Air travel is not going to be cheap if we resume flights – KQ CEO

May 22, 2020 Kenya Airways Chief Executive Officer Allan Kilavuka said the price of air tickets will most likely be hiked if the government allows the national carrier to resume flights. Kilavuka was...

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Travel agents remain hopeful of receiving pending bills owed by government in the first half of 2020

May 16, 2020 The long wait for pending bills could finally end after Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala assured travel agents that he was keenly following up on the refund of pending bills amounting to over...

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Distressed travel agents call upon government and airlines to fast track payment of millions of funds owed

May 15, 2020 The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA) has decried the slow rate at which government and airlines are taking to remit pending bills and refunds owed to travel agents. KATA Board...

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Africa Tourism Leadership Forum announces new dates due to pandemic

May 15, 2020 The third edition of the Africa Tourism Leadership Forum and Awards (ATLF) which was scheduled for 13th to 15th July, 2020 has been postponed due to the current Coronavirus pandemic. The...

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Hahn Air introduces new department and team

May 15, 2020 Hahn Air has introduced a new department on Research and Development (R&D) with a new team that will be led by long standing Hahn Air Executive Mr. Mathieu Montmessin. The new...

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State mulls resumption of passenger flights

May 15, 2020 This is part of the State’s plan to gradually ease movement restrictions introduced when the country reported its first coronavirus (Covid-19) infection two months ago. A-Zoom meeting...

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Prepare for costly air travel, IATA warns

May 15, 2020 Introducing social-distancing measures in the aviation sector could see seat capacities reduce by 38 per cent and airfare increase by 43 per cent for airlines in Africa and the Middle East...

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Dubai Expo postponed for a year due to COVID-19

May 8, 2020 The Dubai Expo has been postponed for a year after two thirds majority of Bureau International Expositions (BIE) Member states voted for the move. The Expo 2020 Dubai will now run from...

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Magical Kenya postpones 2020 Travel Expo after escalation of COVID-19 globally

May 8, 2020 The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has postponed the 10th edition of the Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) over the COVID-19 pandemic. KTB announced the postponement due to growing concerns to...

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Urgent Appeal to International Community to Support African Travel and Tourism Sector

May 8, 2020 Five international air transport and tourism bodies have launched an appeal to international financial institutions, country development partners and international donors to support...

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