#Capa’s Corporate Travel Community News

  (Posted 22nd February 2024)   ATCNews readers have daily access, courtesy of #CAPA, to their Corporate Travel Community news, by simply clicking on https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/news

Achola Rosario RIP

  (Posted 21st January 2024)     When the news reached me, belatedly, that Achola Rosario of the FOMO Travel Show had suddenly passed away in Nairobi, I stood in disbelief and then sat down in complete shock. In fact it took me some days to get my thoughts sorted out before I could even […]

Breeze Airways discloses order for 10 additional A220 aircraft

  (Posted 21st February 2024)   Breeze Airways discloses order for 10 additional A220 aircraft; announces all-A220 commercial operation by end of 2024 which brings airline’s total order for the type to 90 aircraft Breeze Airways has disclosed an order for 10 additional A220-300 aircraft, bringing the airline’s total firm order for the aircraft type to 90, making Breeze the […]

#Capa’s Corporate Travel Community News

  (Posted 21st February 2024)   ATCNews readers have daily access, courtesy of #CAPA, to their Corporate Travel Community news, by simply clicking on https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/news

TravelComments.com – Ethiopian Airlines introduces a new triangular route connecting Ethiopia, Zambia and Botswana!

  (Posted 20th February 2024)     The flag carrier of Ethiopia and Africa’s largest airline in terms of passengers carried, Ethiopian Airlines, is set to introduce a new triangular route connecting Addis Ababa with two destinations in Zambia and Botswana. Effective 10 June 2024, the airline will operate three weekly flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays between… READ MORE

TravelComments.com – Durban: Five beaches are currently closed due to water quality!

  (Posted 20th February 2024)   The eThekwini Municipality, the local government body responsible for governing and managing Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, has released updated lists of beaches that are currently (as of 16 February 2024) open and safe for swimming, closed for swimming and of swimming pools that are currently open to the public. According to the lists,… READ […]

#Capa’s Corporate Travel Community News

  (Posted 20th February 2024)   ATCNews readers have daily access, courtesy of #CAPA, to their Corporate Travel Community news, by simply clicking on https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/news

Elephants trample anti-poaching ranger in northern KZN

  (Posted 19th February 2024)   Courtesy of African Elephant News and Zululand Observer   A field ranger carrying out routine duties at Munywana Conservancy near Hluhluwe was on Monday trampled to death by a herd of stampeding elephants. The tragic incident occurred at about 4.30pm when Nyathi Anti-poaching Unit member Philani Sibiya (33) was […]

#Marriott set for Le Meridien entry into #Zanzibar

  (Posted 19th February 2024)   Marriott International signs Agreement with Morogoro Mishama Company to bring Le Méridien to Zanzibar   Marriott International announced a signed agreement with the Morogoro Mishama Company that will introduce Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts to the shores of Zanzibar in 2025. To support the growing demand for premium hospitality […]

#AFRAA remains at the forefront to advance African aviation interests

  (Posted 23rd February 2024)   In line with their commitment to enhancing cooperation and collaboration, AFRAA  participated in the coordination meetings of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the African Civil Aviation Commission AFCAC to review key work programmes within the aviation industry. The meeting, which also included stakeholders such as Regional Safety […]

#Capa’s Corporate Travel Community News

  (Posted  19th February 2024)   ATCNews readers have daily access, courtesy of #CAPA, to their Corporate Travel Community news, by simply clicking on https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/news

#AFRAA takes part in #SAATM meeting in Nairobi

  (Posted 18th February 2024)     AFRAA joined key industry stakeholders at the 7th meeting of the Joint Prioritized Action Plan (JPAP) for the operationalization of the Single African Air Transport Market (#SAATM), with the overall objective of boosting intra-Africa traffic and connectivity. The meeting, which was organized by the African Civil Aviation Commission AFCAC  took […]

#AHEAD Early entry offer ends in less than 2 weeks

  (Posted 18th February 2024)   EARLY ENTRY OFFER ENDS IN TWO WEEKS SAVE 20% There’s now just two weeks left to take advantage of AHEAD‘s early entry offer. Enter before 1 March to save 20% – our biggest offer of the series. As the only global awards programme for hospitality experience and design, AHEAD offers an […]

Ethiopian Airlines Group records astonishing half year results

  (Posted 18th February 2024)   The Ethiopian Investment Holdings conducted a six-month performance review with the Ethiopian Airlines Group, revealing remarkable achievements. As stated in the provisional statement, the Group exceeded its performance targets in almost all parameters, achieving 97% of total operating revenue, 104% of international passenger revenue, and 107% of net profit. […]

TravelComments.com – Passport validity requirements for international travellers in Southern Africa!

