Aviation: SAA Introduces Business Class BOGOF EX Abuja


SAA Introduces Business Class BOGOF EX Abuja By Friday Nwosu South African Airways is introducing a buy one get one free Business class promo to commemorate its on year of operation into the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. The flight according to the airline is from the Abuja to Johannesburg. The airline added that the promotion is valid sale between […]

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Aviation: RwandAir set to commence flight operation to Mumbai, Harare


RwandAir set to commence flight operation to Mumbai, Harare By Friday Nwosu One of Africa’s fastest growing airlines, RwandAir is set to commence operation into Mumbai, India’s largest city and Harare the most populous city of Zimbabwe. The airline said it will commence flight operations into the two cities from the 5th of April 2017. According to atqnews.com, the airline […]

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Aviation: Delta flew 4.2 million passengers and 22000 flights in 10 years to Africa

Delta flew 4.2 million passengers and 22000 flights in 10 years to Africa Delta Airlines is celebrating a decade of flying to Africa. Over the past 10 years, the airline has welcomed 4.2 million customers on board its services to the United States – almost three times the population of Accra. Delta’s first flight landed in Accra on December 12, […]

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Aviation: Air Tanzania adds Boeing 787 to its fleet in a rash of acquisitions

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Air Tanzania adds Boeing 787 to its fleet in a rash of acquisitions Boeing and the United Republic of Tanzania have confirmed an order for one 787-8 Dreamliner, valued at $224.6 million at list prices. The aircraft will be operated by Air Tanzania, the flag carrier of Tanzania. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing’s Orders […]

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Africa Aviation: We will concession Nigerian Airports on PPP, Hon. Sirika tells stakeholders


By Renn Offor Nigeria’s Minister of State for Aviation, Alhaji Hadi Abubakar Sirika, has presented the Federal Government’s Aviation Roadmap to stakeholders over the weekend, and saying in the process that Nigeria’s Government is now ready to move on with the concession of the airports through the process of Public Private Partnership (PPP), even as he stipulated government’s strategy for […]

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Akwaaba: African governments urged to commercialise airports

Mr Richard Aisuebeogun, former Managing Director of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has called for the commercialisation of airports in Africa to support the aviation industry. He sad until countries saw this as a commercial entity the growth of the industry would remain stunning. Mr Aisuebeogun was speaking at the 12th Edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market Tourism Conference, […]

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Aviation: Why Airlines in Africa struggle to survive, by Aisuebeogun


…as experts call for commercialization of airports By Sade Williams Richard Aisuebeogun, former managing director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says many Airlines in Africa are currently struggling to survive while others ceased from operating due to both external and internal pressures. He cited high industry costs, inadequate infrastructure at several airports, slow implementation of the Yamoussoukro Decision, lack […]

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Stakeholders urge African governments to maximise benefits of air transportation

Stakeholders in the aviation sector have urged African governments to give priority to air transportation in order to maximise its benefits for the continent. They said Africa was set to become one of the fastest-growing aviation regions over the next 20 years, with annual expansion averaging nearly five per cent. According to them, this opens up incredible economic opportunities for […]

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Aviation: Libyan Airlines to stop all flights until Kidnapped CEO is released


Libyan Airlines management has threatened to halt all operations unless chief executive Fathi Al-Shatti is returned by a band of unknown kidnappers. Al-Shatti was violently abducted from his car on Thursday last week by a group of armed gunmen while heading home from Tripoli Mitiga along Airport Road. Libyan Airlines subsequently issued a statement on Saturday, October 22 blaming Libya’s […]

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Africa: Study Highlights What Air Travellers in Nigeria Prefer

A study on 2015 Aviation Trends conducted by Forsa Institute for Social Research and Statistical Analysis, one of the leading German market research and opinion polling companies, has revealed and insight about the wishes of air travellers in Nigeria. The 2015 Aviation Trends was conducted in seven countries including Germany, United Kingdom, United States, Japan, United Arab Emirate (UAE), South […]

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