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Air Senegal Strengthens European and North African Network

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Air Senegal continues to seize growth opportunities as demand for travel increases with the airline announcing it will be increasing its frequencies to Casablanca, Barcelona and Milan offering more flexible travel options for its passengers.

The airline will increase its Casablanca and Barcelona services from 4x weekly to 5x weekly effective 25th June 2021. The newly added flight frequency will be operated on Fridays effective 25th June with all services exclusively operated by the Airbus A321 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with the aircraft configured in 16 business and 149 economy class seats.

These increased services will also provide enhanced connectivity to several of the airline’s growing African networks in both directions via Dakar to Abidjan, Bamako, Conakry, Banjul, Nouakchott, Praia, Ziguinchor and soon Freetown.

Air Senegal is also increasing its Milan’s Malpensa Airport flights to 5x weekly nonstop effective 1st July 2021, further increasing its Milan bound services from 3x weekly.

The newly added 4th weekly service will be operated on Sundays effective 20th June whilst the 5th one shall begin on Thursday 1st July respectively. All five weekly flights will be exclusively operated by the Airbus A321 as well and operating on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays offering 16 business and 149 economy class seats.

With the increased flights, the airline will now be offering the highest number of weekly flights between Italy and Senegal for the summer 2021 season. It is also the first African carrier to install lie-flat seats in the business class cabin of narrow body aircraft as both its Airbus A321 planes have this premium product on board.

Passengers will also enjoy free baggage allowance consisting of 46kg split across two suitcases (23kg each) for passengers flying with Air Senegal with a plan in place to include mileage promotion points for passengers using its frequent flyer program called the Teranga Loyalty across its European network for this summer season.

By Victor Shalton Odhiambo

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