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Source: flydubai |

Emirates and flydubai join forces, announce extensive partnership agreement

Passenger benefits to include access to over 200 unique destinations, seamless travel experience and frequent flyer programmes alignment

Partnership includes an expansive codeshare agreement, schedule alignment and network optimisation Passenger benefits to include access to over 200 unique destinations, seamless travel experience and frequent flyer programmes alignment Both airlines to continue being managed independently Emirates and flydubai (www.flydubai.com) today unveiled an extensive partnership which will see the two…

SITA
Source: SITA |

Air Seychelles Introduces State-of-the-Art Passenger Handling Technology at Home Airport

SITA’s new common-use equipment speeds up passenger processing

Air Seychelles (www.AirSeychelles.com), the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, will be introducing SITA’s (www.SITA.aero) state-of-the-art common-use passenger processing systems (CUPPS) at Seychelles International Airport from today. This investment provides greater flexibility for international airlines operating from the airport by allowing them to share common-use terminal equipment for check-in…

Source: National Aviation Services (NAS) |

FNB Partners with NAS to Operate New Lounge at Maputo International Airport

With Maputo added to its network, NAS, one of the fastest growing aviation services providers in the emerging markets now operates 31 airport lounges across 12 countries

First National Bank (FNB) (www.FNB.co.za), one of South Africa’s big four, has partnered with National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero) to operate a new departure lounge at the Maputo International Airport for the next five years. The agreement also includes an additional five year renewal option. In 2016, FNB won a…

International Road Transport Organisation (IRU)
Source: International Road Transport Organisation (IRU) |

Global transit system to boost India trade

The milestone decision puts India and her neighbours at the centre of efforts to increase overland trade and regional integration across South Asia and beyond, fast-tracking the region’s potential to become a strategic trade hub

India has become the 71st country to ratify the United Nations TIR Convention (www.IRU.org/tir).  Managed and developed by IRU (www.IRU.org), the world road transport organisation, TIR is the global standard for goods customs transit. The milestone decision puts India and her neighbours at the centre of efforts to increase overland…

flydubai
Source: flydubai |

Passenger demand drives increase in flydubai’s frequency to Tanzania

flydubai has seen a 3.5% increase in passengers numbers travelling between the UAE and Africa in 2016 compared to 2015, a positive record for this emerging market

Kilimanjaro becomes 3rd point in Tanzania and the 12th point on the flydubai African network The new service increases the total number of flights to Tanzania to 14 flights a week Direct flights to Zanzibar to more than double from 29 October 2017   Dubai-based flydubai (www.flydubai.com) today announced the…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

Media Meeting to Present the Sustainable Transport Master Plan for the Northern Regions

Princess Hotel, Oshikango (Helao Nafidi), Ohangwena Region - 5th of June, 09:00 – 13:00

The Sustainable Transport Masterplan for the Regions Omusati, Oshana, Ohangwena and Oshikoto aims at addressing transport deficiencies and proposing a set of measures to improve urban and rural transport systems.  During the first phase in 2015, a scoping study was successfully completed and approved by the Steering Committee on 12…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China |

President Xi Jinping's Special Envoy Wang Yong to Attend Commissioning Ceremony of Mombasa-Nairobi Railway

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang announces: At the invitation of the government of the Republic of Kenya, State Councilor Wang Yong will visit Kenya as the Special Envoy of Present Xi Jinping and attend the commission ceremony of the Mombasa-Nairobi Railway from 30 May to 1 June.

Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)
Source: Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) |

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) signs MoU with China-Africa Development Fund to boost infrastructure investment and growth in selected African countries

At the side lines of the landmark IsDB 42nd Annual Meeting in Jeddah, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-ps.org), the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group and China-Africa Development Fund (CADFund) (www.CADFund.com), a…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week: speed management key to saving lives

The week and its related campaign “Save Lives: Slow Down” draw attention to the dangers of speed and the measures which should be put in place to address this leading risk for road traffic deaths and injuries

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Ministry of Health and Population of Egypt today ( May 14, 2017) marked the fourth United Nations Global Road Safety Week during a regional celebration held at WHO premises in Cairo. The week and its related campaign…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Sound governance a priority for effective Prasa service, says Transport Committee

Prasa came to before the Committee to present its annual performance and strategic plans, as part of the budget review process

The Portfolio Committee on Transport has congratulated the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) on the launch of new passenger rail coaches by President Jacob Zuma and the Minister of Transport, Mr Joseph Maswanganyi. The Chairperson of the Committee, Ms Dikeledi Magadzi, said Committee members were mindful of the…