Fastjet Takes To The Skies

Africa’s newest low cost carrier Fastjet took to the skies yesterday, with ambitions to revolutionize flying in the continent from its base in Tanzania. Promising affordable fares and reliable service, the airline is beginning with double daily domestic services from Dar es Salaam to Kilimanjaro and Mwanza.   The inaugural flights culminate a week of … Continue reading

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Debuts In Africa With Ethiopian Airlines

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner made its African debut with the arrival of Ethiopian Airlines’ first jet in Addis Ababa. Registered ET-AOQ and dubbed “Africa First”, the new aircraft touched down at Bole International Airport yesterday morning from Washington DC with invited guests, media, paying passengers and company executives led by Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam.   … Continue reading

Qatar Airways Launches Kigali Flights, Plans Growth In Africa

Qatar Airways today launched its newest destination in Africa with the extension of its Doha – Entebbe flights to Kigali. With Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker, VIPs, media, invited guests and paying passengers onboard, the inaugural flight arrived in the Rwandan capital to celebrations and fanfare, heralding a year of African growth for the … Continue reading