Africa: Air Peace launches Port Harcourt NAF Base flights January 18

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West Africa’s leading airline, Air Peace has announced plans to commence daily flights into the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on January 18. A statement issued by the airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah confirmed that the airline would operate from the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja […]

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Aviation: How to kill Ethiopian Airlines and other African Brands

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Recently Ethiopian Airlines with Addis Ababa as Hub Overtook Emirates Dubai as the Hub for Travel to Africa. Just last week Turkish Airlines announced its 54th African Destination and positions itself as the Biggest Airline in Africa. Air France carries more passengers in Africa than most African Airlines except Ethiopian Airlines. The announcement of Ethiopian Airlines as the best and […]

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Africa: Lufthansa sells 6% stake in Nigerian ground handling firm, NAHCO

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Germany’s Lufthansa Group has sold its 6% stake in Nigerian ground handling firm NAHCO. The Lagos-based company said in a Jan. 7 statement to the Nigerian Stock Exchange that Lufthansa had transferred all its 97.5 million shares, representing a 6% stake, to local firm Godsmart Nigeria Ltd. The value of the deal was not disclosed. Godsmart was already a NAHCO […]

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Africa: Air Peace crew foil attempt to traffic 3-day-old baby

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Air Peace crew have foiled an attempt to traffic a 3-day old baby by a middle-aged woman through the Port Harcourt International Airport. Eagle-eyed Air Peace all-female crew comprising Captain Sinmisola Ajibola, Senior First Officer Onohi Agboighale, Mojoko Ewane, Taiye Abbey, Victoria Ukpiaifo and Ngozi Ezeamaka on Sunday frustrated the attempt by the middle-aged woman and her collaborators to traffic […]

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Aviation: West Africa biggest carrier, Air Peace gears up for long-haul operations with demonstrative flights

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West Africa’s leading carrier, Air Peace has commenced the process to its long-haul operations to Dubai, Sharjah, London, Houston, Gauangzhou-China, Mumbai and Johannesburg, South Africa with demonstrative flights to Dakar and Senegal. The flight to the West African country which kicked off at 08: 00hrs at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos was accompanied by inspectors Nigeria’s civil aviation authorities. […]

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Africa: Air Peace launches direct flights to Banjul, increases Accra service

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West Africa’s leading carrier, Air Peace has said it will begin non-stop flights from Lagos to Banjul, The Gambia from Monday, January 7. The airline said it would no longer route its Lagos-Banjul flights through Accra, Ghana. The carrier had earlier broken its connecting flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone. It now operates direct Lagos-Freetown-Lagos flights. In a related development, Air […]

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Africa: Ethiopian Willing to Partner with Nigerian Airlines- Mekonnen

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The General Manager of Ethiopia Airlines in Nigeria, Firiehiwot Mekonnen, in this interview, said the airline is willing to partner with Nigerian carriers to increase market share for African operators. According to Mekonnen, international airlines have taken over the region’s air travel market. Mekonnen spoke to Chinedu Eze in Los Angeles. Excerpts: Let’s start with your operations in Lagos, what […]

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Africa: Ethiopian Airlines and Hibret Bank Launch New Co-Branded Debit Card

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Ethiopian Airlines and Hibret Bank have launched the first Co-branded debit card tailored to provide Ethiopian Sheba Miles members with bonus miles for their spending using the debit card. The new debit Card entitles ShebaMiles members to 5 bonus miles for every 100-birr spending made with the Co-Branded Card. Regarding the launch of the co-branding, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO […]

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Africa: Air Peace decorates first ERJ 145 captain

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West Africa’s leading carrier, Air Peace on Monday decorated the first captain on its Embraer 145 fleet, assuring its staff that it will continue to reward excellence and hard work. Decorating Capt. Wisdom Isangadighi at Air Peace Corporate Headquarters in Lagos, the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the airline, Mr. Allen Onyema said he was pleased that the carrier was fulfilling […]

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Africa: 50 Rwandans graduate from Ethiopian aviation academy

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Fifty Rwandan technicians have graduated from the Ethiopian Airforce Aviation Academy after training for two years, state media said. The Ethiopian Television said the Rwandans graduated with diplomas from Bishoftu Airforce base, south east of Addis Ababa, on Sunday. The television quoted the Ethiopian Airforce commander, Brig Gen Yilma Medassa, saying the academy had been building its capacity over the […]

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