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Kenya Airways to add seven new destinations in 2010

posted Jul 14, 2010, 11:50 PM by Rowan Hewitt   [ updated Jul 14, 2010, 11:51 PM ]

Aviator.aero Daily News 13JUL2010

Kenya Airways to add seven new destinations in 2010, including service between Nairobi and Luanda on August 17 with possible routes to Nampula, Jeddah, Rome and Ouagadougou.

Precision Air (Tanazania) plans to sell one-third of its shares in IPO by end of 2010 to fund its expansion. Carrier to add new aircraft and more regional services, according to chairman Michael Shirima.

Afriqiyah Airways (Libya) to launch services from Johannesburg to Jeddah via Tripoli on July 22.

Central Bank of Nigeria begins process of releasing US$6.7 million bailout loan to each of nation’s airlines.

Air Nigeria pays all US$256 million in debts accumulated by Virgin Nigeria Airways, which Air Nigeria inherited following acquisition.

Ghana International Airlines GIA may be in final stages of collapse as government decides not to fund operations or allow investors.

Sukhoi (Russia) expected to announce order for 65 Superjet 100s from North American lessor at Farnborough air show.

Arik Air (Nigeria) receives first AOC under mandatory re-certification order for Nigeria airlines.