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Transavia France announces the opening of a direct Bordeaux – Dakar route

Transavia France, a low-cost subsidiary of Air France, has announced today the opening of a direct route to Dakar from Bordeaux Airport starting from...

Air Senegal Airbus A330-900 between Paris and Dakar diverts to Agadir but the reason why remains unclear

On 17 December, Air Senegal flight HC4040 between Paris Charles De Gaulle, France and Dakar, Senegal didn't go as expected when - during the...

Air Sénégal Airbus A319 gets damaged during push-back at Barcelona Airport

On 30 August, an Air Senegal Airbus A319 (registered 6V-AMB) was supposed to operate flight HC424 between Barcelona, Spain and Senegal, Dakar. During push-back...

Jet fuel shortage in Dakar: airlines must ensure their own fuel supply

Dakar Blaise Diagne international airport is hit by a shortage of kerosene due to "an unfavourable international situation". Its operator is calling on the...

Passenger dies on Brussels Airlines flight from Freetown, aircraft diverts to Madrid

Brussels Airlines was not lucky with its African flights recently: in just over one week, three flights had to be diverted for medical reasons,...

Brussels Airlines flight to Dakar and Banjul diverts to Tenerife for medical emergency

The same day that a Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 had to divert to Tamanrasset, Algeria, for a medical emergency, another A330 of the company...

Dakar, Senegal, new TUIfly Belgium destination from 4 July

TUI, Belgium's largest tour operator, will offer flights and package tours to Senegal from the big holidays. The flights will be operated by the...

Air Senegal will serve Washington and New York from 2 September

Air Senegal will connect Washington via New York twice per week from 2 September. As of this date, Air Senegal will be the only...

A passenger dies on board Brussels Airlines flight from Dakar, diverted to Gran Canaria

A person died this Thursday at dawn aboard a Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300 (registered OO-SFD) en route between Dakar Blaise Diagne airport (DSS), Senegal,...

Emirates adds Conakry and Dakar to its growing African network

Emirates has announced it will resume passenger services to Conakry, Guinea and Dakar, Senegal from 3 September, taking the total number of cities served...

Air Belgium operates two special flights from Dakar and Banjul to Brussels

On 25 March 2020, Air Belgium is operating two more repatriation flights for stranded passengers in Banjul and Dakar, which are due to arrive...

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767 suffers engine failure just after take-off Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport

On 8 October, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-300 (ET-AMG) operated flight ET908 between Dakar, Senegal and Bamako, Mali. During take-off, the aircraft suffered an...
Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 - copyright Wim Peeters

Brussels Airlines flight SN201 to Dakar returns to Brussels Airport

This Sunday, a Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 (OO-SFG) from Brussels Airport to Dakar Blaise Diagne returned to Belgium due to vibrations of the right...

Air Sénégal to launch nine new destinations, including flights to Paris

On 4 October, Air Sénégal announced to launch not less than nine new destinations. The Senegalese airline will fly directly to following cities: Abidjan,...

Corsair forced to axe flights between Paris Orly and Dakar as Air Sénégal takes over the route

From 31 January 2019, Corsair is forced to suspend its seven weekly flights between Paris Orly and Dakar in favour of Air Sénégal. The...

Senegal’s new airport opens in Dakar: International Blaise Diagne Airport

Senegal’s new International Blaise Diagne Airport (AIBD), a 525 million euro infrastructure masterpiece, co-financed with the African Development Bank, opened on Thursday. The airport...

Air France to serve the new Blaise Diagne Airport in Dakar

On 7 December 2017, Air France will begin serving Dakar’s new Blaise Diagne international airport (DSS) in Senegal. All flights to/from Léopold Sédar Senghor...
Blaise Diagne International Airport

Brussels Airlines will be the first foreign airline to land at Senegal’s brand new airport Blaise Diagne

Preparations for the opening of Blaise Diagne International Airport (IATA: DSS - ICAO: GOBD) next month are well underway. Blaise Diagne will be the...

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