Africa: Togo and Kuwait’s national airlines to exercise unlimited traffic rights between both countries

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Togo has signed a bilateral air transport agreement with the national airline of Kuwait which grants unlimited traffic rights between both countries. The document was initialed on October 2 by Dokissime Gnama Latta and Yousef Al-Fozan, both MDs of the National Civil Aviation Agencies of Togo and Kuwait, respectively. Since it commissioned its new terminal at Gnassingbé Eyadéma International Airport, […]

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Africa: Togo adopts measures to boost the air transportation sector

Asky airlines set to begin togo

On August 3, 2018, during the ministerial council, Togo enacted four draft bills aimed at the development of the air transportation sector. The first bill authorizes the ratification of the air transport agreement signed on April 7, 2015, by Togo and the United States in Lomé. With this agreement, which is one of those new generation ones called “open sky […]

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How Asky became profitable

ASKY Airlines – headquartered in Lomé, Togo – was founded in November 2007 as an initiative of West African governments after the former multinational airline serving the region, Air Afrique, went bankrupt in 2002 and left a gap in the market. The airline commenced operations in January 2010 and today covers 22 destinations in 20 countries across West and Central […]

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Only 10% of privatised companies in Nigeria are functional

For 11 years, it was alive as though a living dead. The decision to privatise it changed the fortune of Eleme Petrochemicals Limited. Ten years after its acquisition, a $1.4b fertiliser plant and a $130 million export terminal have been added to the once-moribund empire. OLUKOREDE YISHAU writes on the transformation , which has shown that if well done, the […]

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Ethiopian voted best airline in Nigeria by travel agents

Renn Offor In a move that goes to consolidate the success story and leadership of Ethiopian Airline in Africa, the biggest travel association in Africa, National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents ( NANTA), which comprise over 1,500 agents, has voted Ethiopian the best airline in Nigeria during their annual general meeting which held in Ibadan last week. Ethiopian Airlines started […]

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NLC president Wabba refused entry into Togo

Soji-Eze Fagbemi- Abuja IN what looks like a further dent on the image of Nigeria and disrespect for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and its 16-member states, the Togolese government, on Monday, refused the president of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, entrance into Togo. Besides, the government of Togo rejected the valid ECOWAS travel certificate, which allowed any […]

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Ethiopian Visa now available in many cities in Nigeria

Travelers to Ethiopia can now get their visas easily through the help of registered tour operators in Nigeria. This was revealed in Kano Nigeria by the Area Manager Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria Solomon Begashaw while addressing Kano based travel Agents at the annual Agency Seminar. Before now all travelers have to visit the Ethiopian Embassy in Abuja to procure a […]

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Nigerian Navy in the first successful rescue of a hijacked ship by an Africa country

It was supposed to be a U.S.-led naval training maneuver off the coast of West Africa when real-life drama intervened, with pirates taking over an oil tanker and turning the exercise into a rescue mission. Navies from the United States, Ghana, Togo and Nigeria tracked the hijacked tanker through waters off five countries before Nigerian naval forces stormed aboard on […]

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Ghana resolves airspace dispute with Benin, Togo

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Ghana and its eastern neighbours, Togo and Benin, have amicably resolved their differences over control of the Accra Flight Information Region (FIR). The internationally designated Accra Flight Information Region (FIR) refers to the combined upper airspace (240 feet and above) and large portions of the Atlantic Ocean of Ghana, Togo, and Benin. The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has managed […]

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Togo, Benin accuse Ghana of withholding Airspace revenue

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is struggling to hold on to management of Togo and Benin’s airspace as the two countries complain of non-receipt of revenue for decades. The authority manages the airspace of the two countries over the Atlantic Ocean and in 2010 alone made over 2 million dollars in air navigation charges. Togo and Benin are motivated […]

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