Forex Crunch: Arik Air debunks suspension of Accra-Lagos route

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By Friday Nwosu. Nigeria and West Africa’s biggest carrier Arik Air has debunked media reports that it is jettison the Accra-Lagos route owing to the forex crisis rocking the aviation industry in the country. The forex crisis has been taking its toll on both domestic and international carriers operating in country’s aviation sector forcing some of them to either suspend […]

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Africa: Medview set to acquire big planes for Summer and Hajj as B747, B777, and B737-800 are expected

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Muneer Bankole, says his airline has entered into talks with Boeing (BOE, Chicago O’Hare) over the planned purchase of two B737-800s. “I just came back from a trip to Boeing,” he said in an interview with the Daily Trust newspaper. “I was a special guest there. They are putting two B737-800 series in the […]

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Medview Airlines Lagos-London booms as foreign airlines suffer in Nigeria

NIGERIA’S foreign exchange crisis has taken another huge toll on its air travel industry as cost of air fares on some foreign routes have soared following the recent decision by some foreign airlines to relocate their ticketing and sales offices to Ghana. This was as Spanish national carrier, Iberia Airlines would suspend its Lagos-Madrid operation from May 12, 2016. Leading […]

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