Air Italy Signs Codeshare Agreement With Bulgaria Air

Air Italy and Bulgaria Air have entered into a codeshare partnership to offer customers enhanced connectivity between Bulgaria and eight major destinations in Italy, with effect from today. Under the agreement, Air Italy’s “IG” code will be placed on Bulgaria Air flights between Milan Malpensa and Sofia, Varna and Burgas, which are all on sale from today with the first flights available from March 31st. Bulgaria Air will put its “FB” code on Air Italy flights between Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino, Naples, Olbia and Cagliari (Sardinia), Palermo and Catania (Sicily), and Lamezia Terme (Calabria). Bulgaria Air’s passengers will benefit from single tickets for travel between Bulgaria and Air

EgyptAir to Launch New Direct Service to Washington Dulles

EgyptAir will launch new direct service to Washington Dulles International Airport in June, its third North American destination, reports Flight Global. The carrier will offer three-weekly service between Cairo and Washington Dulles with a Boeing 787-9 from 3 July. The service will operate seasonally through 25 October. EgyptAir has six Boeing 787-9s (leased from AerCap) on order with all of the aircraft due to be delivered in 2019. Washington Dulles will join New York John F Kennedy and Toronto in EgyptAir's North American network. Currently, no airlines offer direct flights between Cairo and Washington. #EgyptAir #Boeing787

Art Meets Design: Autograph Collection Introduces The Dixon

Marriott's Autograph Collection Hotels has opened The Dixon in London, expanding its diverse and dynamic portfolio of over 160 independent Autograph Collection Hotels around the world. Located in the heart of Tower Bridge on Tooley Street, The Dixon will offer a unique take on the boutique hotel experience, offering guests a neighbourhood feel in the heart of the capital. A product of passion and a personal realisation of its individual vision, The Dixon was named after John Dixon Butler, and draws inspiration from the area’s rich cultural heritage, while also capturing its new wave of creative cool. Advocating for the original through art, The Dixon showcases thoughtfully-curated pieces ins

Experience Cape Town Cycle Tour With Tsogo Sun Deals

A weekend of fun and excitement beckons as Cape Town’s famous cycling event returns on 10 March 2019. The route takes you through some of the most scenic locations in the world. Whether you’re participating, or coming along as a spectator, Tsogo Sun Hotels has put together some great accommodation offers that make it easy to enjoy the atmosphere for the whole weekend. With Tsogo Sun hotels being perfectly located only 500m from the start, your cycle tour experience couldn’t be easier! The offers start from R1,259 per room per night and include Breakfast daily (2 kids under 18 stay and eat breakfast free when sharing a family room with 2 adults), early morning power breakfast on race d

Summer: Lufthansa to Fly to Three New Destinations in Serbia

Lufthansa will introduce three new routes to the former Yugoslavia this coming summer season and boost frequencies on the Serbian market. The German carrier will launch new seasonal flights from both Munich and Frankfurt to Tivat, as well as from Munich to Rijeka. The development will mark Lufthansa's entry onto the Montenegrin market and its sixth destination in Croatia. Flights to Tivat will launch on April 13 and 14, once per week, with a 136-seat Airbus A319, with the one weekly Rijeka service to commence May 25 with a 99-seat Bombardier CRJ900 jet. The carrier will compete directly against Montenegro Airlines on the Munich - Tivat route, and complement its codeshare partner Croatia Airl

South African Airways Enhances Connectivity in West Africa

South African Airways has enhanced connectivity from and beyond West Africa with completion of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ghana's Africa World Airlines (AWA). The CEOs of both airlines yesterday, officially signed the MOU at the Ghana Ministry of Aviation in Accra, Ghana. Hon. Joseph Kofi Adda, the Ghana Minister of Aviation, officiated at the event. The MOU allows the two airlines to enhance their relationship through synergies that include code sharing, franchising and any other related projects. South African Airways and Africa World Airlines formed a relationship in 2015, which resulted in the commencement of the Accra to Washington Dulles flights. South African Airways ope

Rhiannon Brings Wellness to Four Seasons Resort Mauritius

Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita will welcome UK’s leading nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert as a guest consultant for its Week of Wellness this March. The events will include healthy cooking classes, nutritious daily specials and opportunity to book private consultations with Rhiannon Lambert for professional guidance and advice on lifestyle. From interactive cooking demonstrations to expert one-to-one consultations and the launch of a Healthy Honeymoon Guide, wellness takes centre stage from 16 to 20, March 2019. The Week of Wellness at the Resort will see a series of both culinary and activity highlights being proposed for guests, all with the aim of raising overall wellbeing. To supp

