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    Prof Mbote defends self after starting rival Law School

    However, she said, when a decision made by the court is against what one person has decided then the court under her leadership will encourage civility to ensure that none of its members feel lesser. On the issue of the disobedience of court orders, Prof Mbote said that it is an issue of great concern. Even though she will not keep a black book of those disobeying court orders, Mbote said she will engage in talks with different arms of government over the issue with an aim of promoting rule of law. “I will talk to different arms of government […] More

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    Emirates Unable To Factor In 777X For Route Planning

    Emirates already has an impressive route network spanning almost every continent, touching on major cities all over the world. But it’s not done yet. Speaking exclusively to Simple Flying, Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates, noted that the incoming 777-9s were expected to allow more capacity and growth in the network. But with uncertainty over exactly when these aircraft will begin arriving, the airline’s future route plans are stalled. Without visibility on the 777X delivery schedule, Emirates cannot plan its future routes. Photo: Boeing Capacity growth hampered by 777X issues Big airlines like Emirates plot expansion carefully, often many years […] More

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    JetBlue to Codeshare on 16 Qatar Airways Routes

    JetBlue will codeshare with Qatar Airways on nine routes to the United States as well as seven routes from Doha to Africa and Asia as part of an expanded codeshare agreement between the two carriers, JetBlue announced. For travel beginning April 19, JetBlue’s code will be on Qatar’s flights from Doha to Boston, Chicago O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Atlanta, Houston’s Bush Intercontinental, Miami, New York’s John F. Kennedy International, Philadelphia and Washington Dulles. JetBlue also will place its code on Qatar’s flights from Doha to Amman, Jordan; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Malé, Maldives; Muscat, Oman; the Seychelles; Singapore; and Entebbe, Uganda. JetBlue […] More

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    As COVID cases rise globally, countries ban international flights » News Live TV » World

    New Delhi: The Government of India’s plan to restart the schedule of international flights this summer is unlikely as various countries have started banning international flights in the wake of rising COVID cases. The latest among these is Bangladesh that has announced a ban on all its international flights, to and from Bangladesh, from April 14 to April 20. “Following the government guidance and instruction, with effect from 0001 BST on 14 April 2021 until 2359BST on 20 April 2021, all international passenger flights to/from Bangladesh shall remain suspended,” read the circular of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB). […] More

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    American Air (AAL) Sees Loss of as Much as $2.8 Billion

    American Airlines Group Inc. delayed deliveries of more than three dozen Boeing Co. aircraft and projected a deeper loss than analysts expected as the coronavirus pandemic continues to quash corporate and international travel. Eighteen 737 Max jets that were to be delivered this year and next will be postponed to 2023 and 2024, the carrier said in a regulatory filing Tuesday. American will also take fourteen 787-8 planes at the end of the next year’s first quarter, instead of this year. Another five of that wide-body aircraft will be converted to the 787-9 version, with shipments delayed until 2023. The […] More

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    Why Kenya and UK must cultivate trade relations in the wake of COVID-19 – KBC

    For over a century, Kenya and the United Kingdom have enjoyed strong ties hinged on trust, enhanced cooperation and mutual benefit across key sectors among them trade, tourism, security, health and education. The UK views Kenya as a strategic partner due to her wealth of agricultural materials, booming services sector and for being a gateway to other markets in the East African community. It has therefore over the decades invested in growing Kenya to become the region economic powerhouse. Indeed UK remains one of the largest foreign investors in Kenya with a portfolio approximated at £2.7 billion. More than 200 […] More

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    Qatar Airways introduces bespoke Iftar meal bags during the Holy Month of Ramadan

    Qatar Airways has announced to extend its tradition of celebrating the customs of the Holy Month of Ramadan with passengers on board by offering bespoke Iftar meal bags, consisting of Middle Eastern delicacies to break their fast during this holy month. The Iftar bag, designed in-house, is a colourful modern execution of an Arabic pattern that you may see within a Fanous. The Fanous has become a popular symbol to represent the holy month as it adds to the magical and serene atmosphere that one experiences during this time. Each bag contains a selection of sweet and savoury delicacies that […] More

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    IATA outlines main priorities for aviation in Africa

    Financial relief, the safe reopening of borders and planning for the safe restart of operations are the main priorities for aviation in Africa, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said. Regarding continued financial relief and the release of committed aid and blocked funds, IATA noted that in 2020 a handful of African airlines secured $2.04 billion in government aid. Most of this ($2.02 billion) was distributed through direct government loans, equity financing and cash injections. Despite this eight airlines in Africa filed for bankruptcy or entered business administration over the past 12 months. Over $30 billion has been pledged […] More

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    Is Nigeria Sealing Her Fate As a Pariah Nation?, By ‘Tope Fasua

    It is the children of the few middle class and the poor who will bear the brunt if the world decides to do something decisive about the many problems that Nigerian migration has been giving and our attempt to bamboozle countries that we have no moral standing to dare. These issues just do not look good on us. Being black, we have to carry double the burden. In December 2019, I wrote an article about Thomas Cook, arguably the first ever travel agency and how that firm accidentally established tourism as we know it today. The company collapsed earlier that year, […] More

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    1 million vaccines en route to Africa

    Ethiopian Airlines on March 31 transported over 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from Beijing (PEK) to Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport (HRE) in Harare, Zimbabwe, in a single flight. The vaccines were transported in six Envirotainers via Addis Ababa (ADD). The carrier had also transported 300,000 vaccines donated by the Chinese government to Ethiopia […] Read further. More

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