Africa: 17 Foreign Carriers Airlift 55,220 Passengers Out Of Nigeria Weekly

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Seventeen foreign carriers from Europe, America, Middle East, and Africa airlift 55,220 passengers out of Nigeria weekly, representing about 90 percent of total air traffic, with Nigerian carriers grappling with just 10 percent. A report obtained by Daily Independent indicated that Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, and KLM have a combined 17,357 passengers weekly with available seats of 3,631 and 62 weekly […]

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Aviation: Middle East carriers attract more premium long-haul, low-cost traffic


The region’s aviation opportunities and challenges have been firmly in the spotlight at the first CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum which is collated alongside Arabian Travel Market 2019. With Middle East seat capacity doubling to just under 264.31 million in the last 10 years, according to data, the Gulf’s full-service and low-cost airlines have definitely left their […]

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Qatar CEO: Airlines have been taking African passengers to the cleaners

By Selene Brophy Cape Town – Qatar Airways has inaugurated its newly launched Durban-Doha route, as part of an expansion of the airline’s operations and decade-long investment in South Africa. The new route will see a four-times-weekly flight between the two cities, with a total of 21 flights a week now connecting South Africa to Qatar Airways’ global network. The […]

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