Airline startup Cally Air debuts its commercial flights in Nigeria

NIGERIA – Cally Air, a Nigerian-based startup airline, has begun commercial flights between Lagos, Abuja, and Calabar despite the COVID 19 Pandemic and its impact on the aviation industry. The flights will start using a B737-300, registered 5N-BYQ (MSN 30334). This will be the first Commercial flight of Cally Airlines. “This marks the commencement of the state of Cross River’s liberation and total independence from the government.” the governor remarked, congratulating all the people. Cally Air, in my opinion, is the start of the privatization process that will eventually result…

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Israel’s airline Israir to begin direct flights to Morocco in July

MOROCCO – Israir, an Israel based airline, has announced plans to begin flights between Israel and Morocco in July after normalizing their relations in 2020, opening the way for direct flights. Israir says it will start flying regularly between Tel Aviv and Marrakesh from July 19. If the flights take off as planned, they will be the first scheduled services between the two countries. Israir’s booking engine currently has flights available from the stated start date of July 19. The Times of Israel report has five services running a week.…

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Spanish airline Iberia resumes its air routes to Morocco with three flights per week

MOROCCO – Iberia, a Spanish airline, has announced in a statement its decision to resume air routes to Morocco this month with three flights to Casablanca per week. The Iberia Regional Air Nostrum will serve the destination in Morocco through 100-seat flights. Spanish outlet EFE said the new schedule will also serve connections between Europe and Latin America. The company increased its air routes to operate in more than 75 destinations including Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Iberia’s increased operations represent over 70% of the airports it served pre-COVID-19, EFE…

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