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Heathrow welcomes 6.5m passengers in March

Heathrow’s passenger numbers continued to climb in March, with over 6.5 million travellers passing through the airport.The figure marked the 29th consecutive month of growth for the south-east England airport.Notable spikes in the previous month included St Patricks and Mother’s…

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Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa opens in Morocco

Hilton Tangier Al Houara Resort & Spa has opened its doors, marking the company’s third property in Morocco.With its upscale accommodations, beachfront location and range of leisure facilities, the resort is designed as an oasis for relaxation and rejuvenation.The 304-room…

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RockFig Safari Lodge – take advantage of this rate

Rockfig Safari Lodge in the Timbavati, near Hoedspruit, South Africa, would like to correct the impression among some travel planners that it has only four suites.This is incorrect, say the lodge owners. They confirm that they have six suites, but…

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Refurb for Serena Selous properties

Selous Serena Camp and Serena Mivumo River Lodge in Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve, are undergoing soft refurbishments.At Selous Serena Camp, bed mattresses are being replaced and bar couches and balcony chairs for the 12 rooms are being upholstered. At Serena…

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Tanzania’s Namiri Plains undergoes upgrade

Namiri Plains, on the Ngare Nanyuki River in the eastern Serengeti, will relaunch later this year following upgrades to its accommodation and experience offerings.New decks and viewing areas will be added to maximise wildlife sightings.The rooms will undergo significant upgrades,…

Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8. (PRNewsfoto/Boeing)
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Ethiopian Airlines pilots unable to stop Boeing 737 Max crash

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max nosedived several times before it came down in a fatal crash last month, a preliminary report has found.There were no survivors following the incident shortly after take-off.Pilots “repeatedly” followed procedures recommended by Boeing before…

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Aha Makalali game lodge to commence renovations

Aha Makalali Private Game Lodge in Hoedspruit, South Africa, will be upgrading a number of its facilities, commencing on April 23 and aiming for completion on July 7.The aha Makalali River Lodge will have its patio areas updated with more…

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Air Peace places US$2bn order with Embraer

Embraer has signed a firm order for ten E195-E2 jets with Air Peace, Nigeria’s largest airline.The order was announced during Embraer’s Africa Airline Business Seminar in Mauritius.With this order, Air Peace will become the first E-Jets E2 operator in Africa.The…

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