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Zambia national airline to commence flights next month

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | Zambia is set to officially launch flights for its national airline on December 1, 2021, its Board of Directors said on Monday. In 2018, the Zambian government signed a shareholding agreement with Ethiopian Airlines to restart operations of Zambia Airways which stopped operations in 1994. …

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New Uganda Airlines plane takes off from France

📌Arrives 🇺🇬 10.30am #Airbus #A330neo 💰unbeatable economics 🌍excellent range versatility 💺superior comfort Toulouse, France | THE INDEPENDENT & AGENCIES | A new Uganda Airlines plane, an Airbus A330neo, has just taken off on an 11-hour journey from Southern France, heading to Entebbe Airport. The A330neo is the latest version of the most …

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Airlines improvise gradual liftoff as lockdowns ease

Frankfurt am Main, Germany | AFP |  Cabin crews on standby with destinations revealed only hours before the flight, pilots put on simulators to keep up to date — an airline restarting after the pandemic is a far cry from the clockwork precision of the pre-coronavirus world. “Flexibility” is the top …

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Gov’t discussing llans to airlift Ugandans to central location

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The minister of foreign affairs, Sam Kuteesa says Government is discussing with Airlines to transport Ugandans to a central location from the over 66 countries worldwide before final evacuation. Following the closure of the Airport and boarders, several Ugandans who had traveled out of the …

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In Senegal, the struggles of a small airline during coronavirus

Dakar, Senegal | AFP |  Launching an airline in Africa is a notorious challenge in a continent and sector where opportunities are often crimped by regulations and national champions are dominant. Now, for plucky entrants, coronavirus has added to the checklist of problems, as a small Senegalese airline can attest. Transair, …

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Airlines’ fuel practices feed doubts over climate commitment

Paris, France | AFP |  Airlines have taken steps to reduce their carbon footprints under the gaze of public opinion, but the pressure of the bottom line means some fly with extra fuel, boosting emissions of climate-changing greenhouse gases. As the highly competitive air travel industry is being pushed to reduce …

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