Ethiopian Airlines CEO Inducted Into African CEO's Hall Of Fame

Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines has been inducted into The African CEO's Hall Of Fame at the African Leadership Magazine's Persons of the Year ceremony which took place on February 22, 2019 in Johannesburg. The annual African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Award aims at celebrating Africa’s finest business, political and diplomatic leaders who are contributing to the continent’s growth and development. Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam dedicated The African CEO's Hall Of Fame award to all 16,000 plus dedicated colleagues at Ethiopian Airlines, he has been working with. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam is a multiple award winner for his achievements

Discover Beautiful Italy With Kenya Airways Deals to Rome

Rome is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and Kenya Airways has rolled out deals to help travellers from Nigeria explore and create beautiful memories in the south Italian city. Whether you want to feed your eyes in the Colosseum or pay a visit to the Vatican City or do a last minute shopping, the special offers will ignite your imagination. The deal includes a return economy class ticket from Lagos to Rome starting from NGN 250,227 per person. The prize includes all applicable taxes and surcharges. These tickets are bookable from now till 4 May, 2019 for travels between 12 June, 2019 and 30 September, 2019. Book NOW. Kenya Airways will launch a four-weekly service from Nairobi t

Fly More With Ethiopian Airlines Special Business Class Discount

Ethiopian Airlines has rolled out irresistible travel discounts for passengers travelling in business class on some of its popular routes. The 25% discount applies to its routes between Africa, Asia, Middle East and select Ethiopian Airlines destinations across the world. The offer includes flights departing from Bahrain, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Chad, China , Comoros, Congo DRC, Djibouti, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mali and Malawi. Others are Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. In addition, passengers will also get 5% and 10% further discounts if they book their flights on the a

Enjoy Romantic Weekend with African Regent Hotels Deals

Whether you want a romantic break with candlelight dinner or a weekend alone with your loved one, a quick weekend getaway at The African Regent Hotel Accra might just be what you need. The hotel has rolled out weekend getaway packages to help guests enjoy a fun filled or romantic escapes in Accra while savoring tranquil relaxation in Ghana. The first package goes for $222 per club room per night double occupancy and comes with complimentary breakfast for 2, welcome cocktails for 2 and early check-in for 2 and late check-out for 2. Other benefits included in the first package are complimentary cinema tickets at Silverbird cinemas for 2, full use of the pool and fitness centre, parking privile

Ethiopian Wins African Cargo Airline and Cargo Brand of the Year

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest cargo operator, has been crowned with ‘African Cargo Airline of the Year’ and ‘Air Cargo Brand of the Year in Africa' for the fourth year in a row. The award was presented at the STAT Times International Awards for Excellence in Air Cargo held from February 19 to 21 in Johannesburg. The STAT Trade Times is an integrated transport and tourism news source also catering to the needs of Aviation and Air Cargo Industries worldwide. In line with Vision 2025, Ethiopian Cargo has been investing heavily in expanding its cargo services, building the largest trans-shipment terminal in Africa with an annual capacity of about 1 million tons and deplo

Create Beautiful Memories with South African Airways Deals

South African Airways has rolled out hot deals to help travellers create beautiful memories while exploring business opportunities and connecting with family and friends. Whether you want to close a business deal in Hong Kong, discover the many surprises of New York or do a last minute shopping in London, the special offers will ignite your imagination. The deals include flights from Lagos to New York from NGN 612 439, Nairobi to Washington from USD 1079, Harare to London from USD 575, and Nairobi to Perth from USD 1329. Other deals are Kinshasa to Washington from USD 1413, Lusaka to Hong Kong from USD 1007, Livingstone to Sao Paulo from USD 3232 and Windhoek to Munich from NAD 11430. These

