Aviation: Nigeria’s Govt. Takes Steps To Address Delayed Luggage, Grants Additional Flights To African Airlines…Adamu, Dir. CPD

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International air passengers can now heave a sigh of relief as some African airlines with the permission of the Federal Government will now operate more flights this yuletide season to avoid the yearly problem of delayed luggage and passengers stranded at airports. Passengers especially Nigerians coming back home for Christmas and New year travel with many baggage which often overwhelm […]

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Africa: All Foreign and Domestic Airlines in Nigeria had a total of 3.049 delayed Flights in One Month

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No fewer than 3,049 flights were delayed in Nigeria among the local and international airlines in the month of October, according to a report obtained from the Consumer Protection Directorate (CPD) of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). This is as 1, 227,348 air travellers were airlifted as inbound and outbound in the country in the same month. The report […]

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Africa: Domestic flights down by 409 in October

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Domestic flight operations witnessed a marginal decline of 500 flights in October with 5,291 flights operated by eight airlines. At least 5,700 flights operated in September 2019. However, there was a marginal increase in the number of international flights with 1,296 operated compared to 1,228 flights operated in October. The executive summary of international and domestic flight operations obtained exclusively […]

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Africa: 296 Flights Cancelled In 6 Months In Nigeria – Report

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At least, 296 flights were cancelled in the first half of 2019 by both local and international airlines in Nigeria. This is as 7,071,987 passengers were recorded as inbound and outbound passengers within the same period by domestic and foreign airlines. Also, for the first time in many years, an airline from Ghana, African World Airline (AWA) operated the highest […]

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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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