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Kenya Airways has resumed non-stop flights to Mogadishu

Kenya Airways has reinstated non-stop flights to Mogadishu, which it described as a historic achievement in regional connectivity and development. Kenya Airlines will fly from Terminal 2 of the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Kenya Airways first started its flights from Mogadishu in December 2018 but had to suspend the flight due to the Corona virus.

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Finnish carrier Finnair is asking passengers to voluntarily weigh themselves before boarding flights

File- Passenger planes of the Finnish national airline company Finnair stand on the tarmac at Helsinki international airport, Helsinki on Nov. 16, 2009. Finnish national carrier is asking aircraft passengers and their hand luggage to voluntarily hop on a scale to update the standard weights. The anonymous weighing of passengers takes place before boarding onto

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Dar es Salaam lifts KQ ban after Kenya okays Air Tanzania cargo flights

By Business Daily Africa Air Tanzania has secured coveted cargo rights in Kenya, while Kenya Airways saw its passenger route between Nairobi and Dar es Salaam restored, in a swift resolution to a brief diplomatic row. Following a request from Tanzania, the Kenyan authorities granted Air Tanzania the Fifth Freedom Traffic Right for all-cargo services,

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Tanzania blocks Kenyan Airways passenger flights in response to Kenya blocking its cargo flights

A Kenya Airways flight approaches landing at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Credit to Photo/NMG By The Associated Press Tanzania on Monday announced it had withdrawn approval for neighbouring Kenya’s flagship carrier Kenya Airways to operate a passenger service between the countries beginning next week. A statement from the Tanzanian Civil Aviation authority

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NTSB says no passengers seated near Boeing 737 MAX 9 fuselage that failed

People sit on a plane next to a missing window and portion of a side wall of an Alaska Airlines Flight 1282, which had been bound for Ontario, California and suffered depressurization soon after departing, in Portland, Oregon, U.S., January 5, 2024 in this picture obtained from social media. Instagram/@strawberrvy via Reuters By Reuters The

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All passengers, crew escape blaze on Japan Airlines plane after Tokyo airport collision

Japan Airlines’ A350 airplane is on fire at Haneda international airport in Tokyo, Japan January 2, 2024. Photographer Issei Kato By Reuters All 379 passengers and crew of a Japan Airlines plane miraculously escaped from a fire following a collision with a Coast Guard aircraft at Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Tuesday, but five of the

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EU confirms date for post-Brexit £6 fee for European travel and when Britons will have to provide biometrics

EU confirms date for post-Brexit £6 fee for European travel and when Britons will have to provide biometrics Britons will have to pay £6 to enter the EU from 2025. Credit: Adobe/Kim Mogg NationalWorld By Ralph Blackburn The date when British holidaymakers will have to pay a £6 visa fee to enter certain European countries

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Kenya Airways signs interline deal with Emirates

By Business Daily Africa Kenya Airways has inked an interline deal with Emirates that will allow passengers of the two airlines to use a single ticket and baggage policy, in a deal likely to boost the fortunes of Kenya’s national carrier. Passengers of KQ travelling from Nairobi and Mombasa will access 23 destinations in Emirates’

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South Korean passenger plane flies with open door, lands safely

An Asiana Airlines plane is parked as one of the plane’s doors suddenly opened at Daegu International Airport in Daegu, South Korea, Friday, May 26, 2023. A passenger opened a door on an Asiana Airlines flight that later landed safely at a South Korean airport Friday, airline and government officials said. (Yun Kwan-shick/Yonhap via AP)

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‘I was in tears’: Briton with valid passport barred from flight over Brexit rules

Is your passport more than 10 years old on the day of entry? Photograph: David Burton/Alamy The Guardian By Miles Brignall Travellers who have not used their passport for a while were this week being urged to dig it out and check it conforms to the post-Brexit rules for entering the EU – because if

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