PaxEx: Virgin Atlantic Brings Eric Lanlard’s Mile High Tea Onboard

Now, Virgin Atlantic passengers don't have to visit Thames in Battersea to experience the sublime Eric Lanlard afternoon tea. Virgin Atlantic has brought Eric Lanlard to curate a series of seriously scrumptious afternoon teas just for you while enjoying your flight at 38,000 feet. Now available on all Virgin Atlantic's day flights from the UK, the Mile High Tea is served in all classes and features freshly made rolls and scones. In Premium class, you also get a macaron and an éclair, and in Upper class you get a macaron, éclair and financier. As you’d expect with such high end cuisine, it’s all presented beautifully. Economy class passengers get to enjoy specially branded Mile High Tea box,

Hilton Launches 'Signia Hilton' For Sophisticated Travel

Hilton has launched Signia Hilton, its dynamic, new meetings-and-events-focused brand that will reimagine how people ad guests travel and meet. The new hotel brand will transform the industry for meeting professionals and sophisticated business travelers by infusing state-of-the-art technology and design into guest experience. With a minimum of 500 guest rooms and 75 square feet per key of flexible meetings and events space, each Signia Hilton will offer travelers elevated experiences from arrival to departure. It will offer modern guest rooms, impressive arrivals, unmatched lobby experiences, destination bar, signature restaurant, premium wellness experiences and The Signia meeting experien

Easter Holidays: Etihad Airways Increases Flights to London

Etihad Airways will increase its flights from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow, from three to up to four daily services, to meet peak demand during the month of April. Commencing 5 April 2019, the extra flights will be operated by a two-class Boeing 787-9, offering 299 seats including 28 Business Class Studios and 271 Economy Smart Seats. Etihad Airways will thus add 20 additional roundtrip services between Abu Dhabi and London Heathrow during the month of April. These services will operate in addition to the 3 daily Abu Dhabi to London services, which will continue to operate with Airbus A380, offering Economy, Business, First and The Residence. The additional services will provide more flexibi

How to Reward Your Company with Kenya Airways BlueBiz

If members of staff of your company travel regularly with Kenya Airways, KLM, Air France and partner airlines, then it's important you know about BlueBiz.  BlueBiz is the corporate loyalty program of Kenya Airways, KLM, Air France and partner airlines through which companies can save on their corporate travel budget and earn Blue Credits. BlueBiz is the easiest way to reward your company for travelling, as the Blue Credits earned while flying can be redeemed for tickets, upgrades and other flight-related services. How to Earn Blue Credits BlueBiz affords your company the privilege to earn Blue Credits on flights operated by Kenya Airways, Air France, KLM and partner airlines. Your company

Four Points By Sheration Sharjah Opens Doors to Guests

Four Points by Sheraton Sharjah, part of Marriott International, has officially opened on February 17 2019, marking the brand’s debut in the Emirate of Sharjah. Situated in the centre of Sharjah, Four Points by Sheraton Sharjah is directly connected to one of the most prestigious business towers in Sharjah and an upmarket shopping mall. Four Points by Sheraton Sharjah features 225 contemporary and spacious rooms, including inter-connecting and twin rooms designed to suit the needs of families or large groups staying for an extended duration. Every room has the Four Points by Sheraton Comfort Bed, fitted with a plush mattress and down duvet and pillows for the perfect night’s sleep.

Network Expansion: Emirates to Launch New Service to Porto

Emirates will launch new four times weekly service between Dubai and Portugal’s second largest city, Porto from 2 July 2019. Porto will become Emirates’ second destination in Portugal after its capital, Lisbon, which the airline currently serves with two flights a day. The flight will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays by a Boeing 777-300ER with 8 private suites in First Class, 42 Business Class seats and 310 Economy Class seats. The flight will depart Dubai as EK197 at 0915hrs and arrive Porto at 1430hrs. Flight EK198 will depart Porto at 1735hrs and land in Dubai at 0415hrs the next morning. The schedule will enable travellers to easily connect to popular destination

Ethiopian Airlines to Operate All-Women Flight to Norway and Sweden

Ethiopian Airlines has finalized preparations to once again celebrate International Women’s Day by operating an all-women Functioned Flight this time to Stockholm and Oslo on 8 March, 2019. The all-women flight will be themed “All women functioned flight to operate from the continent of African to meet with their counterparts in Europe to show the power of women to the world” The historical flight will be operated by Ethiopian Airlines women professionals from flight deck all the way to the ground including airport operations, flight dispatch, load control. Ramp operations, on-board logistics, safety and security, catering as well as air traffic control, will also be carried out entirely by

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