Air Arabia launches Casablanca-Alexandria service; Kenya Airways increases Bangkok services
Air Arabia (+2.3%) announced plans to launch Casablanca-Alexandria service, with Egypt representing the 12th destination on Air Arabia’s growing network from Morocco. Meanwhile, the Dubai Financial Market rose by 2% to 1,568.88, the highest since 31-May-2010.
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Kenya Airways (-1.1%) plans to temporarily increase Nairobi-Bangkok frequency to 10 times weekly from 14-Oct-2010 to 13-Dec-2010. The carrier also plans to deploy new B777 equipment on the route from 30-Sep-2010 to 21-Dec-2010.
African shares were a mixed bag with Comair and Air Mauritius stable while 1time (+2%) and Lonrho (+2.3%) shares gained slightly.
Selected African and Middle Eastern airlines share price movements (% change): 06-Sep-2010