploys airBaltic A220-300 on Demo Tour To Africa, Looking…

Airbus presented an airBaltic Airbus A220-300 on a demonstration flight to TAAG – Linhas Aéreas de Angola last Tuesday — Dec. 6 — in Luanda, Angola. The model is expected to be integrated into the fleet of the flag carrier of the Republic of Angola from August 2023 and will…

Air Mauritius Returns to Cape Town After Two Years

Air Mauritius is once again deploying its wings in Cape Town, South Africa from Wednesday (November 16) until January 15, 2023. After a forced two-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the relaunch of this route is in line with increased demand. Air Mauritius will operate two weekly flights to…

RwandAir Begins Non-Stop Flights Between London Heathrow and Kigali

To cater for increased demand, RwandAir operated its first non-stop direct flight between the Rwandese capital Kigali and London last week. The African airline has been operating flights to London via Brussels for the past five years, with service to Brussels now operated separately. Services started at the beginning of…

South African Airways to Reintroduce Historical Routes, Plans for Intercontinental…

South African Airways has plans to expand its regional network across Southern Africa, with additional routes to be revealed, “in the coming weeks." The airline will also be relaunching its intercontinental operations during the first quarter of 2023. The announcement comes after the country's International Air Services Council ratified all…

Ethiopian Airlines, IAI Complete Conversion of Africa’s First 767 Boeing…

Ethiopian Airlines will soon put into service its first 767-300BDSF (BEDEK Special Freighter) and the first freighter to be converted with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) at the Ethiopian Airlines’ maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Addis Ababa. According to Cargo Facts, the 18-year-old aircraft with serial number 33768, which…

Ethiopian Airlines, Still Hungry for More Freighters, Announces Deal with…

Ethiopian Airlines Group has signed a long-term dry lease agreement with Titan Aircraft Investments,the joint venture between Titan Aviation Holdings and Bain Capital Credit, for three Boeing 767-300ER converted freighters. Ethiopian Airlines is expected to take delivery of the first aircraft later this month with the second delivery planned for…

Ethiopian Airlines Records Higher Profits, Expands Presence in Middle East

Ethiopian Airlines reported 79 percent revenue growth for its fiscal year that ended on July 30. According to Mamo Mihretu, the CEO of Ethiopian Investment Holdings, in a tweet, the state-owned airline recorded $5 billion in revenue this fiscal year, a growth of 79% over last year. Additionally, profits rose…