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Qatar Airways returns to Riyadh after blockade lifted

Qatar Airways has resumed flights to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia with a daily service.Services have been suspended since June 2017, when Saudi Arabia launched an economic blockade against Qatar in response to what it perceived to be political transgressions on…

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China Remains Tanzania’s Lead Market for Tourists

ON 13th May 2019, a large aircraft landed at Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) and disembarking from the Ethiopian Airline were 343 Chinese nationals comprising famous people, investors from 27 companies and 40 journalists.The group then had itinerary of visiting rare…

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Commercial aviation fatalities increase in 2020

New research has revealed more people died in commercial plane crashes last year than in 2019.This comes despite the number of flights plummeting due to the pandemic.Dutch aviation consultancy To70 found that 299 people were killed in commercial crashes worldwide…

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Sandals founder Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart dies

Caribbean hospitality giant Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart has died.The Jamaican-born hotelier, founder of Sandals Resorts International, died in the United States earlier after a short illness.He was 79 years-of-age.Stewart was born in 1941 in Kingston, Jamaica.He grew up along the north-coast…

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Qatar Airways to boost Montréal services next year

Qatar Airways has announced it will begin incrementally increasing flights to Montréal from January 16th and operate daily frequencies by February 25th.The service is an increase from the previously scheduled four weekly frequencies.The Montréal service is operated by Qatar Airways’…

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