Uber resumes operations in Tanzania
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Uber resumes operations in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam – Uber has today announced the resumption of its services in Tanzania following a pause that was instituted in April . Uber’s Head of East Africa, Imran Manji says, “We are excited to kick off the year on such a positive note by re-entering the Tanzanian market. We commend […]

Emirates Invests in High-Speed Internet in A350 Aircraft
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Emirates Invests in High-Speed Internet in A350 Aircraft

Uganda: – Emirates will offer passengers yet another opportunity to ‘fly better’, with new high-speed, inflight broadband powered by Inmarsat’s GX Aviation, onboard 50 new Airbus A350 aircraft – scheduled to enter service in 2024. The new agreement will significantly improve the passenger experience with enhanced connectivity and greater global coverage, even […]

First Retrofitted Emirates A380 Deployed
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First Retrofitted Emirates A380 Deployed

Uganda – The first Emirates A380 to be completely refurbished under the airline’s US$ 2 billion retrofit program has been deployed today on the Dubai-London Heathrow service, operating as EK003. The retrofit work done on A6-EVM, the first of 120 Emirates aircraft to have completed its refurbishment. Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: […]

30 Plus Lounges opened Worldwide-Emirates
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30 Plus Lounges opened Worldwide-Emirates

Uganda: Celebrating the re-opening of the Emirates Lounge in Concourse C, Dubai International Airport – the 7th Dubai lounge to reopen after the pandemic, premium passengers can look forward to an exceptionally comfortable travel experience during the upcoming peak travel period, as more than 30 Emirates Lounges around the world have returned to full […]

Kenya and Eritrea Reach Visa-Free Travel Agreement
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Kenya and Eritrea Reach Visa-Free Travel Agreement

Authorities in Kenya and Eritrea have reached an agreement to facilitate the travel process by lifting the visa requirements for citizens of each other’s countries. According to both countries’ authorities, the new decision would further tighten the bilateral relations, and also facilitate the travel process. The decision was reached at a meeting held between the […]

Emirates Skywards and Aeroplan Kick-off Partnership
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Emirates Skywards and Aeroplan Kick-off Partnership

Dubai, UAE: – Emirates and Air Canada have expanded their partnership to offer frequent flyer members joint loyalty programme benefits. Emirates Skywards members can now earn and redeem Miles on all flights operated by Air Canada – accessing a network of more than 220 destinations worldwide. Aeroplan members will also benefit from earning […]

Ethiopian Airlines to Resume Flights to Tigray
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Ethiopian Airlines to Resume Flights to Tigray

After a two-year absence, Ethiopian Airlines  is preparing to resume regular flights to the Tigray region. Following a peace accord signed in South Africa on November 3, halting hostilities between ethno-regional militias of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the Ethiopian federal government, and the Eritrean military. Chief Executive Officer Mesfin Tasew said the resumption […]

Fresh Efforts to Relaunch Somali Airlines
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Fresh Efforts to Relaunch Somali Airlines

Somalia government has set in place efforts to bring back the country’s airline. Somali Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Fardowsa Osman Egal appointed seven committee members to work on the re-operation of Somali Airlines. In a decree issued on Sunday, the Ministry of Transport and Aviation said the committee’s nomination comes following consultation of re-operation […]

Bajaj Auto Launches New CT 125 in Uganda
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Bajaj Auto Launches New CT 125 in Uganda

Bajaj Auto Ltd. the manufacturer of Africa’s No.1 motorcycle, has today launched the new 125cc motorcycle – CT 125 in association with M/s Nish Auto Ltd. and M/s Verma Co Ltd., the authorised distributor and principal dealer respectively for Bajaj Motorcycles in Uganda. The launch of the CT 125, positioned, “Champion of Fuel-Efficiency in 125cc” […]

Four years of Uber Eats in Kenya
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Four years of Uber Eats in Kenya

 Kenya, Nairobi –  Currently with an expanded offering across multiple categories, including food, groceries, alcohol, beauty and wellness, and more, Uber Eats first launched in Nairobi four years ago and is now also available in Nakuru and Mombasa. To mark its fourth anniversary, Uber Eats has revealed what makes for the most popular orders […]