Source: Government of Lesotho |

Lesotho: Prime Minister Private Jet for Namibia Trip Not Costing Government-Minister

The Prime Minister had to take an official trip on November 16 this year to pay a courtesy call to Namibia’s President who is the chairperson of the SADC organ on defence and security in the region

The Prime Minister’s private jet was used by the government for the official visit of the Prime Minister Mr. Ntsokoane Samuel Matekane free of charge after three airlines conditions were not met due to the time limit. In his response during a question-and-answer session in the National Assembly, Minister in…

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A Mega Week for Tourism Investment in Nairobi

Bringing Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF) and AviaDev Africa together into the same week will enable the exploration of synergies between the aviation and hospitality industries and government

The Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF), the premier tourism and hospitality investment conference in Africa, will return to Nairobi on 12-14 June 2023. Overlapping it, AviaDev Africa, the leading aviation route development conference for Africa will take place on 14-16 June. Both events will be hosted at the Radisson Blu Hotel…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Veteran Freedom Fighter Berhe Goitom Passes Away

After Independence Veteran freedom fighter Berhe has been a member of the Eritrean Airlines and Asmara International Airport Authority

Veteran freedom fighter Berhe Goitom (Patata) passed away on 16 November at the age of 82. Veteran freedom fighter Berhe who was a member of the ‘Tihisha’ clandestine group in Addis Ababa and Asmara from 1970 to 1975, joined the EPLF in 1975 and served his country and people in…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud visited College of Aviation

Speaking to the trainees, President Hassan Sheik Mohamud indicated that the training opportunity they were provided shoulders them heavy responsibility

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of the Federal Republic of Somalia accompanied by President Isaias Afwerki today, 11 November, visited members of the Somali Defense Forces that are being provided training at the  Aviation College of Eritrea. Speaking to the trainees, President Hassan Sheik Mohamud indicated that the training opportunity they…

Source: The Presidency, The Arab Republic of Egypt |

Egypt Sends Medical Aid to Lebanon

A military transport plane took off from East Cairo Air Base carrying large quantities of medicines and medical supplies

Under the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Egypt is airlifting medical aid to the brotherly Lebanese people to help them respond to the cholera outbreak. A military transport plane took off from East Cairo Air…

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Israelis and Palestinians to Fly Together to the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) World Cup Qatar 2022™

Direct charter flights will be temporarily operated between Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv and Hamad International Airport in Doha

Multi-stakeholder meeting convened by FIFA (https://www.FIFA.com/) to finalise travel and consular plans; Direct charter flights from Tel Aviv to be operated by an airline with existing landing rights in Qatar; All travellers must have a valid Hayya and flight ticket FIFA has met with representatives from FIFA World Cup Qatar…

Source: Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Turkey: Press Release Regarding the Plane Crash in the United Republic of Tanzania

We share the sorrow of the friendly Tanzanian state and people

We have learned with deep sorrow that 19 people lost their lives in the United Republic of Tanzania in a plane crash on a flight from Dar es-Salaam to Bukoba. We share the sorrow of the friendly Tanzanian state and people, extend our condolences to the families of those who…

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Ethiopian Airlines applauded during the Africa Accelerating 2022 Conference

At the 3-day event, opened by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ethiopian Airlines was praised for its crucial role in bringing Canadian and African markets closer together

“Ethiopian Airlines is leading the agenda to enable trade and investment, connecting Canada directly to the African continent, and onward to over 120 destinations from the dynamic African Union capital of Addis Ababa’’, says Garreth Bloor, President of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (https://www.CanadaAfrica.ca). Ethiopian Airlines is the sole airline…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Tunisia |

Chargee d’Affaires Natasha Franceschi Opens American Pavilion of the Tunisia International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition

Chargée Franceschi and Lt. General Lamontagne underscored the importance of our long-standing security relationship and defense cooperation with Tunisia

The United States was proud to participate in the 2022 International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (IADE) taking place at Tunisia’s Enfidha-Hammamet Airport. Chargée d’Affaires Natasha Franceschi and Lt. General John Lamontagne, Deputy Commander of the United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, inaugurated the U.S. Pavilion. In a press…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea participates at International Civil Aviation Organization session

At the session, Eritrea is represented by Mr. Paulos Kahsai, Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Eritrea, and Mr. Samuel Okbu, head of Consular Affairs of Eritrea in Canada

Eritrea is participating in the 41st session of the International Civil Aviation Organization that is taking place in Montreal, Canada, from 27 September to 7 October. At the session, Eritrea is represented by Mr. Paulos Kahsai, Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Eritrea, and Mr. Samuel Okbu, head of…