Friday, August 19News That Matters
Shadow

Ethiopian Airways Resumes Ticketing Services In Malawi

Share the story

Ethiopian Airlines has resumed ticketing services for all travel agents in Malawi with effect from today, barely three weeks after suspending the same due to shortage of foreign currency in the country.

The Airline’s Area Manager for Malawi Andinet Ayichew has confirmed.

He said the company’s decision to recommence the ticket sales locally follows a series of fruitful discussions with relevant government authorities.

“We appreciate the involvement by all key stakeholders which has helped us to bring back uninterrupted service on the Malawi market for more than three decades,” said Ayichew.

Asked whether the airliner is now able to access the required foreign exchange for its seamless services in the country, Ayichew said the restoration of their service has been reached on “common understanding” to alleviate the challenge at hand as well as a commitment by Malawi government to help the airliner access foreign currency.

Last month, Secretary for the Travel Agents Association of Malawi Eliza Chimbaya admitted that the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has been unable to remit money to airliner’s accounts due to dwindling foreign exchange reserves.

Related News
Ethiopian Airlines Suspend ticketing Services For All Travel Agents In Malawi

Ethiopian Airlines has suspended ticketing services for all travel agents in Malawi with effect from today, due to shortage of Read more

Forex Shortage Hit Airline Business Operations

Malawi’s forex shortage is threatening operations in the airline business, creating uncertainty on the future of the industry, Business News Read more

Tipper Trucks Association Ask Govt To Bring Sanity In Transport Sector

A group of owners of Tipper Trucks is asking the Ministry of Transport to bring sanity in the transport sector Read more

Shoprite Closing its shops soon in MW

According to reports we have received are saying Shoprite Closing its shops soon in MW Zomba & Limbe - Closing Read more

RBM CLARIFIES ON NEW BANKNOTE RUMOURS

The Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has refuted social media speculation claiming that the Bank is planning to release a Read more

Tobacco Rakes In K170 Billion Sales

The 2022 tobacco marketing season has raked in about K170 billion as of 15 July. Tobacco Commission (TC) Spokesperson, Telephorus Read more

SME’S THREATEN DEMOS AGAINST ILLEGAL REFUGEES’ BUSINESSES

Small Scale Business Operators Association in Malawi has threatened to stage national protests should the judiciary continue to delay pronouncing Read more

Umodzi Holdings Post Profit

Umodzi Holdings Limited, which owns BICC, Malawi Square, Presidents Hotel and Presidential Villas, has said it has posted it's first Read more

Minibus Fares Gone Up

Minibus fares have gone up in the central region and some parts of the southern region due to the fuel Read more


Share the story

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.