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  • Final hurdle: Pinto takes on TAP's latest challenge

    TAP Portugal has been totally transformed since Fernando Pinto took over as chief eight years ago. Can Pinto now lead TAP into private hands? Fernando...

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  • West African Development Bank invests $10m in regional carriers

    News | 25 Sep 2014 16:22 | Olivier Bonnassies

    West African Development Bank (BOAD) has agreed to participate in the capital increases of Ivory Coast's Air Cote d'Ivoire and Togo's ASKY Airlines through a combined investment of FCFA5 billion ($9.7 million).
  • Gambia Bird suspends flights to Cameroon

    News | 05 Sep 2014 15:51 | Oliver Clark

    Gambia Bird has suspended its flights to Douala after the Cameroonian civil aviation authority imposed a ban on flights to the nation from Senegal, which surrounds Gambia.
  • Guinea Bissau adopts Romania’s Ten Airways as national carrier

    News | 26 Mar 2014 10:03 | Oliver Clark

    Romania’s Ten Airways will begin operating international flights from Guinea Bissau in May after being designated as the country’s official national carrier.
  • Gambia Bird postpones new routes amid Ebola virus fears

    News | 24 Mar 2014 16:34 | Oliver Clark

    Gambia Bird Airlines is postponing the start of new routes from Dakar and Bissau to the Guinean city of Conakry following reports of a outbreak of the Ebola virus there.
  • TAP suspends Bissau over enforced carriage incident

    News | 13 Dec 2013 11:18 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Star Alliance carrier TAP Portugal is suspending services to the west African city of Bissau, claiming that it was forced to transport dozens of passengers with false travel documents.
  • UK set to sign first bilateral treaty with Guinea Bissau

    News | 09 Dec 2013 12:43 | Oliver Clark

    The UK will seek to agree its first air service bilateral agreement with the Guinea Bissau during this month's ICAO’s ICAN event in South Africa, documents show.