Aviation: New Seat Designs may reduce Comfort For Passengers As Airlines seeks more Yield

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News this week that Delta Air Lines is testing seats that recline even less should be sufficient to confirm airline passengers’ fears that things will only get worse before they get, almost certainly, worse. But give Delta this much credit: At least they’re still providing seats. A glimpse of how bad things really could get was provided the other day […]

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Aviation: South Korea has the Busiest Domestic Route, USA has the most Passengers while Hong Kong to Taipei is the Busiest international Air Route in the World

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Korea’s Jeju-Seoul and Australia’s Melbourne-Sydney were the world’s busiest domestic air routes in 2017 while Hong Kong-Tapei Taoyuan topped the list of international routes. But it was US citizens that flew the most, with 632 million passengers accounting for 18.6 percent of the world total. Figures released Thursday by the International Air Transport Association confirm that airlines carried more than […]

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Africa: Nigeria Air Passengers’ Traffic Increased By 28.3% In First Quarter – says CAA

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The Consumer Protection Directorate of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority says 3.2 million air travellers went through the Nigeria airports from January to March 2018. This is contained in a document released by NCAA on its website on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the figures show a 28.3 per cent increase compared to the 2.3 million passengers […]

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Africa: MedView is number 19 on passengers carried in Nigeria as experts laments death of Nigeria Airways

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For instance, in the past year, Ethiopian Airlines ferried 416,229 passengers between Nigeria and Addis Ababa to emerge the foreign carrier with the highest number of traffic in 2017 in the country. Ethiopian Airlines operates from five points in Nigeria; Lagos, Abuja, Enugu, Kano and Kaduna. No Nigerian carrier operates to the East African country. Also, British Airways emerged the […]

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Africa: Nigeria Air Passenger Traffic Drops 26 Per Cent In 2017

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No fewer than 11,221,608 air travellers went through Nigeria airports in 2017, according to figures released on Thursday by the Consumer Protection Directorate of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that this is a 26 per cent decrease compared to the 15,232,597 passengers recorded between January and December 2016. According to the document, the 30 […]

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Africa: 63 passengers escape death at Accra Airport in Ghana as Starbow Airlines’ plane skids Runway

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No few than sixty-three passengers aboard Starbow Airlines, a Ghanaian carrier, escaped death as an airplane belonging to the airline skid off the runway at Kotoka International Airport. According to a press statement by the country’s Civil Aviation Authority, which confirmed the incident, the airline’s aircraft Flight S9 104 was bound for Kumasi when the incident happened Saturday, 25th of […]

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Aviation: Africa is 2% global market share with 84million passengers growing at 6% says IATA

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced industry performance statistics for 2016 showing that system-wide, airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers on scheduled services last year, an increase of 7% over 2015, representing an additional 242 million air trips. This information is included in the 2017 edition of the IATA World Air Transport Statistics (WATS), the yearbook of the airline industry’s […]

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Aviation: Over 600 passengers escape death as Pilot defies Air Traffic Controllers in Barcelona

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A passenger jetliner preparing to leave Barcelona’s El Prat airport taxied across a runway where another was about to land, forcing the arriving plane to abort its landing and climb sharply to avoid a possible disaster. The pilots who averted a near-miss crash at Barcelona airport have revealed the shocking moment the air traffic controller ‘went silent’ as another plane […]

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Africa:Nigeria’s airports recorded 15.2 million passengers in 2016- NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that a total of 15,232, 597 passengers travelled through Nigeria’s airports in 2016. The NBS which disclosed this figure in a report on “Fourth Quarter 2016 and Full Year 2016 Air Transportation Data’’ released in Abuja, stated that 72 per cent were domestic passengers. The report stated that 72 per cent were […]

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Aviation: Passenger numbers hit 10 million in Kenya with rise in Domestic load

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The number of passengers going through the country’s airports and airstrips has hit an all-time high, providing a lifeline for local airlines. Further, an analysis of the latest air traffic data from the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) – seen exclusively by Business Beat – indicates that domestic travellers through the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) last year made up 40 […]

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