Aviation: Ethiopian Airlines To Operate from Kaduna Airport

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Ethiopian Airlines To Operate from Kaduna Airport Ethiopian Airlines will join other Foreign carriers in the Nigerian aviation industry to relocate their operation from the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport to Kaduna Airport, following the government’s decision to close the airport for repairs. Reiterating its commitment to stand with the Nigerian aviation industry the airline said the closure of the Abuja airport […]

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Aviation: Air France in Trouble as Asky set to start Flights to Paris

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Air France in Trouble as Asky set to start Flights to Paris The West African carrier Asky Airlines has Air France in its sights as it plans to extend its route network to Paris and Johannesburg from its home region as the airline part-owned by Ethiopian Airlines seeks to increase passenger numbers and revenue. Asky plans to start direct flights […]

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Aviation: Will Fastjet become the PanAfrican Airline after it raises $28m and gets a new shareholder

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Will Fastjet become the PanAfrican Airline after it raises $28m and gets a new shareholder Struggling airline Fastjet has tapped its investors for $28m (£23m) and signed up a new shareholder in an attempt to stabilise a business that has been rocked by losses and boardroom turbulence. The Africa-focused budget airline has raised gross proceeds of $28.8m after successfully placing […]

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World Bank: Africa’s Tourism will grow faster when promoted in Regional blocks

According to a new report by the World Bank, The Unexplored Potential of Trade in Services in Africa, the key to boosting tourism on the continent could be to actively brand travel to regions within sub-Saharan Africa – encouraging visitors to east, west, southern Africa – rather than just individual countries. The report uses the examples of the Caribbean and […]

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Aviation: Arik Air airlifts 19.5m passengers in 10 yrs, to increase fleet to 52 by 2025

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…Airline laments inability to operate Abuja-London route By Sade Williams Arik Air, West and Central Africa’ s largest carrier, said on Monday it carried over 19 million passengers between October 30, 2006, when it started operations and October, 30, 2016, when it clocked 10 years of providing safe and secure air travel to the Nigerian public. Speaking at a press […]

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Economic Recession: Ethiopian Airlines restates it’s belief in Nigeria

By Friday Nwosu Despite the forex crisis bedevilling Nigeria’s aviation industry and the current economic challenge facing the country, Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and the leading Pan-African airline has informed its esteemed passengers that it will continue its schedule operations to Africa’s most populous country. Already carriers like United Airlines, Iberia Airlines have since pulled out of the country while […]

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Aviation: Plans to sell Kenya Airways gets investors interest

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Kenya Airways, the national carrier in East Africa’s biggest economy, is in talks with three investors over plans to sell a stake in the loss-making airline and raise cash for its operations. The airlines needs about $600 million in new debt and equity funds to finance its operations, months after it posted a record net loss of $258 million (Sh […]

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African Aviation: NDLEA, Immigration also debunks Ojikutu’s allegation against African Airlines

By Friday Nwosu The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), and the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIM), have both joined foremost travel expert and organizer Akwaaba African Travel Market, to debunk the allegation put forth by the Chief Executive Officer of Centurion Security and Safety Consult, Group Captain John Ojikutu. The Group Captain recently alleged that the Akanu Ibiam Airport, Enugu […]

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African Aviation:Ethiopian Airlines celebrates 70 years with 50 free tickets in 70 days

As we celebrate our 70years as an Airline I need to share with you our milestones this year. Ethiopian Airline is not just the most profitable Airline in Africa but also the largest airline in Africa. So we bear the burden of having to expand the world for Africans. We were the first to open up China to Africa, We […]

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