Coastal Travels Limited Completes IATA Standard Safety Assessment


Coastal Travels Limited is pleased to announce that‚ it has successfully completed the IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) designed for commercial passenger and/or cargo operators and the airline is now on the ISSA registry. The ISSA program is a global safety standard for commercial operators not covered by existing programs. The IATA Standard Safety Assessment […]

RwandAir is the first African airline to achieve Diamond status in the APEX Health Safety audit powered by SimpliFlying


RwandAir has become the first African airline to be awarded the top Diamond status rating for COVID-19 prevention measures – the highest attainable level. The award comes from APEX Health Safety, powered by SimpliFlying, for the airline’s sustained work to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness and sanitisation for its customers and crew. The Diamond […]

RwandAir Dream miles and Qatar Airways Privilege Club launch loyalty partnership for frequent fliers


KIGALI, 12 July, 2021 – RwandAir has become the first – and only – Sub-Saharan African airline to launch a loyalty partnership with Qatar Airways. The two carriers have joined forces to offer RwandAir Dream Miles and Qatar Airways Privilege Club loyalty members access to each other’s destinations with the opportunity to ‘earn and burn’ […]

Royal Air Maroc renforce son programme de vols pour la saison d’été  


Casablanca, le 1er Juillet 2021 – Dans la continuité de l’opération exceptionnelle lancée depuis le 13 juin 2021 par Royal Air Maroc en application des Hautes Instructions de SM Le Roi, et afin de répondre à la forte demande des Marocains du Monde, la Compagnie Nationale renforce son offre en mobilisant des avions affrétés pendant […]

Air Botswana’s Peter Kgomotso appointed to The IATA Industry Financial Advisory Council


Air Botswana is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter H. Kgomotso to the IATA Industry Financial Advisory Council (IFAC), until 2022. The International Air Transport Association (IATA), is the trade association for the world’s airlines representing at least 290 airlines, including Air Botswana. Mr. Kgomotso who is currently employed by Air Botswana as […]

Royal Air Maroc : précisions sur les facilités prévues dans le cadre du dispositif exceptionnel mis en faveur des Marocains du monde


Suite à la mise en place d’un dispositif “exceptionnel” et “historique” pour faciliter le déplacement des Marocains résidant à l’étranger (MRE) en période d’été, en application des Hautes Instructions de Sa Majesté le Roi Mohammed VI, une affluence record a été constatée sur nos différents canaux de distribution -site internet, agences Royal Air Maroc et […]

African airlines’ performance updates by AFRAA – May 2021


Release Date: 07th June 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic continues its devastating effects on the aviation, travel and tourism industry. The number of Covid-19 infection cases globally continues to increase in absolute terms though the rate of infection is on the decline in all world regions in April compared to prior months. The number of infection […]

Press Release – AFRAA releases the 2020 Africa Air transport report


The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has released the 2020 Africa air transport report. The report gives an in-depth analysis of Africa’s air transport industry performance for 2020 covering: financial performance, passenger and cargo traffic evolution, airport ranking, intra Africa connectivity and openness.  AFRAA 2020 Africa Air transport report Highlights  1. Financial performance 2020 was an […]

AFRAA Secretary General Meets the New IATA RVP MEA


AFRAA Secretary General – Mr Abdérahmane Berthé, had a consultative meeting on 08 April 2021 with the newly appointed IATA Regional Vice President for Africa & Middle East, Mr. Kamil H. Al-​Awadhi following his recent assumption of office in March 2021. Accompanied by representatives of their respective teams AFRAA Secretary General and IATA RVP discussed […]



Air Djibouti has launched a COVID 19 vaccination for its staffs as well as those working at Djibouti International Airport, who received their first shot. Vaccinated against covid-19, we protect ourselves, we protect our loved ones and we protect our customers. For more information about Air Djibouti, please visit or the facebook page […]