KATA and I&M Bank Ink a Deal to Offer an E-Payment Platform to Members

December 3, 2019 The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) last week signed a partnership agreement with I&M Bank to provide a cashless system for KATA members to receive payment from their clients....

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Lufthansa GM for East Africa Tobias Ernst Leaving for Morocco

December 3, 2019 Lufthansa General Manager Sales for East Africa Mr. Tobias Ernst is set to leave the country after a four-and-a-half-year stint in Kenya. Mr Ernst, who will take up the same position in...

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Kenyans to Wait Longer Before Accessing the South African E-Visa

December 3, 2019 It has now emerged that Kenyans will have to wait a little longer before accessing the South African E-visa that had been scheduled for roll out at the end of November. Sources told KATA...

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The first airline ticket on the blockchain and more

November 28, 2019 This week in the travel tech industry, the first airline ticket through a blockchain has been issued. TripAdvisor has launched self-service advertising and Amadeus for Developers offers...

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Turkish airline AtlasGlobal temporarily suspends all operations

November 28, 2019 Turkish airline AtlasGlobal, previously named Atlasjet and launched in 2001 has just suspended all flights. The reason for the suspension is quite vague: they announce on their social media...

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Jambojet Launches Flights to Kigali

November 28, 2019 Kigali — Jambojet has made its inaugural flight to Kigali, becoming the first low-cost carrier to fly the route. The airline, which recently expanded its fleet with two brand new De...

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Tanzania Seeks to Partner Uganda in Aviation Sector

November 28, 2019 The revival of Uganda Airlines and Air Tanzania have raised the stakes for the aviation industry in the East African region as the two state-owned flag carriers fight for a slice of the...

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KATA flags off team on a Mt Kenya Charity Climb

November 23, 2019 The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) CEO Mr. Nicanor Sabula today morning flagged off a team heading to Mt Kenya on a charity climb. KATA, the main sponsors of the event, raised...

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KCAA lifts suspension of Silverstone aircrafts as Travel Agents call for resumption of services

November 22, 2019 The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has lifted the suspension it had imposed on Silverstone Air’s Dash 8 Series Aircrafts last week. In a statement released to the public on Tuesday...

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Boost for trade as Air India set for direct Mumbai-Nairobi flights

November 20, 2019 Air India is set to resume direct flights between Mumbai and Nairobi on November 27 following a two-month delay. The direct flights were to begin on September 27 but were delayed to this...

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