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Ethiopian Retrofitted its B767-300 Fleet with Flat Bed Seats and Wifi IFE

Ethiopian Airlines Group is pleased to announce to its valued customers that it has fully refurbished its Boeing 767-300 ER fleet utilised on routes to India, Middle East and Africa destinations. The newly refurbished airplane is fitted with brand new full flat-bed seats in Cloud Nine, modern IFE with high resolution 17 inches screen and in-seat ...
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RwandAir Opens New Hub in Benin as Rwanda Builds New Airport

Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir on Tuesday launched its regional hub in Benin to  effectively serve Western and Central Africa. RwandAir route to Cotonou-Benin was opened in 2016 connecting Rwanda to West Africa adding to already established routes including; Douala, Accra, Libreville, Abidjan and Lagos. According to RwandAir officials, Cotonou is already a vibrant trade hub in Western ...
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RVC research examines human risk to mountain gorillas

Students from the RVC have been looking at zoonotic diseases from another angle in research published in scientific journal Parasites and Vectors. Instead of looking at the risks of humans catching diseases from animals, scientists have looked at how humans have impacted on a critically endangered species – in this case, the mountain gorilla. Isolated species According to researchers, ...
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Nairobi to land Sh4.6m per person luxury flight

A Hong Kong-based airline operator plans to launch a Sh4.6m-a-ticket luxury flight to Nairobi targeting Asia's super-rich keen on sampling Kenya's prime holiday destinations. Crystal AirCruises - the luxury private jet and resort operator - said last Friday its private jet will make the inaugural flight from Hong Kong to Nairobi on September 30. A number ...
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Exciting News: Giraffe Manor adds new rooms

At ten feet tall each and weighing in at a total of 850 square feet, The Safari Collection is pleased to announce the arrival of ‘Edd’ & ‘Salma’, two new superior double rooms at Giraffe Manor.  ‘Edd’ & ‘Salma’, named after a few of the Manor’s beloved resident giraffes, have been added to the Garden Manor ...
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RwandAir to start flights to Brussels Airport on the 14th July 2017

RwandAir the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda is pleased to announce the commencement of non-stop flights from Kigali to Brussels, in Belgium next month. All returning flights from Brussels to Kigali will be via London. With the new three flights a week between Brussels and Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, which will be operated by the ...
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Passenger demand drives increase in flydubai’s frequency to Tanzania

Dubai-based flydubai last week  announced the start of flights to Kilimanjaro from 29 October. The relaunched service to the carrier’s third point in Tanzania, along with Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, will see flydubai’s network in Africa expand to 12 destinations. flydubai began operations to Tanzania in 2014 and has seen a steady growth in passenger numbers. ...
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Safarilink New Route to Zanzibar

Safarilink is delighted to announce a further expansion to its route network: a four times a week service to Zanzibar from 01 July 2017. The flights will operate on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The 14.00hrs departure from Wilson Airport allows passengers to connect off our services from the Masai Mara and Laikipia whilst the early evening return arrival time ...
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Another luxury operator has plans for Rwanda

One&Only is the latest luxury operator with plans to enter Rwanda, with the launch of its new brand, One&Only Nature Resorts. Two resorts will be introduced – One&Only Nyungwe House and One&Only Gorilla’s Nest. One&Only Nyungwe House is in Gisakura, a working tea plantation on the edge of the Nyungwe National Park. The resort will comprise ...
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