Medview Airlines Lagos-London booms as foreign airlines suffer in Nigeria

NIGERIA’S foreign exchange crisis has taken another huge toll on its air travel industry as cost of air fares on some foreign routes have soared following the recent decision by some foreign airlines to relocate their ticketing and sales offices to Ghana. This was as Spanish national carrier, Iberia Airlines would suspend its Lagos-Madrid operation from May 12, 2016. Leading […]

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Comair partners with Qatar as it starts flight to St Helena

Antoinette Slabbert Comair on Monday announced the imminent arrival of a new R900 million Boeing 737-800 as the latest addition to its British Airways fleet. According to moneyweb.co.za, the aircraft is one of eight in Comair’s R3.5 billion fleet renewal programme and will service the airline’s new route, the first-ever air service to the remote Atlantic ocean island of St […]

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BA still dominates, as carrier marks 80 years on Nigerian route

Eighty years ago, a largely unreported event took place, which would help pave the way for modern air services between Nigeria and the rest of the world. On February 9, 1936, the weekly Imperial Airways’ flight from London to Khartoum connected with another flight to Kano, heralding the start of services to Nigeria. These pioneering flights, according to a statement […]

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Nigerians love for imported goods is killing the Naira

By Ben Murray-Bruce Many Nigerians are complaining about the constant fall in the value of the naira and they blame the government. But is the government really to blame? In truth, our insatiable appetite for all things foreign is to blame. No nation can become great if it is clothed, serviced and fed by other nations. It just will not […]

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