Angola’s Bestfly takes on Cape Verde domestic flights
Cape Verdean Government reached to a short-term concession agreement for regular air transport service for passengers, cargo and mail with Bestfly Angola, an Angolan charter service operator established in Angola and with a footprint also in Dubai, DRC and Portugal.
Such decision follows the withdraw of TICV – Transportes Interilhas de Cabo Verde, SA (known as Binter Cabo Verde), who decided to cease its operations starting on May 17th, being the sole air operator of domestic flights in Cape Verde since September 2016.
Like in many other countries in the world, Covid-19 had a severe effect on the civil aviation sector in the country with domestic flights experiencing a 70% passenger reduction during 2020, status that mostly prevails until the present moment.
Source: Further Africa