Africa: Emirates To Increase Flight Operations into Abuja Airport 1st June

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Emirates Airlines has said it is increasing its flight operations into the Nnamdi Abuja International Airport (NAIA), starting June 1st. The airline which presently operates thrice weekly flights into the airport stated that it commence daily operations from June. Emirates in its newsletter to clients said: “In addition to this we will be operating extra flights in the months of […]

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Aviation: Desperate Boeing Bets on American Racism Being More Powerful Than the Fear of Flying 737 MAX 8

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Because of class struggle, Boeing has two main parts: a head and the rest of its body. The latter is mostly in Seattle; the former is now located in Chicago (the two were joined up until 2001). And so it is not surprising that the Chicago Tribune, on one side, and the Seattle Times, on the other, are closely monitoring […]

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Africa: Sustaining Uganda Airlines – An Accountant’s Perspective

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The euphoria around the re-birth of Uganda Airlines can be felt in nearly every periphery of Uganda. With two new aircraft already in the country, maiden commercial flights are slated for June 2019. On the flip side, some aviation pundits have expressed skepticism regarding the sustainability of the Airline, based on previous pitfalls. A national airline is ideal for Uganda. […]

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Africa: Nigeria’s Air Peace insists on strict safety standards as it deplanes unruly passenger

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Air Peace has said it deboarded a passenger identified as Mr. Christopher Aniagboso from its Lagos-Owerri flight to guarantee the safety of its crew and customers. In a statement issued by Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah, the carrier insisted that conducts with the potential of jeopardising the safety of its passengers and crew were not welcome on […]

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Africa: SAHCO Gets ISAGO Recertification

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Skyway Aviation Handling Company PLC (SAHCO) Corporate Headquarters, Lagos and Abuja station have been recertified by International Air Transport Association (IATA). The recertification was issued to SAHCO after it passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) standards audit conducted on the company after the expiration of the previous certification. According to a press release by the Manager, Corporate […]

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Africa: Nigerian President Appoints New Airport Authority Boss

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President Muhammad Buhari has approved the appointment of Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Captain Yadudu is to take over from the erstwhile Managing Director, Engr. Saleh Dunoma. An ICAO / ACI accredited International Airport Professional, Captain Yadudu was until his new appointment, the Director of Airport Operations of […]

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Africa: Nigerian Govt. Shuts Enugu International Airport over unsafe runway

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FEDERAL Government has said it may have to downgrade the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu or shut it down outright to enable it effect renovations on the airport runways to avoid any major incident. This is just as the Murtala Muhammed International Airport ( MMIA) may be torn down and rebuilt with nothing less than N14 billion as the airport, […]

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Aviation: Africa World Airlines will fly ten times to Abuja effective 11th June

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Africa World Airlines will now fly 10 times per week each way between Accra and Abuja, starting from 11th June 2019. They will operate daily at 9:40am from Accra and 1:10pm from Abuja, as well as a new evening departure from Accra on Tue/Fri/Sun at 640pm, and from Abuja on Mon/Wed/Sat at 8am. The airline also have flight operations to […]

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Africa: How Uganda Airlines plans to take off into turbulent skies

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According to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), passenger and aircraft traffic flowing through Entebbe International Airport grew by 10.2 per cent between 2017 and 2018; of these, 1.8 million were passengers, an addition of almost 200,000, from the 1.6 million recorded in 2016. It is estimated that 60 per cent, or roughly 1,080,000, of the total passenger traffic through Entebbe […]

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Africa: Transport Ministry, Civil Aviation launches Safe Fund Project at Lungi

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The Ministry of Transport and Aviation and the Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority have launched a safe fund project at Lungi Airport in Freetown. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Aviation, said, “Today, the ICAO safe fund project for Sierra Leone will be launched, but the question from us Sierra Leoneans is, how sustainable it will last?” Director General […]

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