Tuesday, September 28, 2021
The increase in ‘no-shows’ recorded by airlines operating in Ghana has led to an increase in overbookings by airlines as they strategise to avoid flying empty planes to various destinations around the world. A "no-show" refers to when a passenger - someone who has purchased a ticket - has not...
TAP Air Portugal carried 21.7 percent more people in 2017 than in the previous year, reaching an aggregate of 14.274 million passengers by the end of December, 2.55 million more than the previous year’s figure. The growth in load factor, regarding the seats offered in 2017, also increased significantly, by...
  Ethiopian Airlines is set to launch direct thrice weekly service to Geneva, Switzerland on June 3, 2018. Hosting the highest number of international organizations in the world including the headquarters of many of the agencies of the United Nations and the Red Cross, Geneva is a global city and center...
  Kenya Airways (KQ) has launched a non-stop flight from Nairobi to New York. The national carrier of the East African nation, started selling tickets for the inaugural flight, which is scheduled for October 28, 2018, last week. By this, Kenya Airways becomes the first airline to offer a non-stop flight...
Unique Insurance Company Limited has, in partnership with the Afro Asian Assistance, launched the first online travel insurance policy in Ghana for air travellers. Afro Asian Assistance is a fully-owned subsidiary of Trust Re - one of the world’s leading reinsurance companies - from Bahrain. The policy, which covers travellers no...
Ghana’s only domestic and regional airline, Africa World Airline (AWA), will from January 16, 2018 start Lagos-Monrovia service via Accra, as it seek to improve connectivity withing the West African sub-region. The airline is offering a promotional fare of starting from US$199 on the Lagos-Monrovia route and passengers can log...
A lot can happen in a year-but 2017 was particularly eventful when it came to how we travel the world. The threats that loomed largest in 2016, Zika and the migrant crisis, faded into the rear-view mirror as talk of a United States travel ban and Brexit suddenly dominated global...
French carrier, Air France, is to increase its frequency on the Paris-Accra-Lome route from the current 3x weekly flight to 4x weekly starting this summer. The airline, per its summer schedule, will operate the Paris-Accra-Lome flights on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays. Country Manager of the Air France-KLM, Dick van Nieuwenhuyzen, that...
Growing up, my dream was to have an opportunity to soar across the sky flying the aircraft of a well-respected airline company. I took the phrase “working on a dream” so seriously that my entire existence revolved around being able to cruise at 39,000 feet one day, dressed in...
Unique Insurance Company Limited in partnership with the Afro Asian Assistance a fully owned subsidiary of Trust Re, one of the world’s leading reinsurance companies from Bahrain has launched the first online travel insurance policy in Ghana for air travelers. The policy which covers travelers, no matter which part of...
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