Africa: International flights are 84% in Ghana and Lagos with 6000 seats 65 departures from 7 Airlines per week leads

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In 2008 there were 2.74 million two-way seats available on flights serving Ghana. By 2017 this had increased by 65% to 4.53 million seats. This significant growth only tells part of the story. Despite the obvious positive trend over the past 10 years, a strong and continuous period of capacity increases came to an end in 2015, with significant cuts […]

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Africa: Going to America? Arrive 3 hours before your flight as new flight rules take effect

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New security measures including stricter passenger screening take effect on Thursday on all U.S.-bound flights to comply with government requirements designed to avoid an in-cabin ban on laptop computers, airlines said. Airlines said the new measures, which could include short security interviews with passengers, would be in place by Thursday. They will affect 325,000 airline passengers on about 2,000 commercial […]

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Aviation: SAA scraps all flights to Central Africa as new Business Plan Takes effect

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South African Airways (SAA) is cancelling routes, reducing flights and getting rid of some of its airplanes, in a desperate bid to stay aloft. The airline is facing liquidity and solvency challenges and has taken steps to ensure that it remains in business. The airline will reduce flights on its Johannesburg-Cape Town route “by more than a third” according to […]

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With 8,800 flights July 21st is the busiest day in UK Aviation History as study also shows the busiest Airports in the World

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More than 8,800 flights will leave or enter UK airspace on July 21, making it a record day for British skies. The day after the schools break up for summer is annually the busiest day for air traffic, but the peak period stretches across July and August. NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services, says the UK’s […]

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African Aviation: Air Cote D’Ivoire begins direct flights from Accra, Ghana to Cotonou and Libreville

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Air Cote D’Ivoire, one of West Africa’s leading airlines, is set to commence direct flight operations from Accra, the Ghanaian capital to Libreville and also connecting Cotonou, Benin, capital. The airline in a release said it will now operate four times weekly flight to and from Accra to Cotonou on Tuesdays, Thursdays Saturdays and Sundays starting from the 1st of […]

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Nigerian Airlines may ground flights as fuel scarcity bits harder

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By Chinedu Eze Nigerian Airline operators have urged passengers to expect more delays or cancelled flights as the scarcity of aviation fuel, known as Jet A1, bites harder, adding that scheduled operations may stop altogether, unless more fuel is delivered in the next few days. Since last week, domestic airlines have faced severe challenges sourcing aviation fuel for their scheduled […]

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Aviation Tax: BRIC nations to fight ICAO on Carbon tax

Calling it ‘injustice to developing world’, Centre says the already struggling aviation sector doesn’t need additional burden. BRIC nations have opposed the International Civil Aviation Authority’s (ICAO) proposal to levy carbon emission tax on airlines, saying it will increase the burden on emerging economies such as India, where the aviation sector was still developing. ICAO – a United Nations specialised […]

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AWA Gets IOSA Certification, as it promises to enlarge market share in Ghana.

Friday Nwosu Africa World Airlines, Ghana’s fastest growing regional carrier, has received the International Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Programme certificate from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) after an intensive and rigorous process. The airline’s certificate is valid from May 1, 2015 to May 1, 2017 and it has subsequently been listed on the IOSA register. Share our story:

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Ethiopian Airlines Celebrates 70th anniversary

Ethiopian is delighted to celebrate its 70 years of dedicated and highly successful air transport services to, from and within the continent of Africa. With its strong mission of bringing Africa together and closer to the world, Ethiopian has expanded much needed air connectivity within Africa and with the rest of the world in the last 70 years. Leading the […]

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We Want To be the biggest Airline that fly to Nigeria and Africa – Turkish Airline

Experts say that the higher the growth of the aviation industry, the higher a country’s GDP. The economic benefits of aviation are very important. Globally, it is 3.4 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The vice president, Sub-Saharan Africa, Turkish Airlines, Mr Said Samil Karakas in an interview with WINIFRED OGBEBO, who was in Istanbul recently, said it’s important […]

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