2023: Virgin Galactic partners Boom to start Supersonic flights at $5000 a seat

Sir Richard Branson has announced plans to re-introduce supersonic transatlantic flights within six years after his space company entered into a partnership with US-based start up Boom. Boom founder, pilot and former Amazon executive Blake Scholl, yesterday unveiled a prototype aircraft which he claims will be able to fly between London and New York in 3.5 hours. XB-1, located in […]

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African: UBA , Jimoh Ibrahim disagree over Alleged diversion of aviation funds

There was a mild drama at the ongoing investigation of alleged diversion of N500 billion intervention funds for aviation and power sectors in the Senate Wednesday. Chairman of NICON Group of Companies, Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, flatly denied allegation of diversion of N35 billion out of the N500 billion said to have been released by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) […]

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Kenya to host the inaugural Elephant preservation Club summit in Africa’s History

President Kenyatta is to convene a summit of African Heads of State, corporate leaders, philanthropists and conservation experts in April to develop a continent-wide response to the trade in illegal-wildlife, it was announced today. Professor Judi Wakhungu, the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development Authorities, said the two-day event, which is being staged in partnership with the […]

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