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A South African Airways A340 pushing back at Washington Dulles International Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks)

South African Airways, Kenya Airways Seize Partnership Opportunity

Rhetoric on the need for cooperation between airlines in Africa has never been in short supply, but action has been less forthcoming. In the current aviation landscape, filled by the emergence of new markets, South African Airways and Kenya Airways are looking to redouble their efforts to remain competitive. The two loss-making airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding with a longer-term view to co-start a Pan-African Airline Group that will enhance mutual growth potential by taking advantage of strengths…

Kenya Airways Signs Interline Agreement With South African Regional Airline…

Kenya Airways and Airlink have announced an interline agreement that will widen both airlines' reach to multiple destinations in the African continent even as countries begin reopening their borders for travelers. Kenya Airways' agreement with Airlink will provide its customers enhanced connectivity via its gateways Johannesburg and Cape Town to…

easyJet Targeting Further “Worldwide” Service Expansion

Low-cost airlines typically do not belong to airline alliances or participate in codeshare and interline agreements, making connections under a single itinerary difficult. U.K.-based easyJet’s hub distribution service dubbed “Worldwide by easyJet,” however, allows passengers of the low-cost airline to connect with partner airline flights, and vice versa, through interconnecting hubs.…