Africa: Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau Three Preliminary Reports On Incidents Involving Air Peace


The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on serious incidents involving three aircraft owned and operated by Air Peace Limited. According to the agency, the preliminary reports are not the final reports as they contain details of the initial facts, discussions and findings surrounding the occurrences; which include information gathered from witness statements, flight recorders, Health […]

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Africa: Another Look at Domestic Airlines

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Chinedu Eze writes that government holds the key to thriving, long-term airline operation in Nigeria as Air Peace marks its fifth anniversary. As Air Peace last week celebrated five years, many industry stakeholders have expressed hope that the airline, which has warmed itself in the hearts of the people, would exist and operate profitably for many, many years. Those who […]

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Africa: Eastern Libya Authorities Stop Plane From Rival Territory


Eastern Libyan authorities forced a civilian flight to land for security checks soon after it had taken off from a city controlled by their rivals in the Tripoli government on Thursday, authorities said. The 90-minute stoppage of the Libyan Airlines flight underlined the warring sides’ competition for control of Libya’s institutions and infrastructure – part of a rift that has […]

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Aviation: American Airlines Looking for Codeshare Deal with African Carrier

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American Airlines wants more access to connect to African destinations after filing for a codeshare agreement with Moroccan carrier Royal Air Maroc. The two companies filed for the agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation last week. It would give the airlines the ability to sell one another’s tickets and book passage on the two airlines with one itinerary. The […]

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Africa: Bauchi Gov. Inks deal With MaxAir To provide Aviation Service To State

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Bauchi State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MaxAir transport company on daily air services from Bauchi to Abuja. Speaking shortly after signing the MOU at the Council Chamber, Government House Bauchi, Governor Bala Mohammed said the agreement will no doubt improve commercial activities in the state. He explained that, the agreement is to provide commercial Air Transport […]

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Aviation: Africa sees improvements in visa openness- report


Africa has seen great improvements in visa openness as Africans can travel to more countries visa-free, according to the 2019 Africa Visa Openness Index released on Monday. For the first time, Africans on average can travel to approximately 27 countries visa-free or with a visa on arrival, said the report compiled by the African Union Commission (AU Commission) and African […]

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Africa: Domestic Airlines Deploy More Aircraft to Curb Fare Hike

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As yuletide approaches, domestic airlines have commenced the deployment of more aircraft to meet flight demands and curb potential hike in air fares, THISDAY’s investigation has revealed. A former Managing Director of Capital Airlines and consultant with Etimfri Group, Amos Akpan, told THISDAY that as the yuletide approaches, airlines are bringing in aircraft from maintenance overseas or take delivery of […]

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Aviation: Africa World Airlines’ Victoria Abena Takyi Listed Among Top 50 Most Influential CMOs In Ghana


Africa World Airlines’(AWA), Sales & Marketing Manager Victoria Abena Takyi has been listed among the top 50 Most Influential CMOs in Ghana. Victoria Abena Takyi was listed as one of the best minds in the sales and marketing industry in Ghana at the inaugural event organised by Avance Media, Reset Global People and Afiba Consulting. The list, which is not […]

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Africa: Ethiopian Airlines Academy Graduates 384 Aviation Professionals


Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy yesterday graduated 384 aviation professionals. The graduation ceremony which was held on the premises of the academy includes 67 Pilots, 70 Aircraft Technicians, 109 Cabin Crew, 90 Marketing and 48 Catering Professionals. Out of the total 384 professionals, 16 are from Cameroon, Mozambique, Tanzania, Burundi, Sudan, Nigeria, and Rwanda. In his congratulatory speech, Acting Chief Commercial […]

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Africa: TAP, Venice – São Tomé via Lisbon & Accra

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Africa: TAP, Venice – São Tomé via Lisbon & Accra Here are some details on my flights: Flight Venice (VCE) – Lisbon (LIS): Flight number: TP 861 Flight date: October 23, 2019 Aircraft type: A320-251N (Star Alliance Livery) Aircraft registration: CS-TVF Departure time: 20:10 Arrival time: 22:20 Flight duration: 3h 10m Flight (LIS) – São Tomé (TMS) via Accra (ACC): […]

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