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The Launch Of Senegal Airlines  
User currently offlineyenne09 From Canada, joined Jun 2010, 203 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 5297 times:

Senegal Airlines will launch their operations at the end of December 2010 according to Senegal
Blackrainbow (yveslebelge.skynetblogs.be/) of November 3rd. Initially they will operate one aircraft
of the Airbus A320 family.

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User currently offlinethegreatRDU From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 2311 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (4 years 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 5099 times:

Quoting yenne09 (Thread starter):
Senegal Airlines will launch their operations at the end of December 2010 according to Senegal
Blackrainbow (yveslebelge.skynetblogs.be/) of November 3rd. Initially they will operate one aircraft
of the Airbus A320 family.


Are they state-owned?



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User currently offlineAirGabon From Switzerland, joined Dec 2003, 890 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (4 years 2 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 4811 times:

Quoting thegreatRDU (Reply 1):
Are they state-owned?

EK is assisting them (cf. the launch of DXB-DKR by EK, and UAE is investing in touristic projects in Senegal), and has maybe a minority share in the Company. Senegal Airlines is supposed to be private, but has encountered delays because of political issues and funding issues...

By the way this new airline will be a key element with the new airport of DKR, which will be managed by Fraport:
http://www.fraport.com/cms/fraport_w...e/dok/249/249051.dakar_airport.htm


User currently offlineyenne09 From Canada, joined Jun 2010, 203 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 4340 times:

Quoting AirGabon (Reply 2):
By the way this new airline will be a key element with the new airport
of DKR, which will be managed by Fraport:
http://www.fraport.com/cms/fraport_w...t.htm

Thank you for the Fraport link. I know that the son of President Wade, Karim is pushing very hard to see the birth of the new airlines. Even if it is a private venture a lot of former ASI (Air Sénégal International) will be hired.


User currently offlineAF022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2171 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (4 years 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4106 times:

Quoting yenne09 (Thread starter):
yveslebelge.skynetblogs.be

Is this a real source? There have been rumours about Senegal Airlines for months now. What is really going on?


User currently offlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 17786 posts, RR: 46
Reply 5, posted (4 years 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 4021 times:

Quoting AirGabon (Reply 2):
By the way this new airline will be a key element with the new airport of DKR, which will be managed by Fraport:

When does this open? Have tranportation links to central Dakar been improved?

Quoting AF022 (Reply 4):
What is really going on?

I imagine it's just West Africa, same script, different cast...



E pur si muove -Galileo
User currently offlineyenne09 From Canada, joined Jun 2010, 203 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (4 years 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 3745 times:

Quoting MaverickM11 (Reply 5):
When does this open? Have tranportation links to central Dakar been improved?

The new Blaise-Diagne airport is situated outside Dakar at Ndiass. There will be a new two lanes highway between
Dakar and Diamniadio to serve the new airport. Also there will be a train to link the airport ( an extension of «Le petit
train Bleu» and buses.


User currently offlineivo From Belgium, joined Sep 2000, 470 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (4 years 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3606 times:

What about there december 2009 LOI for 4 A320 & 2 A330?

Take a look at the new (Blaise-Diagne) airport to be:

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=635532


Ivo


User currently offlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 17786 posts, RR: 46
Reply 8, posted (4 years 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3456 times:

Quoting yenne09 (Reply 6):
There will be a new two lanes highway between
Dakar and Diamniadio to serve the new airport. Also there will be a train to link the airport ( an extension of «Le petit
train Bleu» and buses.

What's the status of the highway? The drive from the area where the airport will be to Dakar is a mess.



E pur si muove -Galileo
User currently offlineyenne09 From Canada, joined Jun 2010, 203 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (4 years 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3235 times:

Quoting MaverickM11 (Reply 8):
What's the status of the highway? The drive from the area where the airport will be to Dakar is a mess.

As far as I know the highway has been completed up to Thiraroye. They are now working to link Keur Massar and Rufisque. Up to the completion of the Higway to Diamniadio it wont't be always easy to to shuttle from the airport to
Dakar but things are improving gradually.


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