Sunday, September 19, 2021
Emirates’ focus on meeting and exceeding customer expectations was recognised last night at the Ghana Business Standard Awards 2020 with the ‘Outstanding Airline Company of the Year’ accolade. The airline was awarded for its outstanding commitment to remarkable business standards in its sector, demonstrating a high standard service delivery,...
The UK Space Agency, NASA and other partners have signed a historic agreement on the principles for exploration, science and space ahead of commercial activities in a future mission to the Moon. NASA’s Artemis programme aims to land the first woman and the next man on the Moon by 2024....
Kenya Airways resumes international flights to 30 destinations across Africa, Europe and the Middle East Kenya Airways (KQ) resumed its international passenger services on Saturday 1 August 2020, following the easing of movement restrictions as directed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The first international flights on 1st August departed to the...
The Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture, together with the Ghana Tourism Authority and the PANAFEST Foundation have launched the 2021 Pan African Historical Theatre Festival (PANAFEST) with a focus on health and wealth. PANAFEST 2021 is designed to establish a build up starting in August 2020 which is...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets in May, showing a slight improvement in the air cargo market. But capacity remains unable to meet demand as a result of the loss of belly cargo operations on passenger aircraft that have been parked. ...
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for caution as African airlines begin operations in various countries. The WHO said strict measures should be observed to prevent surges in coronavirus infections. The organisation urged governments to ensure airlines take information of passengers travelling and follow up with them to prevent outbreaks. The...
Five international air transport and tourism bodies have launched an appeal to international financial institutions, country development partners and international donors to support Africa’s Travel & Tourism sector which employs some 24.6 million people on the African continent. Without urgent funding, the COVID-19 crisis could see a collapse of...
Emirates is stepping up precautionary measures at the airport and onboard to ensure the health and safety of its employees and customers. All cabin crew, boarding agents, and ground staff in direct contact with passengers will now wear personal protective equipment (PPE) which includes a protective disposable gown over...
Simplifies waivers and refunds policy with one unified approach worldwide Eases concerns about pre-booked summer travel by extending waiver policy to tickets issued before 31 May 2020, for travel before 31 August 2020 Offers three options: Keep your ticket for 760 days; exchange ticket for travel vouchers valid for up to...
The ban on public gathering announced as part of measures to contain and stop the spread of the novel coronavirus has now been extended by two weeks, with the signing of a New Executive Instrument (EI), EI 64. This was also in addition to the signing of a new Executive...
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