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Cape Verde economy continues to grow.
The Cape Verde National Statistics Institute (INE) reported that economic activity was accelerating – in the third quarter of 2019 there was a 6.7% rise in GDP driven by final consumption (rise of 7.7%) and exports (+11.6%).
Tourism in Cape Verde is a major contributor to the ongoing growth of the country.
Sal is the main island for tourist income , followed by Boa Vista.
TUI ANNOUNCE NEW WEEKLY DONCASTER SHEFFIELD FLIGHT TO SAL
Another example of tourism on the UP in Sal.
TOURISM IN SAL ON THE UP!
“The projections show that in a few years Sal will reach one million tourists a year,” he said, adding that it is also the one that has the highest GDP per capita in Cape Verde.
Sal has beautiful beaches, 340 days of sunshine a year, warm waters and fabulous water sports, adventure sports and diving.
According to the mayor, the ongoing installation of the Sal hub by Cabo Verde Airlines, for flights between Africa, Europe and America, with its ‘Stopover’ program is contributing to this new boost in tourism.
Ongoing international investments in new hotels in Sal are taking place, with a new 2000 capacity RIU, the third by RIU on the island, already under construction and the new Robinson Club, with 600 beds and scheduled opening for 14 December.
Sal is the main holiday island for Cape Verde.
New non-stop USA flights to Sal
Starting Dec. 8 there will be three flights a week — Sunday, Wednesday and Friday — departing at 8 a.m. Cape Verde standard time which will take travellers from Sal Amílcar Cabral International Airport to Washington Dulles by 12:45 p.m. EST. Flights departing Dulles at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, Thursday and Saturday will land in Sal at 6:40 p.m.
Boston Logan International Airport is the only other airport in the United States to offer direct flights to Cape Verde.
"As the only airline offering nonstop service between the National Capital Region and Cabo Verde, Cabo Verde Airlines will provide travellers with unprecedented accessibility to the country's popular leisure destination, as well as convenient connections to West Africa, South America and beyond," Yil Surehan, vice president of airline business development for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, said in a statement.
Cabo Verde Airlines based in Sal
The geographic condition of the airline called the attention of the Icelandair Group, which operates under a similar circumstance with its main carrier Icelandair. In 2017, the two entered into an agreement in which they both would manage the state-owned airline Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde (TACV), later Cabo Verde Airlines. In March, the Loftleidir Cabo Verde – of which 70 percent is owned by the Loftleidir Icelandic ehf, an Icelandic charter airline owned by the Icelandair Group, and 30 percent by Icelandic investors – bought 51 percent of the airline.
The conditions of the airline were poor during state administration with TACV having considerable losses and debt. Since the takeover, though, efforts were turned to a complete restructuring, which aims to the creation of a hub at Ilha do Sal Airport, as well as the creation of a stopover program in Cape Verde similar to Icelandair’s stopover program.
Though the airline may have had some problems since then, like the cancellation of flights due to the lack of aircraft, it seems to be on an expansion path now. The current fleet is composed of three 757-200s, the same type as Icelandair uses as its workhouse. The third 757, with a new corporate identity, was received at the end of May.
While Cabo Verde Airlines still has two major bases, Praia and Ilha do Sal, the airline wants to concentrate operations in Ilha do Sal in order to provide better connectivity for the passengers. Currently, the airline’s destinations include such cities as Fortaleza, Recife, Brazil, Lisbon, Paris and Milan.
The airline can count with the major know-how of Icelandair, who has already turned Iceland, a small country in the North Atlantic, into a major hub between North America and Europe, even boosting the local tourism. That’s exactly the plan for Cabo Verde Airlines, as its new chief executive officer, Jens Bjarnason, has told Brazilian tourism website Panrotas.
“Our goal is to keep growing in a sustainable way, maintaining Icelandair’s successful business model,” Bjarnason said.
“Cape Verde is in the air routes crossing of four continents, in which the trip time is almost equal to a nonstop since the additional time by transiting in Ilha do Sal is only one hour”, Cabo Verde Airline’s Commercial and Marketing Vice-President, Raúl Andrade, said in an email to AirlineGeeks. “Cabo Verde Airlines has now a new mission, which is to connect these four continents”.
Regarding flights to the United States, Andrade said by mid-June the airline will start selling tickets between Washington and Ilha do Sal, a service set to start by the end of the year. For now, though, U.S. operations will be restricted to Boston and Washington, according to Andrade.
A major question about the growth is related to the connectivity of the hub. According to Andrade, “the hub-and-spoke process develops with increments in connectivity in terms of the route plan. The business plan for the next 5 years forecasts the creation of at least two new destinations per year until 2023.”
To start up the hub, a big step forward is set for the end of this year. According to another Panrotas report, two more 757s will have arrived by the end of the year. Besides the three weekly operations to Washington, Cabo Verde Airlines also plans to connect Ilha do Sal to Lagos, Nigeria, and Luanda, Angola, as well as grow existing service to Portugal and Brazil.