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    Emirates suspends Accra and Abidjan flights from today

    Emirates Airlines is suspending flights departing from Accra and Abidjan from today, 27th December, 2021 for 48 hours. The statement which read, "Emirates flights from Accra to Dubai are suspended for a period of 48 hours effective 0700hrs Dubai Time on 27th December, 2021", also advised the public that, "the carriage of all passengers to and from Abidjan is suspended." However, "flights from Dubai to Accra will continue to carry […]

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    Payment of two PCR Covid-19 test before departure to cost $120.00 – Rwandair

    Rwandair has issued a communique advising its passengers travelling to Dubai of the need to make a payment of a $120.00 for two covid-19 tests before departure from point of origin. This follows the new UAE Covid-19 test requirements for passengers out of red list countries advising all passengers transiting or starting their journey at Kigali International airport from Douala, Lagos, Accra, Libreville, Cotonou, Abuja and Rwanda to Dubai to […]

    todayDecember 24, 2021 58

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    Travelers from Ghana and Uganda to provide about three PCR Tests before entering the UAE

    The UAE  has introduced new travel requirements for travelers on direct flights from Ghana and Uganda with immediate effect. The communique cited on the flyer directs all passengers travelling through Ghana and Uganda to provide a 48-hour PCR Covid-19 negative test as well as a six hour Rapid-PCR test taken at the airport of departure before boarding. "Passengers transiting through Ghana and Uganda must provide a provide a 48-hour PCR […]

    todayDecember 23, 2021 5573

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    Sean Mendis Thoughts: Travel restrictions on African countries may be counterproductive in the long run

    Following travel bans and restrictions on some African countries including South Africa, Botswana, Malawi and Nigeria, Sean Mendis, an aviation executive popularly known as the aviation encyclopedia of our time has shared his opinion on the move by Europe and other countries to restrict the African countries from flying into the Western countries. "I think that travel restrictions as presently implemented are a blunt instrument that may actually be counterproductive […]

    todayDecember 10, 2021 73

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    Southern African tourism sector to bear the brunt of the emergence of Omicron variant as travel bans continue

    The Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (FEDHASA) hopes for a swift reversal of the UK’s decision to place South Africa and neighboring countries on its travel red list, following the emergence of the Omicron variant. ‘Our industry has had to endure being thrust from wave to wave for the past 20 months and it simply isn’t sustainable to keep businesses open and livelihoods intact,’ said FEDHASA National Chairperson Rosemary […]

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