News: Aviation Forecasted to Contribute 37.5% to Dubai’s GDP in 2020

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Aviation Forecasted to Contribute 37.5% to Dubai’s GDP in 2020 In 2013, Dubai airports, aviation sector and Emirates Airlines contributed about $ 26.7 billion to the Dubai economy which covered 27 % of Dubai’s GDP. These sectors supported a total of 416,500 jobs where 21% of them were from the Emirates. The statistics were based on a report that analyzed […]

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Aviation: Emirates present 3 reasons why they stopped Abuja flight to the Nigerian Minister

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Nigeria’s Ministry of Aviation is asking foreign airlines in the process of downgrading or suspending their operations to reconsider their plans and decisions. The Ministry is assuring them that the challenges currently besetting the industry and other sectors would soon become things of the past. The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, made the appeal on Wednesday when […]

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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: Dubai Airport handles more international passengers than Atlanta and Beijing Airports

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In 2015, based on passenger traffic, Atlanta Hartfield-Jackson International Airport in Georgia, USA was the number 1 ranked busiest airport in the world. This hub for US carrier, Delta, handled 101.5 million passengers last year, compared to number 2 ranked Beijing Capital International Airport Chaoyang-Shunyi, in Beijing, China, which saw 89.9 million passengers pass through its gates. But who is […]

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Rizwan Kadri Confirmed As Managing Director/CEO, SAHCOL

By Friday Nwosu The board of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL), has confirmed the appointment of Rizwan Kadri as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (COO), with effect from 1st April, 2016. Rizwan Kadri joined the grand handling firm in December, 2015 as Chief Operating Officer (COO), but was later appointed as Acting Managing Director in January,2016, after the former Managing […]

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