KENYA - US online taxi hailing service firm Uber Wednesday launched in Mombasa, adding the coastal city to its expanding global network of over 400 cities.
RWANDA - The national carrier, RwandAir, has embarked on the next step in its expansion programme by adding six more destinations on the African continent.
KENYA - Kenya Airways (KQ) has partnered with hotel booking engine, www.booking.com, to sell accommodation with the aim of offering an integrated experience to its customers through website.
NIGERIA - Bristow Helicopters has called for external investigators to carry out an audit of its operations in the country, to complement the one the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has already launched into the flight activities of the airline.
NIGERIA - Former Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Fola Akinkuotu has been appointed the substantive Chief Executive Officer of Aero Contractors.
NIGERIA - The Federal Government has begun measures to give a face-lift to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMA), Lagos with the construction of a multi-billion naira new terminal building and a five-storey office complex with a modern car park facility, which are nearing completion.
KENYA - The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has called for speedy implementation of low air fares across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan and Ethiopia.
ETHIOPIA - Ethiopian Airlines Group has invested USD 100 million in the expansion and upgrading of its Aviation Academy in line with its vision 2025 strategic road map.
NIGERIA - The Federal Government has given assurance that it will implement the report of the committee on the establishment of a national carrier for the country.