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RwandAir to launch nonstop flights to Paris

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | RwandAir has announced plans to launch nonstop flights to Paris for the first time. The thrice weekly service between Kigali and Paris CDG will launch on June 27, departing the Rwandan capital at 0030 on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving into Paris at 0930. The …

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41st ICAO reaches agreement on net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Montreal, Canada | Xinhua | The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced Friday it has reached historic agreement on a goal of net-zero carbon emissions for international flights by 2050. Member states meeting at the ICAO assembly in the Canadian city of Montreal have adopted a collective long-term aspirational goal (LTAG) …

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Emirates to halt Nigeria operations due to unremitted funds

Abuja, Nigeria | Xinhua | The Dubai-based airline Emirates on Thursday said it planned to halt all flights to and from Nigeria, starting September 1, to cut down losses following its inability to repatriate about 85 million US dollars in revenue from the most populous African country. In a statement, the …

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Cancelled flights put damper on US holiday travel

New York | Xinhua |  The holiday season travel stress has only escalated amid the surge of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, with several airlines reporting staff shortages from the spread of the coronavirus, leaving passengers with delayed or cancelled flights. According to FlightAware, a flight-tracking site, 880 flights within, …

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Covid-19: RwandAir suspends flights to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | RwandAir, the national flag carrier of Rwanda has suspended flights to and from Uganda due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases. Uganda has registered a spike in COVID-19 cases since mid-April when the second wave began, registering an increase of more than 130 percent …

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