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Africa’s first A330neo received by Air Senegal

Air Senegal has taken delivery of its first A330-900 from Airbus’ production line in Toulouse. The carrier is the first African airline to fly Airbus’ new generation widebody aircraft featuring latest technology engines, new wings with enhanced aerodynamics and a curved wingtip design, drawing best practices from the A350 XWB. Fitted with a three-class cabin comprising 32 Business c...

Air Senegal first in Africa to sign for SITAONAIR’s high-speed IFC

Air Senegal has selected SITAONAIR to deploy its best-in-class high-speed inflight connectivity (IFC) on its new-generation A330neo fleet – making Air Senegal the first airline on the African continent to activate GX Aviation passenger connectivity onboard. With a growing demand for connectivity from Africa’s young population and a change in the overarching aviation landscape, Air S...

Direct Montpellier-Dakar flights delayed by 3 months

Aéroport Montpellier Méditerranée (AMM), the firm that manages Montpellier airport in France, says the planned launch of direct flights to Dakar, Senegal has been delayed from December 18 to Spring of next year. Flights are organized by Swiss ACMI specialist Jetlease using an A320-200 which belongs to a soon-to-be-established firm based out of Montpellier. No reason...