Latest Dakar Stories

2014-07-01 12:21:35

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. and NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline and JetBlue Airways have begun code share operations on SAA's flights between Washington, DC-Dulles Airport and Dakar, Senegal. JetBlue is now placing its "B6" code on SAA-operated flights between Washington, DC-Dulles Airport and Dakar, Senegal in West Africa. Customers purchasing a codeshare itinerary will benefit from having a single ticket combining JetBlue...

2014-04-17 12:22:20

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, will introduce the modern, state-of-the-art Airbus A330-200 aircraft on its daily flights between Washington, DC-Dulles Airport and Johannesburg, South Africa via Dakar, Senegal, effective September 1, 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/76079 The newer Airbus A330-200 is an environmentally-friendly aircraft with superior economics and strong...

2014-04-10 12:20:38

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Jeep Wrangler Level Red is a nod to the most challenging off-road trails -- Jeep Wrangler MOJO gets Wrangler Level Red off-road gear, with 37-inch tires, shortened bumpers, winch and higher-clearance fenders -- Jeep Wrangler Maximum Performance created for hard-core enthusiasts who seek the ultimate in power and capability -- Jeep Cherokee Adventurer delivers Trailhawk capability with added...

2014-02-18 16:23:04

A Back-Stage Pass to South America's Legendary Dakar Rally TORONTO and SAN JUAN DE PIRQUE, Chile, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2012 David Mills joined a Chilean team competing in South America's legendary Dakar Rally. For three grueling weeks he lived with the tight-knit Dakar community as they battled the most brutal conditions imaginable in what is the ultimate in long-distance off-road competition. Racing 9,000 kilometers across unmarked mountain valleys and shifting desert...

2013-12-30 08:20:27

See The Dakar Teaser Video Featuring Robby Gordon and BJ Baldwin at ToyoTires.com/Dakar CYPRESS, Calif., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual Toyo Tires(®) Dakar(®) Rally Blog is back at ToyoTires.com/Dakar with exclusive pre-race features and soon, daily coverage of the world's most grueling, most unpredictable race. Covering nearly 3,500 miles over 13 days of competition, racers never know what Dakar will throw at them. This year, drivers will journey through Argentina and...

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