Africa: One Week after opening New Dakar Airport Air Traffic Controllers go on strike


Flights at the new Dakar international airport in Senegal have been disrupted by an air traffic controllers’ strike, just a week after it opened. The 24-hour strike, which began at midnight GMT on Thursday, is about working conditions. Hundreds of passengers have been affected. Several flights have been cancelled, others were re-routed to The Gambia. The Blaise Diagne International Airport […]

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Arik Air increases frequency on Lagos-Dakar, Lagos-Banjul routes

Arik Air on Tuesday announced an increase in its frequency on the Lagos-Dakar (Senegal) route to a daily service, up from six weekly flights. This was contained in a statement signed by the Communications Manager of the airline, Mr Adebanji Ola, a copy of which was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. According to the statement, […]

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