Articles Tagged ‘GBE’

Ethiopian Airlines begins Cape Town and Gaborone services

Ethiopian Airlines begins Cape Town and Gaborone services

Ethiopian Airlines begins services from its Addis Ababa hub to Cape Town and Gaborone – both operated with 737-800s.

Botswana’s capacity grows by 3.3% in 12 years; South Africa is top country market

Botswana’s capacity grows by 3.3% in 12 years; South Africa is top country market

Known for its fast-growing economy and for being home of Amantle Montsho (gold medallist at Daegu 2011 World Championships and at Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games), Botswana is also an African aviation hot-spot, being served by four international airports this February. With the flag carrier Air Botswana controlling 58% and 61% of seats and fights respectively, […]

Zimbabwe sees capacity grow by 44% in 2014; fastjet arrives from Dar es Salaam with twice-weekly flights

Zimbabwe sees capacity grow by 44% in 2014; fastjet arrives from Dar es Salaam with twice-weekly flights

Rich in natural resources, including over 40 types of metals and minerals, Zimbabwe is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its airports offering around one million one-way seats this year. As Air Zimbabwe controls 32% and 34% of seats and flights respectively this December, anna.aero takes a closer look at Zimbabwe’s aviation sector and […]


South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

As South Africa is lined up to host the 21st annual World Route Development Forum, in Durban next September, anna.aero takes a closer look at the recent developments in scheduled air services at the country’s busiest gateways and reveals which is the first international country market this November.

SA Airlink makes Gaborone its third destination in Botswana

SA Airlink makes Gaborone its third destination in Botswana

SA Airlink launches flights between Johannesburg and Gaborone on 20 January competing with South African Airways and Air Botswana. 

Air Botswana adds two international routes, one each from Gaborone and Maun

Air Botswana adds two international routes, one each from Gaborone and Maun

Air Botswana links Maun and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe; adds services to South African Lanseria from Gaborone.


Air Botswana expands in Malawi and South Africa

Air Botswana expands in Malawi and South Africa

Air Botswana started new routes from Gaborone to Cape Town in South Africa and Lilongwe in Malawi.

Air Namibia launches international routes in southern Africa

Air Namibia launches international routes in southern Africa

Air Namibia has expanded its network to Botswana, Angola and Zimbabwe.

British Airways’ Comair launches flights from Lanseria to Maputo and Gaborone

British Airways’ Comair launches flights from Lanseria to Maputo and Gaborone

British Airways’ South African airline Comair now flies from Lanseria to Gaborone in Botswana and Maputo in Mozambique.


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 29 August – Friday 4 September):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThe start of September sees increased activity on the new route front. Nearly 30 new routes from 18 airlines covering Africa, Australia, Europe, India, Middle East, New Zealand, South America and the USA. Something for everyone.