Africa: New, modern terminal at Julius Nyerere airport

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A new state-of-the-art terminal at Tanzania’s Julius Nyerere International Airport was opened last week. It will handle international flights and is part of the country’s bid to position itself as a regional aviation hub. President John Magufuli officiated at the opening of the $282 million facility, which is expected to serve up to six million passengers per year. The president […]

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Africa: Nigerian Aviation Agencies ends Flights into the Old Abuja Airport Terminal as BA arrives new Terminal

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Nigerian aviation agencies have ended flight operations into the old terminal building of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, as British Airways joins other carriers that have started using the new terminal. According to a statement by the Federal Airport Authority, (FAAN), the commence BA into the new terminal ends international flight operations at the old terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe […]

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Africa: Stakeholders commend Nigerian government for new P/H int’l terminal

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Aviation stakeholders on Sunday commended the Federal Government over the completed new International Terminal of the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, Rivers State. They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the formal opening of the terminal had removed the toga placed on the Port Harcourt International Airport as ”the worst airport in the world.” NAN reports […]

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Africa: Cote d’Ivoire New Private Jet Airport Terminal to Open in Abidjan

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The new business aviation terminal at the Ivory Coast’s Félix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport in Abidjan is scheduled to open in May. Gilles Darriau, MD of Abidjan International Airport (AERIA) said: “By offering an additional range of services at an airport serving Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the USA, and already certified by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the overall […]

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Aviation: Ghana’s New Airport terminal to have 56 check In Counters, 24 self-service Kiosks and immigration E-gates, the first in West Africa

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The new Terminal Three (T3) of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) is on course to be handed over to the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) by the end of April 2018, providing a major boost to Ghana’s aviation industry. Mrs Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister for Aviation, who toured the facility for the fourth and last time before handing over, said […]

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Africa: Liberia’s New Airport Terminal Project Inspires On-the-Job Training For citizens

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A year ago, Sumo Sando had absolutely no skill in building construction, now he is a welder – a skill he’s acquiring while working at the Roberts International Airport new terminal project. China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) hired Sando, 24, in February 2017 as an unskilled laborer. Since then, he continues to receive on-the-job trainings from the Chinese engineers. […]

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Aviation: Ghana domestic Airlines expands to serve new domestic airports at HO

Ghana domestic Airlines expands to serve new domestic airports at HO Two new domestic airports are set to open in Ghana, as part of the government’s plan to ensure each of the country’s ten regions has an airport. Ho Airport, in the Volta Region of Ghana’s south east, is a brand new facility, while Wa, in the Upper West Region, […]

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Nigerian Airports to Experience Traffic Upsurge

Nigeria’s Airport Authority has says a significant upsurge in passenger, cargo and aircraft traffic is expected in the country’s airports by the last quarter of this year, when most of the terminal and other related projects at these airports would have been completed and commissioned. According to the General Manager, Corporate Communications, of the airport authority, with improvements in terminal […]

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Jomo Kenyatta named most improved airport in Africa by ACI

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport has been named the best improved airport in Africa by Airports Council International in the 2015 Airport Service Quality awards. The survey carried out by ACI captured passengers’ experiences at all airport passenger contact points at more than 300 airports worldwide, and places JKIA as the fifth best airport in Africa. Welcoming the news, Kenya Airports […]

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Ghana to launch National carrier, build new terminal as Turkish goes double daily to Accra

President John Dramani Mahama says government is working assiduously to get a new national airline established on a Public-Private-Partnership basis soon, after a successful prefeasibility study. “Government’s plan to set up a new national airline under a PPP arrangement to support the policy-objective of establishing Kotoka International Airport (KIA) as an aviation hub is also on-going. It is my expectation, […]

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