Aviation: Ethiopian Airlines to Link Chengdu with Africa

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Ethiopian Airlines to Link Chengdu with Africa Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has concluded preparations to start new flight to Chengdu, China three times weekly as of June 3, 2017. Chengdu is the capital of China’s Sichuan province and is the 7th -largest city in China. Chengdu is the country’s western center of logistics, commerce, science and technology, as […]

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Africa: Only 43 per cent of Nigeria’s aviation budget released so far


With only one month to go in 2017, only 43 per cent of the aviation budget for the year has been released, an official said. The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said this on Thursday in Abuja when the Senate Committee on Aviation visited the ministry on oversight function. The budget performance of the aviation sector currently stands […]

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Aviation: How Ghana’s AWA delivered the Aviation blow to its Nigerian Rivals

By Ikechi Uko Consistency pays if the steps are sure and steady. That is the story coming out of Accra Ghana. There is this arrogance and Chutzpah ingrained in any Nigeria once he finds himself in any Competition. Every Nigerian believes he should win the argument -any Argument. Now when his opponent is Ghana he is ever motivated to win […]

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Aviation: Air France to start Direct Accra-Paris flight in 2017- President Mahama

President John Mahama has indicated Ghana will from next year have a direct flight to France. According to him, the move is part of efforts to make Ghana become an aviation hub in Africa due to its strategic location. Modalities of the airline to offer the direct flight is yet to be known. He made this comment on his arrival […]

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No Major Airline and Aviation Hub in West and Central Africa – Minister

The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, said on Monday that the West and Central African region was existing without any significant aviation business hub. Sirika said this in Abuja at the 2016 Aviation Day Africa organised by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) with the theme “Driving Economies Through The Power of Aviation’’. The minister was represented by […]

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Nigeria can achieve regional aviation hub – ICAO President

By Chris Agabi What are your chances of getting re-elected into the ICAO council Presidency? The elections will be done by the ICAO Council. The new council will be elected in October-November at the general assembly. I wish to express my profound appreciation through the minister to Mr. President for the unwavering support that has been given to me in […]

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