Air Aenegal's Airbus A330 in Toulouse. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Air Senegal Adds European Destinations, Reduces African Network

Beginning March 28, Senegal's flag carrier, Air Senegal, will commence flights from Dakar to Lyon operating three times weekly using the Airbus A321. The airline's point-to-point demand in this route totaled 40,000 in 2019. Outbound flights to Lyon will be operated with a stopover in Marseille. The flight will complete the 255 kilometer flight to Lyon before returning to the Senegalese capital. so the route will be Dakar – Marseille – Lyon – Dakar. Flights to Marseille, when originally launched…

Air Senegal Plans to Launch U.S. Flights

Senegal's flag carrier, Air Senegal, announced interest in starting flights to the U.S., potentially connecting its capitals with flights between Dakar and Washington DC, as announced last week by Senegal's tourism minister Aliou Sarr, a route that was recently abandoned by South African Airways. During his visit to the Senegalese…