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Ethiopian Airlines “raises the stakes” for African competitors

Ethiopian Airlines announced on August 9, 2018, it has registered record success in the 2017/2018 fiscal year that ended last month. The state-owned carrier has outpaced regional competitors to become Africa’s largest airline by revenue and profit, and is now buying shares in other carriers on the continent, the latest being a planned Nigerian national […]

Etihad Airways awarded best first class and best long haul airline Middle-East and Africa

Etihad Airways has won awards for Best First Class and Best Long Haul Airline Middle-East and Africa in the AirlineRatings.com 2017 Airline Excellence Awards. The Abu Dhabi-based airline was also named in the global Top Ten.  AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Geoffrey Thomas, said: “Etihad Airways’ attention to excellence at every level has resulted in a […]

Emirates may abandon African hubs over debts

Dubai-based carrier Emirates considers the possibility of scrapping flights to African airports as the continent’s economies are shaken by decreased oil prices. On the 18th of October, during an IATA conference, Tim Clark, President of Emirates, said that the company is likely to “cut frequencies and possibly even cities”. “Certain African countries have seen their […]