Botswana Short-Lists Six Companies to Manage National Airline

source: Bloomberg

By Joseph Balise

March 31 (Bloomberg) — Botswana short-listed six foreign companies to operate Air Botswana, the state-owned carrier, for three years and return it to profit, said Gerald Thipe, permanent secretary in the Transport Ministry.

An evaluation of tenders is expected to be completed by the end of April, Thipe said in an interview today in the capital, Gaborone. A deadline for the submission of proposals to turn the airline around is April 8, he said.

“We want the evaluation process to have been completed by the end of April and the [continue reading]



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