– Ethiopian Airlines is cornering the West African aviation market and has added Guinea as a domestic and international hub
The airline has its main hub in Addis Abeba but added West African hubs in the last 12 months on Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and expanded service form it’s Lome hub (Togo).
Which country will be next?
– Nairobi’s hotel boom continues with a new Doubletree Nairobi in a not so ideal location
Redemptions are expensive at 25,000 Hilton Honors but there are plenty of $70 room rates.
– Turkish Airlines wants to compete with Ethiopian at every turn and now adds Moroni, Comoros with a three weekly service
If you are interested in redeeming miles look at Aegean miles (Transfer from Starwood) which charges just 50,000 miles one-way in Business Class plus $200 in fuel surcharges.
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About the author: Torsten is a serial entrepreneur who started almost a dozen ventures on four continents.
Torsten's love for travel has brought him to 130+ countries and travel with most of the world's airlines.
You can reach Torsten at [email protected]
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