Emirates Group and the Government of Senegal signed (18-Nov-2009) a long-term agreement in which Emirates will provide support to Senegal Airlines, which is scheduled to commence operations in 2010, effective immediately. The agreement will cover commercial support, technical expertise, training and aviation-related goods and services. [more]
Emirates: “Emirates has a strategic interest in Africa and currently operates to 17 points within the continent. The Senegalese government approached us to support the start-up of their new carrier and participate in its future," Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman and CEO. Source: Emirates, 18-Nov-2009.