Angola: Taag postpones inaugural flight to Cotonou

2 May 2008

Luanda, Angola, 2 May – Angolan national airline Taag Tuesday postponed its inaugural flight to Cotonou, Benin, Angolan news agency Angop reported.

The agency cited a company source as saying that the flight had been postponded indefinitely for technical reasons.

The start of the flighst to Contonou had been announced by the company’s commercial sub-director, Jacinto Júnior, speaking to journalists at Douala airport, after the inaugural flight to that city.

For this year, there are also plans to launch flights to the cities of Maputo (Mozambique) and Guinea Bissau.

At the time, Júnior said that for the Maputo route, to which Taag used to operate, “we are moving ahead with some studies of how frequent the flight will be and the most feasible route.”

In Africa, TAAG flies to the cities of Harare (Zimbabwe), Lusaka (Zambia), Brazzaville and Ponta Negra (Republic of the Congo), Kinshasa (DR Congo), Sal (Cape Verde), Sao Tome and Principe, Windhoek (Namibia), Johannesburg (South Africa), Bangui (central African Republic) and N’Djamena (Chad). (macauhub)