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Transportation in Algeria

  • Namibia Scraps Visas for Africans

    BOTSWANA, 2017/11/01 Namibia has gotten the ball rolling on plans to scrap visa requirements for African passport holders next Cabinet authorised the implementation of this process - to be carried out in line with diplomatic procedures. Namibia will any minute at this time start issuing African passport holders with visas on arrival at ports of entry as a initial step towards the eventual abolition of all visa requirements for all Africans.
  • Uber and African’s economic transformation

    BOTSWANA, 2017/10/16 WHEN Uber was initial established in 2009, its mission was to help people everywhere get a ride, safely, quickly and at the push of a button. Eight years later, that mission remains the same and Uber’s innovative, technology-driven business model is still fundamentally changing the way people think about conference their transport needs. For the completed four years, Uber has been delivering this same level of transformation across sub-Saharan Africa, SSA, and with additional than 1.8 million active riders using the app, Uber certainly has reason to celebrate its fourth anniversary on the continent this September. Uber And it’s not just Uber that has benefited from the stellar uptake of its convenient offering in Africa.
  • As it expands in Africa, Uber adapts to local markets and adopts cash payments

    BOTSWANA, 2016/07/24 While Uber continues its push into Africa the company is making allowances to local markets and testing incomparable service models users wouldn’t see in other parts of the globe. Anyone can presently use the mobile app to hail a car in 12 cities across South Africa, Nigeria,Uganda, Kenya, Morocco and Egypt…. And in all of those nations users can pay drivers in hard cash. The expansion, and adaptation to the realities of doing business on-the-ground in Africa, are in line with CEO Travis Kalanick’s commitment late last year to “a large push in Africa.”
  • Routes Africa forum aims to improve African air connectivity

    BOTSWANA, 2016/05/15  An event dedicated to the development of the African aviation industry will take place next month in Tenerife (26-28 June) to encourage the launch of new air services to, from and within the African continent. Routes Africa 2016 will help to improve African connectivity by bringing together airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss next air services. Around 250 route development professionals are expected to attend the forum which was founded ten years ago to stimulate increase in the industry.
  • Algeria’s airline industry,

    ALGIERS, 2014/01/04 A combination of new routes and bigger fleets is paving the way for a significant increase in capacity for Algeria’s airline industry, itself part of a broader government push to boost revenues from the tourism industry and drive up visitor numbers. However, exogenous challenges, inclunding a additional competitive environment and staffing disputes, risk limiting the benefits of the expansion campaign. The government has thrown its weight behind Algeria’s airline industry, with Transport Minister Amar Ghoul telling the local media in September that a new strategy for the sector would take account of the central role air travel has in driving tourism increase. Figures released by the Establishment of Management of Airport Services showed air passenger numbers increased by 7% between 2011 and 2012, up from 1.29m to 1.38m. The number of Algerians who travelled by air rose from 1.03m to 1.1m over the same period, while international passengers were up from 263,300 to 275,400.
  • Italy's rail technology group Ansaldo STS

    FRANCE, 2013/06/19  Italy's rail technology group Ansaldo STS announced Wednesday that it had won new contracts in Algeria and France. The arrangement in Algeria is worth 40 million euros and covers the design, supply, installation and implementation of ERMTS signalling systems for the new, 130-km cargo and passenger rail line linking Oued Tlelat and Tlemcen in north-western Algeria.
  • Algerian capital

    ALGIERS, 2013/04/01 Emirates Airline inaugurated new route from its Dubai (DXB) hub to Algiers (ALG) on 1 March, making the Algerian capital its fourth destination in North Africa. The carrier, which by presently serves Cairo, Casablanca and Tunis in the region, presently offers daily departures to Algiers, amount of which are operated with A330-200s.
  • Bejaia to have new oil port

    ALGERIA, 2012/12/08 Bejaia will be home to an oil terminal in 2015 destined to play a largest role in the maritime area of Sidi Ali Lebhar according to the CEO of the Bejaia port company, Djelloul Achour. The project has obtained the Ministry of Energy and Mines approval and has been undertaken by Laboratory of Maritime Studies (LEM) for studies.
  • Reliable transport networks and strategic partnerships

    ALGERIA, 2012/12/06 A well-developed transport and distribution system of gas pipelines, a substantial shipping fleet, and a range of international partnerships are essential to Sonatrach’s success, allowing Africa’s largest oil and gas company to control both upstream and downstream operations in Algeria.