Aviation: How the Owners of Arik goofed

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How the Owners of Arik goofed After a decade of dominating the aviation industry in Nigeria as the largest local carrier, Arik Airline is engulfed in mortal crisis, which has set it on the same old path of many defunct Nigerian airlines like Nigerian Airways, Okada Air, Kabo Airlines, ADC Airlines, and Concord Airlines. There were also Sosoliso Airlines, Oriental […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Plans record expansion in its network with seven new destinations in the first half of 2017

Ethiopian Plans record expansion in its network with seven new destinations in the first half of 2017 Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has said that it will launch seven new destinations within five months during the 2017 calendar year. This is one of the greatest expansions in Ethiopian’s long and illustrious history. From February to June, Ethiopian will launch […]

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Africa: Nigeria’s National Airline Will be re-launched in 2017- Aviation Minister

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Nigeria’s National Airline Will be re-launched in 2017- Aviation Minister Nigeria’s Aviation Minister, Hadji Sirika has announced that Nigeria will have a very strong, viable national airline before the end of 2017. According to him, the project would be private sector driven, and the federal government may own only three percent of the airline. “When we came in we were […]

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Battle for West Africa: South Africa Airlines Leads Ethiopian Airline Using Accra as Hub

By Ikechi Uko The news that the Ghana Government has granted South Africa Airways (SAA), the 5th Freedom Traffic Right to operate on the Accra-London route changes the Aviation landscape in West Africa. West Africa has a population of over 300 million People within 15 countries having over 40 Airports with the largest Economies in Africa. Yet there is no […]

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African Aviation: Nigerian Facebook users to get 50 free tickets to travel around the world

R-L:  Traffic and Sales Manager, Ethiopian Airline, Mrs. Firiehiwot Mekonnen; Ethiopian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs. Samia Zekaria Gutu and General Manager, Ethiopian Airline, Mr. Solomon Begashaw during the celebration of 70th anniversary of Ethiopian Airline in Abuja. As part of celebration to mark 70 years of flight operation around the world, the management of Ethiopian Airline is giving out 50 […]

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Ethiopian Aviation Academy Graduates 143 Ethiopian and Rwandese Aviation Professionals

The Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy (EAAA), a full ICAO TRAINAIR Plus member and IATA authorized global training center, graduated 14 pilots, 53 Aviation Technicians, 38 Marketing Agents and 38 Cabin Crew at a ceremony held at Ethiopian Airlines Headquarters on Monday 25 January 2016. This round of graduates includes nine trainee pilots from Rwanda three of which are female. Tewolde […]

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