BA still dominates, as carrier marks 80 years on Nigerian route

Eighty years ago, a largely unreported event took place, which would help pave the way for modern air services between Nigeria and the rest of the world. On February 9, 1936, the weekly Imperial Airways’ flight from London to Khartoum connected with another flight to Kano, heralding the start of services to Nigeria. These pioneering flights, according to a statement […]

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Qatar CEO: Airlines have been taking African passengers to the cleaners

By Selene Brophy Cape Town – Qatar Airways has inaugurated its newly launched Durban-Doha route, as part of an expansion of the airline’s operations and decade-long investment in South Africa. The new route will see a four-times-weekly flight between the two cities, with a total of 21 flights a week now connecting South Africa to Qatar Airways’ global network. The […]

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Ethiopian All Female Flight: Daughters of Lucy flies to Kigali

Ethiopian Airlines will mark International Women’s day, March 8, with an All-Women Operated Flight dispatched on the Addis Ababa – Kigali route. The flight is aimed at further strengthening Ethiopian corporate conviction of “Women Empowerment for a Sustainable Growth”. The Sky Lucies will operate the flight fully on the ground and in the sky…. from flight deck crew members and […]

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Arik Air increases frequency on Lagos-Dakar, Lagos-Banjul routes

Arik Air on Tuesday announced an increase in its frequency on the Lagos-Dakar (Senegal) route to a daily service, up from six weekly flights. This was contained in a statement signed by the Communications Manager of the airline, Mr Adebanji Ola, a copy of which was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. According to the statement, […]

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