Comair to launch Johannesburg-Dar Es Salaam service; African shares mixed

Comair (-1%), British Airways' South African subsidiary, announced (27-Jul-2010) plans to commence five times weekly Johannesburg-Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania) service from 02-Nov-2010.

See related CAPA profile: Route changes

Meanwhile, African shares were again mixed on Tuesday (27-Jun-2010) with Kenya Airways (-0.5%) down while 1time (+4.2%) and Lonrho (+7.1%) were on the rise.

The Kuwait Stock Exchange (+0.5%) continued its upward trend for the eighth session in a row, while Jazeera's shares were down by -3.5% and Kuwait National Airways (+1%) rose slightly.

Selected African and Middle Eastern airlines share price movements (% change): 27-Jul-2010