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29 June 2012

Emirates- Zim and Zam

Emirates boosts Zambia and Zimbabwe services   Emirates has announced that its Dubai-Lusaka-Harare route will become a daily service from October 1. The linked service, which currently operates five times a week, has performed strongly since its launch on February 1 and has to date carried over 43,000 passengers. ““A daily service to Lusaka and Harare will mean greater choice for customers, while an increased cargo capacity of 40% will facilitate more export business opportuni…

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13 June 2012

South Africa to host IATA AGM

IATA AGM in Cape Town 2013 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that South African Airways will host the 69th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit (WATS). The event will draw the top leadership of the air transport industry to Cape Town’s International Convention Centre from 2-4 June 2013. Along with shining a spotlight on Africa’s opportunities, the AGM and WATS will provide a forum for discussing its challe…

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13 June 2012

BA re-schedules Cape Town Service

British Airways has announced that its extra seasonal service between London Heathrow and Cape Town for Winter 2012 will have a schedule change. Revised Cape Town flight schedule from October 28 for the Winter schedule is: BA43 LHR-CPT: departs 17:35, arrives 07:00 Daily B744 Mid J BA42 CP-TLHR: departs 22:20, arrives 08:00 Daily B744 Mid J Customers already booked on BA43/42 will be re-booked on the re-timed flight schedule.   

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13 June 2012

Cities Index makes interesting reading

http:// cities.masterintelligence.com You +1'd this publicly. Undo To understand just how interconnected the world is. Mastercard have created a fascinating index  – to show how cities, particularly the ones in Africa, relate to each other.   Durban is the city that will grow its tourist market the fastest in Africa this year, in terms of visitor numbers and expenditure.The MasterCard global destination cities index, which surveys visitor and expenditur…

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07 June 2012

Linkedin Change your password asap

Millions of LinkedIn passwords leaked by hackers Nearly 6.5 million passwords belonging to users of the professional social networking site LinkedIn have been leaked online. Users are being urged to change their login details over fears that the leak would compromise vast amounts of personal data, including contact information. Experts have also advised users to change their login details elsewhere if they use the same password. The information was reportedly posted as encrypted on a Russian…

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07 June 2012

SAA reduces UK routes

 SAA to severely reduce UK routes  ...  .   SAA  will close LHR-CPT service and reduce LHR-JNB routes in face of a 24% decline in visitors to UK   South African Airways has announced that it will stop flying between Cape Town and London Heathrow on August 15, meaning passengers to and from Cape Town will in future have to route via Johannesburg. The airline will also reduce daily flights from LHR from 3 to 2  but may use larger …

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05 June 2012

TZ- New Arusha > Serengeti flights

Auric Air has announced a new route from Arusha in northern Tanzania to the Serengeti National Park. The flight departs daily from Arusha Airport at 08h00, connects all airstrips in the Serengeti National Park and Lake Manyara National Park and arrives back in Arusha at 12h20. “We would fly to all the major airstrips such as Seronera, Grumeti, Klein’s Camp, Kogatende, Lobo, Manyara, Ndutu, Sasakwa and Fort Ikoma on inducement,” said the airline. www.auricair.com Email arusha@…

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01 June 2012

Kenya to build underwater Museum

Kenya to build Africa's first underwater museum Construction on a museum, which will be dedicated to the study of marine life and shipwrecks, is set to begin soon Malindi Marine National Park that is located to the south of Malindi town at about 118 km from Mombasa town in Kenya is on the brink of building Africa's first underwater museum, which will be dedicated to studying marine life and shipwrecks. Designs of the proposed museum, which is expected to be open in 2014, have alre…

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01 June 2012

Malawi brings back old national flag

Malawi is to revert to its old national flag, a move approved by a parliamentary bill and representing the second change over the emblem in the space of two years. The country's independence-era flag, first hoisted in 1964, was altered in 2010 by the government under the former president Bingu wa Mutharika. The flag's image of a red rising sun was replaced with a full white sun to signify Malawi fulfilling its promise on development. Mutharika, who held power for eight years and died i…

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01 June 2012

UNWTO 20th General Assembly 2013 in Zim & Zam

Zimbabwe, Zambia and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation signed a Trilateral Host Agreement in Victoria Falls on Wenesday, marking the official countdown to the 20th UNWTO Session of the General Assembly slated for August next year.   Victoria Falls and Livingstone will co-host the historic event that comes to Southern Africa for the first time. This becomes the second time Africa hosts the event after Senegal did so at its inauguration.Zimbabwe and Zambia won the right to …

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