Comair to embark on aggressive strategy for market share in Africa

By bne IntelliNews February 18, 2010
Regional aviationgroup Comair said that is was planning an aggressive strategy to claim marketshare in Africa, aiming to chip away at theroutes dominated by state-owned airlines. Comair will soon be launching routesfrom Johannesburg to both Dar es Salaam and Walvis Bay. The newroutes will be launched with five weekly flights to each destination. The groupalso plans to increase its seven flights a week to Windhoek to 10 within the next few months.Comair has ordered eight new aircraft due for delivery in 2012, but will bemaking more efficient use if its current fleet in the interim.

Related Articles

South Africas Exxaro mulls firing striking coal miners.

South African company Exxaro Resources said one of the options it currently considers is dismissing striking coal mine workers who fail to return to work in the week of March 25, fin24 reported ... more

South Africas Telkom says there is no decision to lay off 13,000 employees.

South Africas telecommunication operator Telkom said that it has not made a decision on retrenching 13,000 employees, or more than half of its staff, TechCentral reported quoting a company ... more

BP, Masana Petroleum Solutions sell LPG business in South Africa.

Oryx Energies, a major independent provider of oil and gas products and services in Africa, has agreed to buy the South African liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution businesses of BP and ... more

Notice: Undefined index: subject_id in /var/www/html/application/controllers/IndexController.php on line 335
Dismiss