Aviation: “Why AWA is wining in West Africa,” Samuel Thompson, AWA COO

AWA COO

In just four years of operating in the aviation industry, leading Ghanaian carrier, Africa World Airline (AWA) has become a darling airline to air travellers in Ghana and Nigerian. The airline which started its operation on the Accra-Lagos route with 3 times weekly flight has consistently increased its frequency and now flies 4 times daily making it the airline with […]

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Aviation: Airline Association explains why Lloyds Insurers wants to blacklist Nigeria

Specialist insurance market, Lloyd’s of London, has issued a warning to Nigerian airline operators that it may be forced to blacklist or downgrade them over their continued failure to fulfill their obligations of paying premiums regularly. This was made known by Lloyd’s representatives who visited Nigeria recently. According to the representatives, the Nigerian market is a high-risk market, the volume […]

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Aviation: How and Why 4 Foreign Airlines stopped flights to Nigeria

Low value of the local currency, unfavourable forex policy, aviation fuel scarcity and high cost of fuel, and poor infrastructure have kept international carriers under pressure and forcing them to leave the juicy Nigerian market, writes Chinedu Eze In a normal operational situation where there is no security threat, no diplomatic imbroglio and there is no war, foreign airlines cannot […]

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Aviation: Kenya Airways appoints new Chairman of Board

A new Chairman of the Board has been named at Kenya Airways, and not in the usual fashion. In an unusual move, given the strict requirements of the Nairobi Stock Exchange and related bodies about key changes at listed companies, an announcement was launched ahead of a Kenya Airways Board Meeting which will first need to record the retirement of […]

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