  (Posted 17th February 2024)   In order to give you an overview on the passport validity requirements for international travellers in Southern Africa, we compared the information the UK, the US and Germany are providing regarding the validity and the number of blank pages a passport needs to have when entering Angola, Botswana, eSwatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. […]

TravelComments.com – Southern Africa: Consensus outlook for the February to June 2024 rainfall season!

  (Posted 17th February 2024)     The Southern African Development Communtiy (SADC)* has released the official statement from the Twenty-Eighth Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF-28), which took place in Maputo (Mozambique) from 29 to 31 January 2024 to present a consensus outlook for the February to June 2024 rainfall season over the SADC region. This period is covering […]

#oneworld named the best global airline alliance for wines

  (Posted 16th February 2024)     For the 13th year in a row the oneworld® alliance has been named the world’s Best Airline Alliance for wines served by member airlines onboard in an annual international tasting competition. The Gold award in the Best Alliance category came from the Business Traveller’s Cellars in the Sky Awards 2023 […]

FHS Saudi Arabia – New speakers & features added to the agenda

  (Posted 16th February 2024)     One of the most anticipated hospitality investment conference of this year keeps getting bigger and better!   60 speakers who are at the forefront of driving hospitality innovation and investment in the region are set to take the stage at FHS Saudi Arabia from 29th April – 1st May in Riyadh. This […]

#Capa’s Corporate Travel Community News

  (Posted 16th February 2024)   ATCNews readers have daily access, courtesy of #CAPA, to their Corporate Travel Community news, by simply clicking on https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/news

LORE GROUP JOINS GLOBAL HOTEL ALLIANCE WITH LANDMARK PROPERTIES IN MAJOR CAPITAL CITIES

  (Posted 15th February 2024)   Lore Group, an international hospitality company that designs, transforms, manages and operates hotels, restaurants and bars across Europe and the United States, has joined Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.   It will see the London-based group’s five design-led hotels – located in landmark buildings in Amsterdam, […]

#AuricAir publishes new Flight Schedule for Ruaha and Selous

  (Posted 15th February 2024)     Auric Air would like to keep you informed about some upcoming changes to their flight schedule for Ruaha and Selous (Nyerere N.P.) flights.   Starting from June 01st, 2024, they are introducing a new flight schedule to enhance the travel experience and address the inconvenience faced by passengers, […]

#Airlink brings back “Bush & Beach” direct Mbombela – Vilanculos – Johannesburg seasonal service

  (Posted 15th February 2024)   By popular demand, Airlink, Southern Africa’s privately owned airline, will again provide its peak season “bush & beach” service linking Mbobela’s (formerly Nelspruit) Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport with Vilanculos, Mozambique’s famous coastal resort destination and Johannesburg.   The direct service, which provides tourists with the ability to combine a […]

Airbus announces financial results for 2023

  (Posted 15th February 2024)     735 commercial aircraft delivered Revenues € 65.4 billion; EBIT Adjusted € 5.8 billion EBIT (reported) € 4.6 billion; EPS (reported) € 4.80 Free cash flow before M&A and customer financing € 4.4 billion; Net cash € 10.7 billion 2023 guidance achieved Dividend proposals: dividend of € 1.80 per share; […]

Corporate Council on Africa’s latest news

  (Posted 15th February 2024)   CCA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS Pfizer and Saama expand deal to expedite clinical research Pharmaceutical Technology Pfizer has expanded its multi-year agreement with Saama, intensifying efforts to expedite clinical research.The strategic development builds on the collaboration that began in 2020, aimed at automating Pfizer’s data review processes leveraging artificial […]

Enter the Africa Youth In Tourism Innovation Challenge Now

  (Posted 15th February 2024)     ONLY 2 WEEKS LEFT TO ENTER THE AFRICA YOUTH IN TOURISM INNOVATION CHALLENGE Closing Date: 01 March 2024 The Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Challenge is a platform to invite innovative ideas and solutions that goes beyond technology but are related to the travel and tourism industry for […]

#Capa’s Corporate Travel Community News

  (Posted 15th February 2024)   ATCNews readers have daily access, courtesy of #CAPA, to their Corporate Travel Community news, by simply clicking on https://corporatetravelcommunity.com/news